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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 August’18

Marcia Bookstein’s Bookshelf Here are three highly recommended books. 1. The first is “A People’s History of the United States” by Howard Zinn. Beautifully written, it gives you the history of what’s not written in the history books from high

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April’18 Books

This Month’s Book Recommendation Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt  – by Sarah JaffeNation Books (August 23, 2016) Necessary Trouble is the definitive book on the movements that are poised to permanently remake American politics. We are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political

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