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“Thin Blue Lie fails to convince us that ‘technologies adopted by law enforcement have actually made policing worse . .

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In a rather lengthy introduction Orgad justifies her choosing as her study population privileged, educated, heterosexual, mostly middle class, mostly white, full-time stay-at-home mothers in single

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“Marijuana dependency is a real thing, and this book uses big data to highlight the shocking fact that ‘every day in 2014 almost 250 people showed up at emergency rooms all over the United

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Kashmir has been a conflict zone since 1989. Nation-states have the power to nip idealism in the bud. Vested interests play a role in keeping conflict simmering.

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“The night a stone-fisted neo-barbarian would beat her to gashes and aches everlasting.”

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“Higher education in America is being rapidly reshaped under conditions of unprecedented volatility.* The very notion of the university as a public good is under wholesale siege.

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“In documenting this country’s fateful journey from slavery through thwarted Reconstruction to segregation, Luxenberg paints on a broad canvas, elegantly narrating several captivating and s

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“A clarion call for reform of a failed, wasteful, and heartless model of disaster relief which is self-serving rather than at the service of humanity.”

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“Marc Weitzmann has given us a blueprint of dangerous religious hatred that harkens to the Holocaust, with a promise of terror yet to come.”

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“Chancer’s study is well-intentioned and well-argued, but does it answer the fundamental challenge it poses: Is it possible to ‘take back a revolution’?”

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“A wall cannot be built to stop immigration. We have to learn to make the best of it.”

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“Marty’s Handbook for a Post-Roe America is all the more important.”

 

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“Placeless People delves deeply into the philosophy of human rights but with easy prose and a structure that would give anyone pause when thinking about our times.

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“In brisk, vigorous, precise prose honed over decades of daily newspaper work, Gilliam paints a vivid portrait of the obstacles she faced as a black woman breaking multiple barriers in the

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Identity is an important contribution to the conversation on this timely and important topic.

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“Holtzman is courageous in writing this book. It certainly won’t win her a White House invitation to the Christmas Party.

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The future is inescapably the past, or so it often seems in What Future.

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“Stability is out, revolution is in, so are the Islamists, identity politics are a jumble, women and their bodies remain repressed, violence or its threat is endemic, corruption is all arou

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“Identity Crisis is a good primer on the 2016 election, though it will not resolve debates about the relative importance of economic and racial factors and how the

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What do we have to truly fear about President Donald Trump? He pulled off the successful re-negotiation of the North America Free Trade agreement.

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Jay Sexton puts American history in a global perspective.

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Fight for Liberty should be required reading for every college student—indeed, for every American and, regardless of their nationality, every person capable of reading and understanding th

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