Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion

Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion

Jeffrey St. Clair, Joshua Frank

"Those who think that like lemmings they're being led over a cliff will be well-advised to not learn this publication. they could observe that they're right."—Noam Chomsky

“Jeffrey St. Clair and Joshua Frank have skillfully smoked out the genuine Barack Obama . . . the technofascist army strategist disguised as a Nobel Peace Laureate, yet owned, operated, and regulated via Wall highway, company the USA, and the Pentagon.”—Thomas H. Naylor, co-author of Affluenza, Downsizing the USA

“The writers assembled the following hit difficult, with accuracy, and don't pull punches."—Marcus Rediker, writer of The Slave send: A Human History

The Barack Obama revolution was once over earlier than it begun, guttered via the politician’s overweening wish to turn out himself to the grandees of the institution. From there on, different grants proved ever more uncomplicated to wreck. this is the e-book that dares no longer enable Obama off the hook. it is all right here: the compromises, the backstabbing, the standard imperial goals. protecting all significant "Obummer" different types given that he took place of work, this fast paced assortment will satisfaction the serious and provide nutrients for concept for these considering the 2012 electoral circus—and beyond.

Jeffrey St. Clair is co-editor of CounterPunch, writer of Born below a foul Sky and Been Brown see you later it appeared eco-friendly to Me, and co-author of Whiteout: The CIA, medications, and the Press.

Joshua Frank is an environmental journalist and co-editor of Red kingdom Rebels: stories of Grassroots Resistance within the Heartland. His investigative reviews and columns look in CounterPunch, Chicago Sun-Times, universal goals, and AlterNet.

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