Saturday, November 23, 2013

Does America Still Have A Future?

This year's National Book Award winner, George Packer deconstructs the past thirty years of "progress" in America.

In The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America Packer brilliantly gives narrative drive to the changes in almost every aspect of American life. You come a way with the realization that we are no longer held together by trusted institutions, but by individual brands, all competing in a crowded and noisy marketplace. The questions is, is this any way to run a Democracy?

My conversation with George Packer:

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