“A half-century later, little remains to admire about construction workers wrapping lead pipes in American flags and raining blows on unarmed college students while New York’s Finest folded
“an entertaining, thought-provoking book that will and should command a widespread readership.”
In Charlottesville, VA, a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee has stood for generations.
Who is best suited to understand and explain the cynical marriage of convenience between Donald Trump and America’s white evangelicals—a critical outsider, or a sympathetic insider?
“Historian Paul Matzko’s well-researched and often terrifically entertaining new book, The Radio Right, provides a compelling, convincing, and closely observed
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”
“It takes a strong stomach to read this memoir, but the journey is worth it.”
“While Sunnis and Shi'a: A Political History is not for the casual student of Islam and Middle Eastern history and politics, for the dedicated regional student who wants to examine
“[An] insightful and penetrating study of the history of conservative nationalism in the United States.”
“Jennifer Silva serves as much as an academic scholar as a personal therapist, and a reader has to ask how she could endure the endless suffering experienced by her all-too-honest subjects.
“an effective attempt to inform and enlighten readers on a topic of immense importance.
Hal Brands and Charles Edsel, distinguished professors with real world experience in the US Department of State, present what they and others see as lessons drawn from the glory and demise of Athen
“a highly articulate demolition of the Trump agenda, which comprehensively and briskly covers the many high crimes and propaganda tactics of an avowedly plutocratic, authoritarian administr
Although Jonah Goldberg’s Suicide of the West borrows its title from James Burnham’s 1964 classic, it has more in common with Burnham’s The Managerial Revolution (1941), The M
“Can it happen here? Absolutely. It has happened before. It will happen again. To many Americans, something like it is happening now.” This is the verdict of Harvard law professor Cass R.
“Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left is a no-holds-barred take-down of the modern Left.”
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.
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.
How did a racist, anti-intellectual, anti-science orientation win control of the White House in 2017?
“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."