How One Small Change Can Create a More Equitable American Economy
America's economy does not currently live up to our country's core values. We are a nation founded on the ideals of coming together across differences to forge a common future. Yet over the past fifty years, our economy has been pulling us apart at unprecedented rates. By allowing top income earners and the wealthiest Americans to hoard ......
In this book, Winton Bastes discusses the relationships between freedom, progress, and human flourishing. Bates asserts that freedom enables individuals to flourish in different ways without colliding, fosters progress, allows for a growth of opportunities, and supports personal development by enabling individuals to exercise self-direction.
Reimagining Human Rights presents an interpretation of human rights "from below," showing how victims of atrocity can embrace the rhetoric of human rights to dismantle old narratives of power and advance new ones.
Inside the Global Movements for Social Justice, Peace, and a Sustainable
From Anger to Action is the stories of the citizens' movements charting new paths to tackle the global challenges behind the political upheavals of our times. Drawing on candid insights from citizens, activists, innovators, and their own experiences as leaders of advocacy organizations, the authors give insider accounts of the battle for change.
Explores the unintended consequences of civic activism in a disaster-prone city After Hurricane Katrina, thousands of people swiftly mobilized to rebuild their neighborhoods, often assisted by government organizations, nonprofits, and other major institutions. In Rethinking Community Resilience, Min Hee Go shows that these recovery efforts are ......
White Power and the Rising Threat of Genocide in the US
A renowned expert on genocide argues that there is a real risk of violent atrocities happening in the United States If many people were shocked by Donald Trump's 2016 election, many more were stunned when, months later, white supremacists took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, chanting "Blood and Soil" and "Jews will not replace ......
Talking Back to the Rehnquist Court, Eight Cases That Subverted Civil Li
Featuring contributions from lawyers and legal commentators who claim that during Chief Justice William Rehnquist's nineteen-year tenure, the Supreme Court failed to adequately protect civil liberties and civil rights, this title examines eight cases heard by the Rehnquist Court.
Examining the value and cost of free expression in America, this book demonstrates how an unregulated flow of information can be detrimental to youth. It asserts that freedom of expression can be very harmful to children, making it likely that they will be the perpetrators or victims of violence, will grow up as racists, or will use alcohol.