Politics Shmolitics

You can’t go anywhere these days without running into some kind of political discussion, and these new and forthcoming books will keep your patrons in the know.

What is democracy really? What do we mean when we use the term? And can it ever truly exist? Astra Taylor, hailed as a “New Civil Rights Leader” (LA Times), provides surprising answers.

THE NEW RIGHT: A Journey to the Fringe of American Politics by Michael Malice
The definitive firsthand account of the movement that permanently broke the American political consensus. As entertaining as it is informative, THE NEW RIGHT is required reading for every American across the spectrum who would like to learn more about the past, present, and future of our divided political culture.

I LOVE YOU, BUT I HATE YOUR POLITICS: How to Protect Your Intimate Relationships in a Poisonous Partisan World by Jeanne Safer
Do you thrust unsolicited partisan articles upon your spouse? Are you convinced that you can change your coworker’s mind, if you could only argue forcefully enough? Have you gone from befriending to “defriending” the people once closest to you? I LOVE YOU, BUT I HATE YOUR POLITICS draws from interviews with every type of politically mixed couple, as well as Dr. Safer’s own experiences as a die-hard liberal happily married to a stalwart conservative, to provide a practical guide to maintaining respect and intimacy in our increasingly divided world.

WHY YOUNG MEN: The Dangerous Allure of Violent Movements and What We Can Do About It by Jamil Jivani
Across the world, we see an explosion of unpredictable violence committed by alienated young men. Jamil Jivani recounts his experiences working as a youth activist throughout North America and the Middle East, drawing striking parallels between ISIS recruits, gangbangers, and Neo-Nazis in the West.

TRAITOR: The Case Against Donald J. Trump by David Rothkopf
David Rothkopf sounds the alarm on the man undermining every facet of the United States and lays out the legal logic against Trump and a defense of our country and its citizens.

PANIC ATTACK: Young Radicals in the Age of Trump by Robby Soave
Since the 2016 election, college campuses have erupted in violent protests, demands for safe spaces, and the silencing of views that activist groups find disagreeable. Who are the leaders behind these protests, and what do they want? In PANIC ATTACK, libertarian journalist Robby Soave answers these questions by profiling young radicals from across the political spectrum.

KISSINGER ON KISSINGER: Reflections on Diplomacy, Grand Strategy, and Leadership by Winston Lord
In a series of riveting interviews, America’s senior statesman discusses the challenges of directing foreign policy during times of great global tension.

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