Becoming China's bitch : and nine more catastrophes we must avoid right now : a manifesto for the radical center / Peter D. Kiernan.
Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction
New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction
South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction
Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department
- Adres wydawniczy
- Nashville, Tenn. : Turner, 
- Opis fizyczny
- xxi, 426 pages ; 24 cm
- text txt rdacontent
- unmediated n rdamedia
- volume nc rdacarrier
- Includes index.
- pt. 1: Why are we polarized? Five factors that freeze us from doing the right thing. Genesis: The shot heard 'round the dial -- Democracy under the influence (DUI): Lobbyists in the kitchen -- The ultimate backstage pass: thought-provoking think tanks -- Predator or pray: wayward Christian soldiers -- It's my party: the hijacking of the two-party system -- pt. 2: Ten catastrophes we must avoid. China: a co-dependency that is decoupling -- The silver surge: the aging of America -- Labor pains: the devolution of the labor movement -- The "M" word: same-sex marriage -- Being smart about intelligence: terror firma -- Political hack: tobacco road to ruin -- Sick and tired: today's care, tomorrow's cure -- In stir with love: education versus incarceration -- Dread on arrival: homeland insecurity -- Crude awakening: a true energy policy -- Coda: Where do we go from here?
- "We are in a partisan hammerlock that prevents us from taking action, and our leaders are oblivious--because they are not leading...[author] presents ten challenges that pose the greatest threat to our future...including our semiconscious dependency on China, our lack of a coordinated intelligence effort, our downward-spiraling health-care and education systems, our missing-in-action energy policy, and the continually expanding problem of illegal immigration"P.  of cover.
- United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
- United States -- Foreign economic relations -- China.
- China -- Foreign economic relations -- United States.
- 9781618580054: $27.95