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Samantha Jane Power is an Irish-American academic, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who served as the 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2013 to 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
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Dare to Speak
Defending Free Speech for All
Suzanne Nossel - Jul 28, 2020
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"A must read."—Margaret AtwoodA vital, necessary playbook for navigating and defending free speech today by the CEO of PEN America, Dare To Speak provides a pathway for promoting free expression while also cultivating a more inclusive public culture.Online trolls and fascist chat groups. Controversies over campus lectures. Cancel culture versus cen...
Samantha Power
Jul 28, 2020
[email protected] CEO @SuzanneNossel’s essential new book “Dare to Speak: Defending Free Speech for All” has arrived today—the perfect time to understand how we can protect free expression - and to learn from someone who does it every day.      source
The Hidden History of Burma
Race, Capitalism, and the Crisis of Democracy in the 21st Century
Thant Myint-U - Nov 12, 2019
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Precariously positioned between China and India, Burma’s population has suffered dictatorship, natural disaster, and the dark legacies of colonial rule. But when decades of military dictatorship finally ended and internationally beloved Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi emerged from long years of house arrest, hopes soared. World leaders such as Bara...
Samantha Power
Nov 20, 2019
A gripping read, this @thantmyintu book offers powerful insights into Burma's history—and its future. Deserving of this rave from @nytimesbooks      source
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A Citizen’s Guide
Cass R. Sunstein - Oct 30, 2017
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"Sunstein has written the story of impeachment every citizen needs to know. This is a remarkable, essential book." --Doris Kearns GoodwinAs Benjamin Franklin famously put it, Americans have a republic, if we can keep it. Preserving the Constitution and the democratic system it supports is the public's responsibility. One route the Constitution prov...
Samantha Power
Sep 26, 2019
Yes, I’m biased. But @CassSunstein’s little book on impeachment is brilliant. It gives the history of how the founders landed on high crimes and misdemeanors as the standard - but also shows how the provision can - and must - be applied.      source