Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library, Dweck Center
Bragg diagnoses the crisis of accountability in Western democracies in this new series of political pamphlets from Faber, The Three Dimensions of Freedom. We live in a world where strongman politics are rising; neo-liberalism has hollowed out political parties; and corporations have undermined democracy.
Ordinary voters feel helpless to effect change, resulting in outbreaks of populist anger, and traditional platforms for debate are losing their viability as readers source information online. In this short and vital polemic, progressive thinker and activist Billy Bragg argues that accountability is the antidote to authoritarianism, and that without it, we can never truly be free.
He shows us that Freedom requires three dimensions to function: Liberty, Equality, and Accountability – and the result is a three dimensional space in which freedom can be exercised by all.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....