This 27-min. discussion by Chris Hedges talks about his latest book based on two years of travels throughout the U.S. The depressing title is explained by a variety of factors including corporate capitalism and the deindustrialization of America. Near the conclusion (22-min.) Chris Hedges talks about the overthrow of the corporate Coup D’etat as being the means to stop the destruction of America. This is a short introduction to the thinking of a Pulitzer Prize winning scholar. His work helps us understand the reality in which we live.