“The prevailing theme of Freaking Out is that any terrorist threat is overstated and any entity that discusses a terrorist threat has some dark ulterior motive to steer the public
“What would happen if Ms. MacKinnon went to work for Facebook? Or LinkedIn? Or Google?
“. . . Where Did the Jobs Go is nothing like a prescription for fixing America’s jobs problem, regardless of the subtitle’s promise (And How Do We Get Them Back?).
“Deftly weaving economics, military strategy, religion, law, culture, evolutionary biology, archaeology, and history, Francis Fukuyama tells his story from the earliest of times up through
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“There is humor and personality in every paragraph of We’re with Nobody. The writing is intelligent, detailed, and intimate.
“Although the structure of Intimate Wars and the attention so deeply focused on the author seems frequently purposefully ego-centered, it is abundantly clear that Merle Hoffman car
“President Clinton goes on to make an extremely detailed list of 46 steps government could take to make our society and our economy function better.
“Mr. Henaghan does shine light on the confusion regarding the multitude of patient safety organizations and makes health care system simplification sound attractive.
“Supported and illuminated by a series of powerful graphic displays of key changes and realigned relationships, Race Against the Machine is simultaneously sophisticated, yet access
“Many will disagree with Michael O’Hanlon on essential points. But the level of debate is what counts so that our armed forces are supported by intelligent strategic decisions.
“It’s too bad, really, that Against Thrift fails at its most basic level. Dr. Livingston is daring, original, obviously well read, and—to a liberal reader—well intentioned.
“According to the author the purpose of Sharp’s Dictionary of Power and Struggle is to ‘bring some degree of clarity to academic and public discussion of nonviolent action.’”
Andrew Feinstein’s The Shadow World is aptly named because it describes in intimate detail the world of arms suppliers and other miscreants who interface with the arms trade throughout the
“What’s needed, in fact, is much more pressure from outside Nigeria combined with the work of really active NGOs.
“El Narco is a seminal text . . . For those looking for a good read from an unaltered man, plow into this one while you are under this influence of your legal beverage of choice.
“Regardless of the results of the legislative challenges and the court fights, Remedy and Reaction elevates our understanding of the historical picture of the health care debate.”
“Mr. Neuwirth seamlessly blends history and economic theory in with his narratives, . . . This is a fun read, and not just for professors of political economy.
The essence of the argument that Tyler Cowen advances in The Great Stagnation is that the U.S.’s prosperity over the last three decades has been derived from “lots of low-hanging fruit .
“. . . stiff, awkward, and confusing with all of its redundant information. . . .
“Digital Assassination is a comprehensive, knowledgeable exploration for anyone who wants, or needs, to know more about how best to survive in the digital universe.”
Occupy Wall Street was soooo cool. I commuted from my aunt’s house in Manhasset to Zuccotti Park every day. We stuck it to the man. We told it.
“In Mr. Rowse’s opinion, what we may be losing in terms of linguistic perfection is actually leading us to communicate more and thus to greater understanding between people.
“Could it be that what feeds both ‘dependence corruption’ and excess lobbying is simply overworked Representatives? . . .
“Accessible to both undergraduates and postgraduates, this is an excellent statistical study.