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Literary Tastes Of Democrats vs Republicans

Posted 10.08.2012 | Books

Popular book-rating website Goodreads has created an infographic about their users' preferences related to political parties. The site asked their rea...

5 Ways The South Is Destroying America

Chuck Thompson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Books
Chuck Thompson

Stripped of the façade of party colors, the game of division, nullification, and obstruction practiced by southern reactionaries today is the same as the fathomlessly fraudulent politics that split the country in 1861 and in significant ways has kept it apart ever since.

Who Would Jane Austen Vote For?

Amy Elizabeth Smith | Posted 07.31.2012 | Books
Amy Elizabeth Smith

If Jane Austen were alive today, how would she vote? Would the champion of marrying for love support gay marriage? Would the advocate of a woman getting to choose her future mate herself support reproductive choice?

Theodore Roosevelt's Controversial Dinner With Booker T. Washington

Posted 05.24.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation" [Atria, ...

Why Obama Is Not A True Liberal

Eric Alterman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Books
Eric Alterman

Is Barack Obama a Liberal? Well, maybe once upon a time, but today, no way. Just take a look at the history (and don't feel bad if you're surprised and disappointed. Your author sure was and he should have known better).