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Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial Antipoverty Community Organizing Group
by John Atlas
There is more value on a single page of Seeds of Change than in a year s worth of Rush Limbaugh screeds combined with a lifetime of Sarah Palin sneers at community organizers." --Todd Gitlin Seeds of Change goes beyond the headlines of the last Presidential campaign to describe what really happened in ACORN's massive voter registration drives, why it triggered an unrelenti ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published June 28th 2010 by Vanderbilt University Press (TN)
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This is an outstanding history of ACORN and its grassroots success organizing poor and disenfranchised members of our communities in order to gain access and a slice of tax dollars that the middle class and rich take for granted. Confronting elected officials and others in groups IS power that worked many times for ACORN members. The inaccurate stories in all forms of media (online, print, TV, liberal, conservative, etc.) can dismantle a valuable organization while some of its counterparts for ...more