Solidaritet utan gränser : Tal och texter i urval

By Olof Palme

Palme var en talekonstens mästare. Här presenteras ett nytt urval av Olof Palmes tal och texter. Här finns hans klassiska tal, males också sådana som inte publicerats tidigare och som breddar bilden av Olof Palmes politiska gärning. Olof Palme är en av det svenska 1900-talets centrala politiska gestalter. Han satte som partiledare och statsminister sin prägel på den svenska samhällsdebatten lower than flera decennier och stod i hög grad i fokus för det politiska livet. Respekterad och älskad, males också stridbar och hatad. Olof Palme var internationalisten som personifierade en vidgad solidaritet och som själv gjorde avtryck i många delar av världen. Boken inleds med tre texter om Olof Palme av Majgull Axelsson, Gunnar Fredriksson och Helle Klein.

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Pasajes de la guerra revolucionaria: Edición autorizada (Che Guevara Publishing Project)

By Ernesto Che Guevara

Pasajes de l. a. guerra revolucionaria es un escrito clasico que recuenta los angeles guerra renowned que transformo a un pueblo entero, y transformo al mismo Che—desde medico de las tropas a revolucionario reconocido a través del mundo. Con un prefacio de Aleida Guevara, hija de Che Guevara, y una nueva edición que incluye las correcciones proprias del autor.

Che Guevara’s vintage account of the 1956-58 guerrilla circulate opposed to the Batista dictatorship in Cuba. the following, the dramatic artwork and acute perceptiveness obtrusive in Che Guevara’s early diaries totally blossom during this hugely readable and infrequently pleasing account of the guerrilla conflict that ended in the 1959 Cuban Revolution. one among books on which Steven Soderbergh and Benicio Del Toro have established their new Che movie.

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The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory

By David Plouffe

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David Plouffe not just led the hassle that positioned Barack Obama within the White residence, yet he additionally replaced the face of politics without end and reenergized the assumption of democracy itself. The Audacity to Win is his tale of that groundbreaking success, taking readers contained in the awesome crusade that ended in the election of the 1st African American president.

for 2 years Plouffe labored part by means of part with Obama, charting the path of the crusade. His is the final word insider’s story, revealing either the concepts that added Obama to place of work and how the candidate and crusade dealt with moments of significant problem and chance. relocating from the deliberations approximately even if to run in any respect, in the course of the epic fundamental conflict with Hillary Clinton and the final election opposed to John McCain, Plouffe showcases the high-wire gamesmanship that involved pundits and the drama and intrigue that captivated a nation.

The Audacity to Win chronicles the arriving of a brand new second in American existence on the convergence of electronic know-how and grassroots association, and the fascinating probabilities published via a crusade that during many ways functioned as a $1 billion start-up with laser-like concentration and self-discipline. during this amazing e-book, David Plouffe unfolds some of the most vital political tales of our time, one whose classes aren't restricted to politics, yet succeed in to the best heights of what we dream approximately for our nation and ourselves.

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America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder

By Bret Stephens

“A international within which the major liberal-democratic state doesn't suppose its function as international policeman becomes an international within which dictatorships contend, or unite, to fill the breach. american citizens looking a go back to an isolationist backyard of Eden—alone and undisturbed on the planet, figuring out neither stable nor evil—will quickly locate themselves dwelling inside capturing variety of worldwide pandemonium.”—From the Introduction

In a super ebook that might raise overseas coverage within the nationwide dialog, Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist Bret Stephens makes a strong case for American intervention abroad.

In December 2011 the final American soldier left Iraq. “We’re forsaking a sovereign, strong, and self-reliant Iraq,” boasted President Obama. He used to be proved devastatingly unsuitable lower than 3 years later as jihadists seized the Iraqi urban of Mosul. the development solid one other darkish shadow over the way forward for international order—a shadow, which, Bret Stephens argues, we forget about at our peril.

America in Retreat identifies a profound obstacle at the international horizon. As americans search to withdraw from the realm to are likely to household difficulties, America’s adversaries secret agent chance. Vladimir Putin’s pursuits to revive the dignity of the czarist empire move successfully unchecked, as do China’s makes an attempt to extend its maritime claims within the South China Sea, as do Iran’s efforts to advance nuclear features. Civil struggle in Syria displaces thousands during the center East whereas turbocharging the forces of radical Islam. Long-time allies similar to Japan, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, doubting the credibility of yank protection promises, are tempted to freelance their overseas coverage, without reference to U.S. interests.

Deploying his attribute stylistic aptitude and highbrow prowess, Stephens argues for American reengagement out of the country. He explains how army intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan was once the correct plan of action, foolishly completed. He lines the highbrow continuity among anti-interventionist statesmen reminiscent of Henry Wallace and Robert Taft within the overdue Nineteen Forties and Barack Obama and Rand Paul this day. And he makes an unapologetic case for Pax Americana, “a international during which English is the default language of commercial, international relations, tourism, and expertise; during which markets are worldwide, capital is cellular, and exchange is more and more loose; within which values of openness and tolerance are, while no longer the norm, usually the aspiration.”

In a terrifying bankruptcy imagining the realm of 2019, Stephens indicates what might lie in shop if americans proceed on their present direction. but we aren't doomed to this destiny. Stephens makes a passionate rejoinder to those that argue that the USA is in decline, a technique that's frequently past the achieve of political therapies. in its place, we're in retreat—the results of defective, yet reversible, coverage offerings. by means of embracing its ancient accountability because the world’s policeman, the US can defend not just better peace on this planet but additionally larger prosperity at home.

At as soon as full of life and sobering, America in Retreat deals trenchant research of the gravest chance to international order, from a emerging celebrity of political commentary. 

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Data Analysis for Politics and Policy

By Edward R. Tufte

Sooner than turning into THE authority at the photograph demonstrate of quantitative info, Edward Tufte was once a political scientist of the 1st order, a superb statistician and a instructor par excellence. This narrow quantity is without doubt one of the clearest creation to using regression research you may wish to discover. I used it broadly in graduate university and feature consulted usually considering the fact that. The transparent use of photographs foretell Tufte's groundbreaking later paintings and supply a advisor for considering statistically. extra importantly, Tufte is rigorous and calls for one to regularly evaluation the standard of the information handy and the logical or causal relationships one is positing. an outstanding ebook for the start facts analyst and a needs to for political technology graduate scholars. (Amazon buyer)

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Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society

WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 10th variation, keeps a company grounding in political heritage, whereas protecting highbrow background (particularly the importance of principles and contributions) to larger and deeper quantity than the other textual content for the path. recognized for its available writing variety, this article appeals to scholars and teachers alike for its brevity, readability, and cautious choice of content material together with its more advantageous concentrate on faith and philosophy. up-to-date with more moderen scholarship, the 10th version keeps many renowned gains, together with comparative timelines, full-color paintings essays, profiles, and first resource bins in every one bankruptcy. New know-how assets (available separately), together with CourseMate with interactive e-book, make studying extra attractive and convey historical past ideas to existence.

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The Political Animal

By Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman is familiar with each manoeuvre a political candidate will make to prevent answering a tough query, yet the following he seeks a solution to only one: What makes politicians tick?

Embarking on a trip within which he encounters movers and shakers prior and current, he discovers:

� that top Ministers have frequently misplaced a dad or mum in childhood

� why Trollope is the politician's novelist of choice

� that Lloyd George as soon as hunted Jack the Ripper

� how an Admiral's speech in parliament helped win WWII

Where do politicians come from? How do they get elected? What do they do all day? And why do they search strength? some of these questions and lots of extra are addressed in Paxman's exciting dissection of that unusual and elusive breed � the political animal.

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Raising Expectations (and Raising Hell): My Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement

In 1995, within the first contested election within the background of the AFL-CIO, John Sweeney gained the presidency of the nation’s biggest exertions federation, promising renewal and resurgence. this day, below 7 percentage of yank private-sector employees belong to a union, the bottom percent because the starting of the 20 th century, and public worker collective bargaining has been dealt devastating blows in Wisconsin and in other places. What happened?

Jane McAlevey is famous—and notorious—in the yankee exertions flow because the hard-charging organizer who racked up a string of victories at a time while union leaders acknowledged successful wasn’t attainable. Then she used to be bounced from the circulation, a sufferer of the high-level internecine battle that has torn aside equipped hard work. during this engrossing and humorous narrative—that displays the character of its charismatic, wisecracking author—McAlevey tells the tale of a couple of dramatic organizing and agreement victories, and the radical ideas that helped in attaining them.

Raising expectancies (and elevating Hell) argues that hard work should be revived, yet provided that the circulate recognizes its errors and completely commits to deep organizing, participatory schooling, militancy, and an method of employees and their groups that extra resembles the campaigns of the 1930s—in brief, social flow unionism that includes elevating employees’ expectancies (while elevating hell).

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The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition

By E Christian Kopff

Even if discussing the significance of Greek and Latin syntax to our society, interpreting present traits in literary thought, schooling, and politics, or employing a classical viewpoint to modern motion pictures, Christian Kopff is at domestic and at the mark.

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New Labour and the Civil Service: Reconstituting the Westminster Model (Understanding Governance)

By David Richards

This is often the 1st accomplished exam of the Labour Administration's method of the Civil carrier. in keeping with an unique account of strength family among the govt., Whitehall and the broader policy-making area, and drawing on facts compiled from over 300 interviews through the writer, it offers a special perception into the method of governing of the Labour management. It explores a number of subject matters: the impression of 3rd manner pondering on Labour's method of governing; the 1997 transition method; the level to which Whitehall has been politicised; and the effectiveness of Labour's reforms in bettering coverage supply. The publication concludes by way of arguing that says in regards to the finish of the Whitehall version and the emergence of a differentiated polity might be handled with warning. Richards demonstrates that Labour's reforms will be understood as an try and reconstitute the Westminster version and maintain the uneven place of the center government within the policy-making enviornment.

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