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Border Patrol NationHas appeared in the New York Times Mother Jones and elsewhere Miller offers a vision of what the military industrial complex looks like once it's transported jobs and all to the US–Mexican border and turned into a consumer mall for the post 911 era it's a striking and original picture Tom Engelhardt TomDispatchWhat Jeremy Scahill was to Blackwater Todd Miller is to the US Border Patrol Tom Miller author On the Border Portraits of America's Southwestern FrontierMiller’s book is a fascinating read and bring the work of Susan Orlean to mind Amanda Eyre Ward Kirkus ReviewsTodd Miller has entered a secret world and he has gone deep If you want to learn about the Border Patrol's world you will find this book informative and startling I'm not sure the Border Patrol will like all that he has to say But his is a moral work that wrestles with a huge story Powerful Luis Alberto Urrea author of The Devil's Highway A True StoryJournalist Miller tells an alarming story of US Border Patrol and Homeland Security's ever widening reach into the lives of American citizens and legal immigrants as well as the undocumented In addition to readers interested in immigration issues those concer. A powerful review of how Americans are sacrificing free speech and

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Ned about the NSA’s privacy violations will likely be even shocked by the actions of Homeland Security Publishers Weekly Starred ReviewTodd Miller's book Border Patrol Nation has some eye opening reporting especially for those of us who live along the border and think we know the facts of the expanding police state Charles Bowden author of Murder City Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy's New Killing FieldThe US needs a reality check about its border with Mexico and none need it than the Congress I wish every member could get a copy of Border Patrol Nation and see up close the impact of a uarter century of increasing enforcement and militarization David Bacon author The Right to Stay Home How US Policy Drives Mexican MigrationMiller reveals the humanity of both the victims and the victimizers and the inhumanity of the system A fantastic book Medea Benjamin co founder of Code Pink and author of Drone Warfare Killing by Remote ControlIt is a book that frightens and inspires and one that demands a wide audience Miller's message is one we ignore at our peril Joseph Nevins author of Operation Gatekeeper and Beyond The War on Illegals and the Remaking of the US Mexico Boundar. Todd Miller has researched written and worked on border patrol and

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summary Border Patrol Nation ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ä Armed authorities watch from a military grade surveillance tower as lines of people stream toward the security checkpoint tickets in hand anxious and excited to get through the gate Few seem to notice or care that the US Border Patrol is monitoring the Super Bowl aArmed authorities watch from a military grade surveillance tower as lines of people stream toward the security checkpoint tickets in hand anxious and excited to get through the gate Few seem to notice or care that the US Border Patrol is monitoring the Super Bowl as they have for years one of the many ways that forces created to police the borders are now being used in an increasingly militarized fashion to survey and monitor the whole of American societyIn fast paced prose Todd Miller sounds an alarm as he chronicles the changing landscape Traveling the country and beyond to speak with the people most involved with and impacted by the Border Patrol he combines these first hand encounters with careful research to expose a vast and booming industry for high end technology weapons surveillance and prisons While politicians and corporations reap substantial profits the experiences of millions of men women and children point to staggering humanitarian conseuences Border Patrol Nation shows us in stark relief how the entire country has become a militarized border zone with conseuences that affect us allTodd Miller has worked on US border issues for over fifteen years His writing. After a somewhat slow start the author gains momentum and delivers