presens Merge Left:Fusing Race and Class, Winning Elections, and Saving America.
"The book for anyone interested in cross-racial solidarity on behalf of racial and economic justice for all!"--Jane Fonda
In 2014, Ian Haney López in Dog Whistle Politics named and explained the coded racial appeals exploited by right-wing politicians over the last half century--and thereby anticipated the 2016 presidential election. Now the country is heading into what will surely be one of the most consequential elections ever, with the Right gearing up to exploit racial fear-mongering to divide and distract, and the Left splintered over the next step forward.
Discussing Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity.
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In collaboration with East Bay School for Boys.
presents The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants.
reading from Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes.
reads from her new volume of poetry Ledger, a book of personal, ecological, and political reckoning from the internationally renowned poet named "among the modern masters" (Washington Post).
From one of our most celebrated contemporary poets--long-listed for the National Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England's T.S. Eliot Prize--comes Jane Hirshfield's Ledger, her most important work yet. From its already much-quoted opening lines of despair and defiance ("Let them not say: we did not see it. / We saw."), Hirshfield's poems inscribe a registry, both personal and communal, of our present-day predicaments, and call us to action.
presents Why We Swim