Coda: Political Crisis and the Reimagining of America

  • Jeremy Kowalski
Part of the The Evolving American Presidency book series (EAP)


As Henry Giroux observes, “We live in dangerous times. Global corporatism, war, violence, racism, an arms race, militarism, terrorism, climate change, the threat of nuclear weaponry, and the rise of authoritarian societies internationally pose a dire threat not just to human rights and democracy, but to humanity itself” (2017, 232). In the present moment, this danger is personified by the demagogic figure of Donald Trump. Indeed, whether segments of the populace recognize it or not, the United States is confronting a political crisis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy Kowalski
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  1. 1.Wilfrid Laurier UniversityWaterlooCanada

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