The Globalization Paradox by Dani Rodrik

The Globalization Paradox reads like a straight-forward, well-written essay on contemporary obstacles to globalization. Rodrik approaches issues of economics and politics in a way that make it easy for the reader to conceptualize their fundamentals and understand their impact on our modern world, particularly the concepts of sovereignty, supranational governance, and democracy. Rodrik certainly has […]

Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer by Phyllis Bennis

This deceivingly small book is entirely focused on the social, economic, and very political issues that surround the long-standing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis. It’s divided into six parts; each focusing on a different element of the conflict from history to globalization to election processes, etc. It’s incredibly detailed, very well researched, and would be […]