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Fixing America: Breaking the Stanglehold of Corporate Rule, Big Media, and the Religious Right
Fixing America Breaking the Stanglehold of Corporate Rule Big Media and the Religious Right Author:John Buchanan Fixing America: Breaking the Stranglehold of Corporate Rule, Big Media, and the Religious Right is a straightforward, well-researched and explosive analysis of what's ailing the United States of America in 2004. Award-winning journalist and investigative reporter John Buchanan provides a clear, honest diagnosis of the country's chronic disease.
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He relates symptoms including the rise of the corporate state, the insidious role of the professional lobbyist as an instrument of subversion, war profiteering as a career of choice for former government officials and Washington insiders, the emergence of religion and theocracy as a right-wing political tactic, the failure of the mass media, the disappearance of civics, and the sinister presence of an Orwellian neo-fascism that threatens freedom and democracy as envisions by American's Founding Fathers.
Buchanan then offers simple solutions that common citizens can support in common cause, based on common sense. Drawing on historic voices that include Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Thomas Paine, James Madison, Mahatma Gandhi, Mark Twain and Robert F. Kennedy, the author articulates a fresh vision for 21st century America that deserves the attention of every patriot left in these trying times.« less