Internationally acclaimed, award-winning writer Michael Parenti is one among America’s such a lot astute and interesting political analysts. Parenti’s paintings has enlightened and enlivened readers for a few years, overlaying quite a lot of subjects.
Here is a wealthy choice of his so much lucid and penetrating writings on genuine heritage, political existence, empire, wealth, category energy, know-how, tradition, ideology, media, atmosphere, intercourse, and ethnicity. additionally incorporated are a couple of selection choices drawn from his personal lifestyles 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 real feel of the notice, [Parenti] digs on the roots which...sustain our public consciousness."—Los Angeles occasions ebook Review
"Prominent leftist public highbrow Parenti has equipped a name for himself as a trenchant, but enticing and obtainable, critic of capitalism, imperialism, and different kinds of exploitation and violence and this different selection of his writings won't disappoint his lovers (nor, most likely, persuade his detractors). Over the process the gathering he's taking at the company media, highbrow repression in academia, the stolen presidential elections of 2000 and 2004 (not that he is partial to 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 background, ill-informed demonizations of the Venezuelan political procedure, his personal existence, and plenty of different topics."—Book information, Inc.
"A prolific writer, a charismatic speaker, and a customary visitor on radio and tv speak indicates, Parenti communicates his message in an available, provocative, and traditionally educated type that's unmatched 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 couple of faculties and universities, within the usa and out of the country. he's the writer of twenty books, together with Superpariotism , The Assassination of Julius Caesar, Inventing Reality, and Democracy for the Few.