Political & Social Science

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“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.

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Here’s a big book about a big subject by a big name writer.

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“Trillions of dollars move through the world’s markets illegally, and millions of people work in extra-state activities.

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Detroit is synonymous in contemporary American politics with dilapidation, crime, and hopelessness.

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Russian Roulette is essential reading for anyone interested in the strange story of Donald Trump’s complex and disturbing relationship with Russia.

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Over the past five decades, leftist muckraker Barbara Ehrenreich has carved out a niche for herself as one of the nation’s most acidic and trenchant social critics.  Fortunately, she is also among

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Robert Mueller’s investigations can stop. If they seek proof of a conspiracy between Russian operatives and the Trump campaign to determine the U.S.

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This present pope—Francis—is probably the most powerful man in the world.

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Addressing the movement toward populist authoritarianism in the United States and other countries around the globe, several recent studies refer to similar movements between the two world wars and

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Life is paradox: As Aesop noted, dogs enjoy greater security than wolves, but lack freedom. Wolves have more freedom than dogs but may be eaten by even stronger denizens of the wild.

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"Deport, Deprive, Extradite: 21st Century State Extremism is an excellent resource to gain knowledge of the unjust reality of the U.S. war on terror . . ."

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"Siskind provides a valuable reference work for the first year of the Trump presidency—judged the worst in U.S. history by leading political scientists."

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"Afterward Brzezinski was asked if he had woken his wife. “No,” he said, “if she was going to die, better it was in her sleep.”"

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“The Kremlinologist is part biography, part Cold War history, and a fitting tribute by his daughters to a consequential American diplomat.”

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“Discrimination and Disparities demonstrates once again that Sowell is one of America’s and the world’s great public intellectuals.”

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This handbook for peace makers distils and sums up a lifetime of analyzing international relations.

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This book is a grand rollercoaster ride through a brief but significant moment of U.S. history, one that America will not likely witness again.

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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.”

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Some of the history of the United States is known to many, yet the story behind the events and circumstances that make up that history not always necessarily so much.

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The German political geographer Friedrich Ratzel held that “great statesmen have never lacked a feeling for geography.” “When one speaks of a healthy political instinct,” he wrote, “one usually mea

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“The author argues that, in the ultimate contradiction, ‘Oppenheimer's foes used deceit and treachery’ ‘fueled by fear and paranoia’ to end a chance for a world safe from the nuclear weapon

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“The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist is a wide-ranging and explosive investigation of a racist criminal justice system that allows for the tragic exploitation and incarceratio

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Emma Gray’s A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good, is a short, not-quite pocket-sized book, filled with magazine style prose, anecdotes, and in

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Halberstam begins his “quirky” text with a tribute to David Bowie, whose gendered appearance “part man, part woman, part space alien” inspires his reflections on the relationship between sex, gende

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In late August 1949, the Soviet Union detonated an atomic bomb in northeast Kazakhstan. In an instant, America’s nuclear monopoly was gone and a new element was added to the Cold War.

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