The Resource Give me liberty : a handbook for American revolutionaries, Naomi Wolf

Give me liberty : a handbook for American revolutionaries, Naomi Wolf

Label
Give me liberty : a handbook for American revolutionaries
Title
Give me liberty
Title remainder
a handbook for American revolutionaries
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Wolf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A refresher manifesto on the virtues and vulnerable core values of democracy by the feminist political commentator and author of The End of America and The Beauty Myth reveals how everyday citizens can understand and use democracy for the betterment of society
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolf, Naomi
Dewey number
323.60973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
JC599.U5
LC item number
W63 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights movements
  • Rule of law
Label
Give me liberty : a handbook for American revolutionaries, Naomi Wolf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-373) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. What is "America"? Not a country, a state of mind : Introduction -- Freedom is intended as a challenge -- Fake patriotism -- Fake democracy -- Part II. Core values : Principle one: We are required to speak freely -- Principle two: We have a duty to rebel continually against injustice and oppression -- Principle three: ordinary people are supposed to run things -- Principle four: Americans cherish the rule of law -- Principle five: America establishes no god -- Principle six: Americans deliberate with their neighbors; we disagree without violence -- Principle seven: liberty is universal: America cannot maintain an oppressive empire -- A new American revolution -- Part III. America: the user's guide : 1. Driving change : "Democracy commandos" / Curtis Ellis -- 2. Speech : How to petition -- How to play hardball once you have petitioned -- Become the media yourself : How to write a press release / Lisa Witter ; create the debate yourself ; Help frame the news coverage ; How to leak to an investigative reporter ; How to pitch a feature piece ; Radio ; TV -- Produce new media : How to create a blog / Elizabeth Curtis ; How to create a web video / Will Coghlan -- 3. Protest : How to drive a boycott -- How to take to the streets / Marjorie Cohn -- Staging a protest : How to be safe as you protest ; Arrest ; The permit system / Heidi Boghosian -- How to speak in any public context -- 4. Deliberate, community-build, and organize : How to start a political movement : Direct-action activism / Trevor "Oyate" ; Starting your own political movement / Raymond D. Powell -- Organize a town hall meeting : How to run a meeting / Wende Jager-Hyman ; Deliberate with your neighbors / Mary Jacksteit -- Become the leaders of America : How to start a nonprofit organization ; How to fund-raise / Stephanie Berger -- 5. Rule of law: create of change laws yourself : Initiatives and referenda -- Make every vote count / Mark Crispin Miller -- Organize a national hearing / Annette Warren Dickerson -- Expose government secrecy: a guide to getting government files / Lauren Melodia -- 6. Dismantle an oppressive empire: remake U.S. foreign policy : How to promote democracy overseas through investment / Diane Keefe -- 7. Understand how your system works : Overview / Curtis Ellis -- What is the electoral college? / Wende Jager-Hyman -- User's guide to the constitution and Bill of Rights / Steven C. Bennett -- 8. Wish list for the future : Direct democracy -- Voting / Curtis Ellis -- A twelve-step program to save U.S. democracy / Mark Crispin Miller -- Additional wish list items
Control code
ocn191933856
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 376 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416590569
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008024264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191933856
Label
Give me liberty : a handbook for American revolutionaries, Naomi Wolf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-373) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. What is "America"? Not a country, a state of mind : Introduction -- Freedom is intended as a challenge -- Fake patriotism -- Fake democracy -- Part II. Core values : Principle one: We are required to speak freely -- Principle two: We have a duty to rebel continually against injustice and oppression -- Principle three: ordinary people are supposed to run things -- Principle four: Americans cherish the rule of law -- Principle five: America establishes no god -- Principle six: Americans deliberate with their neighbors; we disagree without violence -- Principle seven: liberty is universal: America cannot maintain an oppressive empire -- A new American revolution -- Part III. America: the user's guide : 1. Driving change : "Democracy commandos" / Curtis Ellis -- 2. Speech : How to petition -- How to play hardball once you have petitioned -- Become the media yourself : How to write a press release / Lisa Witter ; create the debate yourself ; Help frame the news coverage ; How to leak to an investigative reporter ; How to pitch a feature piece ; Radio ; TV -- Produce new media : How to create a blog / Elizabeth Curtis ; How to create a web video / Will Coghlan -- 3. Protest : How to drive a boycott -- How to take to the streets / Marjorie Cohn -- Staging a protest : How to be safe as you protest ; Arrest ; The permit system / Heidi Boghosian -- How to speak in any public context -- 4. Deliberate, community-build, and organize : How to start a political movement : Direct-action activism / Trevor "Oyate" ; Starting your own political movement / Raymond D. Powell -- Organize a town hall meeting : How to run a meeting / Wende Jager-Hyman ; Deliberate with your neighbors / Mary Jacksteit -- Become the leaders of America : How to start a nonprofit organization ; How to fund-raise / Stephanie Berger -- 5. Rule of law: create of change laws yourself : Initiatives and referenda -- Make every vote count / Mark Crispin Miller -- Organize a national hearing / Annette Warren Dickerson -- Expose government secrecy: a guide to getting government files / Lauren Melodia -- 6. Dismantle an oppressive empire: remake U.S. foreign policy : How to promote democracy overseas through investment / Diane Keefe -- 7. Understand how your system works : Overview / Curtis Ellis -- What is the electoral college? / Wende Jager-Hyman -- User's guide to the constitution and Bill of Rights / Steven C. Bennett -- 8. Wish list for the future : Direct democracy -- Voting / Curtis Ellis -- A twelve-step program to save U.S. democracy / Mark Crispin Miller -- Additional wish list items
Control code
ocn191933856
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 376 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416590569
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008024264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)191933856

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