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The Political Regulation Wave

by Shiran Victoria Shenvia Cambridge University Press
Thursday, March 17, 2022

Why has there been uneven success in reducing air pollution even in the same locality over time? This book offers an innovative theorization of how local political incentives can affect bureaucratic regulation. Using empirical evidence, it examines and compares the control of different air pollutants in China-an autocracy-and, to a lesser extent, Mexico-a democracy. 

The Immigrant Superpower: How Brains, Brawn, and Bravery Make America Stronger

by Timothy Kanevia Oxford University Press
Thursday, January 27, 2022

An insightful, persuasive, and honest defense of immigration as central to the United States' economic power and national security.

America's Wars: Interventions, Regime Change, and Insurgencies after the Cold War

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, January 20, 2022

The collapse of the Soviet Union ushered in American global hegemony in world affairs. In the post-Cold War period, both Democrat and Republican governments intervened, fought insurgencies, and changed regimes.

The World According to China

by Elizabeth Economyvia Polity
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

An economic and military superpower with 20 percent of the world’s population, China has the wherewithal to transform the international system. Xi Jinping’s bold calls for China to “lead in the reform of the global governance system” suggest that he has just such an ambition. But how does he plan to realize it? And what does it mean for the rest of the world?

Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence

by Amy Zegartvia Princeton University Press
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

A riveting account of espionage for the digital age, from one of America’s leading intelligence experts

Freedom Isn't Free

by Markos Kounalakisvia Anthem Press
Friday, December 10, 2021

Freedom Isn’t Free takes an analytical look at political, economic, social and moral trade-offs in a world in flux. Highly readable, the volume’s collected foreign affairs essays are wide-ranging and engaging—from manageable regional issues to dramatic geopolitical tensions—presented not as distant complexities, but as relatable events.

A Plague Upon Our House: My Fight at the Trump White House to Stop COVID from Destroying America

by Scott W. Atlasvia Bombardier Books
Friday, November 19, 2021

What really happened behind the scenes at the Trump White House during the COVID pandemic?

Renewing Indigenous Economies

by Terry Anderson, Kathy Rattévia Hoover Institution Press
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Describes how Native American tribes can strengthen sovereignty, jurisdiction, property rights, and the rule of law to better integrate into modern economies, building a foundation for self-sufficiency and restoring dignity.

The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III

by Andrew Robertsvia Viking
Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The last king of America, George III, has been ridiculed as a complete disaster who frittered away the colonies and went mad in his old age. The truth is much more nuanced and fascinating--and will completely change the way readers and historians view his reign and legacy.

The Drift: Stopping America’s Slide to Socialism

by Kevin Hassettvia Regnery Publishing
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Economic advisor Kevin Hassett calls all Americans to reject being bullied into silence by socialist agendas and the politically lite.


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