The Book

The Book

Why waste the next election feeling suckered, ignored or manipulated when you can follow the simple lessons in this book to become a member of the most fearsome of all demographics: the free and truly independent critical thinker.

Critical Voter, the new book by writer and educational researcher Jonathan Haber, will help you turn this year’s election into a learning experience that can help you (or your kids) hone the vital thinking skills needed to succeed in the 21st century.

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Book Reviewers

Book Reviewers

Copies of Critical Voter are available to book reviewers, book bloggers and anyone else interested in spreading the word about how to use the election to become a critical thinker.

Educators interested in adopting Critical Voter or integrating the book into an educational program can also use the form on this page to request a free pre-release copy to review.

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Curriculum

Curriculum

critical voter curriculum

CRITICAL VOTER CURRICULUM – AVAILABLE NOW!

If you are a teacher teaching a class in social studies, government, civics, or any other relevant subjects, the following free curriculum materials – including lesson plans and assessments – can help you use this year’s presidential election to teach critical thinking skills.

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Jonathan Haber has written the literary equivalent of a powerful vaccine. In this case, the disease is an electorate manipulated by media, politicians and zillionaires.

Jay Heinrichs, Author of "Thank You for Arguing"

Latest Thoughts

Blog and News

What’s Eating Us?

What’s Eating Us?

Posted by CriticalVoter on May 24, 2016

In trying to explain the contemporary state of American politics, one characterized by a revolt of the voters against the established political parties, we’ve tested a couple of hypotheses and found each wanting. A first thesis localized the problem to just one side...

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Self-Publishing Infographic

Self-Publishing Infographic

Posted by CriticalVoter on May 19, 2016

Still getting my head around the whole “free book” concept, but hope to have something valuable to say about it by next week.  Until then, here’s a swell infographic I stumbled on published by the Alliance of Independent Authors (not sure why, but...

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Age of Anxiety

Age of Anxiety

Posted by CriticalVoter on May 17, 2016

Last time, we began to focus our critical-thinking facilities on the election itself to try to answer the question of why this year’s vote is turning out so different than what anyone expected. The critical-thinking tool we’re putting to use is hypothesis...

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Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing

Posted by CriticalVoter on May 9, 2016

Most of us probably expected an election similar to ones we’ve experienced in the past: a rowdy primary that finally settles down to each party picking a Senator or Governor (maybe a Congressman) whom the parties could rally around before going into battle in the...

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Decision Time

Decision Time

Posted by CriticalVoter on May 5, 2016

OK – Time to sum up the decisions you need to make with regard to your self-publishing effort. Before doing any of this, remember the fundamental question you should have answered long ago, namely: What is your goal for going down the self-publishing route in the...

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Engaging Your Opponent

Engaging Your Opponent

Posted by CriticalVoter on Apr 26, 2016

When it comes to debates, voters across the political spectrum are generally united in their disapproval of what goes on when candidates gather together in front of a live audience and TV cameras to confront each other and the issues of the day. “Why don’t they...

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