“Flake is to be applauded for courageously calling out Trump and his many enablers in the Republican Party for their dangerous dance with authoritarian and bigoted white nationalism.”
“Elizabeth Warren continues to be a forceful advocate for the needs of ordinary, hard-working Americans . . .”
". . . a fascinating examination of Buckley’s approach to practical politics . . ."
". . . should be required reading for all Western policymakers who keep making the same mistakes regarding Islamic terrorism."
During the 2016 U.S.
“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.”
Ever since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency, the words “white working class” have had a hocus-pocus power in American politics.
“disturbing, revealing, and vitally important.”
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.
Residents in the newly formed United States of America may have witnessed its first national public relations campaign when Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay argued for a national con
Brad Snyder’s new book The House of Truth is part intellectual history and part biography.
“Interesting, provocative, and well written.”
Adam Hochschild’s book, Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939 gives us a different take on reporting about wars and their effect.
What causes ideological conversions?
In the United States, the current election season has brought forth a motley grab bag of presidential candidates.
“a compelling read, well researched, and interesting.”
“As long as the two faces of the Republican Party continue to talk past each other, it would appear that the GOP in 2016 will have no such similar problem.”
“. . . deep flaws of omission . . .”
This year, 2013, is turning into the year of marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples in the United States.
“. . . an impressive and unprecedented compendium of research . . . a veritable slog.”
It has taken weeks longer than it should to get through Ann Coulter’s latest book, Mugged—and even then it was difficult to write an objective review.
“‘For years, we dwelled on the limitations of the Afghans. [Instead] we should have focused on ours.’”
“Those who know little about these subjects but who have always been wondering what the whole fuss is about (regarding the burqa, the veil, or Park51) will find good explanations in this bo
“. . . hilarious . . . scathing critiques of American political elites and their reigning conceits.”
“Merchants of Despair: Radical Environmentalists, Criminal Pseudo-Scientists, and the Fatal Cult of Antihumanism is a compelling book that challenges some current ideas and program