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Not only are things worse than you thought, but the country’s situation is nearly hopeless.

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“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

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“they have become the successors to the Greatest Generation . . .”

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“Obama was a light. Trump is of the night.”

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“offers some compelling insights on how to better handle these small wars . . .”

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Since the days of Athenian democracy two and a half millennia ago, the idea of “rule of the people” has acquired many versions.

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“a clever, deeply informative, and often brilliant analysis of key historical forces that have pushed U.S. politics and policy dangerously starboard . . .”

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“a fascinating look at the interaction of money and politics in the early years of our republic . . .”

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Steven Brill’s Tailspin is an astonishingly shrewd and detailed account of our modern American reality.

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It could be argued that the core of both cultural and national identity lies in our stomachs!

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A speech of General George Patton, a famous World War II warrior, has an uncanny resemblance to the philosophy of Donald Trump. “All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle.

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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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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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Laura Wides-Muñoz’s book The Making of a Dream: How a Group of Young Undocumented Immigrants Helped Change What It Means to Be American is out just weeks before a reported 800,000 Dreamers

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"Partner to Power, however, 'reminds us that some of the most powerful people working in the White House, indeed in the whole of government, are often the least kn

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“filled with impressive historical research and analysis. . . . profound in its insights, and its conclusions are shocking.”

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Looking for a good cause for 2018? Something you can do while sitting in your armchair? Something that needs to be done if we are to live in a “clean” planet?

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The nuclear weapon missile business is contradictory, full of missteps, highly dangerous and prepared in its madness (Mutually Assured Destruction, aka MAD, they used to call it in Cold War days) t

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You don’t find many books like this one in our distempered times.

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For some time now, the United States’ two dominant political organizations have functioned less as real political parties than as corporate fundraising platforms and vehicles for the promotion of b

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“brilliant, indispensable, and highly accessible . . . examination of the inner undemocratic workings of a U.S.

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“Idealistic and impassioned, wide-ranging and concise, pragmatic and eloquent, . . .”

Nearly a half century ago, the Beatles sang,