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What We’re Reading: All About Europe

Europe's Future: Decoupling and Reforming By Sergio Fabbrini Sergio Fabbrini is easily one of the most important political scientists studying EU governance. His essays are required...

What We’re Reading: Silence and Sleep

The Silence By Don DeLillo Last week, a bunch of us Texans prepared for the worst as a winter storm pelted our homes with freezing rain...

What We’re Reading: Robots and Russian Heroes

Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution By August Cole and P.W. Singer The plot of “Burn-In” is … fine. Written by the same duo...

What We’re Reading: Democratizing Europe and Houses

How to Democratize Europe By Stephanie Hennette, Thomas Piketty, Guillaume Sacriste and Antoine Vauchez That the European Union, and in particular the eurozone, suffers from a democratic deficit is an open secret....

What We’re Reading: Central American Integration

Puentes y Cercos: La Geopolitica de la integracion Centroamericana By Luis Campos Perez “Puentes y Cercos” (“Bridges and Fences”) explores the long-standing question of why Central...

What We’re Reading: Myths and Memoirs

The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People's Economy By Stephanie Kelton We’re all familiar with the old aphorism, “There’s no such...

What We’re Reading: Euro’s Broken Promises, Secrets of High-Level Diplomacy

The Euro: How a Common Currency Threatens the Future of Europe By Joseph E. Stiglitz I find it very difficult to track down a book on...

What We’re Reading: Great Wars and Old Things

The Guns of August By Barbara W. Tuchman Over the past few months of Netflixing, my suggested viewing list has become increasingly filled with movies, documentaries...

What We’re Reading: Lawlessness on the High Seas

The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier By Ian Urbina “The Outlaw Ocean” by New York Times investigative reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Ian...

What We’re Reading: Good Sci-Fi, Bad Documentaries

The Collapsing Empire By John Scalzi I’ll start with a confession: I’m not much of a sci-fi enthusiast. In recent years I’ve read the “Foundation” trilogy,...

What We’re Reading: The Benghazi Attack

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Produced and Directed by Michael Bay With “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” Michael Bay has done for...

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