Be Realistic: Demand the Impossible

Be Realistic: Demand the Impossible

by Mike Davis

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With wit and a remarkable grasp of the political marginalization of the 99%, Mike Davis crafts a striking defense of the Occupy Wall Street movement. This pamphlet brilliantly undertakes the most pressing question facing the struggle– what is to be done next?

Mike Davis is the author of more than twenty books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608462308
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 08/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 324 KB

About the Author

Named a Macarthur Fellow in 1998, he was also honored for distinguished achievement in nonfiction writing by the Lannan Literary Foundation. Professor Davis is the author of more than 20 books and more than 100 book chapters and essays in the scholarly and elite popular press. His scholarly interest span urban studies, the built environment, economic history and social movements. Perhaps his best known book, City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles was named a best book in urban politics by the American Political Science Association and won the Isaac Deutscher Award from the London School of Economics and has been translated into eight languages.

Table of Contents

No more bubble gum 1

Crash Club 7

Protest in the driver’s seat 11

Can Obama see the Grand Canyon? 15

Field notes from the revolution:

Toma El Valle 25

The Ten Commandments
(and a gift from FDR) 33

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