The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century

The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century

Grace Lee Boggs, Scott Kurashige


A global ruled by means of the US and pushed by means of affordable oil, effortless credits, and conspicuous intake is unraveling earlier than our eyes. during this strong, deeply humanistic ebook, Grace Lee Boggs, a mythical determine within the fight for justice in the United States, shrewdly assesses the present crisis—political, good value, and environmental—and indicates the right way to create the unconventional social switch we have to confront new realities. a colourful, inspirational strength, Boggs has participated in the entire 20th century’s significant social movements—for civil rights, women’s rights, employees’ rights, and extra. She attracts from seven many years of activist adventure, and a rigorous dedication to severe pondering, to redefine “revolution” for our occasions. From her domestic in Detroit, she finds how wish and creativity are overcoming depression and rot in the such a lot devastated city groups. Her publication is a manifesto for developing replacement modes of labor, politics, and human interplay that would jointly represent the subsequent American Revolution.

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