Discussions on book: Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution
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Publisher: Free Press
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ISBN-10: 1501183664
ISBN-13: 978-1501183669
Pages: 304
Book club: Politics and trends
Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution
The book is a very sane and perfectly articulated analysis of the dynamics that have led to the current…
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at 8pm on 11/12/2018

The book is a very sane and perfectly articulated analysis of the dynamics that have led to the current dismal situation in America (and similar parallels can be drawn for other parts of the West) as it relates to immigration, military campaigns etc.

Interesting insight from the book that democracies don't work except in middle-class countries. (in…
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at 7pm on 11/12/2018

Interesting insight from the book that democracies don't work except in middle-class countries. (in relation to the decline of middle class in America, what happened in Venezuela before and demonstrated the consequences of vanishing middle class & democracy)

True indeed: In politics as in life, nothing is really hidden, only ignored.
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at 5pm on 11/12/2018
So the author says that "Happy countries don't elect Donald Trump president. Desperate ones do." But the…
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at 7pm on 11/12/2018

So the author says that "Happy countries don’t elect Donald Trump president. Desperate ones do.” But the opposite is true as well, in happy countries billionaires don't go for presidency, they usually have enough to do in business and don't hope to resonate with most of less prosperous populous.

And fairly speaking who else would have had enough weight and chance to get the overdue fixes done for the massive issues Tucker mentions? What caliber such figure must have been of, not to be strangled by donors?