The Next American Revolution

The Next American Revolution

Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-first Century

Book - 2012
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The pioneering Asian American labor organizer and writer's vision for intersectional and anti-racist activism.

In this powerful, deeply humanistic book, Grace Lee Boggs, a legendary figure in the struggle for justice in America, shrewdly assesses the current crisis--political, economical, and environmental--and shows how to create the radical social change we need to confront new realities. A vibrant, inspirational force, Boggs has participated in all of the twentieth century's major social movements--for civil rights, women's rights, workers' rights, and more. She draws from seven decades of activist experience, and a rigorous commitment to critical thinking, to redefine "revolution" for our times.

From her home in Detroit, she reveals how hope and creativity are overcoming despair and decay within the most devastated urban communities. Her book is a manifesto for creating alternative modes of work, politics, and human interaction that will collectively constitute the next American Revolution--which is unraveling before our eyes.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, 2012
Edition: Updated and expanded edition
ISBN: 9780520272590
Branch Call Number: 303.48409 B6341N 2012
Characteristics: xxxi, 223 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Kurashige, Scott


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Jul 14, 2017

Interesting ideas. Ms. Boggs felt that our only way out of this mess is to change our society completely. I think that eventually, some of these ideas may be implemented.


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