Saving and Growing Our Democracy

Organizer: Sue C.

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We read books about how democracy is being undermined, and what we can do to combat the trend towards authoritarianism. Our range is actually broader than that:  we would like to embark on promoting a new order, which would hopefully bring the return to democratic principles, trust in science, and  the dawn of socio-economically and environmentally just societies. 

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On Tyranny

By: Sue C.

ISBN: 9780804190114

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In previous books, Holocaust historian Timothy Snyder dissected the events and values that enabled the rise of Hitler and Stalin and the execution of their catastrophic policies. With Twenty Lessons, Snyder draws from the darkest hours of the twentieth century to provide hope for the twenty-first. As he writes, "Americans are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, ...

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All We Can Save

By: Sue C.

ISBN: 9780593237076

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Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward. There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more characteristically feminine and more faithfully feminist, rooted in compassion, connection, creativity, and collaboration. While it’s clear that wo...

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Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire

By: Sue C.

ISBN: 9781541730137

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A renowned Harvard professor debunks prevailing orthodoxy with a new intellectual foundation and a practical pathway forward for a system that has lost its moral and ethical foundation in this "powerful" book (Daron Acemoglu). Free market capitalism is one of humanity's greatest inventions and the greatest source of prosperity the world has ever seen. But this success has been cos...

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