Book Author Podcast – The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism by Katherine Stewart

The Power Worshippers: Inside the Dangerous Rise of Religious Nationalism by Katherine Stewart Katherinestewart.me For too long the Religious Right has masqueraded as a social movement preoccupied with a number of cultural issues, such as abortion and same-sex marriage. In her deeply reported investigation, Katherine Stewart reveals a disturbing truth: this is a political movement that seeks to gain power […]

Book Author Podcast – American Rule: How a Nation Conquered the World but Failed Its People by Jared Yates Sexton

American Rule: How a Nation Conquered the World but Failed Its People by Jared Yates Sexton Jysexton.com From writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton comes a journey through the history of the United States, from the nation’s founding to the twenty-first century, which examines and debunks the American myths we’ve always told ourselves. In recent years, Americans have faced […]

Book Author Podcast – When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse by Chuck DeGroat

When Narcissism Comes to Church: Healing Your Community From Emotional and Spiritual Abuse by Chuck DeGroat Chuckdegroat.net Why does narcissism seem to thrive in our churches? We’ve seen the news stories and heard the rumors. Maybe we ourselves have been hurt by a narcissistic church leader. It’s easy to throw the term around and diagnose others from afar. But what […]

Book Author Podcast – The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future by Chris Whipple

The Spymasters: How the CIA Directors Shape History and the Future by Chris Whipple Chriswhipple.net From the New York Times bestselling author of The Gatekeepers, a remarkable, behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to run the world’s most powerful intelligence agency, and how the CIA is often a crucial counterforce against presidents threatening to overstep the powers of their office. […]

Book Author Podcast – Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference by David Shimer

Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference by David Shimer The definitive history of the covert struggle between Russia and America to influence elections, why the threat to American democracy is greater than ever in 2020, and what we can do about it. Russia’s interference in 2016 marked only the latest chapter of a hidden and […]

Book Author Podcast – Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right by Anne Nelson

Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right by Anne Nelson Anne-nelson.com In 1981, emboldened by Ronald Reagan’s election, a group of some fifty Republican operatives, evangelicals, oil barons, and gun lobbyists met in a Washington suburb to coordinate their attack on civil liberties and the social safety net. These men and women called their coalition […]

Book Author Podcast – Pelosi by Molly Ball Interview

Pelosi by Molly Ball Interview Time.com/author/molly-ball NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball She’s the iconic leader who puts Donald Trump in his place, the woman with the toughness to take on a lawless president and defend American democracy. Ever […]

Book Author Podcast – Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes by Elizabeth Lesser

Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes by Elizabeth Lesser What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed her? What if women had been the […]

Book Author Podcast – The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media from the Founding Fathers to Fake News by Harold Holzer

The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media from the Founding Fathers to Fake News by Harold Holzer An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents’ attacks on our freedom of the press. “The FAKE NEWS media,” Donald Trump has tweeted, “is not my enemy, it is the enemy of […]

Book Author Podcast – First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country by Thomas E. Ricks

Book Author Podcast – First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country by Thomas E. Ricks

First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country by Thomas E. Ricks The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a revelatory new book about the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient Greek and Roman classics—and how that influence would […]