Come Home, America: The Rise and Fall (and Redeeming Promise) of Our Country

Come Home America The Rise and Fall and Redeeming Promise of Our Country Perhaps no one is better equipped to analyze the current state of our democracy than legendary reporter William Greider He has covered politics from the nation s capital for four decades for the Washi

Perhaps no one is better equipped to analyze the current state of our democracy than legendary reporter William Greider He has covered politics from the nation s capital for four decades for the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and most recently The Nation and has earned a reputation as one of our most incisive, uncompromising truth tellers and social critics In hPerhaps no one is better equipped to analyze the current state of our democracy than legendary reporter William Greider He has covered politics from the nation s capital for four decades for the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and most recently The Nation and has earned a reputation as one of our most incisive, uncompromising truth tellers and social critics In his bestseller Who Will Tell the People, Greider opened the American public s eyes to the hidden relationships that link politicians with corporations and the wealthy, often subverting the needs of ordinary citizens Now, in his first book on our democracy in years, Greider examines the impact of current American policy, revealing how our obsession with remaining Number One 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 financial crisis, deepening indebtedness to other nations, the loss of productive assets and jobs, the militarization of U.S foreign policy, and 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 come home to what is really important a return to our nation s core values and the freedom to create

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  1. William Greider was one of my favorite Rolling Stone political writers so I was pretty excited to get this from the library Unfortunately the book really isn t much different on the right or left than many of the books out there that seek to inspire American voters to mobilize and and renew their values I think Greider has some great insight due to his experience as a long time, old school reporter But I caught myself several times only able to read 10 15 pages in a sitting because it simply got [...]


  2. Once again, Greider does a magnificent job turning his 40 years as a globe trotting business journalist into a deeply insightful discussion of the challenges facing the United States as an economy and a democracy His 1997 book on globalization, One World, Ready or Not is a classic, and maybe the best book on globalization ever written I deeply appreciated his very accessible discussion of the role that Federal Reserve policies, America s military buildup, the U.S trade deficit, anti socialist bi [...]


  3. A decent and worthwhile book, though not unlike many other I ve read The downside to this one was the fact that I read it years after it came out, and books based on current politics always suffer when you read them a few years after the fact The author offers up novel solutions to our current issues, though many people like myself simply conclude we re too far gone for redemption at this point Additionally, the type of people who can read a book like this are fewer in number, which limits the p [...]


  4. Greider s work on the Federal Reserve was very important in my research for my own book Now he has a book that puts our last hope of being all we say we want to be in the United States into the people s hands Can t agree Only we, the people, who know will be able to set this Nation back on course.








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