The bitter taste of hope : ideals, ideologies, and interests in the age of Obama /
State University of New York Press,
|Series:||SUNY series in new political science.
Table of Contents:
- Acknowledgments; Introduction: Obama's Legacy; Part I: Ideals and Interests; 1 Understanding Utopia; 2 The Enlightenment Lives!; 3 Rosa in Cairo; 4 Counter-Revolution, Enlightenment, Republic: A Cosmopolitan Sketch; 5 Tolerating Intolerance; 6 Albert Camus: On the Fiftieth Anniversary of His Death; 7 Immigrants and Refugees: Krisztian Simon Interviews Stephen Eric Bronner for the Hungarian and East European Blog Kettős Mérce; Part II: Murderous Impulses; 8 Learning the Ropes: Remarks on the Ideological Preconditions for Genocide.
- 9 Gaza on My Mind: Old Hopes, Mistaken Assumptions, and New Ideas on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict10 Netanyahu's Rhetoric; 11 Garbage People; 12 Hidden Nations, Enduring Crimes; 13 Visiting Assad; 14 A Short Report on Violence in the United States; Part III: Rebellion American Style; 15 Socialism in America; 16 On Paul Robeson; 17 Remembering Fitch: Reflections on a Solitary Syndicalist; 18 Tea Time; 19 Walking Wall Street; 20 Vilifying Frances; 21 One-Dimensional Man at Fifty; Part IV: War and Peace; 22 The Sovereign; 23 The Forest and the Trees: The United States in Afghanistan.
- 24 Talking in Tehran25 America's Israel; 26 Closing the Deal: America, Iran, and the Nuclear Treaty of 2015; Concluding Thoughts: Human Rights, Political Realism, and the Uses of Power; Notes; Bibliography; Index.