Politics

Politics (from Greek πολιτικός, "of, for, or relating to citizens"), is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term is generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or state affairs. It also refers to behavior within civil governments. However, politics can be observed in other group interactions, including corporate, academic, and religious institutions. It consists of "social relations involving authority or power" and refers to the regulation of public affairs within a political unit, and to the methods and tactics used to formulate and apply po ...more

The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House
Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America
What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America
The Perfect Weapon: How the Cyber Arms Race Set the World Afire
Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope: Kerry Kennedy in Conversation with Heads of State, Business Leaders, Influencers, and Activists about Her Father's Impact on Their Lives
The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First-Century Amazon
Believe Me: The Evangelical Road to Donald Trump
How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi
Being Prime Minister
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist
The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights and Other Appreciations
Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence
The President Is Missing
We Should All Be Feminists
Office Mate
Twisted Prey (Lucas Davenport, #28)
Home Fire
A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
Hope Never Dies
The Escape Artist
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump
Women & Power: A Manifesto
Fascism: A Warning
Palace of Treason (Red Sparrow Trilogy, #2)
The Start of Something Good (Stay, #1)
White Houses
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Anything You Really Liked
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Best Biographies
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Books on the Israel Palestine Conflict
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Best Non-fiction American History Books
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The Prince
Animal Farm
The Communist Manifesto
1984
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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
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What Happened
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Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
The Federalist Papers
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Misha Glenny
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Isaac Asimov
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.
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Ann Richards
After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.
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