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                                          PRAXIS BOOK CLUB

Praxis Book Club - Next Meeting Online: Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 1:00 pm on zoom

Books to choose from for this meeting

  1. The Deficit Myth by Stephanie Kelton
  2. Survival of the Richest by Douglas Rushkoff

Currently, the Praxis Book Club has an opening. If you are a Praxis member and are interested in joining us, please call or e-mail georgia@praxispeace.org. Since we have members who are located in other areas, all meetings are on Zoom.
                              Ten-Year Anniversary Programs

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 the Praxis Book Club:

*War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict by Medea Benjamin & Nicholas J.S. Davies
The Worldly Philosophers by Robert Heilbroner
*A Bigger Picture by Vanessa Nakate

*The Hidden History of Neoliberalism by Thom Hartmann
*Existential Physics by Sabine Hossenfelder
*American Phychosis: A Historical Investigation of How the Republican Party Went Crazy by David Corn
*Shadow Network by Anne Nelson
* We Own the Future by Kate Aronoff
*Internet for the People by Ben Tarnoff
* Captured by Sheldon Whitehouse
*Davos Man: How the Billionaires Devoured the World by Peter S. Goodman
*The Climate Coup by Mark Alizar
*Bloodlands by Timothy Snyder
*Humane by Samuel Moyn
*Russia Without Putin by Tony Wood
* The 1619 Project by N. HRannah-Jones, C. Roper, I. Silverman and J. Silberstein
*Deep Adaptation - Edited by Jem Bendell and Rupert Read
*The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber and David Wengrow
* Under the White Sky: The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Colbert
* The Climate War: The Fight to Take Back Our Planet by Michael Mann
*The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson
* Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World by Tyson Yunkaporta
*The Web of Meaning: Integrating Science and Traditional Wisdom by Jeremy Lent
*By the Light of Burning Dreams: The Triumphs and Tragedies of the Second American Revolution
     by David Talbot and Margaret Talbot
* The Theft of History by Jack Goody
*Out of the Ether by Matthew Lessig
* The Trouble With Diversity by Walter Benn Michaels
*Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilderson
* The Origins of Totalitarianism or The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt
*Strongmen: From Mussolini to the Present by Ruth Ben-Ghiat
*Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum
* The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life by Anu Partanen
*The Great Transformation by Karl Polanyi
* Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty
* Learning From the Germans by Susan Neiman
* Bit Tyrants: The Political Economy of Silicon Valley by Rob Larson
* Supreme Inequality by Adam Cohen
* Targeted by Brittany Kaiser
* The Green New Deal by Jeremy Rifkin
* Against the Web by Michael Brooks
* The Lewis Powell memo
* Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow
* Mindf•ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plan to Break America by Christopher Wylie
* The Lie of Global Prosperity: How Neoliberals Distort Data to Mask Poverty and Exploitations" by Seth Donnelly
* The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg
* Merge Left: Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America by Ian Haney López
* The All New Don't Think of an Elephant by George Lakoff
* The Socialist Manifesto by Bashkar Sunkara
* Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years by David Talbot
* The Browns of California by Miriam Pawel
* Losing Earth: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich
* Falter by Bill McKibben
*Fault Lines by Gus diZerega
* The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America by Greg Grandin
*The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming. by David Wallace Wells
* Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas
* The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff
*America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges
*Winning Richmond: How a Progressive Alliance Won City Hall by Gayle McLaughlin
*Post Capitalsim: A Guide to the Future by Paul Mason
*Crash Course: From the Good War to the Forever War by H. Bruce Franklin
*Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber
*War on Peace by Ronan Farrow
* Comeback California by Narda Zacchino
*How Democracies Die by Stephen Levitsky
* Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman
* Against Charity by Julie Wark and Daniel Raventós
* The New Prophets of Capital by Nicole Aschoff
*The Village Against the World by Dan Hancox
* Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari
* The Better Angels of our Nature by Steven Pinker
*Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
*The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning By Jeremy Lent
* No is Not Enough by Naomi Klein
* Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, Edited by Paul Hawken
* Green Capitalism: The God that Failed by Richard Smith
* The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable by Amitav Ghosh
* 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 
* Our Revolution by Bernie 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
* 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

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