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How PowerPoint Makes You Stupid: The Faulty Causality, Sloppy Logic, Decontextualized Data, and Seductive Showmanship That Have Taken Over Our Thinking
How PowerPoint Makes You Stupid: The Faulty Causality, Sloppy Logic, Decontextualized Data, and Seductive Showmanship That Have Taken Over Our Thinking
With over 500 million users worldwide, Microsoft’s PowerPoint software has become the ubiquitous tool for nearly all forms of public presentation?in schools, government agencies, the military, and, of course, offices everywhere. In this revealing and powerfully argued book, author Franck Frommer shows us that PowerPoint’s...
Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal
Economics for the Rest of Us: Debunking the Science that Makes Life Dismal

Why do contemporary economists consider food subsidies in starving countries, rent control in rich cities, and health insurance everywhere "inefficient"? Why do they feel that corporate executives deserve no less than their multimillion-dollar "compensation" packages and workers no more than their meager wages? Here is a...

A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition
A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition
In November 2012, voters in Colorado and Washington passed landmark measures to legalize the production and sale of cannabis for social use--a first not only in the United States but also the world. Medical cannabis is now legal in twenty states and Washington, D.C., and more than one million Americans have turned to it in place of...
Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing
Any Way You Slice It: The Past, Present, and Future of Rationing
Rationing: it’s a word—and idea—that people often loathe and fear. Health care expert Henry Aaron has compared mentioning the possibility of rationing to “shouting an obscenity in church.” Yet societies in fact ration food, water, medical care, and fuel all the time, with those who can pay the most getting the most. As...
A Theory of the Drone
A Theory of the Drone
Drone warfare has raised profound ethical and constitutional questions both in the halls of Congress and among the U.S. public. Not since debates over nuclear warfare has American military strategy been the subject of discussion in living rooms, classrooms, and houses of worship. Yet as this groundbreaking new work shows, the full...
Free All Along: The Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Interviews
Free All Along: The Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Interviews

Featured in the New Yorker’s “Page-Turner”

One of Mashable's “17 books every activist should read in 2019”

“This is an expression not of people who are suddenly freed of something, but people who have been free all along.”
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The Democracy Fix: How to Win the Fight for Fair Rules, Fair Courts, and Fair Elections
The Democracy Fix: How to Win the Fight for Fair Rules, Fair Courts, and Fair Elections
The former special assistant for legislative affairs to President Clinton, president of the American Constitution Society, and author of the "damn fine" (Elle) Under the Bus shows how the left can undo the right's damage and take the country back

Despite representing the beliefs of a minority...

  
   
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