Politics

A análise implacável de um dos mais polémicos cronistas portugueses. «Portugal está melhor em meados de 2017 do que estava no final de 2015? Eis a resposta: não.» Líderes abaixo de qualquer suspeita, circos mediáticos e ataques à democracia. Os políticos no poder não escapam à observação crítica ...

Beneath the national radar, the relationship between citizens and government is undergoing a dramatic shift. More than ever before, citizens are educated, skeptical, and capable of bringing the decision-making process to a sudden halt. Public officials and other leaders are tired of confrontation...

In recent years, politicians led by President Obama and prominent senators and governors have teamed with extremists on campus to portray our nation’s campuses as awash in a violent crime wave—and to suggest (preposterously) that university leaders,

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At the nexus of politics and policy development lies persistent conflict over where problems come from, what they signify, and, based on the answers to those questions, what kinds of solutions should be sought. Policy researchers call this process "problem definition." Written for both scholars a...

หนังสือเล่มนี้รวบรวมงานเขียนของผู้เขียนในรอบสิบกว่าปีที่ผ่านมาเกี่ยวกับการเมืองวัฒนธรรม ผู้อ่านหลายท่านคงสงสัยว่าแล้ว “การเมืองวัฒนธรรม” คืออะไร ผู้เขียนรู้จักคำว่า “การเมืองวัฒนธรรม” ครั้งแรก จากการอ่านงานของอาจารย์เกษียร เตชะพีระ ตั้งแต่สมัยเป็นนักเรียนมัธยมและเริ่มสนใจเรื่องการบ้านการเมือง (ซึ...

Through a series of stunningly rendered, character-drive vignettes, New Yorker writer Wendell Steavenson recounts the events of the Egyptian Revolution—from Mubarak’s fall to Morsi’s—here is the panoply of Tahrir Square, a pointillist portrait of a people enacting and reacting to change and hope ...

While some of Shaw’s earlier plays are still performed, his later plays, such as the ones in this volume, are barely known. As the collective title indicates, the themes here are political; yet, frankly, it is doubtful how seriously we can now take Shaw as a political thinker. Despite writing in ...

In the wake of the Republican revolution of 1994, when the G.O.P. won majority status in the U.S. House of Representatives and House Speaker Newt Gingrich's Contract With America made best-seller lists, Bruce J. Miller began collecting the verbal and rhetorical gems of freshman Republicans and th...

Why the Modern Liberal's thinking leads him to side with evil over good, wrong over right and the behaviors that lead to failure over those that lead to success. Further extrapolating on the ideas in his wildly popular viral youtube talk to the Heritage Foundation, that has received over 600k hit...

Vuoden 2008 kunnallisvaalien jälkeen suomalaisessa mediassa heräsi keskustelu perussuomalaisten suuresta kannatuksen noususta. Helsingistä puolueen ääniharavaksi noussut ja blogissaan suomalaista maahanmuuttopolitiikkaa haukkunut Jussi Halla-aho ei ole kirjoituksineen yksin. Ääriajattelu kukkii n...

Although estate and gift taxes raise a small fraction of federal revenues, they have become sources of increasing political controversy. This book is designed to inform the current policy debate and build a conceptual basis for future scholarship. The book contains eleven original studies of esta...

Saint Augustine's political thought has usually been interpreted by modern readers as suggesting that politics is based on sin. In Augustine and Politics as Longing in the World, John von Heyking shows that Augustine actually considered political life a substantive good that fulfills a human long...

Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; The legality of medical marijuana continues to pro...

Winter Soldiers asks why some of the Americans who served in Vietnam returned home to oppose the war. Growing up in the shadows of World War II, these young men volunteered or were drafted to serve as "citizen soldiers".

But their patriotic fervor was shaken by the brutal realities of this...

Our contemporary celebration of difference, respect for pluralism, and avowal of identity politics have come to be regarded as the hallmarks of a progressive, modern democracy. Yet despite embracing many of its values, we have at the same time become wary of multiculturalism in recent years. In t...

A nation divided in wartime invites its own defeat. Yet that is precisely how America is facing the global war on terror. In a brutally honest assessment, David Horowitz and Ben Johnson show that the American left, led by the Democratic Party, is waging a ferocious political war against its own g...

Destined to incite controversy and conversation from the White House to your own house, the 250 best insights on improving our country--from the editors of George magazine 250 Ways to Make America Better is a selection of essays, cartoons, thoughts, and poems from an all-star cast of Americans.

A theoretical study of the politics of transnational environmental activist groups such as Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and the World Wildlife Fund that argues that environmental activists practice world civic politics and play a central role in the way the world addresses environmental issu...