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Author Garfield, Bob, author.

Title American manifesto : saving democracy from villains, vandals, and ourselves / Bob Garfield.

Publication Info. Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.2097 GAR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First hardcover edition.
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Summary "Why is our society in the fix it is in? Is it all Trump's fault? Well, no. As often observed, Trump is a symptom of a virus has been incubating for at least 50 years and maybe 150. But not often observed is where the virus is imbedded: in the psychic core of identity. This book explores the primacy of identity in American society and makes the argument that hyper-polarization was not only predictable but inevitable, based on such unlikely causal bedfellows as biology, multiculturalism and collateral damage from the American Dream"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Identity politics -- United States.
Polarization (Social sciences) -- Political aspects -- United States.
Political culture -- United States.
ISBN 9781640092808 : HRD : 26.00
1640092803 : HRD : 26.00

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