Sunday, July 27, 2008
Change of Gears: David Sirota on ForaTV
ForaTV: Author David Sirota argues that the power to change society lies ultimately with the people themselves - not with their leaders.
David Sirota discusses The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street & Washington.
Job outsourcing. Perpetual busy signals at government agencies. Slashed paychecks. Stolen elections. A war without end, fatally mismanaged.
Ordinary Americans on both the right and left had had it with corrupt politicians of both parties and are organizing to change the status quo.
In his invigorating new book, David Sirota investigates whether this uprising can be transformed into a unified, lasting political movement.
Sirota, the author of Hostile Takeover, is, Naomi Klein writes, "...a clearheaded and principled hell-raiser for economic justice" - Cody's Books
David Sirota has taught management at Cornell, Yale, MIT, and Wharton Business School and was a study director at the University of Michigan's Institute of Social Research. His work has been featured in Fortune and The New York Times.
Sirota holds a doctorate in social psychology from the University of Michigan.