Sunday Book & Monday – Bank going bust

Dangers of a comforting view of the world economy

Their struggle

The Nazi empire turned out to be the least successful piece of colonisation ever seen. Three Hitler biographies offer explanations for the Third Reich’s doom, writes Niall Ferguson
Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe By Mark Mazower
Hitler By Ian Kershaw
Hitler, The Germans and the Final Solution By Ian Kershaw

Hot, Flat and Crowded

Thomas Friedman argues that in the age of global warming and scarcity, a green revolution should be America’s new crusade

The Rushdie effect

The publication of the ‘Satanic Verses’ in 1988 sparked a fundamentalist backlash. Two decades later, John Lloyd examines how the episode changed the landscape of Muslim society in Britain

Many of these bankers are horrible people, but we will still need them

Max Hastings: For years money moguls were allowed too much power. Now the excesses must be curbed, but without stifling growth

  • This is not a cold war

    Fareed Zakaria: History doesn’t repeat itself. It only seems to do so to people who don’t know the details

Andrew Hacker, Obama: The Price of Being Black

Restoring the Right to Vote by Erika Wood

Crawford v. Marion County [Indiana] Election Board

Florida State Conference of the NAACP v. Browning

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