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The Resource After the Fall, Ben Rhodes, (electronic resource)

After the Fall, Ben Rhodes, (electronic resource)

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After the Fall
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After the Fall
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Ben Rhodes
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eng
Summary
Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama?and the New York Times bestselling author of The World as It Is ?travels the globe in a deeply personal, beautifully observed quest for answers. In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping Barack Obama begin his next chapter, the legacy they had worked to build for eight years was being taken apart. To understand what was happening in America, Rhodes decided to look outward. Over the next three years, he traveled to dozens of countries, meeting with politicians, activists, and dissidents confronting the same nationalism and authoritarianism that was tearing America apart. Along the way, a Russian opposition leader he spoke with was poisoned, the Hong Kong protesters he came to know saw their movement snuffed out, and America itself reached the precipice of losing democracy before giving itself a second chance. Part memoir and part reportage, After the Fall is a hugely ambitious and essential work of discovery. In his travels, Rhodes comes to realize how much America?s fingerprints are on a world we helped to shape, through our post?Cold War embrace of unbridled capitalism and our post-9/11 nationalism and militarism; our mania for technology and social media; and the racism that fueled the backlash to America?s first Black president. At the same time, Rhodes learns from the stories of a diverse set of characters?from Barack Obama himself to Cuban rebels to a rising generation of international leaders?that looking squarely at where America has gone wrong makes clear how essential it is to fight for what America is supposed to be, for our own country and the entire world
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Rhodes, Ben
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  • Biography & Autobiography
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After the Fall, Ben Rhodes, (electronic resource)
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online
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9780593411995
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Label
After the Fall, Ben Rhodes, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593411995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f79103c9-b1ac-46ff-a0d0-56a12dad74c6
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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not applicable
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