The Future We Want: Radical Ideas for the New Century
Sarah Leonard, Bhaskar Sunkara
Macmillan, Feb 2, 2016 - Political Science - 195 pages
A stirring blueprint for American equality, from the "breakout stars" (The New York Times) of the young new left
Democrat, Republican -- the list of presidential candidates confirms that business is proceeding pretty much as usual. The Future We Want proposes something different. In a sharp, rousing collective manifesto, ten young cultural and political critics dismantle the usual liberal solutions to America's ills and propose a pragmatic alternative.
What would finance look like without Wall Street? Or the workplace with responsibility shared by the entire workforce? From a campaign to limit work hours, to a program for full employment, to proposals for a new feminism, The Future We Want has the courage to think of alternatives that are both utopian and possible.
Brilliantly clear and provocative, The Future We Want -- edited by Jacobin magazine founder Bhaskar Sunkara and the Nation's Sarah Leonard -- harnesses the energy and creativity of an angry generation and announces the arrival of a new political left that not only protests but plans.
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I received this book for free from LibraryThing's Early Reviewers Program. Insofar as I don't want the future most of the contributors of this book are advocating for, this was an interesting read. I ... Read full review
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“The Future We Want : Radical Ideas for the New Century” is a collection of essays from an eclectic group of young writers and activists. They look at all the problems we normally think about ... Read full review