Internationally acclaimed, award-winning writer Michael Parenti is one in all America’s such a lot astute and fascinating political analysts. Parenti’s paintings has enlightened and enlivened readers for a few years, overlaying quite a lot of subjects.
Here is a wealthy collection of his such a lot lucid and penetrating writings on genuine historical past, political existence, empire, wealth, category energy, expertise, tradition, ideology, media, atmosphere, intercourse, and ethnicity. additionally integrated are a couple of selection choices drawn from his personal existence stories and political awakening. Parenti is going the place few political observers dare to tread. again and again he's taking the additional step past the parameters of permissible opinion, and repeatedly he succeeds in wearing the reader with him.
The choices herein, which are reprinted from formerly released works, were revised and up to date. different choices look the following for the first actual time.
"Radical within the precise feel of the observe, [Parenti] digs on the roots which...sustain our public consciousness."—Los Angeles instances ebook Review
"Prominent leftist public highbrow Parenti has equipped a name for himself as a trenchant, but attractive and available, critic of capitalism, imperialism, and different kinds of exploitation and violence and this varied number of his writings won't disappoint his enthusiasts (nor, most likely, persuade his detractors). Over the process the gathering he is taking at the company media, highbrow repression in academia, the stolen presidential elections of 2000 and 2004 (not that he is keen on Al Gore or John Kerry), correct wing judicial activism, free-market orthodoxies and mythologies, racism, sexism, homophobia, postmodern assaults on Marxism, the distortions of dominant heritage, ill-informed demonizations of the Venezuelan political approach, his personal lifestyles, and plenty of different topics."—Book information, Inc.
"A prolific writer, a charismatic speaker, and a standard visitor on radio and tv speak indicates, Parenti communicates his message in an obtainable, provocative, and traditionally educated variety that's unequalled between fellow innovative activists and thinkers."—Aurora Online
Michael Parenti is a severely acclaimed writer and a rare public speaker. He bought his Ph.D. in political technology from Yale collage and has taught at a few schools and universities, within the usa and in another country. he's the writer of twenty books, together with Superpariotism , The Assassination of Julius Caesar, Inventing Reality, and Democracy for the Few.