Daniel Lazare is the author of, most recently, The Velvet Coup:
The Constitution, the Supreme Court, and the Decline of American
Democracy (Verso).He is currently at work on a
book about the politics of Christianity, Judaism and Islam for Pantheon.
Laurence Tribe's new book asks us to consider the "invisible" web of ideas that have grown around the text of the Constitution. But who's to say what it contains?
Two books dissect the contentious, confusing debate over gun control and the frequently misinterpreted Second Amendment.
Two authors posit very different views on the problem of religious conflict in a supposedly secular age.
Moral mudslinging has stifled debate over the Israel lobby.
How did the American criminal justice system go so wrong?
In their rush to throw out God, atheist writers appear to have given little thought to what should replace Him.
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