Politics

Crashing the Gate
Crashing the Gate is a shot across the bow at the political establishment in Washington, DC and a call to re-democratize politics in America.This book lays bare, with passion and precision, how ineffective, incompetent, and antiquated the...

22.07.2015

Minority Victory
During the run-up to the 1888 presidential election, Americans flocked to party rallies, marched in endless parades, and otherwise participated zealously in the political process. Although they faced a choice between two uncharismatic...

23.04.2017

Lincoln and the Election of 1860
Abraham Lincoln looms large in American memory. He is admired for his many accomplishments, including his skills as an orator and writer, his Emancipation Proclamation, and his unswerving leadership during the strife-ridden years of the Civil War....

09.05.2013

The Logic of American Politics
The American people and their government are deeply at odds over how best to overcome the obstacles currently facing the country. After observing the strains of intense partisanship and divided government, your students are probably asking what...

13.11.2015

Keating
Oh what a disappointment! Keating was one of our most interesting prime ministers and his career was amazing considering he left school at 15. But there was not enough about his childhood, not enough about the early days and far too much about...

22.05.2014

Ronald Reagan
An icon of the twentieth century, Ronald Reagan has earned a place among the most popular and successful U.S. presidents. In this compelling firsthand account of Reagan’s presidency, Peter J. Wallison, former White House Counsel to President Reagan,...

05.03.2013

The Liberal Defence of Murder
A war that has killed over a million Iraqis was a ‘humanitarian intervention’, the US army is a force for liberation, and the main threat to world peace is posed by Islam.Those are the arguments of a host of liberal...

30.01.2013

Unhinged
Unhinged: Exposing Liberals Gone Wild is Michelle Malkin's unrestrained and uncensored exposé of hate-mongering Leftists. With wit, wisdom, and a bullet-proof vest, Malkin ruthlessly and raucously skewers the myths of liberal...

01.04.2017

Arguing with Idiots
#1 New York Times bestselling author and radio and tv host Glenn Beck's ultimate handbook for tackling and winning life’s most important arguments.FUNNY. FRIGHTENING. TRUE....

04.01.2018

Throw Them All Out
One of the biggest scandals in American politics is waiting to explode: the full story of the inside game in Washington shows how the permanent political class enriches itself at the expense of the rest of us. Insider trading is illegal on Wall...

04.11.2016

Targeting Iran
Iran and the United States are on a collision course. David Barsamian presents the perspectives of four experts on Iran who discuss the 1953 CIA coup and the rise of the Islamic regime, Iran’s internal dynamics and competing forces, relations with...

26.01.2016

Magna Carta
2015 is the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, which took place in 1215. In this new book published in celebration of that event, eminent historian David Starkey explores the many aspects of Magna Carta and its relevance...

10.08.2014

Breach of Trust
Tom A. Coburn, a congressional maverick who kept his promise to serve three terms and then leave Washington, offers a candid look at the inner workings of Congress - why the system changes politicians instead of vice versa. Breach of Trust shows...

25.11.2013

The Radical Jack London
"Big things are happening secretly all around," says Jack London's prescient hero Ernest Everhard in the 1908 novel The Iron Heel, excerpted in this timely anthology of London's writings about war and revolution. Besides illuminating his...

11.01.2018

John Tyler (The American Presidents, #10)
The first “accidental president,” whose secret maneuverings brought Texas into the Union and set secession in motionWhen William Henry Harrison died in April 1841, just one month after his inauguration, Vice President John...

28.07.2013

Terrorism and Communism
From October to Brest-Litovsk by Leon Trotsky clears up some common misconceptions of the Russian Revolution. Many revolutions by their mere conceptions cause and nurture chaos and the Russian Peoples Revolt against Tsar Nickolas II is a prime...

08.12.2013

The Case for Socialism
I'm giving this book five stars not because I agree with the author's analysis or conclusions, but because it was well-written and honest. "Socialism," of course, has become a word that's analogous to "child-molester" or "terrorist" in our nation's...

17.12.2013

The No Spin Zone
Filled with no-holds-barred commentary, the best-selling author of The O'Reilly Factor gets angry about the rapidly declining state of politics, Hollywood, Medicare, and every social echelon of the nation, scathingly examining such powerful and...

10.01.2013

Project President
Project President is a hilarious romp through American electoral history.From short, fat, bald John Adams' wig-throwing tantrums during the 1800 election to Abraham Lincoln's decision to grow a beard in 1860; from John F. Kennedy's choice to...

29.09.2014

Conversations with Terrorists
Drawing on original research and firsthand interviews, "Conversations with Terrorists" offers critical portraits of six Middle Eastern leaders often labeled as terrorists: Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad, Hamas top leader Khaled Meshal, Israeli...

07.07.2015

Revolution and Other Writings
The first comprehensive collection of Gustav Landauer’s writings in English, this valuable addition to the history of anarchism in the early 20th century gathers more than 40 influential works by one of Germany’s most prominent radical agitators....

15.07.2015

اندیشه‌های مارکسیستی
اندیشهٔ سیاسی روی هم‌رفته درپی یافتن...

15.10.2012

What Is Migration History?
The study of migration is and always has been an interdisciplinary field of study, vast and vibrant in nature. This short introduction to the field, written by leading historians of migration for student readers, offers an acute analysis of key...

30.10.2013

Engaging India
In this revised edition of the highly praised Engaging India, Strobe Talbott updates his bestselling diplomatic account of America's parallel negotiations with India and Pakistan over nuclear proliferation in the late 1990s. The update looks at...

06.03.2013

Crimes Against Humanity
The story of the rise of the human rights movement by the renowned international attorney, in a newly revised and expanded edition. For centuries it seemed an impossible dream that international institutions could ever tell nation-states how to...

02.02.2015

The Dictator's Handbook
For eighteen years, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith have been part of a team revolutionizing the study of politics by turning conventional wisdom on its head. They start from a single assertion: Leaders do whatever keeps them in power....

19.04.2014

The Great Betrayal
Pat Buchanan has written a nationalist manifesto, a ringing call to arms, a declaration of war on the globalists even in his own party.... The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty and Social Justice Are Being Sacrificed to the Gods of the...

03.09.2016

War and Reason
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is a political scientist, professor at New York University, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He specializes in international relations, foreign policy, and nation building. He is also one of the...

20.05.2016

Política
Devemos conclamar as pessoas a se interessarem pela política do cotidiano ou estaríamos diante de algo novo, um momento de saturação do que já conhecemos e maturação de novas formas de organização social...

05.05.2015

The Other Israel
ISRAELI CITIZENS DISAVOW THEIR GOVERNMENT'S CURRENT POLICIES The Other Israel is an urgent and passionate intervention by Israeli citizens challenging the continued occupation of Palestinian territory and the failed policies of Ariel Sharon's...

13.02.2013

Schwarzenegger Syndrome
From the California recall circus, in which Gary Coleman, Larry Flynt, and Arianna Huffington vied with over one hundred other candidates to replace a supposedly inept governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger emerged triumphant. How did this onetime...

18.01.2017

Right of Boom
This book is an exploration of how the United States should and could react in the event (God forbid!) of a nuclear terrorist attack here in the US. The author, Benjamin E. Schwartz, reviews the history of nuclear weapons since they were first...

01.03.2016

Censored 2009
The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and...

23.05.2017

General Theory of Law & Marxism
E. B. Pashukanis was the most significant contemporary to develop a fresh, new Marxist perspective in post-revolutionary Russia. In 1924 he wrote what is probably his most influential work, The General Theory of Law and Marxism. In the second...

29.09.2016

The Inheritance
Readers of The New York Times know David Sanger as one of the most trusted correspondents in Washington, one to whom presidents, secretaries of state, and foreign leaders talk with unusual candor. Now, with a historian’s sweep and an...

01.02.2015

Up from Liberalism
Inability to articulate yourself. This is a historical problem that some conservatives have struggled with in the past, as explained in the book I was just privileged to finish reading entitled Up From Liberalism by William F. Buckley, Jr. Buckley...

11.03.2013

Like No Other Time
In this perceptive work, Senator Tom Daschle delivers his thoughts on the 107th Congress, which faced a time like no other in the life of the nation--the first contested presidential election in more than a century, the 50/50 Senate, the horror of...

28.09.2013

Universal Rights Down to Earth
The acclaimed author of The Race Card and legal scholar Richard Thompson Ford offers an expert analysis of human rights struggles across the globe, uncovering the complex realities of observing "universal" principles in specific cultures....

25.11.2013

The Untouchables
A devastating new expos� from the bestselling authors of The Bankers and Wasters. In March 2011, the Irish people elected a new government. But how much had really changed? In...

12.05.2017

On Global Order
How is the world organized politically? How should it be organized? What forms of political organization are required to deal with such global challenges as climate change, terrorism or nuclear proliferation? Drawing on work in international law,...

28.07.2017

Theorizing Patriarchy
Sylvia Walby provides an overview of recent theoretical debates - Marxism, radical and liberal feminism, post-structuralism and dual systems theory. She shows how each can be applied to a range of substantive topics from paid work, housework and...

23.05.2015

The Eliminationists
"The Eliminationists" describes the malignant influence of right-wing hate talk on the American conservative movement. Tracing much of this vitriol to the dank corners of the para-fascist right, award-winning reporter David Neiwert documents...

30.06.2016

The New Military Humanism
MILITARY HUMANISM SHREDDED Unusually for Chomsky "Lessons from Kosovo" is tightly focussed on one particular conflict: the much lauded NATO intervention in Kosovo in spring 1999 that was carried out under the banner of being an almost...

25.05.2016

What the (Bleep) Just Happened?
What the @$%&! just happened to America? That's the question that Monica Crowley, bestselling author, Fox News political analyst, columnist, and popular nationally syndicated radio host, asks—and answers—in this fast-paced, funny, and sharply...

21.11.2012

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
"Sam Huntington, one of the West's most eminent political scientists, presents a challenging framework for understanding the realities of global politics in the next century. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order is one...

25.10.2015

Get Up, Stand Up
Polls show that the majority of Americans oppose recent US wars and Wall Street bailouts, yet most remain passive and appear resigned to powerlessness. In Get Up, Stand Up, Bruce Levine offers an original and convincing explanation for this...

10.04.2016

Great Reversal
The Great Reversal is the first critical study of the widely heralded reforms currently transforming China's economy. From his long experience in Chinese agriculture, Hinton first examines the course of agricultural reform over the past decade, then...

24.10.2015

Cruelty and Silence
The Iraqi dissident Kanan Makiya brought the attention of the world to the brutality of Saddam Hussein's regime in his powerful 1989 bestseller Republic of Fear. Now, writing for the first time under his own name, Makiya confronts the broad...

06.07.2014

How Barack Obama is Endangering our National Sovereignty
Today, American sovereignty is more challenged than ever before, not from enemies that threaten us militarily but from “friends” who urge us to share or reduce our sovereignty for larger global objectives. How Barack Obama is Endangering our...

14.07.2015

Lawless World
International lawyer Philippe Sands has a unique insider's view of the elites who govern our lives. His sensational revelations in Lawless World changed the political agenda overnight, forcing Tony Blair to publish damning mterial that he'd tried...

30.04.2014

Menyibak Tabir Orde Baru
Lebih dari tiga dekade Soeharto berkuasa sebagai orang terkuat di Indonesia - Presiden, bapak dan pemimpin yang sempurna bagi jutaan rakyatnya. Sejarah Indonesia dalam kurun waktu itu tidak selalu tampak jelas bagi publik karena berbagai kerancuan...

19.08.2014

The Saffron Tide
The counting of votes in the general elections of 2014 began on the morning of 16 May. By mid-day, the Bharatiya Janata Party stormed into power with a full majority in the Lok Sabha, the only other party after the Congress in 1984 to have received...

08.10.2013

The Transformation of European Social Democracy
Going beyond approaches that focus on the influence of class structure and political economic institutions, this text analyzes a party's competitive situation in the electoral arena to explain the strategic choices made by social democratic parties...

24.04.2017

America Unbound
A splendidly illuminating book.—The New York TimesLike it or not, George W. Bush has launched a revolution in American foreign policy. He has redefined how America engages the world, shedding the constraints that friends, allies, and...

13.05.2016

Utopia or Bust
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 of contemporary critical thought have...

30.08.2015

They Dare to Speak Out
The first book to speak out against the pervasive influence of the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on American politics, policy, and institutions resonates today as never before. With careful documentation and specific case...

28.01.2016

Please Stop Helping Us
Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries?In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact...

22.03.2015

The O'Reilly Factor for Kids
The bestselling author ofThe O'Reilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, and Who's Looking Out for You? talks straight to kids this time. He is as demanding, direct, and wry asever—but he's also more revealing too, sharing candid...

04.02.2013

Thank You, Anarchy
Thank You, Anarchy is an up-close, inside account of Occupy Wall Street’s first year in New York City, written by one of the first reporters to cover the phenomenon. Nathan Schneider chronicles the origins and explosive development of the...

18.09.2014

Deutschland schafft sich ab
Thilo Sarrazin beschreibt mit seiner profunden Erfahrung aus Politik und Verwaltung die Folgen, die sich für Deutschlands Zukunft aus der Kombination von Geburtenrückgang, problematischer Zuwanderung und wachsender Unterschicht ergeben. Er...

09.01.2017

A History of the Modern World
Johnsonovo dílo DĚJINY 20. STOLETÍ je strhující příběh tohoto úděsného věku velkých technických vynálezů, ohromného bohatství i nekonečné bídy a...

27.03.2017

Take It Back
TOP TEN REASONS WHY REPUBLICANS SUCK 10. They're so incompetent they couldn't pour pee out of a boot if you wrote the instructions on the heel. 9. They lie like a rug. They lie like a dog. They lie like . . . ummm...

07.10.2014

Superman and Common Men
A surprisingly good read. What it lacks in detailed justification (hey, it's 125 pages), it more than makes up in enthusiasm and question-raising. I'll be going back to this book over and over again in my work and my thinking.

28.07.2017

Talking To Terrorists
During his 40-year career, award-winning Peter Taylor has come face-to-face with some of the world's most fanatical terrorists. In 1972 he was sent to Northern Ireland to report on 'Bloody Sunday' and in the aftermath of 9/11, he focused on Al...

01.09.2013

Conditions of Liberty
As Ernest Gellner shows in this path-breaking book, the most significant difference between communism (and other totalitarian ideologies) and Western liberalism is the existence of the civil society - the intermediary institutions like trade unions,...

01.10.2013

God Save This Honorable Court
Necessarily superficial due to its brevity. It contains some interesting, outdated information, but also lots of weasel words. Don't expect this to be an even-handed, objective summary; he hardly even tries to disguise his liberal agenda,...

09.01.2018

The Woven Figure
Whether the topic is inflation or the Gingrich revolution, this brilliant collection of essay, culled from hundreds written over the past few years by America's favorite curmudgeon and political commentator, brings new life, a stinging wit, and a...

03.12.2016

Communism, Fascism, and Democracy
Contains a provocative presentation of the foundations of communism, fascism, and democracy. This work is intended for courses in political philosophy, political ideologies, political theory, and comparative political systems in both Philosophy and...

29.11.2015

Radical Middle
Today, in growing numbers, from kitchen tables to nonprofit organizations to corporate boards, Americans are turning away from the bickering and division of politics as usual and turning toward a new politics-what activist-turned-attorney Mark Satin...

11.12.2016

The Rational Public
This monumental study is a comprehensive critical survey of the policy preferences of the American public, and will be the definitive work on American public opinion for some time to come. Drawing on an enormous body of public opinion data, Benjamin...

23.02.2014

The Great Awakening
What will it take to solve the biggest issues of our time: extreme and needless poverty, global warming and environmental degradation, terrorism and the endless cycle of violence, racism, human trafficking, health care and education, and other...

11.03.2017

The Age of Fallibility
After reflecting on his support of a losing Democrat for president, George Soros steps back to revisit his views on why George Bush's policies around the world fall short in the arenas most important to Soros: democracy, human rights and open...

22.07.2017

Servants Of The People
Every new government promises to represent a new dawn, but for New Labour it was the Covenant that Tony Blair made with Britain. The party that won a landslide victory on May Day 1997 made the special claim that it represented a decisive break with...

12.12.2013

Regime
Ai tempi della lottizzazione c'era spazio per Montanelli, Biagi, San­toro, Vespa, Fo, Grillo, Feltri, Ferrara, Lerner, Minoli e tanti altri. In tre anni (2001-2004) il governo Berlusconi ha desertificato la tv e assassinato la libera...

23.06.2016

Condi vs Hillary The next Great Presidential Race
America, in short, may be on the verge of a perfect storm of twenty-first-century politics, pitting two of America's most popular and controversial women against each other, and offering Americans a choice between fulfilling the ambitions of one of...

18.08.2014

The Baffler
Our newest issue, "Margin Call," features essays by Michael Lind on the emerging American oligarchy; Yves Smith on the mountainous self-regard of the American finance industry; Chris Lehmann on libertarianism's willful failure to understand the...

11.12.2012

Nationalism and Culture
"Nationalism and Culture" is basically Rocker's response to the rise of the Nazis, which explains, to a certain extent, its idiosyncrasies and occasionally feverish prose (though the latter could be due to the translation, of course). The preface...

07.05.2015

Political Writings
Max Weber (1864-1920), generally known as a founder of modern social science, was concerned with political affairs throughout his life. The texts in this edition span his career and illustrate the development of his political thinking on the fate of...

29.11.2017

Great Political Wit
Bob Dole's political career may not have taken him to the White House, but he did pick up some great stories along the way. In this delightful collection, the longtime United States senator shares his favorite anecdotes, witticisms, and...

21.09.2013

The Future of Liberalism
A compelling and deeply felt exploration and defense of liberalism: what it actually is, why it is relevant today, and how it can help our society chart a forward course.The Future of Liberalism represents the culmination of four...

15.04.2014

Reformasi
This account of Indonesia’s political and economic struggles details events from the final days of President Soeharto’s rule through the first two years of Wahid’s presidency. Drawing on interviews with political figures, government officials,...

16.04.2015

The Mild Voice of Reason
In recent years, many Americans and more than a few political scientists have come to believe that democratic deliberation in Congress—whereby judgments are made on the merits of policies reflecting the interests and desires of American citizens—is...

19.11.2015

The Trouble with Diversity
A brilliant assault on our obsession with every difference except the one that really matters--the difference between rich and poor If there's one thing Americans agree on, it's the value of diversity. Our corporations vie...

20.03.2017

Prisoners of the White House
President Harry Truman famously called the White House the great white jail. One can scarcely imagine an environment outside the nation s penal system that is more isolating than the Executive Mansion, a habitat almost guaranteed to keep America s...

28.02.2018

The Good Fight
Once upon a time, liberals knew what they believed. They believed America must lead the world by persuasion, not command. And they believed that by championing freedom overseas, America itself could become more free. That liberal spirit won...

23.03.2017

Letters from Lexington
The original edition of Letters from Lexington solidified Noam Chomsky's position as American's most distinguished critic of the media. In this new, updated edition, a new chapter, 'What Makes the Mainstream Media Mainstream', offers Chomsky's...

29.09.2014

The Culture of National Security
Contributors ask whether it is more useful to conceive of the world as arrayed in regional, cultural, institutional complexes or organized along the conventional dimensions of power, alliance, and geography. They argue that perspectives that neglect...

13.10.2016

Imperial Identities
Using colonial Algeria as the starting point of her analysis, Patricia Lorcin explores the manner in which ethnic categories and cultural distinctions are developed and used in society. She focuses on the colonial images of "good" Kabyle and "bad"...

13.02.2014

L'oppio degli intellettuali
Classico del pensiero liberale contemporaneo, a cavallo tra il pamphlet e il saggio di sociologia culturale, questo libro rappresenta forse la più penetrante critica agli intellettuali occidentali di sinistra che sia mai stata scritta. Raymond...

22.11.2016

Five Year Mission
In May 2010, Labour suffered one of its worst ever election defeats. A few months later it chose Ed Miliband as its new leader. His task? To win back power after just one term in opposition - a tall order given how many voters had come to blame...

28.09.2015

Smells Like Dead Elephants
Smells Like Dead Elephants is a brilliant collection from Matt Taibbi, “a political reporter with the gonzo spirit that made Hunter S. Thompson and P. J. O’Rourke so much fun” (The Washington Post). Bringing together...

05.12.2015

How to Run the World
Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus authoritarianism, free...

19.08.2013

On Politics
Both a history and an examination of human thought and behavior spanning three thousand years, On Politics thrillingly traces the origins of political philosophy from the ancient Greeks to Machiavelli in Book I and from Hobbes to the...

25.04.2014

The Manchurian President
The book uncovers a far-leftist, anti-American nexus that has been instrumental in not only helping build Obama's political career but in securing his presidency. Klein details with shocking precision how this nexus continues to influence Obama and...

01.11.2014

Defending the Filibuster
Many argue that the Senate filibuster is undemocratic or even unconstitutional. Recent legislative disputes have brought criticism of Senate rules into sharp relief, and demands for abolition or reform of the filibuster have increased. In Defending...

08.03.2015

The Routledge Companion to Fascism and the Far Right
This volume provides an accessible guide to the origins of fascism, the main facets of the ideology and the reality of fascist government around the world. In a clear and simple manner, this book illustrates the main features of the subject using...

29.03.2017

The Land of Plenty
Mark Davis, originally from New York City, now resides outside Washington D.C. After obtaining his medical degree from SUNY Syracuse in 1978 he began his trek through the maze of healthcare bureaucracy. As a former health facility owner, medical...

22.09.2013

Fateful Triangle
First published in 1983, Fateful Triangle is a comprehensive indictment of what Noam Chomsky calls the "disgraceful and extremely dangerous" policy the United States has enacted towards Israel, particularly with regard to Israel's actions concerning...

05.05.2015

European Democracies
With his new co-author, Markus Crepaz, Jurg Steiner has brought this best-selling text completely up-to-date. Using a comparative approach, the text crosses national and political boundaries in its coverage of Europe. Starting with detailed coverage...

21.08.2015