There are some very hot books flying off the shelves at the moment, but if they're unavailable, there are other excellent works on doing The Work for our coming new Social Order - I think it's coming, don't you?
Here are a few titles currently in stock to pique your interest:
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style a
A handbook for effective activism, advocacy, and social justice for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Resist! is the indispensable how-to guide for people looking to make a stand. Included are solid pieces of advice, practical tips, and inspirational stories from those who have already successfully stood up and made a difference.
A lifetime of activist experience from a civil rights legend informs this playbook for building and conducting nonviolent direct action campaigns
In our era of mass incarceration, gun violence, and Black Lives Matters, a handbook showing how racial justice and restorative justice can transform the African-American experience in America.
This timely work will inform scholars and practitioners on the subjects of pervasive racial inequity and the healing offered by restorative justice practices.
Mobility justice is one of the crucial political and ethical issues of our day
We are in the midst of a global climate crisis and experiencing the extreme challenges of urbanization. In Mobility Justice, Mimi Sheller makes a passionate argument for a new understanding of the contemporary crisis of movement.
This powerful, urgent narrative history of resistance campaigns throughout history and how they affect today's battles (Jeff Chang, author of We Gon' Be Alright)--from the American Revolution and the defeat of fascism during WWII, to landmark battles for civil rights and the new movements for equity.
New York Times Bestseller National Book Award Longlist Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 Donald Trump's takeover of the White House is a dangerous escalation in a world of cascading crises.
"Brilliant, wise, profound and persuasive. Common Sense for the 21st Century will come to be recognized as a classic of political theory."--George Monbiot, via Twitter
An urgent, essential, and practical call to action from a cofounder of Extinction Rebellion
Revised and Updated Third Edition
Musician and activist Billy Bragg diagnoses the crisis of accountability in Western democracies in this new series of political pamphlets from Faber.
The challenges we face can be difficult even to think about. Climate change, the depletion of oil, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions. Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our capacity to face this crisis so that we can respond with unexpected resilience and creative power.
Historian and civil rights activist proves how progressive movements can flourish even in conservative times.
The classic book on systems thinking--with more than half a million copies sold worldwide
This is a fabulous book... This book opened my mind and reshaped the way I think about investing.--Forbes
2,000,000 COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE • TRANSLATED IN MORE THAN 35 LANGUAGES
What is Violent Communication?
If “violent” means acting in ways that result in hurt or harm, then much of how we communicate—judging others, bullying, having racial bias, blaming, finger pointing, discriminating, speaking without listening, criticizing ot
“Human history began with an act of disobedience, and it is not unlikely that it will be terminated by an act of obedience.”—from On Disobedience
The remarkable story of a T-shirt company that sparked a global movement to aid people living in poverty.
All his life, Derek Evans felt a spiritual pull to be a part of something greater than himself, but it wasn’t until he and a friend embarked on a transformational trip to LA’s infamous skid row that he found his true calling.
Clean and White offers a history of environmental racism in the United States focusing on constructions of race and hygiene.
A veteran activist's guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedience as the most radical and rapid means to social change
An optimistic look at the future of American leadership by a brilliant young reporter
"One of the Best Books of the 21st Century."
No writer has better understood the mix of fear and possibility, peril and exuberance that's marked this new millennium.
The essential guide to understanding how racism works and how racial inequality shapes black lives, ultimately offering a road-map for resistance for racial justice advocates and antiracists
In the vein of Wreck this Journal and Start Where You Are, The Revolution Handbook is an irreverent yet instructive interactive guide to political resistance and standing up for what's right.
An inspiring instructional handbook for transforming idealism into social change
In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all.