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

AVAILABLE SUPER TUESDAY!

If you are a teacher teaching a class in social studies, government, civics, or any other relevant subjects, a set of free curriculum materials – including lesson plans and assessments – will be available on March 1 (Super Tuesday) to help you use this year’s presidential election to teach critical thinking skills.

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Is an election year the best of times or the worst of time to use or learn how to better use your brain?

Find out February 1!

Latest Thoughts

Blog and News

Coin Toss Caucus (from Huffington Post)

Coin Toss Caucus (from Huffington Post)

Posted by CriticalVoter on Feb 8, 2016

The latest from Huffington Post… Those of you who managed to make it to Chapter 8 of Critical Voter are no doubt joining me in a chuckle over the controversy surrounding the Iowa Caucuses being decided by a half dozen coin flips. “Foul!” cried many...

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Insights for the Serious Self Publisher

Insights for the Serious Self Publisher

Posted by CriticalVoter on Feb 4, 2016

I’ve started a series on self-publishing over at LinkedIn which I plan to share here at Critical Voter over the next several Thursdays. In addition to commentary on the election and critical thinking, the subject of my new book Critical Voter, I wanted to start...

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Who Predicted Iowa Results 2500 Years Ago?

Who Predicted Iowa Results 2500 Years Ago?

Posted by CriticalVoter on Feb 3, 2016

That promised Part II to yesterday’s piece (also from Huffington Post) which tries to explain how Aristotle, 25 centuries ago, might have predicted Donald Trump’s recent loss in Iowa. As the Interwebs fill with theories regarding why Donald Trump did not...

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Donald Trump and His Critics (from Huffington Post)

Donald Trump and His Critics (from Huffington Post)

Posted by CriticalVoter on Feb 2, 2016

I just revived my Huffington Post column and thought Critical Voter readers might want to hear what I’m saying over there about this year’s most talked-about (mostly by himself) Presidential candidate: When I told friends, colleagues and family members...

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What a Week

What a Week

Posted by CriticalVoter on Feb 1, 2016

So what are you planning to do to pass the time as the fate of the Republic gets decided tomorrow by a quarter- to half-a-million Iowans? If I can make a modest (if self-serving) suggestion: why not relieve your stress by cracking open a copy of Critical Voter and...

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What Next with Critical Voter?

What Next with Critical Voter?

Posted by CriticalVoter on Jan 29, 2016

I hope this week’s postings gave you a small taste of what can be gained from turning the upcoming election into an opportunity to become critical thinkers. For you political junkies eager to figure out the status of the candidates, that visit I described to various...

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