Monday, June 28, 2010

OMNI Library Additions

Alinsky, Saul. Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals. Vintage, 1989 (1971).
Collectif Argos. Climate Refugees. In French, Gollion, 2007. MIT, 2010. From global warming to climate refugees: USA, Bangladesh, Chad, Maldives, Germany, China, Pacific Ocean/Tuvalu, Nepal.
Ivins, Molly. Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush. Vintage, 2000. Bush the Governor and how the power of money works in politics.
Just, Ward. A Dangerous Friend. Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Novel about the Vietnam War, selected as a Best Book of the Year by Time and the Los Angeles Times.
Loeb, Paul R. Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times. St. Martin's, 1999, 2010. A handbook for social activists.
McKibben, Bill Eaarth. Times Books, 2010. Eaarth is the warmed and warming planet we now inhabit.
Power, Samantha and Graham Allison, eds. Realizing Human Rights: Moving from Inspiration to Impact. St. Martin’s, 2000. Brings together activists, policy-makers, philosophers, and critics to reflect upon a half-century of attempts to advance human rights: President Jimmy Carter, Wei Jingsheng, Richard Goldstone, and others.
Rathke, Wade. Citizen Wealth: Winning the Campaign to Sve Working Families. BK, 2009. Disciple of Alinsky and founder of ACORN.
Specter, Michael. Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives. Penguin, 2009.

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