Friday, April 1, 2011

Back to Our Future - How the pop culture of the 1980s influences American politics in 2010s

Rachel Maddow interviewed progressive radio host and author, David Sirota last night about his new book, Back to Our Future - How the 1980s explain the world we live in now, our culture, our politics, our everything.
David Sirota talks about the teachings of the 1980s - the idea that war can solve any foreign policy problem and the idea that tax cuts can solve any domestic policy problem - and the false legends passed down in the past two decades, of the success of these ideas.  

Read more here.  I'm intrigued.  What do you think? 


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