Comments: Tomdispatch: Rebecca Solnit on Hopeful Books

good news often comes in the form of a way to manage bad news

Posted by hapa at December 17, 2007 09:10 PM

YOU see what an ignorant wretch I am. YOU have a library and ALL I have is word---IMPEACH--- and a phonenumber---1-202-225-0100

Posted by Mike Meyer at December 17, 2007 09:48 PM

If you're lazy like me, here are the recommendations without the Amazon kickback. The Schell book is absolutely fantastic.

Jonathan Schell, The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People;
Aung San Suu Kyi, The Voice of Hope;
Adam Hochschild, Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves;
Charles Wilkinson, Blood Struggle: The Rise of Modern Indian Nations;
Richard Walker, The Country in the City: The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area;
Alan Weisman, The World Without Us
William Morris, News from Nowhere;
News from Nowhere Collective, We Are Everywhere: The Irresistible Rise of Global Anticapitalism;
Marina Sitrin, Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina;
Subcommandante Insurgente Marcos, The Speed of Dreams: Selected Writings 2001-2007;
Peter Linebaugh, The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All;
Jonathan Isham and Sissel Waage, editors (introduction Bill McKibben), Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement.

Posted by abp at December 18, 2007 07:01 PM