Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America
An essential examination of the the dirty dealers and defenders of the indefensible who are "making America great again"
Donald Trump has assembled a rogue's gallery of white nationalists, alt-right hatemongers, voter-suppression schemers, immigrant bashers, and climate-change deniers to run the American government. If we are going to navigate the next four years and have the tools to resist this presidency, we need to know whose hands will be on the levers of power. And we need to know how to challenge their excesses. John Nichols, veteran political correspondent at the Nation, has been covering many of these deplorables for decades. Sticking to the hard facts and unafraid to dig deep into the histories and ideologies of the people who make up Trump's inner circle, Nichols delivers a clear-eyed and complete guide to who these people really are.
John Nichols is the national affairs writer for The Nation magazine and a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times. He is also the associate editor of the Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin, and a cofounder of the media-reform group Free Press. A frequent commentator on American politics and media, he has appeared often on MSNBC, NPR, BBC and regularly lectures at major universities on presidential administrations and executive power. The author of ten books and has earned numerous awards for his investigative reports, including groundbreaking examinations (in collaboration with the Center for Media and Democracy) of the Koch brothers and the American Legislative Exchange Council.