Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution is Polarizing America

Delirium: How the Sexual Counterrevolution is Polarizing America

Nancy L. Cohen

“Perhaps if the tablet had by no means been invented, American politics will be very diversified today,” Nancy L. Cohen writes in her prescient new booklet, Delirium: The Politics of intercourse in America

The 2012 election used to be alleged to be in regards to the economic system, yet over the past few months it changed into a debate approximately intercourse and women’s rights. In Delirium, Cohen takes us on a gripping trip throughout the confounding and mysterious episodes of our contemporary politics to give an explanation for how we and why we received to this position. alongside the best way she explores such issues as why invoice Clinton used to be impeached over a personal sexual affair; how George W. Bush gained the presidency via stealth; why Hillary misplaced to Obama; why John McCain selected Sarah Palin to be his working mate; and what the 2012 presidential contest tells us approximately the US this present day. She exposes the fantastic position of right-wing ladies in undermining women’s rights, in addition to explains how liberal males have been complicit in letting it occur. Cohen uncovers the hidden historical past of an orchestrated, well-financed, ideologically powered shadow move to show again the clock on concerns of gender equality and sexual freedom and the way it has performed a number one function in fueling America’s political wars. Delirium tells the tale of this shadow circulation and the way we will fix good judgment and sanity in our nation’s politics.

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