“The Dissident: Alexey Navalny is both interesting and depressing—a valuable guide to understanding contemporary Russia, its boss, and a major opponent.”
“Uncovering the flaws of omission and the personal pain of activists reveals an unrecognized part of our social and cultural history that should not have been lost to us for so long.”
“If by chance you do not enjoy this book, you can always send used copies to Florida school districts.”
“A handbook for activists on the front lines as well as a reference for academics and journalists, Kimball’s book shows how new words and meanings invited “everyday people” into the policy-
“Throughout the book, O’Rourke mixes positive with negative as he discusses where the country is and how it got here, primarily with his focus on history in Texas.”
“For the just curious about how a law gets passed or those itching to make it happen, this guide has all the answers.”
Unless you were cryogenically frozen for the last few years you are probably aware of the meltdown of schools, childcare, and workplaces during the Covid-19 pandemic.
“In light of recent political upheavals around the globe, it is clear that democracy is an ongoing and open project that is subject to challenge and direct assault.”
“I didn’t start out with grievances against the world, but the world certainly seemed to have grievances against girls and women like me. . . .
“What is most heartening about the events described in The Kaepernick Effect is the sophistication of these young athletes and their commitment to the causes that have provoked the
Here is vital reading for Americans and people anywhere who seek to understand what is happening “after the fall” of the global system created by the United States and shaped increasingly by China
“Buses Are a Comin’ offers more than a tribute to the Freedom Riders and other activists who put their lives on the line in the face of segregationist massive resistance and stirre
Illuminating and uplifting, I Am a Girl from Africa is a must-read.
“The Three Mothers is a tribute to and celebration of Black motherhood from the late 1800s to the present.”
The United States confronts many problems besides an often recalcitrant and myopic Senate.
“Few other books reveal the fascinating inner journey that transformed Eleanor from an emotionally choked-off young woman into a mature leader who inspired millions.”
“the stirring His Truth Is Marching On will serve nicely for readers who want to understand the essence of Lewis . . .”
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”
“read The Case for Climate Capitalism to learn more about what we must do to turn back the thermostat on a nuclear winter.”
“Written by counterterrorism expert and former RAND political scientist William Rosenau, Tonight We Bombed the U.S.
“This work by Brown, Lipton, and Morisy reminds us that the powerful institutions of the federal government are only as good as the men and women who lead them.”
“The radicals in Holly Jackson’s informative book speak not only with truth and passion but with a vision of a different, better America.”
“If you want a crash course in the evolution of postmodern capitalism over the last five decades read Kochland.”
The communes of the ’70s were “weird, wacky and mostly dysfunctional.” So said the Guardian Weekly about Christiania, a Copenhagen military barracks claimed by “seekers of peace” in 1971.
“well researched and well written, chronicling some of the major protest successes and failures of the last 70 years.”