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During the 2016 U.S.

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As Donald Trump might claim, we are the largest audience to witness what is possibly the biggest ever corporate coup, the takeover of a country.

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“Radicals Chasing Utopia could influence you to chase after some of these utopian organizations and ideas, or make you want to flee from them just the same.”  

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“As Bauer writes the fight against Boko Haram is far from over. His final sentence encapsulates Nigeria’s nightmare: ‘We have fear. We have hope.’”

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Ever since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, the words “white working class” have had a hocus-pocus power in American politics.

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“The Strange Death of Europe may be one of the most important philosophical books of our time.”

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Americans should pay close attention to Malcolm Nance.

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On any given day, the daily tumult of presidential politics and the reconfigured political paradigm have given voters a new set of keywords and phrases that bedevil the Administration and have the

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Atlanta is an alpha city, playing a significant role on the world stage as a major transportation hub and influential financial and economic center with key national and global functions.

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“disturbing, revealing, and vitally important.”

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“The criminal justice system is in need of a seismic shift, and Kelley, Pitman, and Streusands' proposal is exactly the kind of major change needed.”

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Crossing the River Kabul is a memoir that reads almost like a diary. It is the real life account of Baryalai Popal, the son of one of Afghanistan’s premier families.

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“We are living in the Golden Age for Surveillance.”
—Jennifer Stisa Granick

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Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State, has worked for both presidents of the Bush clan, through the Gulf War and the Iraq provocation, and into the current presidential cabinet.

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New York is a different city in 2017 than it was in 1975.

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A reasonable argument can be made that some of the unrest in Ferguson, Cleveland, New York City, and Baltimore in response to the deaths of young black men at the hands of law enforcement, nurtured

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James Forman Jr.’s new book tells an all-too-hidden and tragic part of the story of the rise of the racist mass incarceration state in the United States.

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In a recent interview, Professor Allan Lichtman—who has successfully predicted the outcome of presidential elections since 1982—said America’s founding fathers “believed that impeachment was a crit

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Geoffrey Stone’s Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century is one of the most importa

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In his 1964 classic, Suicide of the West, James Burnham expressed the global geopolitical contraction of the West by showing the unmistakable trend of the Western powers’ loss of control o

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offers real solutions to the problems immigration poses and gives us facts to combat false narratives and hateful political discourse.”

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In 2015 Netflix released the controversial documentary Making a Murderer, which explored the story of Steven Avery, a man from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who spent nearly two decades in

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Environmental historian Miles Powell has provided a new and provocative angle to the history of the American conservation/preservation movement through the lens of its racial logics.

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“brings a new evaluation to the common themes of both Clausewitz and Sun Tzu on the relationship between war and politics . . .”

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