The author befriends indie journalist and publisher Sander Hicks, who recounts the terrifying saga of Jim Hatfield, Vox, and George W. Bush, another truth odyssey that reveals the true nature of power, and the consequences of challenging those who wield it. Along the way, he discovers there is a serious field of study lurking behind the label of "conspiracy theory."
After writing a favorable review of Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class,the author is invited to attend an exclusive conference in Memphis.
run-up to the invasion of Iraq produced a lot of bizarre behavior, but
perhaps none matched the strange ideological odyssey on which the author
found himself in those days.
[The Ayahuasca Monologues] • In the years since I first was
brought to her, bent and broken, wanting to die, needing to exit the
pain of this world, I have struggled to express my appreciation and reverence for her, The Great
Mother, Aya Spirit, Gaia, Grandmother of All Creation. How can you properly thank that which gave you life, rebirth, a fresh
Chapter three continues as the author begins to confront his mounting disillusionment that nothing can be done to change the system and there is no escape from the cycle of poverty and violence that engulfs the exile nation.