Monday, July 10, 2017

Six top books that predicted the future of politics

Edward Luce is the author of The Retreat of Western Liberalism. One of his six favorite books that predicted the future of politics, as shared at The Week magazine:
The True Believer by Eric Hoffer

Hoffer's 1951 classic reads as even more incisive today. It charts why mass irrational movements attract people who feel they have been left by the wayside. It offers a timeless psychological study of the lure of the fanatic. Those hoping for insights into the success of Donald Trump's "America First" politics could do worse than start here.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue