“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
For some reason, even though the book is only 195 pages long, it reads like it is 400 pages long.
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.
They wrote them on the author Saul Alinsky's "Rules for Radicals" and how they would impliment the methods laid out in this book.
Mr. Alinsky has written a treatise for progressives to take control that works for awhile but is self defeating in the long run. Read morePublished 3 days ago by wishuwererich
I bought it to find out what the left is up to. What a bunch of Communists!Published 6 days ago by Steven Schnitzer
I agree with nothing in the book but it outlines the twisted thinking of the Radical Community OrganizerPublished 8 days ago by Bibi
Great incite into the minds of those who wish to destroy the greatest country on God's green earth.Published 11 days ago by William A. Soop
This is a book that the Clintons and President Obama have based their political philosophy and political actions upon. Read morePublished 13 days ago by B24Bomber4Dad
Long story short, this is an incredibly flawed ideology. First of all, the author continually denounces dogmatism and promotes individual freedom, then proceeds to illustrate... Read morePublished 15 days ago by DONKEY