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Best Books: 10 Books Every Future And Current Politician Should Read

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It’s no secret that great men read books, and politicians should be no different. Here are 10 expert picked books that every aspiring and current politician should read.

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#1 Presumed Guilty

We live in a time where it is almost impossible to be well informed on all the topics in the news/politics. So this forthcoming book serves as both a primer and an invitation for self-examination when it comes to the topic of Islamophobia.

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Contributors: Todd Green from Luther College

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#2 The Communications Golden Hour

The Communications Golden Hour shows the key steps to crafting and disseminating accurate public information, fast! This is crucial for emergencies but applicable anytime, and every public official needs to know these skills.

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Contributors: Doug Levy from Doug Levy Strategic Communications

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#3 Caesar and Christ

About ancient Rome up through the beginning centuries of Christianity. If you want parallels between ancient Rome and our own society, they come at you like an avalanche in this book and serve as a warning sign for us if we don't want to end up in the same place.

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Contributors: Brian O'Neel

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#4 How to Win Friends and Influence People

Politics is the science of influencing people and tilting them towards agreeing with you and trusting you to carry whichever baton of issue resolution to the end.

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Contributor:Β Renata Castro from Castro Legal Group

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#5 The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas

Aquinas is arguably the smartest man who ever lived. His ideas on government, democracy, just rule, just laws, and all the mechanics of government are must-reading. And Hafner has made it easy to digest his often complicated writing in this popular edition.

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Contributors: Brian O'Neel from Saint Luke Institute

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#6 The Everlasting Man

Still as timely as it was 100 years ago when it was written. Hugely influential on many of the 20th century's great thinkers.

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Contributors: Brian O'Neel from Saint Luke Institute

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#7 Things that Matter

30 years of great thoughts and great ideas by our age's Chesterton.

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Contributors: Brian O'Neel from Saint Luke Institute

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#8 Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy

The title says it all!

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Contributors: Brian O'Neel from Saint Luke Institute

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#9 The Looming Tower

The Looming Tower: AlQaeda and the Road to 9/11 is crucial to understanding how the war on terror started and the Islamist mindset (Hulu didn't turn it into a miniseries for nothing).

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Contributors: Brian O'Neel from Saint Luke Institute

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#10 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

It is imperative to understand how society sees this new reality of human interactions, and in order to do that, one must delve into human relations and their expectations for themselves and others.

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Contributor:Β Renata Castro from Castro Legal Group

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