Let's Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets

Let's Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets

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Overview

Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, issues both a denunciation of the current state of American politics and a call to unity and resistance in the face of rising ethnocentric and anti-democratic sentiments.

Vicente Fox offers his unique viewpoint as a former head of state, avid historian, and true admirer of America’s constitutional ideals. He knows where a Trump presidency can lead—and it is nowhere good. Let’s Move On is a political manifesto written in Fox’s trademark, no-nonsense style where he both denounces Trump’s malignant anti-intellectualism and inspires people to rise up and resist.

“Fox knows America. He gets it. He digs it, its big dreams and weird nightmares. He lays down the chords in the key of the American Dream like a master.”

The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682615430
Publisher: Post Hill Press
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Vicente Fox was born in Mexico in 1942. Before his election as president of Mexico, he was a rancher, bootmaker, truck driver, Coca-Cola executive, democracy activist, congressman, and a governor of the state of Guanajuato. He lives at the farm his immigrant Ohio grandfather pioneered a century ago. Rancho San Cristobal is home to Mexico’s first presidential library, the Centro Fox academic thinktank for global democracy, and the antipoverty foundation Vamos Mexico, which the president founded with his first lady, Marta.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Happened? vii

Part 1 Where We Are Today: Globalization, Immigration, and Walls 1

Chapter 1 Globalization and Trade 3

Chapter 2 Immigration: Racism, Fear of the Other 21

Chapter 3 The Wall 35

Part 2 The Challenges We Face: Climate Change and the Environment, Healthcare and Welfare, Women and Education 47

Chapter 4 Climate Change and the Environment 49

Chapter 5 Healthcare and Welfare 61

Chapter 6 Women and Education 74

Part 3 Hope: Justice and the Truth, Democracy and True Leaders, Spirituality and the Way Forward 87

Chapter 7 Justice and the Truth 89

Chapter 8 Democracy and True Leaders 105

Chapter 9 Spirituality and the Way Forward 120

Conclusion: The American Dream: Out of Many, We Are One 134

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