activism

Book Review
Nov 17, 2011
Community Organizing

Community Organizing: A guide for activists

Greg Macdougall
For someone interested in getting involved in organizing, Joan Kuyek's Community Organizing serves as a comprehensive and inspiring introduction.
Book Review
Aug 11, 2011

How to organize and stay sane

Sonia Edworthy
If you want to live in a just and sustainable world (and who doesn't?) then egalitarian collective process is unavoidable. 'Come Hell or High Water' is a much needed critical analysis of this process.
Book Review
Jun 26, 2011

Stuff white people smash

Dave Mitchell
Black Bloc, White Riot addresses all of the anti-globalization movement's defining debates -- diversity of tactics vs. non-violence, summit hopping vs. local organizing, direct vs. mass action.
Book Review
Apr 7, 2011

Peace for Israel-Palestine: Stories from the frontlines

Matthew Behrens
Michael Riordan's Our Way to Fight, is a compelling compendium of first-hand accounts from both sides of the Israel/Palestine divide that chronicles modest yet meaningful reconciliation efforts.
Book Review
Dec 2, 2010
Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists

'Small, radical acts' drive big changes

Jessica Rose
Save the world. These three words have slipped off the tongues of well-meaning parents for decades. This is a good thing, right? Maybe not, argues Courtney E. Martin, author of Do It Anyway.
Book Review
Nov 18, 2010

Montreal's sixties heyday

William Dere and Daya Varma
The political turmoil in Montreal, the subject of The Empire Within, combined the city's internal contradictions with anti-colonial struggles.
Book Review
May 7, 2009

Cutting the crap

Katie O'Connor
Rhetoric for radicals sets out guidelines for the ardent activist -- establishing the need for clearer communication in achieving social change.
Book Review
Jul 3, 2008
 Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom

Wasáse vs. violent struggle

Brent Erickson
Taiaiake Alfred's <I>Was&#195;&#161;se: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom</i> is a powerful tool in the struggle for Indigenous autonomy. <i>Was&#195;&#161;se</i> reflects on the struggles fa
Book Review
Sep 20, 2007
 Loyal to the Sky: Notes from an Activist

Why we act

Melanie Redman
WHAT IS IT that makes a person work to make the world a better place? Even as a child, I got that not everyone can turn their outrage into action, or can preserve a clear sense of justice in a world
Book Review
Feb 5, 2006
 A Troublemaker's Handbook 2: How to Fight Back Where You Work and Win!

How to make trouble

Judy Rebick
Edited by veteran union journalist Jane Slaughter, <I>A Troublemaker's Handbook</I> is a must-have for anyone trying to do progressive work in a union or a workplace. It is a well organized, up-to-d

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