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Ward Connerly is a crusader, but a crusader who has picked the a battle that matters. A black man born in the south but raised in the West, Connerly becomes a unique figure in the fight for equal rights against...
Bjørn Lomborg, a former member of Greenpeace, challenges widely held beliefs that the world environmental situation is getting worse and worse in his book, The Skeptical Environmentalist. Using statistical information from internationally recognized research institutes, Lomborg systematically examines a...
China is hot. The world sees a glorious future for this sleeping giant, three times larger than the United States, predicting it will blossom into the world's biggest economy by 2010. According to Chang, however, a Chinese-American lawyer and...
Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science. He is also a surfer,...
Already famous throughout Europe, this international bestseller plumbs recently opened archives in the former Soviet bloc to reveal the actual, practical accomplishments of Communism around the world: terror, torture, famine, mass deportations, and massacres. Astonishing in the sheer detail...
In this enlightening new look at one of our most successful, most popular, and least understood presidents, bestselling author and former Reagan aide Dinesh D'Souza shows how this "ordinary" man was able to transform the political landscape in a...
In the fall of 1997 some of the biggest names in show business filled the Motion Picture Academy theater in Beverly Hills for Hollywood Remembers the Blacklist, a lavish production worthy of an Oscar telecast. In song, film, and live...
With over a million copies sold, Economics in One Lesson is an essential guide to the basics of economic theory. A fundamental influence on modern libertarianism, Hazlitt defends capitalism and the free market from economic myths that persist to this day. Considered...
Compiles statements from political leaders, scholars of Middle Eastern affairs, specialists on international terrorism, journalists, and foreign experts. This book recommends adopting a no-concessions policy toward terrorism, applying economic and political pressures against states that collaborate with terrorists, and systematically...
More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East, Orientalism has become a modern classic. In this wide-ranging, intellectually vigorous study, Said traces the origins of...
I Was a Spy for the FBI shares Marion Miller Neuberger's experiences working as a counterspy for the FBI in the Los Angeles Communist party during the 1950s. This was recorded April 2008 at Historical Society of Laguna Woods,...