Washington Book Club
People’s faith in numbers can be easily manipulated.
The election marked the last time Democrats nominated a conservative as their presidential candidate.
Author Rebecca Traister discusses the 2008 election’s impact on the role of women in U.S. politics.
Author Will Bunch looks at the Tea Party movement and “high-def hucksters” bent on exploiting fear.
Perhaps every nation will get the aliens it deserves, says author Mark Pilkington.
Author Mike Kimel discusses the use of hard data to assess recent U.S. presidents.
Author Dick Armey discusses the movement and its “takeover” of the Republican Party.
Author Edward Kohn discusses lessons learned from New York’s 1896 heat wave.
Conflicts over gay marriage and abortion very much resemble 1920s social turmoil.
We ought to be far more cautious in using force, argues author Andrew Bacevich.