Them

In Them, journalist Jon Ronson has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. As a journalist and a Jew, Ronson was often considered one of "Them" but he had no idea if their meetings actually took place.

Them

Them

A wide variety of extremist groups -- Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis -- share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. In Them, journalist Jon Ronson has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. As a journalist and a Jew, Ronson was often considered one of "Them" but he had no idea if their meetings actually took place. Was he just not invited? Them takes us across three continents and into the secret room. Along the way he meets Omar Bakri Mohammed, considered one of the most dangerous men in Great Britain, PR-savvy Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Thom Robb, and the survivors of Ruby Ridge. He is chased by men in dark glasses and unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp. In the forests of northern California he even witnesses CEOs and leading politicians -- like Dick Cheney and George Bush -- undertake a bizarre owl ritual. Ronson's investigations, by turns creepy and comical, reveal some alarming things about the looking-glass world of "us" and "them." Them is a deep and fascinating look at the lives and minds of extremists. Are the extremists onto something? Or is Jon Ronson becoming one of them?

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Them
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jon Ronson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-28 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A wide variety of extremist groups -- Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis -- share the oddly similar belief that a tiny shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. In Them, journalist Jon Ronson has joined the extremists to track down the fabled secret room. As a journalist and a Jew,
Them: Adventures with Extremists
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jon Ronson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-15 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Them is an eye-opening, outrageously funny exploration of extremism, which makes both author and reader think twice about the looking-glass world of 'us' and 'them' . . . A Sunday Times bestseller and the book that launched Jon Ronson's inimitable career โ€“ with an introduction by Russell Brand. My worryingly
Jon Ronson's Adventures With Extraordinary People
Language: en
Pages: 800
Authors: Jon Ronson
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Jon Ronson's Adventures With Extraordinary People collects together in a single volume three of Jon Ronson's bestselling titles, Them, The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test. Them charts Jon's discovery that extremists โ€“ Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen โ€“ all have one oddly similar belief: that
So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Jon Ronson
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-09 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. 'It's about the terror, isn't it?' 'The terror of what?' I said. 'The terror of being found out.' For the past three years, Jon
The Psychopath Test
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jon Ronson
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-03 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

What if society wasn't fundamentally rational, but was motivated by insanity? This thought sets Jon Ronson on an utterly compelling adventure into the world of madness. Along the way, Jon meets psychopaths, those whose lives have been touched by madness and those whose job it is to diagnose it, including