Tag Archive: Excerpt

The Art of the Demagogue

Posted on September 22, 2020 2:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Eric A. Posner

Huey Long: United States Governor, Senator, and perhaps one of its greatest demagogues. In the following excerpt from The Demagogue’s Playbook, Eric A. Posner examines how Long highlighted American democracy’s susceptibility to the demagogue in the … Read the article

The Making of Henry Kissinger

Posted on September 9, 2020 4:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Thomas A. Schwartz

Over the past six decades, Henry Kissinger has been America’s most consistently praised—and reviled—public figure. He was hailed as a “miracle worker” for his peacemaking in the Middle East, pursuit of détente with the Soviet Union, … Read the article

Cancer Valley

Posted on September 1, 2020 3:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Kerri Arsenault

Kerri Arsenault grew up in the rural working class town of Mexico, Maine. For over 100 years the community orbited around a paper mill that employed three generations of Arsenault’s family. The mill, while providing livelihoods for … Read the article