Hunter Thompson’s focus on detail brings 1972 right back into the crosshairs. George McGovern & George Wallace lined up facing Dick Nixon & Ed Muskie on a line of scrimmage defined by discontent and lack of trust in politicians. The fun, gonzo style is there too, but it is not the main event. Hunter’s insights into national politics are as valuable today as they were in 1972.
Sarah Kendzior has spent years chronicling an America of diminishing opportunities. This collection contains the best of her essays. It is an eye-opening view of what the words ‘income inequality’ really mean, why people are so upset about it, and why so many are willing to vote for a demagogue of the right or the left, hoping for a better life. Also included in the Kindle Unlimited program.