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Minority Leader

by Stacey Abrams

A personal and empowering blueprintfrom one of America’s rising Democratic starsfor outsiders who seek to become the ones in charge

Leadership is hard. Convincing others—and often yourself—that you...

Live Work Work Work Die

by Corey Pein

A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefit

At the height...


by Weiwei Ai & Larry Warsh

Writings on human life and the refugee crisis by the most important political artist of our time

Ai Weiwei (b. 1957) is widely known as an artist across media: sculpture, installation, photography, performance,...

The Impossibility of Religious Freedom

by Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

The Constitution may guarantee it. But religious freedom in America is, in fact, impossible. So argues this timely and iconoclastic work by law and religion scholar Winnifred Sullivan. Sullivan uses as the backdrop...

The New Serfdom

by Angela Eagle & Imran Ahmed

Great Britain is one of the wealthiest, most successful nations in the world. We live longer, we consume more and we produce more than ever before. But many people today feel that the idea that if you work hard...

People Like Us

by Caroline Slocock

As a young civil servant, Caroline Slocock went to work at No. 10 Downing Street during the last eighteen months of Margaret Thatcher’s prime ministership. It was a pivotal time in her career and life. She...

Sofia Perovskaya, Terrorist Princess

by Robert R. Riggs

More than ever, terrorist acts command enormous attention.  Concerns about terrorism have led to sweeping new restrictive government policies on such matters as immigration and airline security.  In an often...

A World of Struggle

by David Kennedy

A World of Struggle reveals the role of expert knowledge in our political and economic life. As politicians, citizens, and experts engage one another on a technocratic terrain of irresolvable argument and uncertain...

Envy in Politics

by Gwyneth H. McClendon

Why do governments underspend on policies that would make their constituents better off? Why do people participate in contentious politics when they could reap benefits if they were to abstain? In Envy in Politics...

Is American Democracy in Crisis?

by E.J. Jr. Dionne, Andrew Sullivan, Newt Gingrich & Kimberley Strassel

“Our country is now as close to crossing the line from democracy to autocracy as it has been in our lifetimes.” — E. J. Dionne, Jr.

It is the public debate of the moment: is Donald Trump precipitating...

Cyber Strategy

by Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin Jensen & Ryan C. Maness

Some pundits claim cyber weaponry is the most important military innovation in decades, a transformative new technology that promises a paralyzing first-strike advantage difficult for opponents to deter. Yet,...


by Ian Kearns

It is now commonplace to hear people say the EU is embroiled in an existential crisis. Indeed, Brexit may mean the process of EU disintegration has already begun. However, while much political and journalistic...


by Margaret E. Roberts

A groundbreaking and surprising look at contemporary censorship in China

As authoritarian governments around the world develop sophisticated technologies for controlling information, many observers have predicted...

The Conflicted Superpower

by Andrew Kennedy

Innovation is globalizing. Cross-border flows of brainpower have reached unprecedented heights, while multinationals invest more and more in high-tech facilities abroad. In this new world, the technological...

Bordered Lives

by Hsiao-Hung Pai

•  From the Orwell Prize-shortlisted author of Chinese Whispers: The True Story Behind Britain's Hidden Army of Labour and Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants which won the Bread and Roses...

Speak Freely

by Keith E. Whittington

Why free speech is the lifeblood of colleges and universities

Free speech is under attack at colleges and universities today, with critics on and off campus challenging the value of open inquiry and free-wheeling...

The Debasement of Human Rights

by Aaron Rhodes

Why have human rights become a defense for dictators and an ideological weapon for leftist political activists and advocates for global governance? The Debasement of Human Rights explains how profound contradictions...

The Girl From Kathmandu

by Cam Simpson

The shocking story of the massacre of a group of Nepalese men working as Defense contractors for the United States Government during the Iraq War, and the widow who dedicated her life to finding justice for...

Stopping the Bomb

by Nicholas L. Miller

Stopping the Bomb examines the historical development and effectiveness of American efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Nicholas L. Miller offers here a novel theory that argues changes in American...

Labor in Israel

by Jonathan Preminger

Using a comprehensive analysis of the wave of organizing that swept the country starting in 2007, Labor in Israel investigates the changing political status of organized labor in the context of changes to Israel’s...