Tag Archives: Reagan

Jun. 29, 2015 The New Yorker

On Jun. 29, 2015 The New Yorker’s Bill Keller wrote “Prison Revolt” about conservatives reforming the criminal justice system. The United States has less than five percent of the world’s population but has twenty five percent of the world’s prisoners. There are 2.2 million prisoners or three times what there were at the beginning of the Reagan administration. It is the story of convicted conservative politician Patrick J. Nolan, who discovered that you should never build a prison you would not mind living in.

Bill McKibben wrote “Power To The People” about increasingly attractive green energy worries traditional power companies.

William Dalrymple wrote “The Great Divide” about the British partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.

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Then Everything Changed


Stunning Alternative Histories Of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Ford, Reagan

By Jeff Greenfield

What if JFK and RFK had not been assassinated? What if Nixon had not picked Gerald Ford to replace Spiro Agnew after Watergate? What if Reagan had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1980? Greenfield gives in depth analysis of key political events and how they might have turned out differently.

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