Historical information

From the publisher: "A visionary analysis of how the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith has combined with the degradation of the public sphere to create an environment dangerously hostile to reason."

The book strongly critique of the Bush administration.

Introduction -- 1: Politics of fear -- 2: Blinding the faithful -- 3: Politics of wealth -- 4: Convenient untruths -- 5: Assault on the individual -- 6: National insecurity -- 7: Carbon crisis -- 8: Democracy in the balance -- 9: Well-connected citizenry -- Conclusion: Rebirth of democracy


Relevance to politics in the United States, Iraq War, events around 9/11 and the George W. Bush government (2000-2008).

Physical description

Paper; book.

Front cover: coloured image of the US flag (background); blue, white and red lettering.

Inscriptions & markings

Front cover: author's name and book title.