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Why Place Matters

Geography, Identity, and Civic Life in Modern America

By Encounter Books | Hardcover $25.99

Contemporary American society, with its emphasis on mobility and economic progress, all too often loses sight of the importance of a sense of “place” and community. Appreciating place is essential for building the strong local communities that cultivate civic engagement, public leadership, and many of the other goods that contribute to a flourishing human life.

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Saving Congress from Itself: Emancipating the States and Empowering Their People

Saving Congress from Itself

Emancipating the States and Empowering Their People

By James L. Buckley | Hardcover $19.99 $13.99

Saving Congress from Itself proposes a single reform: eliminate all federal grants-in-aid to state and local governments. This action would reduce federal spending by over $600 billion a year and have a profound effect on how we govern ourselves.

Suicide of the West: An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism

Suicide of the West

An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism

By James Burnham | Paperback $17.99 $12.59

James Burnham’s 1964 classic, Suicide of the West, remains a startling account on the nature of the modern era. It offers a profound, in depth analysis of what is happening in the world today by putting into focus the intangible, often vague doctrine of American liberalism. It parallels the loosely defined liberal ideology rampant in […]

What Adam Smith Knew: Moral Lessons on Capitalism from Its Greatest Champions and Fiercest Opponents

What Adam Smith Knew

Moral Lessons on Capitalism from Its Greatest Champions and Fiercest Opponents

By James R. Otteson | Paperback Original $16.99 $11.89

What exactly is capitalism, and why do its advocates support it? What are the main objections to capitalism that have been raised by its critics? Are there moral reasons to support capitalism, or to oppose it? In this time of globalization and economic turbulence, these questions could not be more timely or more important.

Common Core: Yea & Nay

Common Core

Yea & Nay

By Sol Stern & Peter W. Wood | Paperback $7.99 $5.59

Common Core: Yea – For all of the legitimate criticisms, the Common Core State Standards still present the best opportunity we have had for restoring an appreciation of the founding principles of the republic back into America’s K-12 classrooms. Common Core: Nay – tells the story of an elite group of would-be reformers who devised […]

The Russia-China Axis: The New Cold War and America’s Crisis of Leadership

The Russia-China Axis

The New Cold War and America’s Crisis of Leadership

By Douglas E. Schoen & Melik Kaylan | Hardcover $27.99 $19.59

The United States is a nation in crisis. While Washington’s ability to address our most pressing challenges has been rendered nearly impotent by ongoing partisan warfare, we face an array of foreign-policy crises for which we seem increasingly unprepared. Among these, none is more formidable than the unprecedented partnership developing between Russia and China, suspicious […]

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