Politics

Maria Ressa’s book is a political history of the Philippines and an intimate memoir, but it’s also a warning to democracies everywhere: Authoritarianism is a threat to us all.

Maria Ressa’s book is a political history of the Philippines and an intimate memoir, but it’s also a warning to democracies everywhere: Authoritarianism is a threat to us all.

In 17 original essays, U.S. veterans share their reasons for deciding to serve, why they became disillusioned with the military and why they now feel the need to speak out against its misguided policies.

In 17 original essays, U.S. veterans share their reasons for deciding to serve, why they became disillusioned with the military and why they now feel the need to speak out against its misguided policies.

Nick Seabrook’s One Person, One Vote should be read by every citizen who wants to understand what goes on behind the scenes as political parties seek power.

Nick Seabrook’s One Person, One Vote should be read by every citizen who wants to understand what goes on behind the scenes as political parties seek power.

In his enlightening and provocative book, Samuel Moyn traces the history of America’s disturbing journey toward a period of endless war.

In his enlightening and provocative book, Samuel Moyn traces the history of America’s disturbing journey toward a period of endless war.

When Joseph P. Kennedy campaigned to be ambassador to Great Britain, FDR made the appointment despite serious reservations. The result was diplomatic disaster.

When Joseph P. Kennedy campaigned to be ambassador to Great Britain, FDR made the appointment despite serious reservations. The result was diplomatic disaster.

Operation Moonglow shows that the Apollo moon landing mission was the single most successful U.S. diplomatic effort of the late 20th century.

Operation Moonglow shows that the Apollo moon landing mission was the single most successful U.S. diplomatic effort of the late 20th century.

In his 44-year career at the Washington Post, Leonard Downie Jr. was deeply engaged in making critical decisions about what was considered newsworthy.

In his 44-year career at the Washington Post, Leonard Downie Jr. was deeply engaged in making critical decisions about what was considered newsworthy.

In his engaging and enlightening Break It Up, Richard Kreitner focuses on four eras in American history when some sought to break away from the larger Union.

In his engaging and enlightening Break It Up, Richard Kreitner focuses on four eras in American history when some sought to break away from the larger Union.

The mistakes in judgment that led to the United States invasion of Iraq are richly documented in Robert Draper’s To Start a War.

The mistakes in judgment that led to the United States invasion of Iraq are richly documented in Robert Draper’s To Start a War.

Anyone looking for a compact, highly readable history of the American political movement known as populism will enjoy Thomas Frank’s The People, No.

Anyone looking for a compact, highly readable history of the American political movement known as populism will enjoy Thomas Frank’s The People, No.

Lee C. Camp’s Scandalous Witness offers a brilliant summary and exposition of the ways that Christianity is a politic, not a religion.

Lee C. Camp’s Scandalous Witness offers a brilliant summary and exposition of the ways that Christianity is a politic, not a religion.

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