In The Battle Beyond, authors Paul Szymanski and Jerry Drew take readers beyond the globe and into the outer atmosphere to present strategies for warfare in space. This is not a compendium of theory and conjecture, as some might assume. Instead, the authors aim to present an actual playbook, akin to Sun Tzu’s The Art […]
In his Common Sense to the Nth Degree, Roger Shuman proposes solutions to “some basic problems” which, he feels, “we either cannot recognize…or feel powerless to do anything about.” This approach neatly references the original Common Sense wherein Thomas Paine declares that “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial […]
The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels envisioned a revolution where the workers would seize control of social forces and bring about a “dictatorship of the proletariat.” Author Kareim A. Haqq offers a manifesto diametrically opposed to Marx’s. Whereas Marx envisioned a period where power would be centralized in the State, Haqq offers […]
No Lessons Learned is a well-written historical analysis of the Vietnam War. Using numerous memoirs and fiction written by veterans, Alfredo Bonadeo examines the effect the war had on American soldiers’ psyches.
Bonadeo asserts that a “cause and the combatants’ belief in it” are vital if soldiers are to emerge feeling whole. While the Viet […]
This first-person account from a clinical psychologist tells of the attempts of a small group of American women to improve the educational opportunities of the children of war-ravaged Uganda.
The women, calling themselves “The Team,” working with Ugandans, begin in the States, setting up a nonprofit to receive donations and arranging their passage to Africa. […]
In this volume, Daniel B. Brubaker examines the Republican Party from a psychosocial viewpoint, noting what he sees as its many disorders.
Brubaker, who calls himself “one of the only truly progressive Republicans,” posits that the Republican Party has lost its way. His chapter titles—including “Psychology of Represented Personality Disorder Associated with Republicans” and “Fascism […]
H. Doyle Smith explores resolutions to some of the nation’s greatest struggles in government and economics in The Nature of Good Government.
Drawing from the Bible’s Ten Commandments and his experience in a variety of careers (Army service at the Pentagon, managing a department store, CPA, auditor and more), Smith offers his perspective on how […]
In this informative book, Stephen B Young makes a fulsome argument that Henry Kissinger abandoned our allies in Vietnam long before he negotiated the 1973 Paris Peace Accords.
As Richard Nixon’s national security advisor starting in 1969, the controversial Kissinger led the administration’s support for Nationalist South Vietnam in its defensive war against Communist North […]
In Speaking While Female, Dana Rubin assembles a comprehensive anthology of vibrant female voices from over 200 years of American history.
Female orations, explains Rubin, were rarely published and generally excluded from the mostly male canon of America’s historical speeches. But women, too, were eyewitnesses to injustice and had something to say about it, she […]
In this exciting and exceedingly well-written book, Gilbert E. Mulley illuminates how a host of problems humankind faces today are connected and proposes a credible (if not imminent) framework to address them.
Mulley, a retired writer-editor, succinctly describes sources of problems like diminishing natural resources, pollution, poverty and racism. While most of his examples come […]