Policy


Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
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Jaeson D Rau
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care
A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThis Common Secret by Susan WicklundPro by Katha PollittThe Story of Jane by Laura KaplanHow the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America by Cristina Page
Pro-Choice Literature
115 books — 50 voters

Understanding Power by Noam ChomskyBullshit Jobs by David GraeberHomage to Catalonia by George OrwellThe Road to Wigan Pier by George OrwellDown and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
Literature of the Left
91 books — 9 voters
Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterLeftover Women by Leta Hong FincherMeltdown in Tibet by Michael  BuckleyEen barbaar in China by Adriaan van Dis
Informative Books on China
33 books — 10 voters

Empath by Judy DyerHealing Developmental Trauma by Laurence HellerThe Highly Sensitive by Judy DyerThe Deepest Well by Nadine Burke HarrisEmpath and The Highly Sensitive by Judy Dyer
ACEs too high& Resiliency
29 books — 9 voters
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna KaysenThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathBedlam by Dominick BoscoBedlam by William M. BoylinThe State and the Mentally Ill  by Gerald N. Grob
Best Asylum and Mental Health Books
17 books — 2 voters

Keigo Higashino
You may be an expert in environmental protection policy, but when it comes to science, you're an amateur. How much do you actually know about undersea resource development? If you truly want to come up with a solution that allows both, you'll need to have the same amount of knowledge and experience with both. It's arrogant to think that knowing only one is sufficient. Only by respecting the other side's work and way of thinking can you open a path for compromise.
Keigo Higashino, A Midsummer's Equation

David Graeber
…I am suspicious of the very idea of policy. Policy implies the existence of an elite group - government officials, typically - that gets to decide on something that they then arrange to be imposed on everybody else. There’s a little mental trick we often play on ourselves when discussing such matters. We say, for instance, “What are we going to do about the problem of X?” as if “we” were society as a whole, somehow acting on ourselves, but, in fact, unless we happen to be part of that roughly 3 ...more
David Graeber

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A group to discuss books that are about education policy
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For individuals interested in understanding the intricacies of military history, campaign planni…more
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This is a book club sponsored by the Holden Policy Forum at Webster University.
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Political History Book Club This group is sponsored by the Miller Center at the University of Virginia. The Miller Center is…more
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