Total Volunteer Force

Total Volunteer Force

Analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the US armed forces leadership culture and personnel management, yielding a blueprint for reform that empowers troops as well as local commanders.



buy now
Hammer, Sickle, and Soil

Hammer, Sickle, and Soil

Jonathan Daly tells the harrowing story of Stalin’s transformation of millions of family farms throughout the USSR into 250,000 collective farms during the period from 1929 to 1933.



buy now
Russia and Its Islamic World

Russia and Its Islamic World

Discusses Russia’s long and difficult relationship with Islam, within its borders and across the world, from the thirteenth century to the present



buy now
Keeping the Lights on at America's Nuclear Power Plants

Keeping the Lights on at America's Nuclear Power Plants

Discusses American nuclear power plant closures in light of major economic and policy challenges



buy now
book

Featured Books

News & Articles

Support For Common Standards Has Rebounded

The big news out of this year’s Education Next poll is the sharp decline in support for charter schools, even among Republicans, which is going to leave us wonks scratching our heads for months. But don’t miss the findings on what we used to call “standards-based reform.”
Read More >>

Blame California’s Elected Leaders, not Its Teachers, for What Ails the State’s Public Schools

A few days from now, 6.2 million children will return to public schools in California. Three million of them can’t read or write at grade level (the number is especially tragic among male African American kids). In reading, California fourth-graders rank among the lowest: forty-eighth in the nation. This isn’t a recent development: twenty-five years ago, we ranked forty-ninth.
Read More >>

Silicon Valley Billionaires Are The New Robber Barons

Progressives forget their history of breaking up mega-corporations as they lionize tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.
Read More >>

The New Pro-Charter LA School Board Means a Chance to Treat Students as Individuals, not Assembly-Line Products

The fundamental obstacle to meaningful change for the students in the Los Angeles region can best be summed up by a statement we hear all the time from former students: “I am a proud product of LAUSD.”
Read More >>

Sign Up

Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter and notifications of all our new book releases


sign up for the newsletter