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Asha Rangappa is an American lawyer. She is a senior lecturer at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and a commentator on CNN. She was previously an Associate Dean at Yale Law School.
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Let them Eat Tweets
How the Right Rules in an Age of Extreme Inequality
by Jacob S. Hacker (Jul 07, 2020)
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The Republican Party appears to be divided between a tax-cutting old guard and a white-nationalist vanguard?and with Donald Trump’s ascendance, the upstarts seem to be winning. Yet how are we to explain that, under Trump, the plutocrats have gotten almost everything they want, including a huge tax cut for corporations and the wealthy, regulation-ki...
Asha Rangappa
Jul 26, 2020
cc: @Teri_Kanefield I think you’d like this book. It fits in with and illuminates your great explainers on the GOP tent, spectacle, hierarchy, and the rest     source
The Folly and the Glory
America, Russia, and Political Warfare 1945–2020
by Tim Weiner (Sep 22, 2020)
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From Tim Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, an urgent and gripping account of the 75-year battle between the US and Russia that led to the election and impeachment of an American president. With vivid storytelling and riveting insider accounts, Weiner traces the roots of political warfare – the conflict America and Ru...
Asha Rangappa
Jul 22, 2020
Great book — I highly recommend!!!     source
Too Much and Never Enough
How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man
by Mary L. Trump Ph.D. (Jul 14, 2020)
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In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security, and social fabri...
Asha Rangappa
Jul 14, 2020
Mary Trump: “The costs and benefits of governing are considered in purely financial terms, as if the US Treasury were his personal piggy bank. To him, every dollar going out was his loss, while every dollar saved was his gain.” 👇🏽 (this book is so good)     source
The Language of Emotions
What Your Feelings Are Trying to Tell You
by Karla McLaren (Jun 01, 2010)
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Emotions--especially the dark and dishonored ones--hold a tremendous amount of energy. We've all seen what happens when we repress or blindly express them. With The Language of Emotions, empathic counselor Karla McLaren shows you how to meet your emotions and receive their life-saving wisdom to safely move toward resolution and equilibrium. Throug...
Asha Rangappa
Jan 01, 2020
On this front, The Language of Emotions is a great book. It's very new-agey, but it catalogs a huge range of nuances among the above four basics (like the difference between Sadness and Grief, or Happiness and Joy, or Envy and Jealousy) which I find illuminating.     source
Dance of Anger, The
A Woman's Guide To Changing The Patterns Of Intimate Relationships
by Harriet Lerner (Mar 07, 2014)
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"Anger is a signal and one worth listening to," writes Dr. Harriet Lerner, in her renowned classic that has transformed the lives of millions of readers. While anger deserves our attention and respect, women still learn to silence our anger, to deny it entirely, or to vent it in a way that leaves us feeling helpless and powerless. In this engaging ...
Asha Rangappa
Aug 23, 2019
@ashleyjb33 @WalshFreedom @gtconway3d It's a great book. The concept of the "drama triangle," which was developed by Dr. Stephen Karpman in the 1960's, is also really illuminating     source
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