qI did not, I wish to state, become a journalist because there was no other 'profession' that would have me. I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information.q Love, Poverty and War: Journeys and Essays showcases the Hitchens' rejection of consensus and clichAc, whether he's reporting from abroad in Indonesia, Kurdistan, Iraq, North Korea, or Cuba, or when his pen is targeted mercilessly at the likes of William Clinton, Mother Theresa (qa fanatic, a fundamentalist and a fraudq), the Dalai Lama, Noam Chomsky, Mel Gibson and Michael Bloomberg. Hitchens began the nineties as a qdarling of the leftq but has become more of an qunaffiliated radicalq whose targets include those on the qleft, q who he accuses of qfudgingq the issue of military intervention in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq. Yet, as Hitchens shows in his reportage, cultural and literary criticism, and opinion essays from the last decade, he has not jumped ship and joined the right but is faithful to the internationalist, contrarian and democratic ideals that have always informed his work.aquot; Love, Poverty and War: Journeys and Essays showcases the Hitchensa#39; rejection of consensus and clichAc, whether hea#39;s reporting from abroad in Indonesia, Kurdistan, Iraq, North Korea, or Cuba, or when his pen is targeted mercilessly at the ...
|Title||:||Love, Poverty and War|
|Publisher||:||Atlantic Books Ltd - 2012-08-01|