Incognito Toolkit: Tools, Apps, and Creative Methods for Remaining Anonymous, Private, and Secure While Communicating, Publishing, Buying, and Researching Online

Submitted by FBMaster on Sun, 01/15/2017 - 17:42

"There are many books that will tell you what to do - use prepaid burner phones and anonymous email accounts, encrypt your communications and data, make your purchases anonymously - but Incognito Toolkit will show you how and give you the tools to actually do it. With laws getting stricter by the day and making it more and more difficult to properly protect your personal information, you need the most up-to-date information and tools available and that's what you will find in Incognito Toolkit!

Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite

Submitted by FBMaster on Sun, 01/15/2017 - 00:01

"Polls show that the majority of Americans oppose recent US wars and Wall Street bailouts, yet most remain passive and appear resigned to powerlessness. In Get Up, Stand Up, Bruce Levine offers an original and convincing explanation for this passivity. Many Americans are deeply demoralized by decades of oppressive elitism, and they have lost confidence that genuine democracy is possible.

Dazzle Camouflage: Spectacular Theatrical Strategies for Resistance and Resilience

Submitted by FBMaster on Tue, 01/10/2017 - 11:09

"Dazzle Camouflage offers two profiles of contemporary theater artists, Jenny Romaine and The Eggplant Faerie Players, generating analysis about their shared transformative theatrical strategies. Using oral history, archival research, and experiences working with these artists, the author tells their stories and identifies the roles of Dazzle Camouflage, Re-Mixing History, and Rehearsing Resistance in their work. Both profiles are interwoven with progressive Jewish and Queer culture and politics. "

Changing the Script: An Authentically Faithful and Authentically Progressive Political Theology for the 21st Century

Submitted by FBMaster on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 12:25

"In recent years, and in particular since the election of Barack Obama, the religious conversation in America has been dominated by calls for progressives to move beyond “partisanship” by reaching out to evangelicals in order to create a “big tent” on social issues such as abortion and marriage equality, despite the lack of evidence that such a strategy can or ever did work.

Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World

Submitted by FBMaster on Sun, 01/08/2017 - 18:59

A handbook for anyone who wants to effectively (and peacefully) improve your neighborhood, make a difference in your community, or change the world
 
Blueprint for Revolution will teach you how to
• make oppression backfire by playing your opponents’ strongest card against them
• identify the “almighty pillars of power” in order to shift the balance of control
• dream big, but start small: learn how to pick battles you can win

Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution

Submitted by FBMaster on Sun, 01/08/2017 - 14:24

"Beautiful Trouble brings together dozens of seasoned artists and activists from around the world to distill their best practices into a toolbox for creative action. Sophisticated enough for veteran activists, accessible enough for newbies, this compendium of troublemaking wisdom is a must-have for aspiring changemakers. Showcasing the synergies between artistic imagination and shrewd political strategy, Beautiful Trouble is for everyone who longs for a more beautiful, more just, more livable world – and wants to know how to get there. "

Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

Submitted by FBMaster on Fri, 01/06/2017 - 15:40

" Necessary Trouble is the definitive book on the movements that are poised to permanently remake American politics. We are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political turmoil and social activism. Over the last few years, we’ve seen the growth of the Tea Party, a twenty-first-century black freedom struggle with BlackLivesMatter, Occupy Wall Street, and the grassroots networks supporting presidential candidates in defiance of the traditional party elites.