Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition.
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Know your enemyUser Review - uncdave - Overstock.com
With the LiberalProgressives swarming over Washington an the White House and with our next election looming it is always a wise idea to know your enemy. I count this as a must read in our modern day ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Sullywriter - LibraryThing
Another book I've been meaning to read for a long, long time. A good bit of it is dated but insightful about the times in which it was written. There's a lot of good practical advice still relevant for people looking to organize for political or social change. Read full review
Of Means and Ends
A Word About Words
The Education of an Organizer
In the Beginning
The Genesis of Tactic Proxy
The Way Ahead