Recommended reading

Following are some books that I recommend.  For more information, you can click on any that interest you.

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

The threat has shifted from a totalitarian Big Brother state to a ubiquitous digital architecture: a “Big Other” operating in the interests of surveillance capital.

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Twenty-First Century Socialism (Radical Futures)

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

Twenty-First Century Socialism (Radical Futures)

In this urgent manifesto for a 21st century left, author Jeremy Gilbert shows that we need a revitalized socialist politics that learns from the past to adapt to contemporary challenges.

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A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America

Posted by on Jan 31, 2020 in Newsletter, Recommended reads | 0 comments

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America

Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig’s book is a taut and terrifying account of Donald J. Trump’s shambolic tenure in office to date.

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Where We Go from Here: Two Years in the Resistance

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

Where We Go from Here: Two Years in the Resistance

In Where We Go from Here, New York Times bestselling author Bernie Sanders reveals the blueprint for his 2020 presidential run by chronicling the day-by-day struggles that he and his progressive colleagues have waged over the last two years.

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In Defense of Julian Assange

Posted by on Nov 30, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

In Defense of Julian Assange

The purpose of this book is to build support for Assange and prevent his extradition and delivery into the hands of the Trump administration. A wide range of distinguished contributors, many of them in original pieces, set out the story of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, the importance of their work, and the dangers for us all in the persecution they face. In Defense of Julian Assange is a vivid, vital intervention into one of the most important political issues of our day.

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Permanent Record

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

Permanent Record

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down.

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The Art and Science of Caregiving: Stories of Inspiring Elders with an End-of-Life Guidebook

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

The Art and Science of Caregiving: Stories of Inspiring Elders with an End-of-Life Guidebook

In The Art and Science of Caregiving, Annelise Schinzinger helps readers become skilled companions and caregivers.

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Building the Impossible: A Regugee’s Journey of Giving Back 

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

Building the Impossible: A Regugee’s Journey of Giving Back 

The book recounts the story of Zebiba Shekhia’s achievement in building a high school for Eritrean refugee girls in Sudan.

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Sand and Blood: America’s Stealth War on the Mexico Border

Posted by on Jun 30, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

Sand and Blood: America’s Stealth War on the Mexico Border

Sand and Blood: America’s Stealth War on the Mexico Border paints a damning portrait of the U.S.-Mexico border, where militaristic fantasies are unleashed, violent technologies are tested, and immigrants are targeted.

 

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The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Posted by on Jun 1, 2019 in Recommended reads | 0 comments

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power

Shoshana Zuboff’s book is the first detailed examination of the unprecedented form of power called “surveillance capitalism,” and the quest by powerful corporations to predict and control our behavior.

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