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PRAXIS BOOK CLUB

Praxis Book Club - Next Meeting: Sunday, June 14, 2020

Books
(members need to only read one.)

  1. Targeted: The Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower's Inside Story of How Big Data, Trump, and Facebook Broke Democracy and How it can Happen Again by Brittney Kaiser
  2. Supreme Inequality by Adam Cohen

For our August meeting, we will read Thomas Piketty's Capital and Ideology.

At this time our Praxis Book Club is full. Please check back later for openings.
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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:

* The Green New Deal by Jeremy Rifkin
* Against the Web by Michael Brooks
* The Lewis Powell memo
*Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russai, 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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