Pitt, William Rivers. (2003) The greatest sedition is silencefour years in America London ; Pluto Press,MLA Citation
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The greatest sedition is silence [electronic resource] : four years in America /
William Rivers Pitt.
|Main Author:||Pitt, William Rivers|
|Published:||London ; Pluto Press, 2003.|
|Topics:||Civil rights - United States. | War on Terrorism, 2001-2009. | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001. | Democracy - United States. | Presidents - United States - Election - 2000. | Presidents of the United States - Bush, George, 1924- | Enron Corp. - Corrupt practices. | HISTORY. | Droits civils et politiques - États-Unis. | Terrorisme - États-Unis. | Bürgerrecht. | Terrorismus. | Bekämpfung. | Geschichte 2001-2003. | POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory | Bush, George, 1924-|
|Regions:||United States - Politics and government - 2001-2009. | États-Unis - Politique et gouvernement - 2001-2009. | USA. | United States.|
|Genres:||Electronic books. | Electronic books.|
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|Main Author:||Pitt, William Rivers, 1971-|
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (vi, 196 p.)
|Includes:||Includes bibliographical references (p. -186) and index.
|ISBN:||9781849641814 electronic bk.
1849641811 electronic bk.
|System Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
|Review:||"William Rivers Pitt's caustic critique of the last four years of American government gives voice to the growing tide of dissent and outrage with America's leaders both inside the country and in the wider world." "Burning with anger, this incisive and readable book argues that, under George W. Bush, America makes a mockery of the values of liberty and truth that it purports to stand for, and that it is now more important than ever to speak out." "William Rivers Pitt reveals how the crisis in America has been engineered by a group of Christian conservatives whose attempts in 1998 to bring down the Clinton government led to the perversion of the American electoral process, resulting in the illegitimate installation of George W. Bush into the Presidency by five like-minded conservative Justices of the Supreme Court." "In the aftermath of September 11, America has in many senses lost its way. Citizens are counseled to "watch what they say" by the White House, just as questions of deadly import are ignored by the government and the media. In their rush to defend "liberty", George Bush and his allies are actually endangering the freedom of the individual, as laid down in international law. Yet how do we save freedom by limiting it? Why, after all this time, have there been no answers regarding what really happened on 9/11?" "Pitt's message is clear: seeking answers and demanding truth is not treasonous. In these dangerous days, with all that is at stake, the greatest sedition in America is silence."--Jacket.
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|Subject:||September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) | War on Terrorism (2001-2009)|