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Dream Hoarders

by Richard V. Reeves

America is becoming a class-based society.

It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent—especially the top 0.01 percent—and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity...


China’s Global Engagement

by Jacques deLisle & Avery Goldstein

Assessing China's rapidly changing role on the international stage

China is again undergoing a period of significant transition. Internally, China's leaders are addressing challenges to the economy and other...


Getting Tough

by Julilly Kohler-Hausman

In 1970s America, politicians began "getting tough" on drugs, crime, and welfare. These campaigns helped expand the nation's penal system, discredit welfare programs, and cast blame for the era's social upheaval...


Perception and Misperception in International Politics

by Robert Jervis

With a new preface by the authorSince its original publication in 1976, Perception and Misperception in International Politics has become a landmark book in its field, hailed by the New York Times as "the seminal...


The Beauty That Remains

by Quynh Dao

The Beauty That Remains charts the author's escape from communist Vietnam, her stay in a Malaysian refugee camp, and her first years in Australia, with all the drama and the hilarity of a bumbling young woman...


The Financial Diaries

by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider

Deep within the American Dream lies the belief that hard work and steady saving will ensure a comfortable retirement and a better life for one's children. But in a nation experiencing unprecedented prosperity,...


Exceptional America

by Mugambi Jouet

Why does a country built on the concept of liberty have the highest incarceration rate in the world? How could the first Western nation to elect a person of color as its leader suffer from institutional racism? ...


Sir John's Echo

by John Boyko

  • John Boyko is the bestselling author of six books addressing Canada’s history and politics and a regular op. ed. contributor to newspapers across Canada
  • While addressing a serious theme, the book sparkles...


The Water Problem

by Pat Mulroy

Building water resilience is the single biggest challenge in a changing global climate.

The United States faces a water crisis as critical as the energy crisis that once dominated headlines. Like the energy crisis,...


Aftershocks

by Seva Gunitsky

Over the past century, democracy spread around the world in turbulent bursts of change, sweeping across national borders in dramatic cascades of revolution and reform. Aftershocks is the first book to offer...


The Emergence of Globalism

by Or Rosenboim

During and after the Second World War, public intellectuals in Britain and the United States grappled with concerns about the future of democracy, the prospects of liberty, and the decline of the imperial system....


Democracy Rising

by Bill Freeman & Adam Vaughan

What are the limits of Canadian democracy and how are they being expanded by a revolution in participatory democracy?

Canada is one of the oldest continuous democracies in the world. There has never been a civil...


The American Convention on Human Rights

by Thomas M. Antkowiak & Alejandra Gonza

This book offers a thorough, critical, and accessible analysis of the American Convention on Human Rights which is the main human rights treaty of the Americas. The authors closely review the jurisprudence and...


Pragmatism and Justice

by Susan Dieleman, David Rondel & Christopher Voparil

The essays in this volume answer to anxieties that the pragmatist tradition has had little to say about justice. While both the classical and neo-pragmatist traditions have produced a conspicuously small body...


Splatter Capital

by Mark Steven

Splatter Capital shows how a popular subgenre of cinematic horror has developed a uniquely sensitive perspective on the cycles of capitalism. It argues that the emphatically messy brand of horror mobilized in...


Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy

by Richard Murphy

What happens when the rich are allowed to hide their money in tax havens, and what we should do about it

The Panama Papers were a reminder of how the superrich are allowed to hide their wealth from the rest of...


The New Human Rights Movement

by Peter Joseph

Society is broken. We can design our way to a better one.

In our interconnected world, self-interest and social-interest are rapidly becoming indistinguishable. If current negative trajectories remain, including...


Is Congress Broken?

by William F. Connelly, Jr., John Pitney Jr. & Gary J. Schmitt

Making Congress Work, Again, Within the Constitutional System

Congress for many years has ranked low in public esteem—joining journalists, bankers, and union leaders at the bottom of polls. And in recent years...


Happiness for All?

by Carol Graham

The Declaration of Independence states that all people are endowed with certain unalienable rights, and that among these is the pursuit of happiness. But is happiness equally available to everyone in America...


Seasteading: How Floating Nations Will Restore the Environment, Enrich the Poor, Cure the Sick, and Liberate Humanity from Politicians

by Joe Quirk & Patri Friedman

Two-thirds of our globe is Planet Ocean, not Planet Earth.

Imagine a vast new source of sustainable and renewable energy that would also bring more equitable economies. A previously untapped source of farming...