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Lincoln at Two Hundred

by Walter Berns

Abraham Lincoln was the greatest of our presidents. He saved the Union, and because he saved the Union, he was able to free the slaves. But he did more than this. Without him, we might have had no reason to...


The Hidden Hand: A Brief History of the CIA

by Richard H. Immerman

The Hidden Hand is a succinct accessible and up-to-date survey of the Central Intelligence Agency’s history from its inception in 1947 to the present.

  • Covers both aspects of the CIA’s mission – the collection...


Utopia or Bust: A Guide to the Present Crisis

by Benjamin Kunkel

After the financial crash and the great recession, the media rediscovered Karl marx, socialist theory, and the very idea that capitalism can be questioned.

But in spite of the publicity, the main paths...


The Republican Abdication of Freedom

by Thomas V. Vass

Since 2008, callers into the Rush Limbaugh radio program have been expressing a common despair about why the Republicans did not fight to protect individual freedoms from the socialist transformation of America,...


Equal Rights for All. Special Privileges for None. Re-Examining the Anti-Federalist Populist Heritage of Freedom

by Thomas E. Vass

About 55% of American citizens abhor the transformation of the society and government into a European socialist state but do not know what to do to restore freedom. A clue for what comes next can be gained by...


Fifty Major Political Thinkers

by Ian Adams & R.W. Dyson

Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of some of the most influential figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide a fascinating introduction...


German Reparations and the Jewish World: A History of the Claims Conference

by Ronald W. Zweig

German Reparations and the Jewish World" has become a standard reference work since it was first published. Based extensively on archival sources, the author examines the difficult debate within the Jewish world...


Jane Austen, Game Theorist

by Michael Suk-Young Chwe

Game theory—the study of how people make choices while interacting with others—is one of the most popular technical approaches in social science today. But as Michael Chwe reveals in his insightful new book,...


Political Recruitment Across Two Centuries: Mexico, 1884-1991

by Roderic Ai Camp

During more than twenty years of field research, Roderic Ai Camp built a monumental database of biographical information on more than 3,000 leading national figures in Mexico. In this major contribution to Mexican...


Liberalism: A Counter-History

by Domenico Losurdo & Gregory Elliott

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most...


The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East

by Walid Phares

After the 9/11 Commission concluded in 2004 that the U.S. was engaged in a war with terrorists and never realized it, they reasoned that “a failure of imagination” had prevented us from seeing terrorism...


Election Year 1968: The Turning Point

by Dennis D. Wainstock

Election year 1968 revisited and analyzed.

The candidates were Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace.

Riots in Chicago streets.


Disassembly Required: A Field Guide to Actually Existing Capitalism

by Geoff Mann

From money and markets to the subprime crisis, this anti-capitalist pocket guide explains capitalism and its crises, and suggests alternatives.


Why I Turned Right: Leading Baby Boom Conservatives Chronicle Their Political Journeys

by Mary Eberstadt

Political vicissitudes aside, with or without a conservative administration, whether or not America is engaged in war, or regardless of who next holds the majority either in Congress or the Court, the United...


Spin This!

by Bill Press & Bill Maher

We're all familiar with the warning, "Don't believe everything you see or hear." Bill Press, the popular co-host of CNN's Crossfire, will have you wondering whether you should believe anything at all.

Spin...


The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love

by bell hooks

With the courage, honesty, and compassion that have made her one of America's most provocative authorities on modern culture, bell hooks takes on the interior lives of men and answers their most intimate questions...


Thomas Aquinas on Persuasion: Action, Ends, and Natural Rhetoric

by Jeffrey J. Maciejewski

Jeffrey J. Maciejewski's Thomas Aquinas on Persuasion: Action, Ends, and Natural Rhetoric reveals why human nature is dependent on an internally constituted form of persuasive discourse to bring about human...


Rock My Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem

by bell hooks

World-renowned scholar and visionary bell hooks takes an in-depth look at one of the most critical issues of our time, the impact of low self-esteem on the lives of black people.

Without self-esteem everyone...


You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government

by Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Straight-talking CNBC reporter Michelle Caruso-Cabrera demands a modern solution to our nation’s social and economic woes—a return to our political roots: fiscal conservatism, limited government, and personal...


The Libertarian Reader: Classic and Contemporary Writings from Lao Tzu to

by David Boaz

The first collection of seminal writings on a movement that is rapidly changing the face of American politics, The Libertarian Reader links some of the most fertile minds of our time to a centuries-old commitment...