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For Today I Am a Boy by Kim Fu
" A much needed addition to the growing representation of transgender and genderqueer folks in fiction.

Maybe I've been reading too many YA novels, but this book stood out as a more nuanced and sophisticated portrayal of a transgender individual. Esp... " Read more of this review »
Minima Moralia by Theodor W. Adorno
Minima Moralia
by Theodor W. Adorno
read in June, 2014
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A fascinating and difficult read. Here are Adorno's beginnings of thoughts, works, ideas, not fully fleshed out, but highly intellectualized and critical. To be honest, some of this I kind of understood and related to in my own way. Much more of it f...more
Bound by Power by Jeffery Klaehn
Bound by Power: Intended Consequences
by Jeffery Klaehn (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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An interesting, if not at times slow moving, anthology looking at power relations in Canadian, US, and international spheres. The anthology did a nice job of drawing from many different sources who were focused on many different projects, but the com...more
Teaching Rebellion by Diana Denham
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Teaching Rebellion by Diana Denham
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This book reminds me of the best traditions of Indymedia. Individuals who are apart of collective social struggle articulating their views on that struggle while exploring how they got to the rebellion in Oaxaca, Mexico. Some stories came from teache...more
The Red Army Faction, a Documentary History by J. Smith
" Grim material, but presented with exemplary thoroughness. "
The Red Army Faction, a Documentary History by J. Smith
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I dreaded reading this book for years for two reasons: 1) I wasn't sure how it was going to read 2) it's length. it's huge--700 pages +! Then I saw one of the co-editors, J. Smith give a lecture on the book this year at the Flying Squirrel Community...more
The Consumer Society Reader by Juliet B. Schor
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This is a book that I started years ago and finally finished! A fascinating anthology looking at consumption from multiple angles. There are some wonderful essays here; some were better than others. I realized within the first year of reading this th...more
Medical Apartheid Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington
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A wonderfully written yet horrifying history of the use of black bodies for medical experimentation from slavery to now. Washington does a great job of explaining and clarifying experiments we've heard about like the Tuskegee syphilis experiment and...more
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“Your Honor, years ago I recognized my kinship with all living beings, and I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the meanest on earth. I said then, and I say now, that while there is a lower class, I am in it, and while there is a criminal element I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.”
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“No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.”
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“[Prison] relieves us of the responsibility of seriously engaging with the problems of our society, especially those produced by racism and, increasingly, global capitalism.”
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“The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?”
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