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Essential readings to enhance your understanding of the issues.
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Essential readings to enhance your understanding of the issues. See also [[Tools_of_Resistance#Videos|Videos]] for teach-ins and video explanations of political issues.
  
 
== Black Radical Tradition ==
 
== Black Radical Tradition ==
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*[http://people.umass.edu/schaffne/schaffner_et_al_IDC_conference.pdf Explaining White Polarization in the 2016 Vote for President], by B Schaffner, M MacWilliams, & T Nteta  
 
*[http://people.umass.edu/schaffne/schaffner_et_al_IDC_conference.pdf Explaining White Polarization in the 2016 Vote for President], by B Schaffner, M MacWilliams, & T Nteta  
 
*[http://www.scarleteen.com/article/politics_etc/rebel_well_a_starter_survival_guide_to_a_trumped_america A Guide to Resistance for Youth, with an emphasis on emotional and sexual health] by Scarleteen
 
*[http://www.scarleteen.com/article/politics_etc/rebel_well_a_starter_survival_guide_to_a_trumped_america A Guide to Resistance for Youth, with an emphasis on emotional and sexual health] by Scarleteen
*[http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/08/trump-white-blue-collar-supporters I Spent 5 Years with Some of Trump's Biggest Fans] by Arlie Hochschild  
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*[http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/08/trump-white-blue-collar-supporters I Spent 5 Years with Some of Trump's Biggest Fans] by Arlie Hochschild
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*[https://www.brennancenter.org/publication/noncitizen-voting-missing-millions Noncitizen Voting: The Missing Millions] by Christopher Famighetti, Douglas Keith, and Myrna Pérez—debunking reports of [[Voting Rights|voter fraud]] in the 2016 election
  
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
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*[http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/what-is-privilege/ Privilege: A Quick and Dirty Guide] by Sian Ferguson
 
*[http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/09/what-is-privilege/ Privilege: A Quick and Dirty Guide] by Sian Ferguson
 
*[http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/05/15/straight-white-male-the-lowest-difficulty-setting-there-is/ Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is] by John Scalzi
 
*[http://whatever.scalzi.com/2012/05/15/straight-white-male-the-lowest-difficulty-setting-there-is/ Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is] by John Scalzi
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*[http://www.slate.com/blogs/better_life_lab/2017/05/23/you_re_not_blind_to_race_and_gender_but_your_hiring_process_can_be.html Why Pretending You Don’t See Race or Gender Is an Obstacle to Equality] by Elizabeth Weingarten
  
 
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== Learning Modules/Curricula ==  
 
== Learning Modules/Curricula ==  
*[http://www.writeawinningcampaignplan.com 7-Hour Self-led Online training in Campaigning & Organizing, free with discount code "democracy"]
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*[http://www.writeawinningcampaignplan.com WriteaWinningCampaignPlan is a 7-hour self-led online training in campaigning & organizing, free with discount code "democracy"]
 
*[http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/ganzorganizing/home Organizing: People, Power, Change]
 
*[http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/ganzorganizing/home Organizing: People, Power, Change]
 
*[http://canvasopedia.org/project/canvas-core-curriculum/ Center for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies Core Curriculum]
 
*[http://canvasopedia.org/project/canvas-core-curriculum/ Center for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies Core Curriculum]

Latest revision as of 00:54, 27 May 2017

Essential readings to enhance your understanding of the issues. See also Videos for teach-ins and video explanations of political issues.

Black Radical Tradition[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Documentaries / Speeches[edit]

Syllabi and Reading Lists[edit]

Authoritarianism/Threats to Democracy[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Building Movements and Organizing[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi and Reading Lists[edit]

Economic Issues / Capitalism / Socialism / Poverty[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Education[edit]

Books[edit]

Environmental Justice[edit]

Articles[edit]

Syllabi and Reading Lists[edit]

Foreign Policy and International Affairs[edit]

Books[edit]

  • The Accusation by Bandi: Short stories smuggled out of North Korea that are "heartbreaking yet hopeful"

Articles[edit]

General Readings[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Immigration and Refugee Issues[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi and Book Lists[edit]

Intersectionality[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Jewish Issues[edit]

Antisemitism[edit]

Zionism and Israel[edit]

Media and Surveillance[edit]

See also Media Literacy

Muslim Issues/Islamaphobia[edit]

Articles[edit]

Syllabi and Reading Lists[edit]

LGBTQ+[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Native American/Indian Issues[edit]

Native American History[edit]

Police and State Violence[edit]

Tribal Sovereignty[edit]

Two-Spirit Issues[edit]

Other[edit]

Race[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Policing and Prison Reform[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Trump/Trumpism/The Right[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

White Privilege[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Women and Feminism[edit]

Articles[edit]

Books[edit]

Documentaries[edit]

Syllabi[edit]

Learning Modules/Curricula[edit]