Tag Archive | Global

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to Think Straight About Animals – by Hal Herzog

Being a vegetarian for over half of my life, of course, I have had a closeness and understanding with animals, our environment, food sources and healthy living. This book takes an interesting dive into our relationship with animals all around the world. Why is it, that “Some We Love (the cute and cuddly ones), Some […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – New York: The Ageless City: 1947 to 1963 by Deaver Brown

The author, details throughout this book about his experiences in growing up in New York City in the 1940s.  Obviously he knows a lot about the city and is very passionate about it.  New York, it’s still the center/Mecca of the United States as far as the media, entertainment and sports. No other city in […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Meltdown Iceland: How the Global Financial Crisis Bankrupted an Entire Country by Roger Boynes

In this book, “Iceland Meltdown”, it is described about the global economic crisis, especially the housing crisis of the past decade or so.  The book opens with a quote, “when America sneezes, the rest of the world gets a cold, and when America has pneumonia, the rest of the world gets seriously ill”.  That’s all […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – America’s Nuclear Wasteland: Politics, Accountability, and Cleanup by Max Singleton Power

Well, this book was a little outside of my scope of interest for the most part, but I still was able to learn a few things about the nuclear wasteland industry that’s going on in America.  The book deals with a lot of the politics and legislation, of trying to get these facilities located in […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Global Weirdness by Climate Central

I thought the author did a very good job in laying out a lot of the issues and challenges that our world is facing pertaining to climate change and global warming. He uses “not too technical language” so that even everyday laypeople can understand the content. He goes through about 60 different bullet points and […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – China Shakes The World by James Kynge

    http://www.audible.com/pd/Business/China-Shakes-the-World-Audiobook/B004JW1ZG8   This is another in the great line of books that depict China’s rising global economic power, yet also a lot of the challenges that will go along with it. There are so many great books that have been written recently about China’s economic rise over the last decade or two, and […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Anti-Americanism by Jean – Francois Revel

  http://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B002VAEPKI   It’s easy to tee off on the high and mighty.. and America has been at the top of things for generations, so this book actually has foreign writer/author Jean-Francois Revel saying a lot of very good things about America that reminds us of American’s greatness.   Sure, America is going through some […]