71 traces the rise and fall of Theranos and its founder Elizabeth Holmes. However, it leaves unanswered the deeper question of who really wanted access to the blood records of millions of Americans. • The Papacy by Abbé Guettée: The Papacy helps explain how the Church of Rome’s corrupt impulse for power and centralization divided Christianity in two, with profound implications that continue to this day. • Under an Ionized Sky by Elana Freeland: Powerful secret technology is being used to reengineer everything—from war to our DNA. This is an essential read to understand the real governance structure, where our tax dollars are really going, and why climate change is a cover story. • The Complete Guide to Fasting by Jimmy Moore and Dr. Jason Fung: This surprisingly hard-to-put-down book offers hard science combined with practical, well-presented advice. • The Essential Saker II: Civilizational Choices and Geopolitics: The Russian chal- lenge to the Hegemony of the AngloZionist Empire by The Saker: This new selection of The Saker’s writings is an outstanding way of understanding the transformation to a multi- polar world. 2017: • The Crypto-Terrestrials by Mac Tonnies: Tonnies’ cryptoterrestrial hypothesis proposes that extraterrestrial beings are actually mys- terious and secretive races of earthly origin. These races have existed upon Earth for at least as long as humanity, and present them- selves as extraterrestrials or occult beings. • Glow Kids by Nicholas Kardaras: Glow Kids analyzes video game and technology addic- tion and its potential psychological impact. • Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O’Neil: O’Neil examines the impact of artifi- cial intelligence on decision-making. • Follow the Money: A Citizen’s Guide to Local Government by Lyndee Kemmet: This is an introduction on how to understand your local municipal budget process as well as how to get involved. • Hess and the Penguins by Dr. Joseph P. Farrell: Dr. Farrell looks at the story of Rudolf Hess and its inconsistencies. • Adults in the Room by Yanis Varoufakis: Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis doc- uments his efforts and struggles in seeking a win-win scenario in the EU’s Greek austerity measures. • The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scram- ble to Get Inside Our Heads by Tim Wu: Wu analyzes the history of media and news and techniques used to capture people’s attention. • Bailout by Neil Barofsky: This is a look into the bank bailouts by the Special Inspector General for TARP. • The Fourth Turning: An American Proph- esy, What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny by William Strauss and Neil Howe: Strauss and Howe look at generational cycles that span 80-100 year periods. These cycles tend to follow predictable patterns that could potentially be applied to future generations. • The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe by Lynne McTaggart: McTaggart explores the work of various physicists, biochemists, and other scientists who have stumbled across or purposefully searched for evidence in their respective fields that there is a force, that she calls the Field, which connects all beings and matter at a fundamental level. • Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Tech- nology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter: Alter is an associate professor at New York University. Irresistible is a light review of what Alter calls “behavior- al addiction.”