“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.
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 6 days ago by RLK
Should be required reading for every clergy person, business executive, and other leader. Alinsky is brilliant as both an organizer and a sociologist. Read morePublished 6 days ago by James K. Mcneely II
I got this book for a look into the mind of Barrack Obama. Very interesting. The tactics all make sense and I see them in use almost every time I watch the 6 o'clock news. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Benjamin Neal
First off, unlike most of the negative reviewers, I'm a pretty liberal guy. I first flipped through this book 12 years ago when I was involved in some progressive/anti-war groups... Read morePublished 7 days ago by WinterWalker95
The title says it all...............Barack Obama's textbook. If you want to see the playbook of the liberal agitating left.... Read morePublished 7 days ago by allsen648
The ideas are sound, but the expectations of dedication to his cause are nearly impossible today to the point of being outdated and unreasonable.Published 9 days ago by K. P. Klima