Amy Chua, a Yale law professor, has written a book on international affairs called Political Tribes, which investigates the convoluted dynamics of what she calls “political tribes.”
“Paul Le Blanc’s October Song reminds readers just how difficult it is to make a revolution, especially one that failed.”
“brilliant, indispensable, and highly accessible . . . examination of the inner undemocratic workings of a U.S.
How did a racist, anti-intellectual, anti-science orientation win control of the White House in 2017?
Two points stand out about this short book. First and foremost is the Dalai Lama himself. The book’s message pales beside the author himself. He laughs.
“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 . . .”
". . . should be required reading for all Western policymakers who keep making the same mistakes regarding Islamic terrorism."
". . . a fascinating examination of Buckley’s approach to practical politics . . ."
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.”