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Resistance Reading List

Ready to resist the new administration and the damage and cultural effects this campaign and election have had, and will continue to have, on the U.S. and our world? Here are a few books I’m planning on reading or re-reading in order to become the most prepared and well educated resistor I can be. Please be sure to share any additional recommendations in the comment section below.

A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley

1984 by George Orwell

A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism by Phyllis Goldstein

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

No One Is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S. – Mexico Border by Justin Akers Chacón and Mike Davis

The United States of Fear by Tom Engelhardt

One World Now: The Ethics of Globalization by Peter Singer

The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Subterranean Fire: A History of Working Class Radicalism in the United States by Sharon Smith

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown

Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

Rich People Things: Real Life Secrets of the Predatory Class by Chris Lehmann

Citizen 13660 by Miné Okubo

Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice by Lisa Kemmerer

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer

Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal by Rob Reimen

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