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The Greatest Sedition is Silence

Four Years in America



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The Greatest Sedition is Silence by William Rivers Pitt
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This book is the work of one of America's most outspoken new journalists. William Rivers Pitt's caustic critique of the American government between 1998 and 2002 gives voice to the growing tide of dissent and outrage with America's leaders both inside the country and in the wider world.Pitt argues that, under George W. Bush, America makes a mockery of the values of liberty and truth that it purports to stand for, and that it is now more important than ever to speak out. Starting with the 1998 Clinton impeachment, Pitt suggests that the crisis was engineered by a group of Christian conservatives in order to bring down the Clinton government. He argues that these same individuals went on to engineer a perversion of the American electoral process, resulting in the illegitimate installation of George W. Bush into the presidency by five like-minded conservative Justices of the Supreme Court.In the aftermath of September 11th, America has in many senses lost its way. Citizens are counselled to "watch what they say" by the White House, just as questions of deadly import are ignored by the government and the media. In their rush to defend "liberty", George Bush and his allies are actuall

Author Biography

Will Pitt is a teacher in Boston writes weekly column on American current affairs. He has a a name of himself on the internet. See his website: His papers are also published by,,,, American and many other Web news outlets. He was introduced to me Fredda Weinberg, who wishes to develop young Journalists of Palast's calibre, whom she thinks are worthy of the dissenting role played by Palast and others
Release date NZ
April 25th, 2003
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
notes, index
Pluto Press
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