“Fire and Ashes: Success and Failure in Politics” by Michael Ignatieff Book Review

In the Fire and Ashes, Michael Ignatieff chronicles his own rise and fall in Canadian politics. The book describes Ignatieff’s failed transition from academics to politics. The author writes that his disastrous political career began when three “men in black” approached him with an interesting political proposition. Ian Davey, Alf Apps, and Keith Davey convinced […]

The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of color blindness Book Review

The New Jim Crow is a book that elucidates the many types of similarities that exists between the former legal systems of Jim Crow and the present practice of accumulated incarceration with regards to the racial minorities. According to Alexander, most of the individuals in the United States of America who are colored are devastated […]

Whoops: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay Book Review

Anyone who cares to know about the current financial situation; how we got there and who was responsible for it should read this enlightening and entertaining account by Lanchester. In his book, Lanchester brings to light what triggered the 2008 financial crisis. He lets people know what really went wrong in this compelling and understandable […]

Social Marketing Book Review

Social Marketing Introduction “Why can’t you sell brotherhood like we sell soap?” True. Selling soap and social cause are completely two separate things. However, recently marketing has observed a mingling of the two wherein organizations have associated themselves with a social cause to promote their brand. The trend to promote products or brands with a […]

Racial Propositions Book Review

The author of the book unravels some important principles regarding California’s electoral laws for approximately fifty years ago. The scholar argues that citizens of California were tough on immigrants because they could pass laws that barred them from enjoying public services such as health care and free education (HoSang 11). The author observes that undocumented […]

The comics of Urbano Gomez Book Review

In the story, “Eggplant” was Urbano Gomez’s mother. She was giving birth every year, but children did not survive. She spent all her money in expensive burials for her dead infants, consequently, becoming a scrapper. Eggplant would always “…get into arguments with every market woman over food prices…” (Ruflo 112). Nachito Rivera was Urbano Gomez’s […]