The Orwellian Empire

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About the author:
Gilbert Mercier is a French journalist, photojournalist, on-air analyst, and filmmaker, who previously worked in Hollywood as a screenwriter, concept writer, director, producer and art director. He is the editor-in-chief of News Junkie Post and one of its founders. Mercier's coverage of New Orleans in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina received international praise. Over the years, he has been a guest analyst on television and radio programs for RT (Russia Today), BBC World News, Progressive Radio Network, Sputnik, Al Hurra TV, and Radio Islam. Mercier's articles have been republished by Alternet, Truthout, CounterPunch, Z Communications, Signs of the Times, Popular Resistance, and Global Research Canada, and quoted by news outlets including The Atlantic and MSNBC. In the early 1980s, Mercier hosted and produced "Performance," a radio show in France. He has lived in the United States since 1983.

The Orwellian Empire
 

Authored by Gilbert Mercier

Gilbert Mercier's elegant book, The Orwellian Empire, has been well worth the wait. For years, Mercier has worked as a writer-journalist, well sought-out geopolitical analyst, and the founding editor-in-chief of News Junkie Post to bring his public the truth. Here he guides the reader in time and space, through his adopted home, the United States, turning over every stone in the unbalanced and crumbling world that this relatively young country has created around itself. From Afghanistan to Detroit, we are shown the ravages of the global corporate empire and its mechanisms, yet this is a hopeful book. Empires never last. The book’s grounding in history, and its scholarly and impassioned observations, beckon the informed reader to dismantle the edifice, clear the rubble, and build a better world. Mercier’s superb style make this generous offering of ideas riveting, from beginning to end. In time, The Orwellian Empire should figure among the books that endure and change readers.


Publication Date:
2015-11-02
ISBN/EAN13:
099665352X / 9780996653527
Page Count:
280
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Political Science / Geopolitics




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