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The Nasty Women Project

The Nasty Women Project Author Erin Passons
ISBN-10 9781619846470
Release 2017-03-01
Pages 482
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The Nasty Women Project has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Nasty Women Project also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Nasty Women Project book for free.

Why We March

Why We March Author Artisan
ISBN-10 9781579658342
Release 2017-02-23
Pages 264
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National Bestseller On January 21, 2017, millions of people gathered worldwide for the Women’s March, one of the largest demonstrations in political history. Together they raised their voices in hope, protest, and solidarity. This inspiring collection features 500 of the most eloquent, provocative, uplifting, clever, and creative signs from across the United States and around the world. Each is a powerful reminder of why we march. As with the recent battle cry of “Nevertheless, she persisted,” these messages continue to reverberate daily and fortify a movement that will not be silenced. All royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

A Girl s Guide to Joining the Resistance

A Girl s Guide to Joining the Resistance Author Emma Gray
ISBN-10 9780062748096
Release 2018-02-27
Pages 144
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An illustrated big-sister's guide to activism—the perfect gift for young feminists and long-time observers looking to enter the fray. Have recent events given you pause? Does Trump’s America make you fearful for the future of women? Do you want to become more involved in helping to preserve women’s rights but aren’t sure how? In A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance, Emma Rose Gray, Executive Editor at The Huffington Post, outlines all that young women need to know on pivotal women’s rights issues and offers a blueprint for those who want to take a stand and participate in the cause. This groundbreaking book includes: • Background information on key issues so you can choose where you most want to take a stand. • A guide for learning about the first Amendment and how to choose good news sources and make sure you’re getting quality information. • Practical instructions on how to get involved and stay involved, with examples from the author’s own experience organizing the successful “Watch Us Run” conference. • Instructions for how to talk to your friend who says she’s “just not that political” and your relatives whose beliefs conflict with your own. • Advice for self-care and how to stay involved without exhausting yourself. • Extensive back-matter including numbers to call, organizations to email and donate to, and scripts for reaching out to representatives and organizations. • Interviews with experienced activists including senator Elizabeth Warren, actress Amber Tamblyn, actress Marlo Thomas, Women’s March Co-Chair Carmen Perez, Mother of the Movement Lucy McBath, Black Lives Matter creator Alicia Garza, People for Bernie Founder Winnie Wong, and former assistant to President Obama Tina Tchen. Featuring original 2-color illustrations throughout by New York Magazine’s Eva Hill, A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance illuminates why the time has never been more important than now to get involved in helping to ensure women’s rights are protected for the current and future generations of women.

Friends on My Street

Friends on My Street Author Erika Bracken Probst
ISBN-10 1619847965
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 42
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This true story celebrates the diversity of neighbors who have developed valuable friendships. Set in a suburb west of Portland, Oregon, the young narrator, Rowan, takes you on a journey to meet friends on his street. With neighbors representing 14 countries and four of the main religions, readers will enjoy learning about different places, languages, and religions. Maps are included to help identify each of the countries mentioned.

Crafting the Resistance

Crafting the Resistance Author Lara Neel
ISBN-10 9781510731394
Release 2017-08-22
Pages 192
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Knit, sew, and craft your way to self-empowerment. Are you a Nasty Woman ready to smash the patriarchy with a needle and thread? Proudly proclaim your feminism with your very own DIY Bleeding Heart T-shirt? Or stage a protest with the rest of the girls, wearing knitted Pussyhats? Be part of the revolution by reclaiming the "domestic" arts of knitting, sewing, and more—to channel your feminist rage. With pictures, step-by-step instructions, bonus patterns, and tips for crafters of all skill levels from beginner to advanced, Crafting the Resistance is the book for women’s rights activists on a DIY path to self-determination. Put your homemaking and protesting skills to the test with thirty-five girl-powered, easy-to-make, kickass projects such as: "Snowflake" knitted wristers "Bleeding Heart" T-shirt Clear vinyl protest tote bag to speed up security screenings The Pussyhat as knitted hats, holiday ornaments, throw pillows, and cat beds “Nasty Nag” zippered pouch Well read bookmarks And More! Take politics into your own hands, literally, and craft your message out into the world. Including an essay and quotes on the history and importance of craftivism, Crafting the Resistance is the ultimate book for political crafters, DIY activists, empowered protestors, and any woman—or man—who is part of the resistance.

Nasty Women

Nasty Women Author Samhita Mukhopadhyay
ISBN-10 9781250155504
Release 2017-10-03
Pages 256
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Twenty-Three Leading Feminist Writers on Protest and Solidarity When 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump and 94 percent of black women voted for Hillary Clinton, how can women unite in Trump’s America? Nasty Women includes inspiring essays from a diverse group of talented women writers who seek to provide a broad look at how we got here and what we need to do to move forward. Featuring essays by REBECCA SOLNIT on Trump and his “misogyny army,” CHERYL STRAYED on grappling with the aftermath of Hillary Clinton’s loss, SARAH HEPOLA on resisting the urge to drink after the election, NICOLE CHUNG on family and friends who support Trump, KATHA POLLITT on the state of reproductive rights and what we do next, JILL FILIPOVIC on Trump’s policies and the life of a young woman in West Africa, SAMANTHA IRBY on racism and living as a queer black woman in rural America, RANDA JARRAR on traveling across the country as a queer Muslim American, SARAH HOLLENBECK on Trump’s cruelty toward the disabled, MEREDITH TALUSAN on feminism and the transgender community, and SARAH JAFFE on the labor movement and active and effective resistance, among others.

The Risen Woman

The Risen Woman Author Angel L. Canann
ISBN-10 1534987207
Release 2016-07-07
Pages 104
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The Risen Woman is two things. First, it is a collection of true stories of women who have suffered domestic violence, abuse, and rape; and who have struggled through it and overcome it, rising up from it and moving forward with their lives to become strong independent women who are a source of inspiration to others, and a success in their own lives. Second, it is a resource of information about domestic violence, abuse, and rape, for those who may not understand just what those things are, and what it means to live with them and to try to leave that kind of life This book is meant to be a guide and an inspiration for anyone who needs help, who has suffered abuse, who has been raped, and who has been hurt by others. It is a light to move forward through the darkness. It is proof that we can overcome the painful shadows of the past and find a good life in the future. It is meant to educate people, so that through education and understanding, we as a society can change the culture of rape, abuse, and domestic violence. Those things are never acceptable, and they are things that we can change.

Nerdi Bunny and the Busy Bee Bully Bear Business

Nerdi Bunny and the Busy Bee Bully Bear Business Author Aisha Toombs
ISBN-10 1622174348
Release 2015-11-23
Pages 54
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When Nerdine, a precocious and tomato-obsessed bunny, discovers that the bees in Cottontail Burrow have stopped working, she must find a solution to convince the bees to get back to pollinating. If she can't, then the Honey and Harvest Festival will only have angry bees, sobbing bears, very little eats, and no delicious sweets. Cottontail Burrow doesn't need a hero--they need a Nerdi Bunny!

In the Way of Women

In the Way of Women Author Cynthia Cockburn
ISBN-10 0875467016
Release 1991
Pages 260
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Based on interviews and observations, explores the reasons and methods of men's resistance to sex equality in a retail chain, a government department, a local elected body, and a national trade union. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Acidic paper. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Resistance Cookbook

The Resistance Cookbook Author Joan M Berglund
ISBN-10 0999723189
Release 2018-03-08
Pages 186
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The Resistance Cookbook: Nasty Women and Bad Hombres in the Kitchen gives readers a chance to reflect on the political and cultural changes of the past year, while enjoying such dishes as Comey Testimony Minestrone, Conspiracy Cake with Indictment Icing, and Impeach Mint Mojitos.

DIY Rules for a WTF World

DIY Rules for a WTF World Author Krista Suh
ISBN-10 9781538712344
Release 2018-01-16
Pages 256
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From the creator of the Pussyhat Project comes a manifesto for every woman to create her own distinct and original path to joy, success, and impact. On January 21, 2017, millions of protestors took part in the Women's March, and many of them created a "sea of pink" when they wore knitted pink "pussyhats" in record numbers. The pussyhat swiftly found its place on the cover of TIME and the New Yorker, and it ultimately came to symbolize resistance culture. Creator of the Pussyhat Project, Krista Suh, took an idea and built a worldwide movement and symbol in just two months. But like so many women, Krista spent years letting her fears stop her from learning to live by her own rules. Now in DIY RULES FOR A WTF WORLD, Krista Suh shares the tools, tips, experiences, "rules," and knitting patterns she uses to get creative, get bold, and change the world. From learning how to use your own intuition to decide which rules are right for you to finding your inner-courage to speak up fearlessly; from finding what your passions are (this might surprise you!) to dealing with the squelchers out there, DIY RULES FOR THE WTF WORLD not only inspires you to demolish the patriarchy, but also enables you to create your own rules for living, and even a movement of your own, all with gusto, purpose, and joy.

Nasty Women

Nasty Women Author Heather McDaid
ISBN-10 0995623821
Release 2017-03-08
Pages 231
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Nasty Women has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Nasty Women also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Nasty Women book for free.

Ten Speed

Ten Speed Author Nandini Dhar
ISBN-10 1939675413
Release 2016-10-31
Pages 126
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Ten Speed has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ten Speed also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ten Speed book for free.

Juniper Smoke

Juniper Smoke Author Sadia Ashraf
ISBN-10 0997635711
Release 2016-07-08
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Juniper Smoke has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Juniper Smoke also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Juniper Smoke book for free.

How I Resist

How I Resist Author Maureen Johnson
ISBN-10 9781250168375
Release 2018-05-15
Pages 320
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"The Ultimate Resistance Guidebook." — Bustle "This book will be a light in the darkness for some, and help guide them from despair."— Booklist An all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited by bestselling YA author Maureen Johnson. Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin? What can I do? How can I help? How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope, How I Resist features an all-star group of contributors, including, John Paul Brammer, Libba Bray, Lauren Duca, Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita, Alex Gino, Hebh Jamal, Malinda Lo, Dylan Marron, Hamilton star Javier Muñoz, Rosie O'Donnell, Junauda Petrus, Jodi Picoult, Jason Reynolds, Karuna Riazi, Maya Rupert, Dana Schwartz, Dan Sinker, Ali Stroker, Jonny Sun (aka @jonnysun), Sabaa Tahir, Shaina Taub, Daniel Watts, Jennifer Weiner, Jacqueline Woodson, and more, all edited and compiled by New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson. In How I Resist, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance. How I Resist is the kind of book people will be discussing for years to come and a staple on bookshelves for generations.

Exit Voice and Loyalty

Exit  Voice  and Loyalty Author Albert O. Hirschman
ISBN-10 0674276604
Release 1970
Pages 162
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An innovator in contemporary thought on economic and political development looks here at decline rather than growth. Albert O. Hirschman makes a basic distinction between alternative ways of reacting to deterioration in business firms and, in general, to dissatisfaction with organizations: one, “exit,” is for the member to quit the organization or for the customer to switch to the competing product, and the other, “voice,” is for members or customers to agitate and exert influence for change “from within.” The efficiency of the competitive mechanism, with its total reliance on exit, is questioned for certain important situations. As exit often undercuts voice while being unable to counteract decline, loyalty is seen in the function of retarding exit and of permitting voice to play its proper role. The interplay of the three concepts turns out to illuminate a wide range of economic, social, and political phenomena. As the author states in the preface, “having found my own unifying way of looking at issues as diverse as competition and the two-party system, divorce and the American character, black power and the failure of 'unhappy' top officials to resign over Vietnam, I decided to let myself go a little.”

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha Author Arthur Golden
ISBN-10 0375406786
Release 1999-11-09
Pages 448
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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once haunting and startlingly immediate, Nitta Sayuri tells the story of her life as a geisha. It begins in a poor fishing village in 1929, when, as a nine-year-old girl with unusual blue-gray eyes, she is taken from her home and sold into slavery to a renowned geisha house. We witness her transformation as she learns the rigorous arts of the geisha: dance and music; wearing kimono, elaborate makeup, and hair; pouring sake to reveal just a touch of inner wrist; competing with a jealous rival for men's solicitude and the money that goes with it. In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction—at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful—and completely unforgettable.