Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Thurston Clark

August 20 . 2013

Noted author and historian, Thurston Clarke‘s Last Hundred Days is a gripping account that weaves together John F. Kennedy’s public and private lives, explains why the grief following his assassination has endured so long, and solves the most tantalizing Kennedy mystery of all—not who killed him but who he was when he was killed, and where he would have led us.

Greg Lipper and Marcy Wheeler

July 30 . 2013

Fighting the battle over birth control coverage with Greg Lipper, Sr. Litigation Counsel at Americans United. Later, will the Obama administration attacks on a free press succeed where Nixon failed? Marcy Wheeler (aka “emptywheel”) is a noted blogger on legal issues who writes at

Frederic Rich

July 11 . 2013

Frederic Rich’s brilliantly readable counter factual novel, reminds us that America’s Christian fundamentalists have been consistently clear about their vision for a “Christian Nation” and dead serious about acquiring the political power to achieve it.

John Nichols, Robert McChesney

July 9 . 2013

Blending vivid reporting from the 2012 campaign trail, political journalist John Nichols and media critic Robert W. McChesney explain how US elections are becoming controlled, predictable enterprises that are managed by a new class of consultants who wield millions of dollars and define our politics as never before in Dollarocracy.

Christopher Parker

July 8 . 2013

Christopher Parker and Matt Barreto show that what actually pushes Tea Party supporters is not simple ideology or racism, but fear that the country is being stolen from “real Americans”–a belief triggered by Obama’s election in Change They Can’t Believe In.

Robert Kaiser, Rob Boston

June 27 . 2013

Act of Congress is Robert G. Kaiser’s eye-opening account of how Congress today really works—and doesn’t—that follows the dramatic journey of the sweeping financial reform bill enacted in response to the Great Crash of 2008. Then Rob Boston with Americans United talks about the recent Supreme Court rulings.

Jeffrey Toobin

June 19 . 2013

The Oath is Jeffrey Toobin’s gripping insider’s account of the momentous ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration.

Jesse Ventura

June 13 . 2013

Former Minnesota governor, Jesse Ventura‘s DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans uncovers the truth about how corporations have bought the American electoral and legislative process through the power of lobbyists, campaign contributions and political action committees.

Tim Dale

June 4 . 2013
Joseph J. Foy and Timothy M. Dale have assembled a team of scholars who argue that Homer Simpson is educating America and offering insights into the social order and the human condition in Homer Simpson Ponders Politics.

Dan Savage, Eric Golub

May 30 . 2013

In American Savage, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage writes on topics ranging from marriage, parenting, and the gay agenda to the Catholic Church and sex education with characteristic straight talk and humor. Then conservative comedian Eric Golub has plenty to say about what has been happening in the news.