I know of nobody who describes the decay of American society by marshaling facts and logic as well as James Howard Kunstler, aided by his powerful writing.
Alienation is often described as one of America's worst problem. A thousand solutions have been proposed, none convincingly. He provides a different answer.
See the fruits America's fragmented society, with increasing numbers of alienated people. It is an illnesses of America that we prefer not to see or treat.
Many of the social ills disrupting America result from the fragmentation of society and growing numbers alienated from society. Here's a scary example.
See the rising number of people alienated from our culture, potential recruits for new movements that emerge from the void.