America faces its greatest threat since the Civil War. The worst fears of the Founders are being realized, as powerful corporate interests have taken over our culture and representative government. We the People now face a fundamental choice: ...
take back our country . . . or do nothing, and become victims of tyranny and empire.
Thom Hartmann, the acclaimed author of Unequal Protection and The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight, tells a compelling story -- of how a government of, by, and for the people has been replaced by corporate domination. Through brilliant analysis and imaginative illustrations, this fully graphic book illuminates the central dynamics of American politics.
He reveals the forgotten history of the Founders intent and the devious way that corporations came to possess "human" rights. He explains what the Boston Tea Party actually was, what constituted the Second American Revolution, and how "corporatists" disguised as conservatives are looting assets from We the Peoples common ownership through privatization schemes.
Most importantly, the book issues a call to action from citizens who want to restore true democracy, and liberty and justice . . . for all.
Number of pages: 216
Date of publication: 07/05/2004
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