The results of the 2016 presidential election have left many people in shock and disappointment. In a time where people are fearing that a new administration will work to reverse much of the progress made in the last eight years, we are left wondering what the future holds. How do we continue to fight against climate change, fight for reproductive rights, LGBTQ protections, and racial and economic justice?
Throughout this election cycle, we’ve seen the rise of the radical right reminiscent of the pull of ultraconservative organizations from the past; increasing calls to prevent new immigrants from entering our country; increased calls to improve gun control legislation; a resurging wave of religious intolerance against Muslim Americans; and nationwide protests imploring racial justice and economic progress. These issues and others that have made headlines in the news have become focal points in this year’s presidential debates. To help inform the conversation about these topics, we’re recommending a list of titles from our catalogue.
Claire Conner, author of "Wrapped in the Flag," reflects on the true origin of the Radical Right's so-called "War on Christmas."
In the second part of our literary examination of JFK's legacy, we look at the hopes that Kennedy's campaign represented, then fall into the anguish and paranoia following his assassination.
A new memoir exposes life inside a family devoted to the John Birch society.
During Holocaust Remembrance week, Claire Conner looks back on the chilling experience of having a Holocaust denier in her parents' living room.