The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror

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PublicAffairs, Jun 26, 2007 - History - 288 pages
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After reflecting on his support of a losing Democrat for president, George Soros steps back to revisit his views on why George Bush's policies around the world fall short in the arenas most important to Soros: democracy, human rights and open society. As a survivor of the Holocaust and a life-long proponent of free expression, Soros understands the meaning of freedom. And yet his differences with George Bush, another proponent of freedom, are profound.

In this powerful essay Soros spells out his views and how they differ from the president's. He reflects on why the Democrats may have lost the high ground on these values issues and how they might reclaim it. As he has in his recent books, On Globalization and The Bubble of American Supremacy, Soros uses facts, anecdotes, personal experience and philosophy to illuminate a major topic in a way that both enlightens and inspires.


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1 Thinking and Reality
2 The Meaning of Open Society
part II The Present Moment in History
3 Whats Wrong With America?
4 A FeelGood Society
5 Whats Wrong with the World Order?
6 Exploring the Alternatives
7 The Global Energy Crisis
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George Soros heads Soros Fund Management and is the founder of a global network of foundations dedicated to supporting open societies. He is the author of several best-selling books including The Bubble of American Supremacy, Underwriting Democracy, and Open Society.

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