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June ’19 Books

This Month’s Book Recommendations Our History Is the Future – Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline, and the Long Tradition of Indigenous ResistanceBy Nick EstesPublished by Verso (Mar 05, 2019) 320 PagesHow two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement

LJDC – June 2019

The LJDC Monthly Meeting Sunday, June 9, 2019 2 – 4:30 pm PROGRAM:Sunrise Movement and the Green New Deal SPEAKER:  Karl Aldinger The Green New Deal is breaking new ground in the political fight for government action on the Climate

Update – LJDC May Meeting

The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, May 19, 20192 – 4:30 pm GUEST SPEAKER:California Senate pro Tempore Toni Atkins will lead off the program Sunday. She is our Senator, representing District 39, which includes La Jolla.She is a historic figure in California

LJDC May Meeting

May 2019 The LJDC Monthly MeetingSunday, May 19, 20192 – 4:30 pm PROGRAM: WHAT IS HAPPENING?Dr. Petterson will discuss the relationship between our climate crisis, our political crisis, our economic crisis, and the evolving ideological struggles within the Democratic Party. SPEAKER: Dr. Cody

May ’19 Books

This Month’s Book Recommendations Against Charity, by Julie Wark and Daniel RaventosAK Press (January 9th 2018)Charity is not a gift. Gift-giving implies reciprocity, an ongoing relationship. When requital is impossible, the act of giving remains outside mutual ties and charity

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April’19 Books

The Making Of Donald Trump, by David Cay Johnston Melville House (August 2, 2016)The culmination of nearly 30 years of reporting on Donald Trump, this in-depth report by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston takes a revealingly close look at

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March’19 Books

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future, by David Wallace-WellsPublisher: Allen Lane (May 7, 2019)The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. For a generation, we’ve been taught that warming was a

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Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf Feb. 2019

Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf On page 262 of Capital in the 21st Century there are two of the most important sentences I’ve ever read: “…it is essential to be aware of these things: the historical reduction of inequalities of wealth is

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February’19 Books

What Does It Mean to be White?,  by Robin DiAngeloPeter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers; Revised edition (June 15, 2016)This is an outstanding (and readable) analysis of whiteness, from incisive and wide-ranging critiques of how white folks deflect, deny, and

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Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf Jan’19

Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf So, the first book is Lost Connections, by Johann Hari. I heard him on TED radio, and he has a TED talk, worth listening to if only for his adorable British accent. As you read the book you’ll hear

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