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New books on Social Justice and Activism

We Will Not Cancel Us: And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice Cover Image
$9.00
ISBN: 9781849354226
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Published: AK Press - November 17th, 2020

Cancel culture addresses real harm...and sometimes causes more. It's time to think this through.


Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next) Cover Image
$13.46
ISBN: 9781839762123
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Published: Verso - October 27th, 2020

Mutual aid is the radical act of caring for each other while working to change the world.
 


The Care Manifesto: The Politics of Interdependence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781839760969
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Published: Verso - September 22nd, 2020

We are in the midst of a global crisis of care. How do we get out of it?

The Care Manifesto puts care at the heart of the debates of our current crisis: from intimate care--childcare, healthcare, elder care--to care for the natural world. We live in a world where carelessness reigns, but it does not have to be this way.


The Politics of Care Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781839763090
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Published: Verso - September 29th, 2020

A vital collection bringing together Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 from the acclaimed political and literary magazine Boston Review.


Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen changed the conversation—Just Us urges all of us into it


How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781580058070
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Published: Hachette Go - June 2nd, 2020

An Invitation to Community and Models for Connection


Making Abolitionist Worlds: Proposals for a World on Fire Cover Image
By Abolition Collective (Editor)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781942173175
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Published: Common Notions - October 6th, 2020

Making Abolitionist Worlds gathers key insights and interventions from today's international abolitionist movement to pose the question: what does an abolitionist world look like?


Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9781849353625
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Published: AK Press - January 21st, 2020

Transformative justice seeks to solve the problem of violence at the grassroots level, without relying on punishment, incarceration, or policing. Community-based approaches to preventing crime and repairing its damage have existed for centuries. However, in the punative atmosphere of contemporary criminal justice systems, they are often marginalized and operate under the radar.


Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781984899095
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Published: Vintage - October 20th, 2020

Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways. Many of them—Afrolatino, indigenous, Muslim, queer and undocumented, living in large cities and small towns—are voices who have been chronically overlooked in how the diverse population of almost sixty million Latinos in the U.S.


The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Cover Image
$24.30
ISBN: 9780525509684
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Published: One World - October 20th, 2020

An essential guide to building transformative movements to address the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leading organizers and a co-creator of Black Lives Matter 
 


Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
By Alice Wong (Editor)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781984899422
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Published: Vintage - June 30th, 2020

ONE OF THE PROGRESSIVE'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR


How to They/Them: A Visual Guide to Nonbinary Pronouns and the World of Gender Fluidity Cover Image
By Stuart Getty, Brooke Thyng (Illustrator)
$17.06
ISBN: 9781632173133
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Published: Sasquatch Books - September 29th, 2020

Ever wondered what nonbinary and gender nonconforming really mean? Or if it's grammatically correct to use they as a singular pronoun?


A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent Cover Image
By Luke Howard (Illustrator), Isabella Rotman
$7.19
ISBN: 9781620107942
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Published: Limerence Press - October 27th, 2020

"Accessible and inclusive to all genders, sexualities, and levels of comfort with sexual activity." —Foreword Reviews (starred review)

A quick, easy and important educational illustrated guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact. 

How do you tell someone you want to do stuff with them?