I should add, you can also download a free copy of the book from the links in the blog post!! 🙂
‘A Book in Five Minutes’ no.12:
‘Rules for Radicals’,
Saul D Alinsky (1971).
In this review I’m not going to list the ‘rules’. If you read the book that’s not the point. Alinsky’s philosophy is broader than that.
Alinksy is a hero to some, to others a demon, and to the learned middle class, a fermenter conflict using the terms ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’. In fact he is all of these – because he gave power to the powerless by manipulating those wielding power over them.
Hi all you funky people! I thought I'd join this space to escape the boredom of the corporate-regulated social media.
I think the best way to introduce myself is to post this:
Checkout my YouTube for my latest work -- trying to subvert conventional/middle class environmental narratives by making 'soft-core anticonsumerism' videos 🙂
Rambler, Activist, Author, Researcher, Forager, Free Camper, Deep Ecologist; but none of the subsequent parameters in that list takes place without the influence of the first.
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