Leadership

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Beyond the Fragments: Feminism and the Making of Socialism
Rowbotham, Sheila; Segal, Lynne; Wainright, Hilary
Book
1979
A call for various fractions of the left to unite and work for a socialism through grass-roots activism.
Black Leadership
Marable, Manning
Book
1996
A discussion on leadership with a focus on how to lead mass movements concerned with democracy.
Climate justice movement shakes Canada's New Democratic Party
Fidler, Richard
Article
2016
The impact of the Leap Manifesto at the party convention, argues Richard Fidler, opens major opportunities to deepen the debate on climate justice and to build an ecosocialist left in and around the N...
A Decentralist Manifesto
Borsodi, Ralph
Article
1958
No political institution can be considered human and properly adapted to the nature of humankind if it in any way infringes upon liberty; if it even in the slightest, interferes with the conditions ne...
The End of the "Leaderless" Revolution: A Global Fallacy and the Military Intervention in Egypt
Tugal, Cihan
Article
2013
When movements don't have (or claim not to have) ideologies, agendas, demands and leaders, they can go in two directions: they can dissipate (as did Occupy), or serve the agendas of others. The end of...
Facing Reality
James, C.L.R., Lee, Grace C., Chaulieu, Pierre
Book
1958
Inspired by the October 1956 Hungarian workers' revolution against Stalinist oppression, as well as the U.S. workers' "wild-cat" strikes (against capital and the union bureaucracies), the authors look...
Facing Reality 45 Years Later: Critical Dialogue with James/Lee/Chaulieu
Goldner, Loren
Article
2003
According to Goldner, "In 1958, Facing Reality was an important book, uncannily anticipatory of the historical period which would unfold over the following 15 years. Its main assertions are still bein...
How People Get Power: Organizing Oppressed Communities for Action
Kahn, Si
Book
1970
A book about community organizing, written for organizers.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume II: The Politics of Social Classes
Draper, Hal
Book
1978
Draper ranges through the development of the thought of Marx and Engels on the role of classes in society.
Leadership for Change
Kokopeli, Bruce; Lakey, George
Book
1978
Traditional, "patriarchal" leadership is compared to "feminist" or shared leadership in groups. Tactics for changing leadership syle are described.
Lobbying for Your Cause
Remms, Harold
Book
1986
Manual for Revolutionary Leaders
Michael Velli. Compiled and edited by Lorraine and Fredy Perlman
Book
1972
A devious satire aimed at Leninists, Trotskyists, Maoists, and vanguardists of all stripes.
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Reich, Wilhelm
Book
1933
Wilhelm Reich's class study, written during the years of the German crisis. Reich repudiates the concept that fascism is the ideology or action of a single individual or nationality, or any ethnic or ...
Reveille for Radicals
Alinksy, Saul D.
Book
1946
Alinksy connects his theoretical notions on radicalism to practical movements and events.
Selections from the Prison Notebooks
Gramsci, Antonio
Book
1951
Gramsci's Notebooks cover a wide range of subjects including history, culture, politics, and philosophy.
Sex-Pol: Essays 1929-1934
Reich, Wilhelm; (Baxandall, Lee, ed.)
Book
1934
Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
'Take me to your leader'
Malik, Kenan
Article
2009
Transforming Power: From the Personal to the Political
Rebick, Judy
Book
2009
Rebick champions new ways of achieving political goals by emphasizing co-operation and consensus over confrontation and partisanship.
Untying the Knot
Freeman, Jo; Levine, Cathy
Book
What Really Caused the Implosion of the Occupy Movement - An Insider's View: Taking a hard look at some of the self-sabotaging behaviors of the left
Marom, Yotam
Article
2015
It's a cool night in early October of 2011, the height of Occupy Wall Street. Two months ago I had just moved into my parents' basement, feeling deflated after the end of Bloombergville (a two-week st...
When the Unimaginable Happened: Mandela: the Movie
Avnery, Uri
Article
2013
Mandela: the Movie is a very accurate film, depicting what actually happened in South Africa, and one cannot help thinking about it again and again.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
1983
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...

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How to Use Military Wisdom to Win Business Battles
Martin, Richard
2012
Based on the author's experience as a soldier, a business consultant and an entrepreneur, the book explains how and why military leaders and planners actually think and operate. It then translates thi...
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
Review: Leadership from within
Cowan, Kirsten
1998
An outline of skills and leadership techniques.
Why Leaders Lie
The Truth about Lying in International Politics
Mearsheimer, John J.
2010
A systematic analysis of lying as a tool of statecraft, identifying the varieties, the reasons, and the potential costs and benefits.

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1996
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