Current/Public Affairs & Events

Reviewed by: 

Mulligan makes it clear that President Trump’s deregulation is working and benefitting the average American.”

Reviewed by: 

“This book is about what makes us vote as we do and keep coming back to this cultural ritual rain or shine, hell or high water.”

Reviewed by: 

“Lenz deftly skewers all of the stereotypes around pregnancy and motherhood in her wonderful, must-read Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women.

Reviewed by: 

“For students of both American government and the early history of the republic, this volume fills in a significant gap, while highlighting the political challenges faced by our very first

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Reaganland delivers a worthy and captivating conclusion to a rip-roaring, revelatory, and definitive four-volume journey through the dark heart of Movement Conser

Reviewed by: 

With November’s presidential election fast approaching, much attention is being given to white evangelical voters, the bedrock of Donald Trump’s electoral base—more so now, with the racial debate t

Reviewed by: 

“1980 was an astonishing year for Miami that changed the metropolis forever.”

 

Reviewed by: 

It is late at night on June 4, 2018, and under cover of darkness a father and son, carrying nothing but a backpack, approach “a short wall painted dark” that demarcates the international border bet

Reviewed by: 

Prestigious constitutional law professors can publish whatever they please, ranging from a critical analysis of the Supreme Court cases to outlandish predictions about the Constitution.

Reviewed by: 

Over the last generation, sex has been mainstreamed into a multi-billion-dollar industry yet remains a war zone of fear and scandal.

Reviewed by: 

“‘In order to form a more perfect Union,’ books such as White Christian Privilege add enormous value to highlighting the gap between illusion and reality.”

Reviewed by: 

When Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home in the middle of the night on March 2, 2016, it was a major international news story, as coverage of Honduras goes.

Reviewed by: 

For James Baldwin, “what kind of human beings we aspired to be” matters more than policy and power.  On this, he was “absolutely right”, according to Eddie Glaude Jr.

Reviewed by: 

“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

Reviewed by: 

According to Jorge Castañeda, it is “as if the United states seeks to challenge foreign writers to explain it, confident they will fail.” His own attempt is for US citizens, not foreigners, at a “c

Reviewed by: 

“The modern-day ‘300’ are service men and women who defend America from locations in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, the Marshall Islands, Vandenberg Air Force base in California, the Cheyenn

Reviewed by: 

Welcome to the “Rashomon effect” in politics inside the Beltway!

Reviewed by: 

“an entertaining, thought-provoking book that will and should command a widespread readership.”

Reviewed by: 

In Charlottesville, VA, a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee has stood for generations.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“The book captures, in broad outline, the precarity of the migrant world—leaving behind a very meager existence to venture into the foggy haze of endemic risk, threat, and violence.”

Reviewed by: 

How can those who read this compelling story of courage, commitment, connection, and love not want to share it with others?”

Pages