Book cover for The State by Philip Petttit

Applied Political Theory

Political theory is to policy and diplomacy what math and physics are to engineering, and biology and chemistry are to medicine.  It provides the fundamental concepts and language to understand events and craft practical solutions.  In this manner, it is applied political theory.

Elsewhere an Immigrant: How Rights of Settlement and Migration are Established by Conflict and Convention by M. P. Ross

A new, uniquely succinct and comprehensive explanation for one of the most fundamental features of human existence.



Putin Has Lost

Sanctions impact Russia’s legitimacy, damaging its ability to function in trade, finance, transportation, and culture


A Simple Matter of Pure Economics