If you’re looking for an invaluable tool to help you learn about the confusing level of political discussion in our contentious era, this book is an intelligent nonpartisan guide.
“Engaging and inspiring . . . Reading this book should make you want to vote.” —Barack Obama
“Weather you are a Democrat, Republican, or somewhere in between, this book is an invaluable guide to the state of the political world today. If you want to know what’s really going on, What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t is a must read.” —Bob Dole, former U.S. Senate majority leader and Republican presidential nominee
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Back Cover Copy of What You Should Know About Politics…But Don’t:
In a world of sound bites, deliberate misinformation, and a political scene colored by the blue versus red partisan divide, how does the average educated American find a reliable source that’s free of political spin? What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t breaks it all down, issue by issue, explaining who stands for what, and why—whether it’s the economy, income inequality, Obamacare, foreign policy, education, immigration, or climate change. If you’re a Democrat, a Republican, or somewhere in between, it’s the perfect book to brush up on a single topic or read through to get a deeper understanding of the often murky world of American politics.
This is an essential volume for understanding the background to the 2020 presidential election. But it is also a book that transcends the season. It’s truly for anyone who wants to know more about the perennial issues that will continue to affect our everyday lives. The fourth edition includes an introduction by Martin Garbus discussing the themes and issues that have come to the fore during the present presidential cycle.
About Jessamyn Conrad:
Jessamyn Conrad was raised in North Dakota and Minnesota. With degrees from Harvard and Cambridge Universities, she is currently pursuing a doctorate at Columbia University. She lives in New York City.