Oct 19, 2017
The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot is a book by Naomi Wolf that warns of the dangers of fascism by outlining a blueprint for fascist groups (or governments) to undermine democracy and subvert freedom. Here is her list of required steps:
The book compares post 9/11 United States and George Bush's
anti-terrorist activities to 1930s Germany and the rise of the
The End of America was adapted for the screen as a documentary by Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern. It had its worldwide premiere in October 2008. You can see the film in its entirety on Youtube here.
I met with Naomi Wolf at the Kingston Writers Festival to talk about her career as a cultural critic, about Canada's Harper government and how its cuts to Library and Archives Canada fit into her thesis about fascism, and about her latest book Vagina.
The End of America is even more relevant today, in the age of Trump.