…whose direct lineage is to The Truman Doctrine, although it’s perversely more corrupted and indefensible now than 70 years ago…http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/09/22/want-national-security-dismantle-war-machine
Many more links in today’s commondreams…
There are many theories and explanations for the rise of Donald Trump and the current incarnation of white right-wing populism.
A deeper understanding—and an invitation to scale the “empathy wall”—comes from veteran sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild in her new book, Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right. The book is, as its second subtitle suggests, “A Journey to the Heart of Our Political Divide.”
and check out review at http://thenewpress.com/books/strangers-their-own-land
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