Books tagged: activism

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Irresistible Revolution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
From one of the nation's best-known social justice leaders and community activists comes a strategic and informed argument about the pitfalls of limited political vision, and the benefits of an agenda that encompasses, yet moves beyond, equality.
Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín: memorias de un puertorriqueño en Nueva York
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Gilberto Gerena Valentín is one of the key figures in the development of New York’s Puerto Rican community between the 1940s and the 1970s. In his memoirs, Gilberto Gerena Valentín takes us to the core of the ongoing union, political, social and cultural struggles set forth by Puerto Ricans between the years following the Great Migration and the 1970s.
Knives, Lipstick, and Liberty One Woman's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Five years after moving to New Hampshire with a simple plan to live in a state where liberty still exists and to raise my son in a better environment. It seemed like a simple plan at the time, a good move to make. So how did I end up a New Hampshire state representative? Good question, and one that not one person who knew me before the move would have ever seen coming, and yes,that includes me.
Teaching the Compassionate Rebel Revolution
Series: The Compassionate Rebel Revolution, Educators' Guide. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
Teaching the Compassionate Rebel Revolution is filled with conflict resolution activities and concepts for educators in a variety of settings. Detailed instructions for classroom activities are accompanied by concepts from the field of conflict resolution. It is also a companion text to The Compassionate Rebel Revolution by Burt Berlowe, addressing fifteen of the stories found in that book.
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
Hacktivity #1
Series: Hacktivity, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Shawn Harris is a hacktivist, a software programmer/activist, who just pushed the boundaries too far. On trial for breaking into FBI systems, he's just been found guilty and sentenced to 30 years in maximum security prison. As his trial starts getting media attention, people find the facts of the case aren't so clear-cut. And other hackers decide to take matters into their own hands.
Fearless Freedom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Eleven-year-old Bernice Givens learns about courage and fear when she becomes a freedom fighter in the civil rights movement that her hero, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., leads in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, during the historic spring and summer of 1963.
¡Yo tengo la magia!
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Essay » Sociology
El mundo necesita héroes y heroínas como tú. ¡Sí, como tú! No importa quién seas, qué edad tengas, dónde vivas o a qué te dediques. Aquí te decimos cómo lograrlo y te invitamos a compartir tus experiencias con otras personas que, al igual que tú, están haciendo la diferencia.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 4: Power of the Pen - Iconoclasts to the Rescue
Series: Social Justice. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,450. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.4 focuses on a humanistic and poetic perspective against the preceding darkness that Feeling the Unthinkable explores. "Surely there is no more astute and sensitive observer of our political culture than Don Gutierrez."
Atlas Sulks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.