New PDF release: American Exceptionalism

By Rufus Jimerson

ISBN-10: 1500107743

ISBN-13: 9781500107741

the aim of this publication is to give an explanation for how our exceptionalism, the yankee Dream and “Manifest Des-tiny” used to be outfitted on a hegemonically-driven fable. How the perpetuation of this distortion fosters racism, gun-led violence, vigilantism, militarism and imperialism that contradicts conventional Christian values. The distorted view of yank exceptionalism has ended in old degrees of incivility and the inability of consensus through the presidency of the nation’s first African-American. ancient obstruction to courses serving the neediest americans was once driven through conservatives and justified by way of Ayn Rand and Social Darwin philosophy and speaking issues given and funded by way of Republican mega-donors. The well-funded backlash is going past race and adversely impacts the commercial equity accorded to such a lot american citizens on the price of our democracy.

The publication is going directly to clarify how social mobility has eroded on account that its inception. It discusses how the Reagan revolution sped up the erosion of social mobility within the American society. The booklet explains how measures have been taken to subtly exclude blacks and browns from reaching the yankee Dream after felony boundaries have been governed unlawful by way of courtroom decree and Civil Rights legislation. but those measures have didn't stem the expansion and suffrage of the minority-majority. The Koch brothers and mega-donors intervened to saturate Republican politicians and judges with cash to hinder justice.

The suggestion of yankee exceptionalism presumes that the USA acts for the nice. This booklet issues out that this assumption is a fable instead of a fact for many participants of the becoming minority-majority either some time past and current. the distinctiveness professed is usual between superpowers in Western heritage. for instance, the Greeks and Romans made a similar declare of exceptionalism as a result of their conquest and hegemony. The argument is this declare is predicated extra on ideology, myths, temporal conquest and hegemony.

Included during this publication is an exam of the evolving roots of the racial wealth hole and why it concerns this present day after emancipation, civil rights and expiration of Jim Crow. the industrial injustice of the past-present and resulting disparity is condemned through Pope Francis. he's stated as providing treatments to aid shut that hole and enhance the outlook for the negative, deprived and needy. but, Republicans following the donor-led Ayn Rand and Social Darwin philosophy are in its place attempting to widen this disparity and selling larger injustices. they're analyzed as maintaining a weather of gun-led violence and racial vigilantism cloaked by way of bought states' rights via political surrogates. Georgia’s gun legislation and escalation of “Stand Your floor” legislation are tested in context to its implication and results on peace and fraternity.

Looking deeper into the roots of injustice perpetuated through American exceptionalism, the ebook examines Western hegemony and the way conquest ended in higher ethnocentrism and the thief of the foundation of the world’s spiritual traditions, really Christianity, out of Africa. Now that an African-American has been elected and re-elected via the emerging minority-majority this ethnocentric beginning has introduced racism to the leading edge. In its wake, incivility and the shortcoming of a public consensus has been changed by way of Euro-American pushed nativism. whereas the human fraternity declines, little consensus should be directed to stem weather alterations and human actions that experience pushed it to its “tipping aspect” leading to a destiny the place the planet and its population face extinction.

Show description

Read Online or Download American Exceptionalism PDF

Similar perspectives on law books

Race, Reform, and Regulation of the Electoral Process - download pdf or read online

This ebook bargains a serious re-assessment of 3 basic and interlocking subject matters in American democracy: the connection among race and politics, the functionality and reform of election structures, and the function of courts in regulating the political approach. This edited quantity positive factors contributions from the various top voices in election legislations and social technology.

Read e-book online Conceptualizing Cultural and Social Dialogue in the PDF

Formerly released as a distinct factor of Mediterranean Politics, this assortment severely analyzes the dynamics and complexities of the broader Euro-Mediterranean sector at the foundation of person theory-informed designs and conceptual frameworks. because the primary concentration has been at the first (political and defense partnership) and the second one baskets (economic and monetary partnership) of the Barcelona method, our members study social and cultural matters (the 3rd basket of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership), drawing upon linkages among suggestions, constructions and coverage results.

Download PDF by Lauren Benton: A Search for Sovereignty: Law and Geography in European

A look for Sovereignty methods international background through reading the relation of legislations and geography in ecu empires among 1400 and 1900. Lauren Benton argues that Europeans imagined imperial area as networks of corridors and enclaves, and they built sovereignty in ways in which merged principles approximately geography and legislation.

Wolfram Reiss,Aisha Essam al-Haddad,Markus Bickel,Martina's Aufstieg und Fall der ägyptischen Muslimbruderschaft PDF

Ägypten warfare eines der Länder, das im Arabischen Frühling in das Zentrum der Aufmerksamkeit der Medien rückte. Doch die anfängliche Euphorie für die Revolution schwand schnell. Die Muslimbruderschaft, die trotz zeitweiligen Verbots und Einschränkungen die wichtigste Oppositionsbewegung darstellte, konnte sich im Zuge der Revolution frei entfalten, eine parlamentarische Mehrheit erlangen und den Präsidenten stellen.

Extra resources for American Exceptionalism

Example text

Download PDF sample

American Exceptionalism by Rufus Jimerson

by George

Rated 4.49 of 5 – based on 3 votes