We are careening into technological and political enslavement by hierarchical Establishment. Complicated process is not our friend, but is a weapon of aggression toward humanity and nature. Innocuous and trendy innovations that titillate portions of the public, can quickly come to entrap the entirety.
An argument can be made that this is the origin of Climate Change.
Your problem isn’t books.
And why would the entrenched interests within the Republican/Democratic duopoly consider untoward methods in retaining power that insult principles of a democratic (small d) Constitutional republic? Perhaps self-interest is a motive—–