Since we’re book-learnin’ folk, here are some that different group members like. Add yours in comments and I’ll put them here with links to Amazon.com. .
The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Politics – Why do we vote how we do? (DavidG)The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, By Jonathan Haidt (Bruce)
Freedom’s Power – Brilliant statement of Liberalism’s principles (DavidG)
It’s Even Worse Than It Looks – Ornstein and Mann diagnose main cause of Washington dysfunction.
The New Jim Crow: Powerful, eye-opening, controversial expose of the racial impact of mass incarceration policy and the war on drugs. (DavidG)
California: America’s High-Stakes Experiment (DavidG)
Making Globalization Work – By a former World Bank and USG official who is very pro-globalization. (DavidG)
The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World – The importance of female equality to economic/social development in poor countries. (DavidG)
Do you have any suggestions? Put in comments. .
The House of the Spirits, Isabella Allende.
SCIENCE FICTION –
The Uplift War, by David Brin.