High anxiety

If life in America has improved so much since World War II, why do we feel so insecure and unhappy? The mere voicing of this question, one too seldom asked in public, makes Gregg Easterbrook’s book a must read, especially in an election year that could become a serious referendum on the proper balance between security concerns and social policy, between affluence and values.


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