The definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky on the defining characteristic of our time – the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few. Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality – tracing a half century of policies designed to favour the most wealthy at the expense of the majority. “Requiem for the American Dream” is profoundly personal and thought provoking. Chomsky provides penetrating insight into what may well be the lasting legacy of our time – the death of the middle class, and swan song of functioning democracy. A potent reminder that power ultimately rests in the hands of the governed, “Requiem for the American Dream” is required viewing for all who maintain hope in a shared stake in the future.