Death Of The Liberal Class
by Gabe Berman
Gabe is the author of Live Like a Fruit Fly
From the inside flap: For decades the liberal class was a defense against the worst enemies of power. But the pillars of the liberal class – the press, universities, labor movement, culture, Democratic Party, and liberal religious institutions – have collapsed as effective counterweights to the corporate state. In its absence the needs of the poor, the working class and even the middle class, no longer have a champion. The death of the liberal class has permitted the rise of a new and terrifying political configuration.
In his devastating new book, Chris Hedges chronicles the gradual corruption and death of the liberal class, which no longer provides institutional check to mitigate corporate control of politics, education, labor, the arts, religious institutions, and financial systems. Without any impediments, the corporate state is dismantling the last vestiges of protection for ordinary citizens once put into place by the liberal class.
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