Oppose and Propose

Lessons from Movement for a New Society
AK Press
200
Paperback
ISBN: 
1-84935-066-3

Overview

Where do the tactics, strategies, and lifestyles of today's activists come from? Many ways of doing radical politics pioneered by Movement for a New Society in the 1970s and 1980s have become central to anti-authoritarian social movements: consensus decision making, spokescouncils, communal living, unlearning oppressive behavior, and co-operatively owned businesses. Andrew Cornell's important contribution to US political history uses this story to raise crucial questions for activists today. "Oppose and Propose" is an engaging and accessible study, every page offers new insights.

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