[PDF / EPUB] America: The Farewell Tour A profound and provocative examination of America in crisis where unemployment deindustrialization and a bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in an epidemic of diseases of despair drug abuse A profound and provocative examination of America in crisis where unemployment deindustrialization and a bitter hopelessness and malaise have resulted in an epidemic of diseases of despair drug abuse gambling suicide magical thinking xenophobia and a America: The PDF or culture of sadism and hate America says Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Chris Hedges is convulsed by an array of pathologies that have arisen out of profound hopelessness a bitter despair and a civil society that has ceased to function The opioid crisis the retreat into gambling to cope with economic distress the pornification of culture the rise of magical thinking the celebration of sadism hate and plagues of suicides are the physical manifestations of a society that is being ravaged by corporate pillage and a failed democracy As our society unravels we also face global upheaval caused by catastrophic climate change All these ills presage a frightening reconfiguration of the nation and the planet Donald Trump rode this disenchantment to power In America The Farewell Tour Hedges argues that neither political party now captured by corporate power addresses the systemic problem Until our corporate coup d tat is reversed these diseases will grow and ravage the country A poignant cry reported from communities across the countryAmerica The Farewell Tour seeks to jolt us out of our complacency while there is still time.
- America: The Farewell Tour
- Chris Hedges
- English, English
- 12 November 2016 Chris Hedges