Written by Sunstein, Cass R
As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new threats to democracy. Social media companies such as Facebook can sort us ever more efficiently into groups of the like-minded, creating echo chambers that amplify our views. It's no accident that on some occasions, people of different political views cannot even understand each other.
Written by Shaefer, H Luke
Jessica Compton's family of four would have no income if she didn't donate plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee. Modonna Harris and her teenage daughter, Brianna, in Chicago, often have no food but spoiled milk on weekends.
Written by Pincus, Steve
For two hundred years historians have viewed England s Glorious Revolution of 1688 1689 as an un-revolutionary revolution bloodless, consensual, aristocratic, and above all, sensible. In this brilliant new interpretation Steve Pincus refutes this traditional view.
Written by Fraser, Steve
From the Revolution through the Civil Rights Movement, Americans mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. But over the last half-century that political will has vanished. In "The Age of Acquiescence," Steve Fraser explains why.
Written by Bret Stephens
"Wise counsel for a constructive, tough-minded, and sensible foreign policy. Read and learn." --GEORGE SHULTZ, U.S. Secretary of State, 1982-1989 The world is tipping into chaos. Why?
Written by Kiernan, Peter D
In "American Mojo: Lost and Found," Peter D. Kiernan, "New York Times" bestselling and award-winning author, focuses on America s greatest challenge and opportunity restoring the middle class to its full promise and potential.
Written by Jameson, Fredric
Controversial manifesto by acclaimed cultural theorist debated by leading writers Fredric Jameson s pathbreaking essay An American Utopia radically questions standard leftist notions of what constitutes an emancipated society.