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The preeminent French activist and author of the internationally best-selling pamphlet, Indignez-vous!/Cry Out! presents the story of his intellectual life and pursuit of human dignity in today's violent and contradictory world, sharing his views on such topics as revolutionary conduct and human rights while describing his relationships with such figures as Edgar Morin, Jean-Paul Dollé and Daniel Cohn-Bendit. 15,000 first printing.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Stéphane Hessel
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Release : 2012-09-07
File : 250 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781620870921

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This controversial, impassioned call-to-arms for a return to the ideals that fueled the French Resistance has sold millions of copies worldwide since its publication in France in October 2010. Rejecting the dictatorship of world financial markets and defending the social values of modern democracy, 93-old Stéphane Hessel -- Resistance leader, concentration camp survivor, and former UN speechwriter -- reminds us that life and liberty must still be fought for, and urges us to reclaim those essential rights we have permitted our governments to erode since the end of World War II.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Stéphane Hessel
Publisher : Twelve
Release : 2011-09-20
File : 48 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781455509713

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For almost a decade, journalists and pundits have been asking why we don't see successful examples of political satire from conservatives or of opinion talk radio from liberals. This book turns that question on its head to argue that opinion talk is the political satire of the right and political satire is the opinion programming of the left. They look and feel like two different animals because their audiences are literally, two different animals. In Irony and Outrage, political and media psychologist Dannagal Goldthwaite Young explores the aesthetics, underlying logics, and histories of these two seemingly distinct genres, making the case that they should be thought of as the logical extensions of the psychology of the left and right, respectively. One genre is guided by ambiguity, play, deliberation, and openness, while the other is guided by certainty, vigilance, instinct, and boundaries. While the audiences for Sean Hannity and John Oliver come from opposing political ideologies, both are high in political interest, knowledge, and engagement, and both lack faith in many of our core democratic institutions. Young argues that the roles that these two genres play for their viewers are strikingly similar: galvanizing the opinion of the left or the right, mobilizing citizens around certain causes, and expressing a frustration with traditional news coverage while offering alternative sources of information and meaning. One key way in which they differ, however, concludes Young, is in their capacity to be exploited by special interests and political elites. Drawing on decades of research on political and media psychology and media effects, as well as historical accounts and interviews with comedians and comedy writers, Young unpacks satire's liberal "bias" and juxtaposes it with that of outrage's conservative "bias." She details how traits like tolerance for ambiguity and the motivation to engage with complex ideas shape our preferences for art, music, and literature; and how those same traits correlate with political ideology. In turn, she illustrates how these traits help explain why liberals and conservatives vary in the genres of political information they prefer to create and consume.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Dannagal Goldthwaite Young
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2019-11-01
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780190913106

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Jordan Peterson's Twelve Rules for Life meets Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership in this tough-love leadership book from a Navy SEAL and rising star in Republican politics. In 2012, on his third tour of duty, an improvised explosive device left Dan Crenshaw's right eye destroyed and his left blinded. Only through the careful hand of his surgeons, and what doctors called a miracle, did Crenshaw's left eye recover partial vision. And yet, he persevered, completing two more deployments. Why? There are certain stories we tell ourselves about the hardships we face -- we can become paralyzed by adversity or we can adapt and overcome. We can be fragile or we can find our fortitude. Crenshaw delivers a set of lessons to help you do just that. Most people's everyday challenges aren't as extreme as surviving combat, and yet our society is more fragile than ever: exploding with outrage, drowning in microaggressions, and devolving into divisive mob politics. The American spirit -- long characterized by grit and fortitude -- is unraveling. We must fix it. That's exactly what Crenshaw accomplishes with FORTITUDE. This book isn't about the problem, it's about the solution. And that solution begins with each and every one of us. We must all lighten up, toughen up, and begin treating our fellow Americans with respect and grace. FORTITUDE is a no-nonsense advice book for finding the strength to deal with everything from menial daily frustrations to truly difficult challenges. More than that, it is a roadmap for a more resilient American culture. With meditations on perseverance, failure, and finding much-needed heroes, the book is the antidote for a prevailing "safety culture" of trigger warnings and safe spaces. Interspersed with lessons from history and psychology is Crenshaw's own story of how an average American kid from the Houston suburbs went from war zones to the halls of Congress -- and managed to navigate his path with a sense of humor and an even greater sense that, no matter what anyone else around us says or does, we are in control of our own destiny.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Dan Crenshaw
Publisher : Twelve
Release : 2020-04-07
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781538733295

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“Funny, nuanced and wonderful” -Jon Ronson, bestselling author of SO YOU'VE BEEN PUBLICLY SHAMED and THE PSYCHOPATH TEST “Outraged is as hilarious as it is smart, and as insightful as it is provocative. A book that had me hollering, nodding and questioning at the same time.” -Candice Carty-Williams, author of Queenie A candid exploration of the state of outrage in our culture, how it debases our civil discourse, and how we can channel it back into the fights that matter, from radio host Ashley "Dotty" Charles. We're living in a post-modern utopia of sorts, where thanks to our resolute predecessors, we've checked a bunch of items off our outrage shopping list. Slavery? Abolished. Apartheid? Not anymore buddy. Women's suffrage? Nailed it. But what do you do when you keep winning your battles? Well, you pick new ones, of course. Ours is a society where many get by on provocation, the tactless but effective tool of peddling outrage--and we all too quickly take the bait. If outrage has become abundant, activism has definitely become subdued. Are we so exhausted from our hashtags that we simply don't have the energy to be outraged in the real world? Or are we simply pretending to be bothered? There is still much to be outraged by in our final frontier--the gender pay gap, racial bias, gun control--but in order to enact change, we must learn to channel our responses. Passionate, funny and unrelentingly wise, this is the essential guide to living through the age of outrage.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Ashley 'Dotty' Charles
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2020-07-14
File : 176 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781635575019

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When his wife discovers that his office has indicted an innocent man for murder, Attorney Butch Karp faces the most challenging case of his career to expose failing internal systems, confront the NYPD, and catch the real killer.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Robert K. Tanenbaum
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2012-04-24
File : 382 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781439149270

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Unlock the more straightforward side of Time for Outrage! with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of Time for Outrage! by Stéphane Hessel, a short essay which calls for the citizens of the world to rise up against injustice and discrimination. In the essay, Hessel identifies the reasons for outrage in the modern world and makes the case for nonviolent revolution. Time for Outrage! was originally published in France in 2010, just before Christmas, and quickly became a publishing phenomenon. It has been translated into a dozen different languages, and made headlines in Germany even before the official translation was published. The incredible success of the essay was partly thanks to its author, Stéphane Hessel, a former resistance fighter with an illustrious career. He was born in Germany in 1917 and was made a French citizen in 1937, after which he became a resistance fighter during the Second World War. He survived a German concentration camp and went on to become a diplomat. He died in 2013 at the age of 95. Find out everything you need to know about Time for Outrage! in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

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Genre : Study Aids
Author : Bright Summaries
Publisher : BrightSummaries.com
Release : 2017-05-24
File : 28 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9782806296566

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A first in a series of books, from an author who wishes to remain anonymous, this book is like the first piece of a larger puzzle. Let the reader be aware, that the other pieces will follow to give a picture of the puzzle. Inspiration for it comes from a higher authority. If after going through a few chapters, the reader is not inspired, that they can make a difference as an individual or as a group, then the author has failed. The reading of it should start a fire in the belly and inspire them to strive for a better World. One person can make a difference! If the reader already has a fire in their belly, then the reading should allow one to re-focus their energy into a cause that will benefit those who seek a more peaceful World, in harmony with intent of it’s original creation.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : Dalek Iga Ghandi
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2014-07-31
File : 50 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781496930958

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Glenn Beck—author of thirteen #1 New York Times bestsellers—issues a startling challenge to people on both sides of the aisle: America is addicted to outrage, we’re at the height of a twenty-year bender, and we need an intervention. In the instant New York Times bestseller, Glenn Beck addresses how America has become more and more divided—both politically and socially. Americans are now less accepting, less forgiving, and have lost faith in many of the country’s signature ideals. They are quick to point a judgmental finger at the opposing party, are unwilling to doubt their own ideologies, and refuse to have any self-awareness whatsoever. Beck states that this current downward spiral will ultimately lead to the destruction of everything America has fought so hard to preserve. This is not simply a Republican problem. This is not simply a Democratic problem. This is everyone’s burden, and we need to think like recovering addicts and change. Mirroring traditional twelve-step programs, Beck outlines the actions that Americans must follow in order to prevent a farther decline down this current path of hostile bitterness. Drawing from his own life experiences and including relevant examples for each step, he is able to lead us to a more hopeful, happy future. From learning how to believe in something greater than ourselves to understanding the importance of humility, each chapter encourages self-reflection and growth. Addicted to Outrage is a timely and necessary guide for how Americans—right and left—must change to survive.

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Genre : Political Science
Author : Glenn Beck
Publisher : Threshold Editions
Release : 2019-11-19
File : 400 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781476798899

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John Sandford and Michele Cook follow up their New York Times bestseller, UNCAGED, with the next nail-biting installment in The Singular Menace series. Perfect for fans of The Maze Runner! Shay Remby and her gang of renegades have struck a blow to the Singular Corporation. When they rescued Shay’s brother, Odin, from a secret Singular lab, they also liberated a girl. Singular has been experimenting on her, trying to implant a U.S. senator’s memories into her brain—with partial success. Fenfang is now a girl who literally knows too much. Can the knowledge brought by ex-captives Odin and Fenfang help Shay and her friends expose the crimes of this corrupt corporation? Singular has already killed one of Shay’s band to protect their secrets. How many more will die before the truth is exposed? From the Hardcover edition.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : John Sandford
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release : 2015-07-14
File : 336 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780385753128

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