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Twelve steps toward political revelation : the potential for an American epiphany under the rough blanket of capitalism

Author: Walter Mosley
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that oppression has become the defining characteristic of people's daily lives in the United States, looking at the ways in which the author believes the systems and institutions of the nation place burdens on the minds and bodies of citizens at an early age, and calling for an intellectual revolution to take power from the ruling classes and give it back to the people as a whole.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Mosley
ISBN: 9781568586427 1568586426
OCLC Number: 730076117
Description: xvii, 92 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Admitting there is a problem and defining that problem --
The importance of language or learning how to speak --
Telling the truth --
Defining the classes --
Legitimizing psycho-therapy in political development --
Every day --
Making democracy --
Attempting to understand the mind in relation to the economic infrastructure --
Discontinue the practice of living in the past --
Understanding cost --
Understanding your worth --
Defining, and then claiming, genius.
Responsibility: Walter Mosley.

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Combining the personal with the political, bestselling writer Walter Mosley draws from his own addictions to explore the forms that oppression takes in our everyday lives.  Read more...

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