A founding member of redcrownews.com, and former filmmaker, Mickey Friedman is the author of “A Red Family,” published by the University of Illinois Press. He is almost finished with a novel, “Danger Times Two.” Addicted to iced lattes, he can often be found pretending to write at Fuel GB. And while under the influence of caffeine, he has been known to travel as far as Price Chopper to the north and Big Y to the south.
BOOK REVIEW: Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism
Given the right conditions, any society can turn against democracy. Indeed, if history is anything to go by, all of our societies eventually will.
BOOK REVIEW: The lost kids – Jacob Soboroff’s ‘Separated’
As Donald Trump screeches his way to the inglorious end to his presidency, we need to take stock of all we have lost along the way. Including the kids.
BOOK REVIEW: ‘His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope’ by Jon Meacham
Clearly the rise in hate crimes, the sight of white nationalists marching unapologetically in American streets, points to the sad reality that so many of the hopes and dreams of the civil rights movem
BOOK REVIEW: ‘Tower of Lies: What My Eighteen Years of Working with Donald Trump Reveals About Him’
And so there is much to learn here about the misuse of power and, in the case of Donald Trump, how often the toxic cocktail of arrogance and disrespect proves to be self-defeating.
REVIEW: ‘Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President ‘
Here’s what we all missed. Andrew McCabe thought they had protected their investigation by maneuvering Rod Rosenstein into appointing Mueller, but what he and most observers didn’t understand is t