Political Science, Government, Legislative Branch
Real House Lives
Former Members of Parliament on How to Reclaim Democratic Leadership by Michael Morden et al.
“We’re not just in a sort of post-truth politics, but we’re in a post-democratic politics.” – Former Member of Parliament Democracy’s future has become uncertain. Politicians are viewed with deep cynicism. Political parties have lost touch with ...
Life in the Marble Palace
In Praise of Folly by Honorable Clifford B. Stearns
As a 24 year former member of the United States Congress, Mr. Stearns describes the lessons he learned from getting elected and re-elected, his experience as a legislator and finally the lessons he learned about our Republic. These lessons go to the ...
Governing Toronto: Bringing back the city that worked
by Alan Redway
In stark contrast to the dysfunctional megacity of today, The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was a city that worked. Some refer to this period from 1954 to 1998 as Toronto’s “Golden Age”. This book traces the growth and governance of the city ...