The Resource Come home, America : the rise and fall (and redeeming promise) of our country, William Greider

Come home, America : the rise and fall (and redeeming promise) of our country, William Greider

Label
Come home, America : the rise and fall (and redeeming promise) of our country
Title
Come home, America
Title remainder
the rise and fall (and redeeming promise) of our country
Statement of responsibility
William Greider
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Greider examines the impact of current American policy, revealing how our obsession with remaining zNumber Oney in the world has caused us to stray from the democratic values and ideals upon which our country was founded. By examining the economic and political forces that have brought us to where we are today<U+2014>financial crisis, deepening indebtedness to other nations, the loss of productive assets and jobs, the militarization of U.S. foreign policy, and more<U+2014>Greider offers, in a powerful and conversational tone, clarity on the consequences and long-term implications of our national predicament. He then offers optimism that our young country can put aside its adolescent impulses and grow up so that we can zcome homey to what is really important<U+2014>a return to our nation<U+2019>s core values and the freedom to create a better, more fulfilling society
Biographical or historical data
William Greider is the best-selling author of five previous books, including One World, Ready or Not; Who Will Tell the People; and Secrets of the Temple. He has written for the Washington Post and Rolling Stone and has been an on-air correspondent for six Frontline documentaries on PBS. Currently the national affairs correspondent for The Nation, he lives in Washington, D.C.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
330.973
Index
index present
LC call number
HC106.83
LC item number
.G74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Come home, America : the rise and fall (and redeeming promise) of our country, William Greider
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-310) and index
Contents
  • Fair warning -- The other America -- The walls closing in -- The "winner's" complex -- The politics of "hard money" -- Blinded by faith -- Second thoughts -- The next war -- "Why not victory?" -- The end of the conservative era -- America the possible -- Machine politics -- The reckoning -- The underground river.
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Control code
zmeld3 b1299189
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 328 p.
Isbn
9781594868160
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: HRD
Lccn
2008052292
System control number
  • 96912
  • (OCoLC)ocn289095903
  • (OCoLC)289095903

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