Full title: The world as it is : dispatches on the myth of human progress / Chris Hedges.
Author/creator: Hedges, Chris.
Call Numbers: N327.0905/2
Record Identifier: 74VvqGd5DOMM
Contents: xv, 350 p. ; 25 cm., Politics. It's not going to be OK ; The false idol of unfettered capitalism ; Resist or become serfs ; Buying Brand Obama ; Hold your applause ; The truth alone will not set you free ; The crooks get the cash while the poor get screwed ; The man in the mirror ; Nader was right : liberals are going nowhere with Obama ; This isn't reform, it's robbery ; Go to Pittsburgh, young man, and defy your empire ; Food is power, and the powerful are poisoning us ; Liberals are useless ; The creed of objectivity killed the news ; Calling all rebels ; How the corporations broke Ralph Nader and America, too ; Noam Chomsky has never seen anything like this ; BP and the little Eichmanns ; This country needs a few good Communists ; Freedom in the grace of the world ; Obama's health care bill is enough to make you sick ; Calling all future eaters ; Do not pity the Democrats -- Israel and Palestine. Mutually assured destruction ; Israel's barrier to peace ; Coveting the Holocaust ; Bring down that wall ; Israel's toy soldiers ; The world as it is ; Party to murder ; Lost in the rubble ; Israel crackdown puts liberal Jews on the spot ; Israel's racist-in-chief ; The tears of Gaza must be our tears ; Formalizing Israel's land grab -- The Middle East. Inside Egypt ; A culture of atrocity ; Becoming what we seek to destroy ; Iran had a democracy before we took it away ; Opium, rape, and the American way ; Afghanistan's sham army -- The decay of empire. Surviving the Fourth of July ; America's wars of self-destruction ; Confronting the terrorist within ; Man is a cruel animal ; We are breeding ourselves to extinction ; War is sin ; The American empire is bankrupt ; Globalization goes bankrupt ; Celebrating slaughter : war and collective amnesia ; Reality check from the brink of extinction ; War is a hate crime ; The pictures you aren't supposed to see ; No one cares ; They kill Alex.
Publishers: New York : Nation Books, c2010.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-334) and index.
MMS ID: 991006271209702626