Posts Tagged ‘Politics’
May 29 . 2013
How did the Federalist Society, a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in advancing a broad conservative legal agenda, succeed in moving their theories into the mainstream of legal thought? Co-author Michael Avery looks at areas of legal and political controversy in The Federalist Society.
May 14 . 2013
Texas may well be America’s most controversial state, evangelicals dominate the halls of power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is the busiest in the country. Yet, according to journalist Erica Grieder, the country has a great deal to learn from the state in Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right.
April 17 . 2013
In Little Red, based on extensive original interviews and archival research, Dina Hampton tells the compelling, interwoven life stories of three schoolmates.
March 19 . 2013
The Graves Are Walking is deeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling decisions behind a tragedy of epic proportions, John Kelly’s retelling of the awful story of Ireland’s great hunger will resonate today as history that speaks to our own times.
March 13 . 2013
Rethinking Money lifts the veil on the mystery of money, tells us what it really is and why it causes so much trouble, and shows us how we can use new currencies to create a more sustainable, equitable and prosperous world.
March 7 . 2013
The framers of the Constitution saw society as essentially hierarchical, led by landed gentry like themselves, yet we still obey their commands, two centuries and one civil war later. In On Constitutional Disobedience, Louis Michael Seidman argues that it’s time to stop.
February 19 . 2013
Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum in The Righteous Mind.
February 7 . 2013
February 4 . 2013
In American Politics in the Age of Ignorance, David Schultz contends that policy making is shrouded in many myths and that policy makers often ignore ample research and evidence when it comes to legislating on a range of issues.
January 31 . 2013
- Aug 29Eric Sterling, Barry Lynn
- Aug 28Kimberly Rae Miller
- Aug 27David Epstein
- Aug 26Peter Conners
- Aug 22Sarah Jones
- Aug 20Thurston Clark