Politics

The liberal class plays a vital role in a democracy. It gives moral legitimacy to the state. It makes limited forms of dissent and incremental change possible. The liberal class posits itself as the conscience of the nation. It permits us, through

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For the Palestinians who live in the narrow coastal strip of Gaza, the December 2008 Israeli invasion was a nightmare of unimaginable proportions: in the 22-day-long action 1,400 Gazans were killed, several hundred on the first day alone. More than 6,000 homes were destroyed or badly damaged. The...

A revelatory account of Tony Blair’s tumultuous leadership, The Blair Years gathers extracts from the diaries of the man who knew him best: Alastair Campbell—Blair’s spokesman from 1994 to 2003, his press secretary, strategist, and closest confidant. It is a compelling chronicle of contemporary B...

”Olen tuhlannut viimeiset 15 vuotta elämästäni uusnatsismille Suomessa ja ulkomailla. Olen lietsonut rotuvihaa ja kiihottanut kansanryhmiä vastaan.” Jokaisen äärilikkeisiin vetoa tuntevan nuoren tulisi lukea tämä kirja. Entinen uusnatsijärjestön johtaja kertoo varoittavassa elämäntarinassaan, mit...

Seit Jahrzehnten setzt sich Shirin Ebadi für Menschenrechte und eine Reform der iranischen Gesellschaft ein.

In »Mein Iran« erzählt die Friedensnobelpreisträgerin von den frühen Jahren ihres politischen Engagements, ihrer Zeit als Richterin, den Demütigungen und Schikanen durch die islamis...

The Ten Things You Can't Say in America struck a chord with eager readers acroos the country, exposing thruths others have been too afraid to address. In his new book, Elder is out to slay entrenched and enmeshed special interest groups, government agencies with the capacity to meddle in American...

This guide is the first of its kind, and presents the U.S. Constitution as never before, including a clause-by-clause analysis of the document, each amendment and relevant court case, and the documents that serve as the foundation of the Constitution.

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As the world faces another water crisis, it is easy to understand why this precious and highly-disputed resource could determine the fate of entire nations. In reality, however, water conflicts rarely result in violence and more often lead to collaborative governance, however precarious. In this ...

Drawing on the thoughts of various philosophers, political thinkers, economists, and lawyers, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins present a blueprint for the nonexpert-expert on how societies can encourage or discourage freedom and prosperity through their property rights institutions. This Hoover C...

‌اگر انقلاب‌ اسلامی‌ در ایران‌ شگفت‌انگیزترین‌ پدیدة‌ اجتماعی‌ معاصر نامیده‌ شود گزافه‌ نیست: نهضتی‌ مردمی‌ که، بدون‌ تکیه‌ بر قهر و خشونت، حکومتی‌ ستم‌پیشه‌ و برخوردار از پشتیبانی‌ و تأیید بسیار در عرصة‌ سیاسی‌ جهان‌ را که‌ در طی‌ سالیان‌ دراز از اعمال‌ هر گونه‌ خشونت‌ و کشتار و شکنجه‌ پروا نکرد...

Craig Calhoun, one of the most respected social scientists in the world, re-examines nationalism in light of post-1989 enthusiasm for globalization and the new anxieties of the twenty-first century. Nations Matter argues that pursuing a purely postnational politics is premature at best and possib...

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report have attracted much interest in recent years from popular audiences as well as scholars in various disciplines. Both Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have been named on Time magazine's list of the most influential people in the world. The ten ...

Speeches given to the Americans and to the British from June 30, 1975 to March 24, 1976.

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يضم الكتاب، الذي قدمه السفير حسن عيسى، مجموعة من الوثائق السرية التي تتعلق بالحروب المصرية مع إسرائيل؛ كما أنه حافل بالكثير من الأسرار التي تتعلق بحروب مصر منذ عهد الملك فاروق حتى حرب أكتوبر 1973. ومن أبرز الوثائق التي يضمها الكتاب تلك التي تتحدث عن وجود خطة روسية لقذف إسرائيل عام 1956؛ ووثائق أخ...

صناعة دين الدولة لتمكين الدولة الحديثة في مصر

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For more than four decades, engagement has been the bedrock of Canada s policy toward China, as Ottawa has attempted to assist China s entry into the international system and advance a commercial agenda. More than just high policy, engagement has also been a recurrent narrative that sees changing...