But this may be the most important election in generations: governments and radicals around the world are moving toward extremes of hard left and hard right, and the same frustrations are fissuring American civil society. Never has a search for stability been more necessary. It’s imperative that voters understand the stakes, how we got here, and how to move forward.
In this book, Alan Dershowitz takes the techniques he’s used in five decades of teaching to sort out how each candidate relates to basic domestic and foreign policy values. You’re left to form your own conclusions, based on your own valuesthis is a choice you can’t afford to let someone else make for you.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction
1: The Causes of the Dysfunction
- Identity Politics, Intersectionality, and Bigotry: From the Campus to the Future
- The Canary in the Coal Mine: Israel
- Foreign Policy Beyond Israel
- The General Drift
2: The Virtues and Vices of Unchecked Populism
- Checking and Balancing Democracy
- Republican and Democratic Parties as Checks on Populism
- Can a Woman Be a Populist?
- European Populism: "Make Hungary Great!"
3: The Case Against Democracy by Default
- A Presidential Checklist