The Twilight of Democracy

The Twilight of Democracy

by Jennifer Van Bergen
     
 

In The Twilight of Democracy, Jennifer Van Bergen dissects the signs of something gone terribly wrong. A massive superstructure is being constructed, whose shape can be discerned by the 2000 election, the enactment of the PATRIOT Act, the detentions at Guantanamo, the invasion of Iraq, the withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, the promotion of

Overview

In The Twilight of Democracy, Jennifer Van Bergen dissects the signs of something gone terribly wrong. A massive superstructure is being constructed, whose shape can be discerned by the 2000 election, the enactment of the PATRIOT Act, the detentions at Guantanamo, the invasion of Iraq, the withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, the promotion of the FTAA, the eradication of environmental protections, and a policy of increasing secrecy.

Jennifer Van Bergen helped raise the alarm with her six-part series “Repeal the Patriot Act.” She is an adjunct faculty member of the New School for Social Research in NYC since 1993. She lectures on the antiterrorism laws and the Constitution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567512939
Publisher:
Common Courage Press
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Jennifer Van Bergen was one of the first voices to raise the alarm against the PATRIOT Act with her six-part series "Repeal the Patriot Act." An adjunct faculty member of the New School for Social Research in NYC since 1993, where she recently taught their first course for undergraduates on the Antiterrorism Laws and the Constitution.

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