Books tagged: activism

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This We Defend
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Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy
"This We Defend" is a true story told with humor on how to solve a noise or 'quality of life' problem with a neighbor in New York City. The neighbor is a group of veterans from an American Legion post. It's about conflict resolution, anger management, gun control and how to get things done when battling arrogance, detached government and neighborhood fascism. It's about responsibility and freedom.
The Purple Golf Cart: Stories of an Unconventional Grandma
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
The true story of a Florida woman who hid her lesbian identity for two decades. When she finally came out, she lost custody of her young children, thrusting her into activism. But it was her irreverent sense of humor that helped her to survive. It's a story of resilience and passion for social justice. Homelessness, depression, failed relationships gave way to forgiveness, success, and self love.
A Letter to the Establishment: The Cautionary Tale of Hunter S. Thompson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Drug-crazed, iconic, outrageous--Hunter S. Thompson’s own reputation as the rock star writer of the 1970s obscured the meaning behind much of his work, even for many of his fans. An essay on Hunter S. Thompson as a journalist, and the implications and intention behind his style of “gonzo journalism” on current day media…as well as what set him apart.
Change of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us About Spreading Social Change
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2010 by Lantern Books. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
An easy-to-use psychology primer for anyone wanting to spread progressive social change. Developed so that non-profits, community organizers and others can make science-driven decisions in their advocacy work.
Bred in Chicago to Be A Catholic Women's College Activist
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This reflection on growing up during the Depression, her college days and later teaching career, is an adaptation of a memoir by Sister Perkins that appeared in an anthology published by Praeger in 2006 (American Students Organize).
The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 112,560. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011 by Lantern Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Lifelong Activist is a guide to living a joyful and productive life that includes a strong progressive mission. It offers simple and clear instructions that help you figure out the form your authentic life should take, and live that life with a maximum of joy and productivity, and a minimum of fear, guilt and shame.
The Eagle Can Fly Higher
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,390. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In his new book “The Eagle Can Fly Higher,” David R. Whalen provides an in depth analysis of the problems facing our country today. His extensive background provides a unique prospective and insight which is unlike anything currently on the market. He not only analyses the issues, he provides practical and workable solutions. The book is the essential Tea Party Manifesto.
Citizen Soldier Handbook: Fighting Big Government
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,520. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
An Activist Book with hundreds of Action Points for American Citizens to Make Their Voice Heard! As an American Citizen, you are probably growing tired of public officials, bureaucrats and 'representatives' who don't listen to us. Well, you have to make your Voice heard in a world where everyone is connected to a phone, iPhone, Android or internet. Get connected today to make a difference!
The Battle for Tomorrow: A Fable
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Series: Battle for Tomorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A 16 year old girl is arrested and sent to juvenile hall for participating in an antiwar blockade and occupation of the US Capitol.
The Most Revolutionary Act: Memoir of an American Refugee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fifteen years of intense government harassment leads a psychiatrist, single mother and social activist to close her 25-year Seattle practice to begin a new, safe life in New Zealand. What starts as phone harassment, stalking and illegal break-ins quickly progresses to six attempts on her life and an affair with an undercover agent who railroads her into a psychiatric hospital.