POLITICAL

ORGANIZING

Articles/Op-eds/Essays
A manual for a new era of direct action (2017), George Lakey
Old Brain, New Brain, Cross-Partisan Dialog, Penn Garvin, Lois Passi, Wade Lee Hudson

Books

Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together (2017), Van Jones
Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than You Think (2016), Ralph Nader
Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don’t Agree with or Like or Trust (2017), Adam Kahane
Direct Action: Protest and the Reinvention of American Radicalism (2017), L.A. Kauffman
Doing Democracy: The MAP Model for Organizing: The MAP Model for Organizing Social Movements (2001), Bill Moyer
Engage: Exploring Nonviolent Living (2005), Laura Slattery, Ken Butigan, Veronica Pelicaric, and Ken Preston-Pile
Faith Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service of the World (2014), Alexia Salvatierra, and Peter Heltze
God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It (2005), Jim Wallis
Grass Roots: How Ordinary People Are Changing America (1991), Tom Adams
How We Win: A Guide for Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning (2018), George Lakey
Inciting Democracy, A Practical Proposal for Creating a Good Society (2001), Randy Schutt
Is There No Other Way: The Search for a Nonviolent Future (2001), Michael N. Nagler
Join the Club: How Peer Pressure Can Transform the World (2011), Tina Rosenberg
MoveOn’s 50 Ways to Love Your Country: How to Find Your Political Voice and Become a Catalyst for Change (2014), MoveOn
Moving Toward a New Society (1976), Suzanne Gowan, George Lakey, William Moyer, and Richard Taylor
Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt (2016), Sarah Jaffe
New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World -- and How to Make It Work for You, (2018), Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms
Nonviolence: Twenty-five Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea (2006), Mark Kurlansky
Organizing Urban America: Secular and Faith-Based Progressive Movements (2008), Heidi J Swarts
Political Action: A Practical Guide to Movement Politics (2019), Michael Walzer
Powerful Peacemaking: A Strategy for a Living Revolution (1987), George Lakey
Reinventing Organizations: An Illustrated Invitation to Join the Conversation on Next-stage Organizations (2016), Frederic Lalous
Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything (2016), Becky Bond and Zack Exley
Stand Up: How to Get Involved, Speak Out, and Win in a World on Fire (2018), Gordon Whitman
Taking a Stand: A Guide to Peace Teams and Accompaniment Projects (2005), Elizabeth F. Boardman
The Gandhian Iceberg: A Nonviolence Manifesto for the Age of the Great Turning (2016), Chris Moore-Backman
The Lifelong Activist: How to Change the World Without Losing Your Way (2004), Hillary Rettig

Podcasts