Social Issues

Aftershock
Aftershock is about the real war against terror-the struggle for a world in which nobody lives in fear of atrocities perpetrated by human beings. Every day, people who push against violence and injustice or pull for peace and freedom must face their...

21.03.2018

The Lifelong Activist
I am not an activist, I am a person who does some activism here and there. :) I started reading this book to get a better idea about what it would take to bump up my activism. But the first part of the book is rather intimidating to me... lots of...

09.03.2013

The Politics of the Pasture (ebook) How Two Cattle Inspired a National Debate about Eating Animals
From Lantern Books: On October 1, 2012, Green Mountain College in Vermont announced that it was going to slaughter its longtime oxen team Bill and Lou and, according to its mission of food sustainability, serve them as hamburger in the school's...

17.03.2018

The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements
"The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements" is a compilation of original, state-of-the-art essays by internationally recognized scholars on an array of topics in the field of social movement studies. Contains original, state-of-the-art essays...

27.03.2013

Red State Rebels
A Red States rebellion is breaking out. It’s been going on for some time. The stakes are high and the odds are long and the battles are waged over the essentials of life: water, food, wilderness, and human liberty.Out here there are no fixed...

09.06.2018

The Speed of Dreams
Since the publication of Our Word Is Our Weapon—which Publishers Weekly described as “strong as dignity and as subtle as love”—Mexico’s enigmatic Zapatista leader has written some of his most brilliant and complex works. From a...

04.09.2015

Fighting Words
Fighting Words is about identity and solidarity in an age of global corporations and epidemics, when the borders of the body politic can still get very personal. It is a brief guide to sexual politics from Oscar Wilde to outing, from Sojourner Truth...

21.06.2018