Propelled by its mythology, America pursues its dream relentlessly. Here, the authors expose the dark side of that fantasy: death, suffering, perpetual fear, an increasing divide between rich and poor, a squandering of the human future, and the relentless building of more and more pretexts for future wars.
Ziauddin Sardar is a hugely renowned writer, broadcaster, journalist and critic. 'Britain's own Muslim polymath' (Independent) has become one of the UK's leading intellectuals. He lives in north London. Merryl Wyn Davies is a writer, anthropologist and former television producer for the BBC. She has toured the world discussing her views on America. She lives in Merthyr Tydfil, south Wales.