Friday, November 4, 2016

Deena Stryker— Americans Are Having a Collective Breakdown

For the first time since my return to the US in 2000 - and taking into account my ten-year stay in the seventies — I see Americans losing faith in their system of government.

During the Watergate years, they were angry, as they had been during the Vietnam War, when students freely called policemen ‘pigs’ and were shot at by National guardsmen on a US campus.…
Deena Stryker: Americans Are Having a Collective Breakdown
Deena Stryker is American and French writer who lived and worked in both Western and Eastern Europe when Europe was still divided. Her books include Diary of the Cuban Revolution: Conversations with Fidel, Raul Che, and Celia Sanchez, recently republished, with photos from her Cuba Archive at Duke University; Une autre Europe, un autre Monde, America Revealed to a Honey-Colored World and A Taoist Politics: The Case for Sacredness. She currently lives in the US and is a contributor and Senior Editor at

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