- Enemy of the people: Trump's war on the press, the new McCarthyism, and the threat to American democracyGet This Now!
Shortly after assuming office in January 2017, President Donald Trump accused the press of being an "enemy of the American people." Attacks on the media had been a hallmark of…more
- Truth & truthfulness: an essay in genealogyGet This Now!
What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? What do we lose if we reject truthfulness? Bernard Williams explores the value of truth and finds it …more
- Solid state insurrection: how the science of substance made American physics matterGet This Now!
Solid state physics, the study of the physical properties of solid matter, was the most populous subfield of Cold War American physics. Despite prolific contributions to consu…more
- Political turbulence: how social media shape collective actionGet This Now!
As people spend increasing proportions of their daily lives using social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, they are being invited to support myriad political causes by shar…more
- Geology: a very short introductionGet This Now!
In this Very Short Introduction Jan Zalasiewicz gives a brief introduction to the fascinating field of geology. Describing how the science developed from its early beginnings,…more
- Carbon captureGet This Now!
The burning of fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide (CO2), and these CO2 emissions are a major driver of climate change. Carbon capture offers a path to climate change mitigat…more
- Everything under: a novelGet This Now!
"Gretel, a lexicographer by trade, grew up on a houseboat with her mother, wandering the canals of Oxford and speaking a private language of their own invention. Her mother di…more
- Entertaining futility: despair and hope in the time of climate changeGet This Now!
- The end of online shopping: the future of new retail in an always connected worldGet This Now!
- CharmGet This Now!
"When Mama Darleena Andrews--a 67-year-old, black, transgender woman--takes it upon herself to teach an etiquette class at Chicago's LGBTQ community center, the idealistic tea…more
- Asian Christianities: history, theology, practiceGet This Now!
- War powers: how the imperial presidency hijacked the ConstitutionGet This Now!
This book examines a fundamental question in the development of the American empire: What constraints does the Constitution place on our territorial expansion, military interv…more