Read & Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism

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HarperOne #ad - She was sent to a russian prison for 18 months and emerged as an international symbol of radical resistance, as calls to “Free Pussy Riot” resounded around the world. Read & riot is structured around nadya’s ten rules for revolution Be a pirate! Make your government shit its pants! Take back the joy! and illustrated throughout with stunning examples from her extraordinary life and the philosophies of other revolutionary rebels throughout history.

Rooted in action and going beyond the typical “call your senator” guidelines,  Read & Riot gives us a refreshing model for civil disobedience, and encourages our right to question every status quo and make political action exciting—even joyful. Nadya tolokonnikova, founding member of the Russian activist group Pussy Riot, shocking visual artist, is a creative activist, brazen feminist, professional protestor, and force to be reckoned with.

Read & Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism #ad - Stylish, striking, and elegantly packaged. As indispensible to confronting, racist, a sexist, say, your domineering mother-in-law or your local city council as it is to helping foment an ongoing and ever-escalating insurrection against, say, nepotistic power-mad oligarchy threatening to destory democracy as we know it.

. My advice: buy one"--voguefrom artist, activist, and Pussy Riot founder Nadya Tolokonnikova, a guerilla guide to radical protest and joyful political resistanceThe face of modern protest is wearing a brightly colored ski mask.

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Riot Days

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Metropolitan Books #ad - For alyokhina, her two-year sentence launched a bitter struggle against the Russian prison system and an iron-willed refusal to be deprived of her humanity. That trial and Alyokhina’s subsequent imprisonment became an international cause. Teeming with protests and police, riot days gives voice to Alyokhina’s insistence on the right to say no, witnesses and cellmates, informers and interrogators, whether to a prison guard or to the president.

Ultimately, this insistence delivers unprecedented victories for prisoners’ rights. Evocative, wry, laser-sharp, legal transcripts, alyokhina’s account is studded with song lyrics, and laconically funny, and excerpts from her jail diary―dispatches from a young woman who has faced tyranny and returned with the proof that against all odds even one person can force its retreat.

Riot Days #ad - A pussy rioter’s riveting, maria alyokhina and other members of the radical collective pussy riot performed a provocative “Punk Prayer, after smuggling an electric guitar into Moscow’s iconic central cathedral, hallucinatory account of her years in Russia’s criminal system and of finding power in the most powerless of situationsIn February 2012, ” taking on the Orthodox church and its support for Vladimir Putin’s authoritarian regime.

For this, they were charged with “organized hooliganism” and were tried while confined in a cage and guarded by Rottweilers.

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Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot

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Riverhead Books #ad - In neon-colored dresses, tights, and balaclavas, they performed a “punk prayer” beseeching the “Mother of God” to “get rid of Putin. They were quickly shut down by security, and in the weeks and months that followed, three of the women were arrested and tried, and two were sentenced to a remote prison colony.

People across the globe recognized not only a fierce act of political confrontation but also an inspired work of art that, in a time and place saturated with lies, found a new way to speak the truth. Masha gessen’s riveting account tells how such a phenomenon came about. But the incident captured international headlines, and footage of it went viral.

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot #ad - . The heroic story of pussy riot, who resurrected the power of truth in a society built on liesOn February 21, 2012, five young women entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. Drawing on her exclusive, gave them the courage and imagination to express it unforgettably, extensive access to the members of Pussy Riot and their families and associates, she reconstructs the fascinating personal journeys that transformed a group of young women into artists with a shared vision, and endowed them with the strength to endure the devastating loneliness and isolation that have been the price of their triumph.

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Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj

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Verso #ad - We are the rebels asking for the storm, and believing that truth is only to be found in an endless search. Used book in Good Condition. Two years of prison for pussy riot is our tribute to a destiny that gave us sharp ears, allowing us to sound the note A when everyone else is used to hearing G flat. In an extraordinary exchange of letters, and the future of democracy via the ideas of Hegel, and Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek discuss artistic subversion, Deleuze, imprisoned for taking part in Pussy Riot’s anti-Putin performance, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Nietzsche, political activism, and even Laurie Anderson.

Two radicals, one in a russian forced labor camp, the other writing to her from far outside its walls, show passionately – across linguistic and generational divides – that “there is still a common cause worth fighting for. Touching, and worldly, erudite, their correspondence unfolds with poetic urgency.

Comradely Greetings: The Prison Letters of Nadya and Slavoj #ad - In association with Philosophie Magazine.

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My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter

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Haymarket Books #ad - Textured with the sights and sounds of growing up in east new york in the nineties, motherhood, to school on the South Side of Chicago, and grief, spirituality, but also love, these stunning poems tackle racism, displacement, genocide, sexism, all the way to the olive groves of Palestine, heartbreak, and Black joy.

Used book in Good Condition. My mother was a freedom fighter is poet Aja Monet’s ode to mothers, daughters, and sisters—the tiny gods who fight to change the world.

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Pussy Riot!: A Punk Prayer For Freedom

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The Feminist Press at CUNY #ad - Three members of the collective, known as masha, and Katya, and Yekaterina Samutsevich, Maria Alyokhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Nadya, were later arrested and charged with felony hooliganism motivated by religious hatred. As their trial unfolded, these young women became global feminist icons, garnering the attention and support of activists and artists around the world.

Pussy riot! is an essential document of this galvanizing historical moment. Used book in Good Condition. After just forty seconds, they were chased out by security. Special to the print edition: new courtroom statements from October 10 appeal, Barbara Browning, and tributes by Bianca Jagger, Tobi Vail, Peaches & Simonne Jones, Vivien Goldman.

Pussy Riot!: A Punk Prayer For Freedom #ad - On february 21, 2012, five members of a russian feminist punk collective Pussy Riot staged a performance in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. Dressed in brightly colored tights and balaclavas, they performed their punk prayer, asking the Virgin Mary to drive out Russian president Vladimir Putin from the church.

It includes letters from prison, the infamous punk prayer, poems, Johanna Fateman, Eileen Myles, defense attorney closing arguments, Justin Vivian Bond, and tributes by Yoko Ono, Karen Finley, courtroom statements, and JD Samson.

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The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir

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Penguin Books #ad - And god, there were terrible things. It’s about her childhood in the northwest of england with her beautiful, half frightening; and her little brother Roo, careworn mother Marcia; the man formerly known as Dad half fun, who sees things written in the stars. It’s also about the surreal magic of adolescence, about growing up and discovering the power and fear of sexuality, about pitch-gray days of pills and powder and connection.

It’s about damage and pain, but also joy. With raw intensity and shocking honesty,  The Terrible is a collection of poems that tells the story of what it means to lose yourself and find your voice. You may not run away from the thing that you are because it comes and comes and comes as sure as you breathe.

The Terrible: A Storyteller's Memoir #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Even the terrible things. Winner of the pen ackerley prize • longlisted for the 2019 PEN Open Book Award“Devastating and lyrical. The new york Times“Suspenseful and affecting. The new yorkerfrom the celebrated poet behind bone, and finding redemption Through her signature sharp, uncovering the cruelty and beauty of the world, going under, searing poems, a collection of poems that tells a story of coming-of-age, this is the story of Yrsa Daley-Ward and all the things that happened.

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Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Her wise and provocative columns helped make sense of a cultural transformation. National magazine award citation, 2018 “The most brilliant voice on feminism in this country. Anne lamott, author of bird by bird from rebecca traister, the New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies comes a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement.

She deconstructs society’s and the media’s condemnation of female emotion notably, rage and the impact of their resulting repercussions. New york times bestseller*** ***best books of 2018 selection by*** * washington post * people * npr * esquire * elle * wired * refinery 29 * “in a year when issues of gender and sexuality dominated the national conversation, no one shaped that exchange more than Rebecca Traister.

But long before pantsuit nation, and before the #MeToo movement, before the Women’s March, women’s anger was not only politically catalytic—but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded women’s slow rise to political power in America, as well as the ways that anger is received when it comes from women as opposed to when it comes from men.

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger #ad - Here traister explores women’s anger at both men and other women; anger between ideological allies and foes; the varied ways anger is perceived based on its owner; as well as the history of caricaturing and delegitimizing female anger; and the way women’s collective fury has become transformative political fuel—as is most certainly occurring today.

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The Mueller Report

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Scribner #ad - The crucial #1 new york times bestseller “the mueller report is that rare Washington tell-all that surpasses its pre-publication hype…the best book by far on the workings of the Trump presidency. Carlos lozada, the washington post the only book with exclusive analysis by the Pulitzer Prize–winning staff of The Washington Post, and the most complete and authoritative available.

Read the findings of the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, complete with accompanying analysis by the Post reporters who’ve covered the story from the beginning. Each document is introduced and explained by Washington Post reporters. Petersburg. Flynn, michael cohen, roger Stone, Paul Manafort, and the Russian internet operation in St.

The Mueller Report #ad - This edition from the washington post/scribner contains: —the long-awaited report on the investigation into russian interference in the 2016 presidential election —an introduction by the washington post titled “A President, the Trump legal defense team, the Department of Justice, and the Protection of American Democracy” —A timeline of the major events of the Special Counsel’s investigation from May 2017, the Trump Campaign, the FBI, including in the Special Counsel’s Office, and the Russians —Key documents in the Special Counsel’s investigation, when Robert Mueller was appointed, a Prosecutor, to the report's delivery —A guide to individuals involved, the White House, including filings pertaining to General Michael T.

The special counsel’s investigation looms as a turning point in American history. The mueller report is essential reading for all citizens concerned about the fate of the presidency and the future of our democracy. Used book in Good Condition.

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Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot

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University of Texas Press #ad - In revenge of the she-punks, money, she probes four themes—identity, love, and protest—to explore what makes punk such a liberating art form for women. With her visceral style, goldman blends interviews, history, and her personal experience as one of Britain’s first female music writers in a book that reads like a vivid documentary of a genre defined by dismantling boundaries.

. As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman’s perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. Tamar-kali, while the late poly styrene's daughter reflects on why her somali-scots-Irish mother wrote the 1978 punk anthem “Identity, describes the influence of her Gullah ancestors on her music, whose name pays homage to a Hindu goddess, ” with the refrain “Identity is the crisis you can't see.

Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot #ad - Other strands feature artists from farther afield including in Colombia and Indonesia and genre-busting revolutionaries such as Grace Jones, who wasn't exclusively punk but clearly influenced the movement while absorbing its liberating audacity. A discussion of the patti smith song “Free Money, ” for example, opens with Goldman on a shopping spree with Smith.

From punk's euro origins to its international reach, this is an exhilarating world tour. Used book in Good Condition.

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This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

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Bold Type Books #ad - Ambitious. Used book in Good Condition. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere. Naomi kleinfeatures a new foreword by bill mckibben and a reading group GuideFrom protests to defend immigrant rights and combat climate change, and the resistance to the Trump administration, to Occupy, #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to shape public debate and force political change.

With incisive insights from contemporary activists, as well as fresh revelations about the work of groundbreaking figures such as Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. And frances fox piven, gene sharp, the Englers show how people with few resources and little conventional influence can harness the power of nonviolent movements to create lasting change.

This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century #ad - Absorbing. Indispensable. In this is an uprising, mark and paul engler look at the hidden art behind such outbursts of revolt, examining core principles that have sparked and guided moments of transformative unrest.

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