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Alinsky, Saul David

Summary: 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1971

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 ALI

Burrough, Bryan

Summary: An account of the decade-long battle between the FBI and America's revolutionary counterculture documents terrorist activities stemming from radical beliefs, tracing the stories of such groups as the Weathermen and the Black Liberation Army.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 BUR

Keith, LeeAnna

Summary: "A history of antiracist and abolitionist activism in the Civil War-era Republican Party"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 KEI

MacLean, Nancy

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "An explosive expose of the right's relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, and change the Constitution. "Perhaps the best explanation to date of the roots of the political divide that threatens to irrevocably alter American government." --Booklist (starred review) Behind today's headlines of billionaires taking over our government is a secretive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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Mayer, Jane

Summary: Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional answer is that a popular uprising against "big...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.5 MAY

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.52 MAY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 320.520973 MAY

Summary: It traces the events that led McVeigh to that day and recounts the stories of the survivors, first-responders, US Marshals, FBI investigators, and journalists who covered the events. The film provides an in-depth and provocative exploration of the white supremacist, extremist militia movement that rose to prominence in the early 1990s and still makes news today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Hoffman, Abbie.

Contents: Contents: From Revolution for the hell of it -- From Woodstock Nation -- From Steal this book -- New writings.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Four Walls Eight Windows 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.484 HOF

Schatz, Kate

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling team behind Rad American Women A-Z comes an illustrated collection of radical and transformative political, social, and cultural movements in American history"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 SCH

Mulloy, D. J

Summary: The rise of the alt-right alongside Donald Trump's candidacy may be seem unprecedented events in the history of the United States, but D. J. Mulloy shows us that the radical right has been a long and active part of American politics during the twentieth century. From the German-American Bund to the modern militia movement, D. J. Mulloy provides a guide for anyone interested in examining the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 MUL

Burt, Andrew

Summary: "The American story of blacklists, scapegoating, conspiracies, and cover-ups that have taken over national politics throughout our history when the mainstream has adopted extremist fear that secret networks--from the Illuminati and Freemasons to Communists and Muslim terrorists--have infiltrated society and threatened destruction from within"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: LP, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 BUR

Blumenthal, Sidney

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.931 BLU

Picciolini, Christian

Summary: "At fourteen, Christian Picciolini was recruited by a now notorious skinhead leader and encouraged to fight with the movement to "protect the white race from extinction." Soon, he had become an expert in racist ideology, a neo-Nazi terror who roamed the neighborhood, quick to throw fists. By the time he left the movement years later and was able to see clearly for the first time, Picciolini...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2020

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Nash, Gary B.

Summary: An exploration of the ideas and radical sentiments that prompted the American Revolution argues that the war was a people's revolution and civil war, as well as an insurrection against colonial control.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 NAS

Bingham, Clara

Summary: "As the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams. From August 1969 to August 1970, the nation witnessed nine thousand protests and eighty-four acts of arson or bombings at schools across the country. It was the year of the My Lai massacre investigation, the Cambodia invasion, Woodstock, and the Moratorium to End the War. The American death toll in Vietnam was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 BIN

Summary: "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BLA

Anderson, Terry H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.484 AND

Gitlin, Todd.

Summary: "Todd Gitlin, the highly regarded writer, media critic, and professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, has written an authoritative and compelling account of this supercharged decade-- a decade he helped shape as an early president of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and an organizer of the first national demonstration against the Vietnam War. Part critical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 GIT

Summary: A sequel to Greetings. Employed by a pornographic filmmaker, Vietnam vet Jon Rubin (DeNiro) rents a room in New York's Lower East Side and trains his lens on the bedroom windows of a high rise. Among his subjects are a playboy, a revolutionary, a middle class couple with two kids, and a trio of single girls, one of whom he eventually marries. Rubin ultimately fails as a photographer and decides...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY HI

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