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Praxis Book Club - Next Meeting -  Sunday,  May 21, 2017

We are reading Green Capitalism: The God that Failed and The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh.

If you are interested in joining the Praxis Book club, call us at 707-939-2973. Usually, our meetings are bi-monthly and held on Sunday afternoons. Occasionally, we have an opening.
Tom Hayden's presentation November 15, 2012 in San Rafael Click here to download.

Models for a New Economy Panel, April 1, 2012 - Vimeo presentations. Click here!

Previous Books Read in Praxis Book Club:

* Roles for Revolutionaries by Becky Bond and Zack Exley
* Dark Money by Jane Mayer
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Our Revolution by Bernid Sanders
* The Moral Equivalent of War by William James
• Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer by Phylliss Bennie 
• Daybreak by David Swanson
• War is a Lie by David Swanson
* New Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins (Pub. 2016)
* Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
* Dark Money by Jane Mayer
* The Devil's Chessboard by David Talbot
*Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism by Richard Wolff
* Blowing the Roof Off the 21st Century: Media, Politics, and the Struggle for Post-Capitalist Democracy by Robert W. McChesney
* Listen Yankee: Why Cuba Matters by Tom Hayden
* This Changes Everything: The Climate versus Capitalism by Naomi Klein
* Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier
The Public Bank Solution: From Austerity to Prosperity by Ellen Brown
* The Crash of 2016 by Thom Hartmann

* What Then Must We Do by Gar Alperowitz
* The "S" Word by John Nichols
* Articles on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
* Uncivil Liberties: Deconstructing Libertarianism, Ed. Georgia Kelly, co-authors: Ben Boyce, Nick Colby, Gus diZerega, Julianne  Maurseth, and Barry Spector.
* The Lights in the Tunnel by Martin Ford
* A Shared Market Economy: A Classical Liberal Rethinks the Market System by Dwight Murphy

* The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws in an Obselete System by Jerry Mander
* Transition to Peace by Russ Faure-Brac
* Pity the Billionaire by Thomas Frank
* Participatory Democracy: From Port Huron to Occupy Wall Street by Tom Hayden (an article published in The Nation magazine)
* This Changes Everything: Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement
* The Price of Civilization by Jeffrey Sachs
* Eros & Civilization by Herbert Marcuse
* Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber
* New Paths to Socialism by Carl Davidson
* Madness at the Gates of the City: The Myth of American Innocence by Barry Spector
* The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress
by Chris Hedges

* Death of the Liberal Class by Chris Hedges
* The Empathic Civilization by Jeremy Rifkin
* The Future is up to us by Nelson Peery
* Salmon Economics by Andreww Kimbrell
* The End of Money and the Future of Civilization by Tom Greco
* The New Golden Age: The Coming Revolution Against Political Corruption and Economic Chaos by Ravi Batra

* Agenda for a New Economy by David Korten
* Web of Debt by Ellen Hodgson Brown
* The Shock Doctrine by Naomi Klein
* Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz
* The End of America by Naomi Wolf
* Is There no Other Way? The Search for a Non-Violent Furture by Michael Nagler
* The Conscience of a Liberal
by Paul Krugman

Suggested Reading - This Section will be updated soon.


* On Dialogue by David Bohm
* Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh
* The Courage for Peace by Louise Diamond
* Seeds of Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh
* Getting to Peace by William Ury
* Leading Through Conflict by Mark Gerzon
* Transition to Peace by Russ Faure-Brac

The Ecology of Commerce by Paul Hawken
Natural Step Capitalism by Paul Hawken, Amory and Hunter Lovins
When Corporations Rule the World by David Korten
The Post Corporate World: Life After Capitalism by David Korten
Agenda for a New Economy by David Korten
The Crisis of Global Capitalism by George Soros
Beyond Globalization: Sharing a Sustainable Global Economy by Hazel Henderson
Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy by Hazel Henderson
Take it Personally by Anita Rodick
Globalization and its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz
Alternatives to Economic Globalization - Editors John Cavanagh and Jerry Mander
Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins
Hoodwinked by John Perkins
The Real Wealth of Nations by Riane Eisler
Capitalism 3.0 by Peter Barnes
Crunch by Jared Bernstein
The Soul of Capitalism by William Greider
Come Home America by William Greider
Secrets of the Temple by William Greider
Web of Debt by Ellen Brown

Biopiracy, the Plunder of Nature and Knowledge by Vandana Shiva
Beyond the Limits by Donella Meadows
Plan B by Lester R. Brown
Crimes Against Nature: How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals are Plundering
the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
An Inconvenient Truth by Al GoreWar:
On Killing by David Grossman
Century of War by Gabriel Kolko
On War by Howard Zinn
The New Military Humanism by Noam Chomsky
Terrorism and War by Howard ZinnPolitics:
The Tao of Politics, edited and translated by Thomas Cleary
Power Politics by Arundhati Roy
Wilson's Ghost by Robert McNamara
Blowback by Chalmers Johnson
New World Disorder: Another World is Possible by various authors. Published by
New Mouth from the Dirty South, P.O. Box 19742, New Orleans, LA 70179. - Website: www.newmouthfromthesouth.com
The Soul of Politics by Jim Wallis
The Healing of America by Marianne Williamson
Wealth and Democracy by Kevin Phillips
American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed
Money in the 21st Century by Kevin Phillips
Fixing Elections by Stephen Hill Europe's Promise by Stephen Hill
How to Overthrow the Governmet by Arianna Huffington
Moral Politics by George Lakoff
Whose Freedom? The Battle over America's Most Important Idea by George Lakoff
Thinking Points by George Lakoff Unequal Protection by Thom Hartmann
Screwed: The Undeclared War Atainst the Middle Class by Thom Hartmann
The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight by Thom Hartmann Rebel by Tom Hayden
The Port Huron Statement: The Visionary Call of the 1960s Revolution By Tom Hayden
Radical Nomad: C. Wright Mills and His Times by Tom Hayden
Conservatives without Conscience by John Dean
Ten Steps to Repair American Democracy by Steven Hill
Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw it Coming by Paul Hawken
The Political Brain by Drew Westen
The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman
The End of America by Naomi Wolf
An Attack on Reason by Al Gore

Kinds of Power by James Hillman
The Guru Papers by Diana Alstad and Joel Kramer
Forgive for Good by Fred Luskin
Faces of the Enemy by Sam KeenFields
Notes on the Compassionate Life by Marc Ian Barasch
The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton

The Creation of Patriarchy by Gerda Lerner
The Chalice and the Blade by Riane Eisler
Men and the Water of Life by Michael Meade
The Demon Lover: The Roots of Terrorism (1989) by Robin Moore
The Whimp Factor by Stephen Ducat

Philosophy and Culture:
The Passion of the Western Mind by Richard Tarnas
Cosmos and Psyche by Richard Tarnas
A Critique of Pure Tolerance by Herbert Marcuse, Robert Wolff, and Barrington Moore, Jr.
Eros and Civilization by Herbert Marcuse
Sacred Pleasure by Riane Eisler
The Power of Partnership by Riane Eisler
The Culture of Make Believe by Derrick Jensen
The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community by David Korten
Madness at the Gates of the City: The Myth of American Innocence by Barry SpectorMedia:
Manufacturing Consent by Noam Chomsk
yWizards of Media Oz by Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen
Propaganda: The Formation of Men's Attitudes by Jacques ElliulHistory:
The People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn (and updated versions)Spirituality:
Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh
The Path of Heart by Jack Kornfield
The Warriors by Glen Grey
Hymns to an Unknown God by Sam Keen
Love in Action by Thich Nhat Hanh
Seeds of Peace by Sulak Sivaraksa
The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace by Jack Kornfield
The Left Hand of God: Taking our Country Back from the Religious Right By Rabbi Michael Lerner
In the Absence of God by Sam Keen

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