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Radical Sixties #9: Prelude to Revolution: France in May 1968
Radical Sixties #9: Prelude to Revolution: France in May 1968
by Daniel Singer
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An essential history of the May 1968 upheaval in France—and how it changed the world. Prelude to Revolution is the indispensable study of May 1968. Generations have looked to this book for inspiration. Singer, who died in 2000, was widely... (read more)

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All the Power
All the Power
by Mark Andersen
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An ambitious, accessible mix of history, autobiography, and how-to-manual, this "anti-manifesto" challenges popular concepts of radical activism. Long-time inner-city organizer and punk rabble-rouser Mark Andersen takes aim at the illusions that tend to... (read more)

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Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street
Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street
by John Nichols
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The protest movement that captivated the nation and paved the path for Occupy Wall Street. More than 100,000 public employees, teachers, students, and their allies descended on the capital in Madison, Wisconsin after Governor Scott Walker announced his... (read more)

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Dreaming in Public: Building the Occupy Movement
Dreaming in Public: Building the Occupy Movement
by Amy Schrager Lang
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Since September 2011, the Occupy movement has captured the world's imagination. The media has been flooded with accounts of demonstrations, descriptions of the encampments, interviews with Occupiers, and discussions of Occupy's merits, political and... (read more)

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Organize!: Building from the Local for Global Justice
Organize!: Building from the Local for Global Justice
by Aziz Choudry
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Penned by a diverse range of activists, academics, lawyers, artists, and researchers, this book weaves a rich and varied tapestry of strategies for bringing about change in an era of unprecedented economic, social, and ecological crisis. From community... (read more)

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Unarmed Heroes
Unarmed Heroes
by Peace Direct
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Sub titled: 'The Courage to go beyond Violence'. 'Unarmed Heroes' is essential reading: an invaluable tool for the growing global movement of people determined to challenge violent responses to international, regional, local and family conflicts.... (read more)

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Joan Baez and the Issue of Vietnam. Art and Activism Versus Conventionality
Joan Baez and the Issue of Vietnam. Art and Activism Versus Conventionality
by Markus Jager
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Two outstanding components of peace studies are analysed in this book. Markus Jger wrote a detailed study on the way singer and activist Joan Baez combined her art and activism to protest against the Vietnam War. Baez, who is still active and creative... (read more)

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Death of the Liberal Class
Death of the Liberal Class
by Chris Hedges
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For decades the liberal class was a defense against the worst excesses of power. But the pillars of the liberal class — the press, universities, the labor movement, the Democratic Party, and liberal religious institutions — have collapsed. In... (read more)

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Howard Zinn on War
Howard Zinn on War
by Howard Zinn
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Howard Zinn on War is Zinns choice of the writing that represents his thinking on a subject that concerned and fascinated him throughout his career. He reflects on the wars against Iraq, the war in Kosovo, the Vietnam War, World War II, and on the... (read more)

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Creating a World That Works for All
Creating a World That Works for All
by Sharif Abdullah
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Exclusivity--the desire to stay separate from other people--is at the root of most of the world's problems, according to Abdullah, who then presents a unique blueprint for social justice.... (read more)

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Hearts on Fire: Stories of Today's Visionaries Igniting Idealism Into Action (13 Edition)
Hearts on Fire: Stories of Today's Visionaries Igniting Idealism Into Action (13 Edition)
by Jill Iscol
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INSPIRING STORIES OF FOURTEEN VISIONARIES WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD—AND A BOLD CALL TO ACTION TO MOTIVATE THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS   There’s Amy Lehman, a gutsy single mother who is building a floating health clinic on... (read more)

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Stand for Something: The Battle for America's Soul
Stand for Something: The Battle for America's Soul
by John Kasich
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The bestselling book from the host of the popular Fox news show "The Heartland with John Kasich" delivers a powerful wake-up call for all Americans to set their country back on the right path.... (read more)

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The Effects of Violence on Peace Processes
The Effects of Violence on Peace Processes
by John Darby
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As recent events demonstrate, violence, especially ethnic violence, is exceptionally hard to extinguish. Cease-fires almost never bring a complete end to the killing, and formal peace agreements are more often than not undone by men unwilling to forsake... (read more)

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Peace Prompts: A Guided Journal for Communities, Congregations, and Activists in a Time of War
Peace Prompts: A Guided Journal for Communities, Congregations, and Activists in a Time of War
by Catherine De Cuir
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Author workshops in San Francisco Bay... (read more)

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California Series in Public Anthropology #25: My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize
California Series in Public Anthropology #25: My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize
by Jody Williams
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“Jody Williams is a grassroots activist at her heart, committed to empowering all individuals to believe in their ability and their right to contribute to a better world. A forceful leader in advancing the recognition of the key role of ‘... (read more)

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Globalize Liberation: How to Uproot the System and Build a Better World
Globalize Liberation: How to Uproot the System and Build a Better World
by David Solnit
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A post-9/11 look at the new radicalism that has captured the imagination of activists worldwide. We live in an era of a new radicalism, a worldwide challenge to global empire that has inspired millions to flood the streets in resistance and to take... (read more)

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The Ten Minute Activist: Easy Ways to Take Back the Planet
The Ten Minute Activist: Easy Ways to Take Back the Planet
by Mission Collective
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The Mission Collective has compiled the most up-to-date information on energy conservation, global warming, wildlife preservation, community building, spiritual awareness, and political action.... (read more)

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Insurgency Online: Web Activism and Global Conflict (Digital Futures)
Insurgency Online: Web Activism and Global Conflict (Digital Futures)
by Michael Y Dartnell
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In Insurgency Online, Michael Dartnell focuses on a new form of conflict made possible by global communications. The Internet. Dartnell argues, is effecting extensive change to the way politics are carried out, by inserting a range of non-state actors... (read more)

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Unexpected Gifts: Discovering the Way of Community
Unexpected Gifts: Discovering the Way of Community
by Christopher L Heuertz
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“Ironically, as much as we yearn for deep friendships and meaningful communities, many of us seem to be unable to find our way into them. Even if we know were made for community, finding one and staying there seems almost impossible. Though we hate... (read more)

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Battling Big Business: Countering Greenwash, Infiltration, and Other Forms of Corporate Bullying
Battling Big Business: Countering Greenwash, Infiltration, and Other Forms of Corporate Bullying
by Eveline Lubbers
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After big business suffered several spectacular media defeats, from the Mclibel suit where McDonalds won the suit but lost the war, to Monsanto’s underestimation of resistance to genetically modified organisms, corporations are fighting back. Hard.... (read more)

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