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How We Win

A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning
Paperback Book
Melville House
December, 2018
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$21.99 CAD
Publisher’s Description: 

A lifetime of activist experience informs this playbook for building and conducting nonviolent direct action campaigns --teaching us how to achieve real progressive change.

Today's new direct action campaigns require a new, down-to-earth guide to effective campaigning. George Lakey's Living Revolution is that timely guide. The Women's March of January 21, 2017, was estimated at four million people - the largest assembly of activist protest in U.S. history. Many of those assembled were in the streets for the first time, or returning after a period of inactivity.

Lakey, a lifelong activist, helps us understand our political moment (extreme polarization, ripe for political change), teaches us how to plan a campaign to overcome that polarization, demonstrates how to launch these ideas into action, and shows us how to grow and sustain our movements. This is what democracy looks like.

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