“This country's leading hell-raiser...has set down some of the rules of the game. No one has had more experience or has been more successful at it than Alinsky.” —The Nation
“Alinsky's techniques and teachings influenced generations of community and labor organizers, including the church-based group hiring a young [Barack] Obama to work on Chicago's South Side in the 1980s.... Alinsky impressed a young [Hillary] Clinton, who was growing up in Park Ridge at the time Alinsky was the director of the Industrial Areas Foundation in Chicago.” —Chicago Sun-Times
“Alinsky is that rarity in American life, a superlative organizer, strategist, and tactician who is also a social philosopher.” —Charles E. Silberman
“He cannot be bought; he cannot be intimidated; and he breaks all the rules.” —The Economist (London)
“I consider him to be one of the few really great men of our century.” —Jacques Maritain
They wrote them on the author Saul Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals" and how they would impliment the methods laid out in this book.
I don't know which is scarier: that this book exists or that so many people think this man is a great human being for wanting his fellow humans to be enslaved.
There are several sections of the book, which after you read them, you think isn't that just what happened, or oh that's why he did this.
If you want to know what Mr. Alinsky stands for this book is a real eye opener. I read it and thought, hmm. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Marcia
I wavered between one star and 5 stars. This is a disgusting picture of the direction our present government is heading.Published 5 days ago by Leonore Proctor
Forty years ago this would have been a reading must for sociology majors on thier way to say the world. Read morePublished 5 days ago by max stanley
I really dislike his thesis ... an awful read ... only read it to know what the opposition thinks and does ... liars and thugs, they are.Published 11 days ago by J. P. Hale
I recommend this book for anyone that wants to understand why President Obama creates class war fair, and other forms of division amongst the people of America.Published 15 days ago by Larry Alexander
I had heard references to this book for years and finally decided to make time to read it. Saul Alinsky was a very influential person in the Civil Rights movement and accomplished... Read morePublished 26 days ago by RLK