Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

  • 321 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt

╆ Download full ⛅ Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt for free ▆ Ebook By Sarah Jaffe ◇ Necessary Trouble is American history at its freshest and most compelling Sarah Jaffe traces the many waysfrom left to rightthat Americans have risen up in response to the countrys ongoing takeover by the obscenely rich Sometimes we have to make trouble, and, as Jaffe reports, were pretty damn good at it Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and DimedHistory is filled with stories of rebellionand not just history, as Sarah Jaffe shows What weve too often lacked are reporters willing and able to weave one day stories into meaningful fabric Jaffe does just that, with depth and breadth and eloquence Necessary Trouble is necessary reading, and Jaffes arrival is something to celebrate Laura Flanders, host and founder of The Laura Flanders ShowLike Boadicea leading the Celts against the Romans or Joan of Arc breaking the siege of Orleans, Sarah Jaffe marches into the class war, fighting the good fight with a pen as sharp as any sword.Bill MoyersAmericans can be a quiescent people But for the past eight years, we have been in revoltconsider BlackLivesMatter, Moral Mondays, the Fight for 15, Occupy, the Bernie Sanders campaign, fights to save the public sector in Wisconsin and Chicago, and many insurgencies Yet few journalists have properly chronicled this moment, much less explained how and why such efforts came about, or analyzed their relation to one another In this whip smart, informative and inspiring book, Sarah Jaffe has done all that and much she has also summoned us to join in and make history We must heed her Liza Featherstone, author of Selling Women Short The Landmark Battle for Workers Rights at WalmartWithout a doubt, Sarah Jaffe is the preeminent social movement chronicler of her generation Cutting through the hype, she finds the unsung heroes and tells the real story of how change happens Mixing razor sharp analysis with moving reports from the front lines, Necessary Trouble reveals the interconnections, complexities, and possibilities of nearly a decade of radical uprisings Read this book nowand then join the revolt Astra Taylor, author of The Peoples Platform and co founder of The Debt CollectiveA sobering look at the struggles and demands of working Americans, many of whom feel they have been left behind by both Democratic and Republican policies at all levels of government It provides an extraordinary overview of the newly revived American labor movement, the push for a just economy by the everyday people who are navigating the neoliberal status quo, and the forces that brought them into the streets in the first place Kyle Friend, Jobs With JusticeA highly inspiring book Read it and join the fray Heather Seggel, The Progressive PopulistA vital chronicle of current political activism spearheaded by ordinary AmericansA compelling and eloquent readand activists across the left should give it a read Anna Hamilton, Global CommentStriking a tone that simultaneously infuriates and inspires, Jaffe gives a macro level overview of recent protest movementswith a spare, intelligent style Publishers Weekly An in depthrichly detailedessential guide to forces shaping our nation and the 2016 presidential election Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review Necessary Trouble offers the first up close profile of those who decided to stop waiting for others to fulfill their dreams of a better countrythe real revolutionaries of our age Only those able to navigate this reinvigorated 21st century culture of protest can truly understand modern politics That makes Necessary Trouble required reading David Dayen, The New RepublicThere have been attempts to describe this emerging movement for social justice in book form before Necessary Trouble is the best so far Jaffe is a leading light delightful and inspiring In These TimesScathingJaffe guides us through the new lexicon of protesta world of privilege, horizontalism, and microagresions New StatesmanA political masterpiece If you see yourself as a revolutionary, your bookshelf is nothing without this book Dan Arel, PatheosSarah Jaffe draws on her journalistic experience and talent to give us a vivid portrait of the contemporary protest movements that just may transform America Frances Fox Piven, author of Challenging AuthoritySarah Jaffes book tells the story of the giant step made by Americas networked young people off the sidelines of progressive politics and into the foreground It weaves together the story of radicalized labor activism, black protests against police violence, and the horizontalist movements These are the stories the millennial generation will tell their grandchildrenabout how they reversed the balance between the citizen and corporate power, and saved the planet Paul Mason, author of PostCapitalism A Guide to Our FutureNecessary Trouble is an engaging and insightful guide to the new American radicalism that erupted in the wake of the Great Recession Jaffe deftly exposes the roots of anti establishment activism across the political spectrum, from the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the Fight for 15 A must read for anyone interested in the nations future Ruth Milkman, President, American Sociological Association, and author of On Gender, Labor and InequalityNew York Times Book Review Editors ChoiceNecessary Trouble depicts the country as a pot set above the flames of economic discontent, ready to boil over The book shines in its assessment of why those fault lines exist in the first place Capitalism, Jaffe argues, promotes instability and class divisionsand her book finds the thread of economic injustice in every tapestry it weaves Vann R Newkirk II, New York Time Book ReviewCompelling Jaffes book is not only an argument against the atomization of America, it is in itself a force against it Molly Sauter, Los Angeles TimesThe fullest account yet of the social movements that are attempting to transform American politics Tim Barker, London Review of BooksJaffes effort to put radicalism at the center, not the fringes, of American democracy renders Necessary Trouble a necessary read Carlos Lozada, Washington PostWhile commercial media cant seem to turn away from the Trump circus or Hillarys emails, Sarah Jaffe follows Americas new radicals And in doing so, tells a far consequential storyone that reveals our recent past and an alternative future The most compelling social and political portrait of our age, Necessary Trouble should be mandatory for anyone who thinks justice is necessary Robin D G Kelley, author of Freedom Dreams The Black Radical ImaginationThe political activism and beliefs of ordinary Americans are as ignored as they are consequential Sarah Jaffe is one of the few American journalists who has meaningfully covered this vital, growing forceinvariably with passion, empathy, and unflinching insight Her new book is indispensable for understanding how marginalized and resource deprived communities are politically empowering themselves in ways that will fundamentally shape Americas future.Glenn Greenwald, author of No Place to HideSarah Jaffe has written a wise and eloquent book about the surging movements against inequality that are giving the one percent a run for its money If you want to understand the present and future of the American left, you must read Necessary Trouble Michael Kazin, co editor of Dissent and author of War Against War The American Fight for Peace, 1914 1918Sarah Jaffe is a Nation Institute fellow and an independent journalist covering labor, economic justice, social movements, politics, gender, and pop culture Her work has appeared in The Nation, Salon, The Week, American Prospect, Washington Post, Atlantic, and The New Republic, where she is a contributing writer She is the co host, with Michelle Chen, of Dissent magazine s Belabored podcast, as well as an editorial board member at Dissent and a columnist at New Labor Forum Jaffe was 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