“Ravitch is an important figure in the world of education, and her voice needs to be heard.
Reading this book will help you appreciate that, despite many trends in the opposite direction, we live in a world where the values of the Enlightenment still exist.
“If removing a president was easy, Congress would probably do it all the time, since that august body is populated by the representatives of a fickle, emotional, and befud
“Charlwood’s book is divided into 55 short chapters that describe the conflicts that continued to rage after Versailles; conflicts that the League of Nations proved helpless to
“A prolific writer and award-winning actor, John Lithgow has penned a laugh-out-loud picture of American politics at its worst.
Neal Katyal makes an unimpeachable case, concise but comprehensive, for impeachment. The author of Impeach knows the law and how to practice it.
“Empire of Borders provides fundamental, essential information about the current human situation at the borders.”
“We need a change in our healthcare system now.
“Democracy in the United States as well as many other countries is also threatened by the corruption fostered by kleptocracy.
“The Infernal Library is truly an imaginative way of looking at history—and it’s by far better written than the words of the leaders Kalder focuses on.”
“The greatest virtue of this small book of reflections is to show that Henry Kissinger’s greatest legacies to his country are his patriotism, his conception of prudent but effective statecr
“Cracks in the Ivory Tower is a sometimes harsh, but honest indictment of the current state of higher education in the U.S. It should be required reading for ever
“Trying to divine and react to an assertive China’s intentions and capabilities will be the critical national security challenge for the U.S. this century. . . .
“White is a refreshing read because it’s just so full of rage.
By usual publishing standards, this new edition of a 1971 book shouldn’t exist and shouldn’t be relevant today.
"The prose used in John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy is highly readable and thought provoking, breaking down one of the last, great, m
“Friedman’s account of the Arab Section is an eye-opening narrative of the early days of the State of Israel. It is not an optimistic story, but a genuine and sorrowful one.”
“In The End of the Myth, Greg Grandin reaches devastating conclusions about America’s current trajectory.
Dark commerce—smuggling, counterfeiting, pirating, fencing—is one of humanity’s oldest professions, noted and condemned by leaders of Mesopotamian empires, Egyptian scribes, and Greek philosophers.
“For Kamala Harris, the ‘truths we hold’ are more than mere words; they are a creed she lives by and an ideal she strives for.
“Without institutionalized American racism, Withers would never have become involved with racial espionage. But he still would have been a great photographer.”
“To say that this book is a small gem of understanding China’s history would be a major understatement.”
“for anyone interested in understanding the shocking manner in which the rights of the Palestinians, along with international law, have been violated for decades, all with U.S.
“a brief but informative overview of the most dangerous flashpoints threatening global peace . . .”
The Brexit vote in 2016, the election of Donald Trump as America’s president, the rise of Matteo Salvini in Italy, and the enduring popularity of Russia’s Vladimir Putin have all made those on the