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.  Please contact me if you would like answers to the Check for Understanding quiz questions or help implementing any of this material into your classroom.

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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"

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Blog and News

The Crowd

The Crowd

Posted by CriticalVoter on Aug 25, 2016

One of the things we are supposed to be celebrating in this era of social media, open-source everything, citizen journalism, and various forms of “super-enabling” Internet politics is how it frees us from having to rely on authority. In the past, if we wanted news, it...

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Critical Voter – Available Everywhere!

Critical Voter – Available Everywhere!

Posted by CriticalVoter on Aug 17, 2016

As Degree of Freedom News subscribers heard earlier week, the ebook version of Critical Voter is now available on all major ebook platforms including iTunes, Barnes and Noble/Nook, Kobo and all of the other channels managed by the Smashwords publishing service. To...

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The Gaffe

The Gaffe

Posted by CriticalVoter on Aug 16, 2016

One of the great pleasures in life is to watch someone you can’t stand make a blunder, preferably publicly, and suffer ridicule (or worse) as the result. In politics, such blunders are referred to as “gaffes,” and it’s interesting to consider the evolution of what...

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Argument Ninja

Argument Ninja

Posted by CriticalVoter on Aug 9, 2016

As many of you know, I’m a huge fan of Kevin deLaplante, the man behind Critical Thinker Academy and Critical Thinker Academy podcast, both of which were hugely inspirational when I went down the route of podcasting critical-thinking lessons with the original...

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The Single Issue Voter

The Single Issue Voter

Posted by CriticalVoter on Aug 2, 2016

“It’s been six days since the Reticulan battle fleet entered Earth orbit, and today this unearthly race of reptilian shapeshifters issued their demands that Earth submit to their will and surrender mankind’s freedom, mineral wealth and women,” announced Rachel Maddow,...

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Plagiarism

Plagiarism

Posted by CriticalVoter on Jul 28, 2016

The big political news from last week was the Republican nominating convention and, if you judge the importance of stories based on time spent spinning in the news cycle, it seems as though the Yugist Event was Trump’s spouse allegedly lifting words from Obama’s...

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