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The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century Paperback – May 31, 2012
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"This groundbreaking book not only represents the best of Grace Lee Boggs, but the best of any radical, visionary thinking in the United States. She reminds us why revolution is not only possible and necessary, but in some places already in the making. The conditions we face under neoliberalism and war do, indeed, mark the end of an era in which the old ideological positions of protest are not really relevant or effectiveand this book offers a new way forward."Robin D.G. Kelley, author of Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination
Grace Boggs has long been a major voice of hope and action for transformation of the United States and the world. Here is her testimony of hope and program for action. It must be taken seriously.
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"One of the most accomplished radicals of our time, the Detroit-based visionary Grace Lee Boggs has become one of our most influential and inspiring public intellectuals. The Next American Revolution is her powerful reflection on a lifetime of urban revolutionary work, an ode to the courage and brilliance of her late partner James Boggs, and a plain-spoken call for us to address the troubled times we face with a sense of history, a strong set of values, and an unwavering faith in our own creative, restorative powers."
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- Item Weight : 11.2 ounces
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0520272595
- ISBN-13 : 978-0520272590
- Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.25 inches
- Publisher : University of California Press; First Edition, Foreword by Danny Glover and Afterword with Immanuel Wallerstein (May 31, 2012)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #91,532 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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