Armed with a BS in journalism from the University of Illinois and an MBA, with honors, from the University of Chicago, Mike Bushman spent 25 years learning the interwoven worlds of national and global government, business and the media. He retired in 2012 as the top policy and communications executive for a global sustainability services company to write about the future ahead if partisanship continues to drive division in the United States and abroad.
Can America be saved from civil war?
In 2041, a secession battle breaks out in America’s Southwest. U.N. peacekeeping troops conceal a massive territory grab supported by anti-American terrorists, the world’s most powerful drug cartel and nations intent on weakening the United States.
Division darkens America’s soil with the blood of civil war. The future builds from the history we create today.
A riveting, thought-provoking tale, Melting Point 2040 explores the human costs of an America facing divide. The book follows intertwined lives of a young Mexican immigrant, a disjointed survival gaming fanatic, a University professor and many others fighting over the nation's greatest split since the Civil War. America’s future may depend on a reluctant hero.