Books tagged: protest movement

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The Trip - A True Karmal Korn Adventure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Two teenage boys decide to hitchhike to California during the heyday of the anti-Vietnam War counterculture on a quest to experience the essence of the hippie phenomena they have embraced as their identity. Humor and love are blended with fear and hatred as they encounter the people and events that transform them from boys to men. It is a timeless story of youth coming of age in a divided nation.
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.
John Boehner's Gavel (song)
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Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
A protest song in the spirit of protests dating back to the US Civil War, Women's Suffrage marches, and Viet Nam protests.
Mechanical Mouse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a humorously cynical view of society and the moral systems we have developed. The poems poke fun at government, hippies, the drug culture, romance, sexuality, sociology, politics, and so many things about life that we take for granted everyday. Most were written in my "angry young man" days in college. Cute illustrations accompany each poem. That is, "cute" if you like rodents.
Strategy & Soul: a campaigner's tale of fighting billionaires, corrupt officials, and Philadelphia casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,270. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
The Middle and Working Class Manifesto
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 119,570. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
"The Middle and Working Class Manifesto" For the many who like to read leftist, politically subversive nonfiction, or who are fed up with the status quo, and particularly for those who think American government is broken beyond repair, this 470-page book will electrify and inspire you!
The Blue Guitar
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Price: Free! Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
MIT Professor Emerita Lisa Peattie explores the art and politics of protest around the world.
Fables of Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 32,300. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
To a young person entering upon maturity, there are many unknowns. Fables is a mad, youthful dash for freedom, which turns to analysis, judgement, learning and decision. Fables surprises, with enlightening characters, earnestly tackling their individual adventures; it is thought provoking and amusing. It is not for the closed minded. It is bemused by the idea of normal life.