Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion

Jeffrey St Clair (Editor) Joshua Frank (Editor)
& 3 more

Product Details

$16.95  $15.59
AK Press
Publish Date
May 15, 2012
5.9 X 1.1 X 8.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
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About the Author

Jeffrey St.Clair: co-editor of Counterpunch, author of Born Under a Bad Sky and Been Brown So Long it Looked Green to Me and co-editor of Red State Rebels: Tales of Grassroots Resistance in the Heartland, Whiteout: The CIA, Drugs, and the Press and Dime's Worth of Difference: Beyond the Lesser of Two Evils.
Joshua Frank: progressive journalist, author of Left Out!: How Liberals Helped Reelect George w.Bush
, and co-editor of Red State Rebels: Tales of Grassroots Resistance in the Heartland.
Kevin Alexander Gray is a civil rights organizer in South Carolina. He is also a contributing editor to Black News, was a former president of the South Carolina ACLU, and was Jesse Jackson's South Carolina campaign manager in 1988. He s author of Waiting for Lightning to Strike.
Ralph Nader: Author of Unsafe at Any Speed, lecturer, attorney, and five-time campaigner for president of the US.
Kathy Kelly is an author, pacifist, and three time Nobel Peace Prize nominee. She s author of Other Lands Have Dreams: From Baghdad to Pekin Prison.


"The book is not organized by topic; it's a random, if chronological, ride through a catalog of catastrophes. But it's united by the theme of horrendously bad government in the age of Obama. It ignores the mythology and treats Obama based on his actual performance." -- David Swanson, FireDogLake