White Lies Matter: Race, Crime and the Politics of Fear

White Lies Matter: Race, Crime and the Politics of Fear EPUB

White Lies Matter: Race, Crime and the Politics of Fear
“[Wise’s] work is revolutionary, and those who react negatively are simply afraid of hearing the truth”—Robin D.G. Kelley“Tim Wise is one of the great public moralists in America today.”—Michael Eric DysonWith stories of police misconduct and the shooting of unarmed people of color a permanent fixture of our nation’s news cycle, White Lies Matter provides a framework for u

Framing the Debate: Famous Presidential Speeches and How Progressives Can Use Them to Change the Conversation (and Win Elections) EPUB

Framing the Debate: Famous Presidential Speeches and How Progressives Can Use Them to Change the Conversation (and Win Elections)
“Frames are mental structures that shape the way we see the world. . . . When you hear a word, its frame is activated in your brain. . . . In politics our frames shape our social policies. . . . Because language activates frames, new language is required for new frames.”—George LakoffFor decades, the powerful communications machine of the conservative movement has controll

Whats So Great About America EPUB

Whats So Great About America
With Whats So Great About America, Dinesh DSouza is not asking a question, but making a statement. The former White House policy analyst and bestselling author argues that in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, American ideals and patriotism should not be things we shy away from. Instead he offers the grounds for a solid, well-considered pride in the Western pillars of

State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century EPUB

State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century
Francis Fukuyama famously predicted the end of history with the ascendancy of liberal democracy and global capitalism. The topic of his latest book is, therefore, surprising: the building of new nation-states.The end of history was never an automatic procedure, Fukuyama argues, and the well-governed polity was always its necessary precondition. Weak or failed states are

The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization EPUB

The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization
The Accidental American vividly illustrates the challenges and contradictions of U. S. immigration policy, and argues that, just as there is a free flow of capital in the world economy, there should be a free flow of labor. Author Rinku Sen alternates chapters telling the story of one accidental American--coauthor Fekkak Mamdouh, a Morrocan-born waiter at a restaurant in

The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism Evolved Within Humans EPUB

The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics: How Conservatism and Liberalism Evolved Within Humans
Why do people adopt different political ideologies? How can seemingly equal intellects, presented with the same facts and circumstances disagree so vehemently over how society should be structured? What psychological undercurrents guide people to adopt Conservative or Liberal political beliefs, and where did they come from? The answer lies in a well known concept in biolog

The Trial of Henry Kissinger EPUB

The Trial of Henry Kissinger
With the detention of Augusto Pinochet, and intense international pressure for the arrest of Slobodan Milosovic, the possibility of international law acting against tyrants around the world is emerging as a reality. In this incendiary book, Hitchens takes the floor as prosecuting counsel and mounts a devastating indictment of a man whose ambitions and ruthlessness have dir

Making Globalization Work EPUB

Making Globalization Work
Four years after he outlined the challenges our increasingly interdependent world was facing in Globalization and Its Discontents, Joseph E. Stiglitz offered his agenda for reform. Now in paperback, Making Globalization Work offers inventive solutions to a host of problems, including the indebtedness of developing countries, international fiscal instability, and worldwide

The Revolution: A Manifesto EPUB

The Revolution: A Manifesto
This Much Is True: You Have Been Lied To· The government is expanding.· Taxes are increasing.· More senseless wars are being planned.· Inflation is ballooning.· Our basic freedoms are disappearing.The Founding Fathers didnt want any of this. In fact, they said so quite clearly in the Constitution of the United States of America. Unfortunately, that beautiful, ingenious, a

The Triumph of Politics: The Inside Story of the Reagan Revolution EPUB

The Triumph of Politics: The Inside Story of the Reagan Revolution
In The Triumph of Politics, David Stockman brings us a front-line report of the miscalculations, head-on collisions, secret manipulations, and alliances that led to the failure of the Reagan Revolution, a failure that has produced a staggering deficit of one trillion dollars instead of the balanced budget the President had promised the electorate by 1984.The Reagan Revolut

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