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    Holiday 2023 Reading List

    PS editors highlight recent works by PS contributors that belong on your holiday shopping list.
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    The Evolution of Modern Political Power

    Jonathan Ira Levy traces the complicated interplay between states, global capital, and civil society over the past century.
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    Read More Summer 2023 Reading List

    PS Commentators share books that have impressed them lately, and say why you should consider adding them to your summer reading list.
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    The Sense of an Ending

    James Livingston surveys the intellectual terrain created by the transition from capitalism as we have come to know it.
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    The Russian Way of War

    Adam Zamoyski draws a historical thread from the rout of Napoleon’s forces in 1812 to the invasion of Ukraine today.
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    The Microchips Are Down

    Edoardo Campanella recounts how semiconductors became both economically and geopolitically central to today's world.
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    China’s New Direction

    Paola Subacchi considers the implications of a systemically important country turning its back on the system.
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    PS Commentators’ Best Reads in 2022

    PS editors ask Project Syndicate contributors to select the book that resonated with them the most over the past year.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Sanctions Trap

    Brigitte Granville considers the history of the “economic weapon” and whether it is as effective as many assume.
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    America and the Promised Land

    Ivan Krastev & Leonard Benardo consider how the idea of Israel has featured in US foreign policy over time.
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    What’s Breaking Democracy?

    William H. Janeway traces the historical roots of the West’s current problems to the rise of neoliberalism in the 1970s.

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