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The next American revolution : sustainable activism for the twenty-first century

Author: Grace Lee Boggs; Scott Kurashige; Danny Glover
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A world dominated by America and driven by cheap oil, easy credit, and conspicuous consumption is unraveling before our eyes. In this powerful, deeply humanistic book, Grace Lee Boggs, a legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America, shrewdly assesses the current crisis--political, economical, and environmental--and shows how to create the radical social change we need to confront new realities. A vibrant,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boggs, Grace Lee.
Next American Revolution : Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century, Updated and Expanded Edition, New Afterword with Immanuel Wallerstein.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Lee Boggs; Scott Kurashige; Danny Glover
ISBN: 9780520953390 0520953398
OCLC Number: 794328497
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface to the 2012 Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. These Are the Times to Grow Our Souls; 2. Revolution as a New Beginning; 3. Let's Talk about Malcolm and Martin; 4. Detroit, Place and Space to Begin Anew; 5. A Paradigm Shift in Our Concept of Education; 6. We Are the Leaders We've Been Looking For; Notes; Afterword: In Conversation with Immanuel Wallerstein; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: Grace Lee Boggs with Scott Kurashige ; foreword by Dann Glover.

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A world dominated by America and driven by cheap oil, easy credit, and conspicuous consumption is unraveling before our eyes. In this powerful, deeply humanistic book, Grace Lee Boggs, a legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America, shrewdly assesses the current crisis--political, economical, and environmental--and shows how to create the radical social change we need to confront new realities. A vibrant, inspirational force, Boggs has participated in all of the twentieth century's major social movements--for civil rights, women's rights, workers' rights, and more. She draws from seven.

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