The Nasty Women Project

Voices from the Resistance

Author: Erin Passons

Publisher: Gatekeeper Press

ISBN: 1619846470

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 482

View: 2432

Why We March

Signs of Protest and Hope--Voices from the Women's March

Author: Artisan

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579658342

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

View: 5996

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 Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good

Author: Emma Gray

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062748092

Category: Political Science

Page: 144

View: 6984

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

A Celebration of Diversity

Author: Erika Bracken Probst,Sarah Rikaz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781619847965

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 42

View: 4107

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

35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

Author: Lara Neel,Heather Marano

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1510731393

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 6253

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.

DIY Rules for a WTF World

How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the World

Author: Krista Suh

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1538712342

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

View: 4276

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.

The Resistance Cookbook

Nasty Women and Bad Hombres in the Kitchen

Author: Joan M Berglund,Pamela Lowell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999723180

Category:

Page: 186

View: 1474

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.

Nasty Women

A Collection of Essays + Accounts on What It Is to Be a Woman in the 21st Century

Author: Heather McDaid

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780995623828

Category: Abusive women

Page: 231

View: 2311

Nerdi Bunny and the Busy Bee Bully Bear Business

Author: Aisha Toombs

Publisher: Wavecloud Corporation

ISBN: 9781622174348

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 54

View: 5789

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!

The Risen Woman

Author: Angel L. Canann

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781534987203

Category:

Page: 104

View: 540

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.

In the Way of Women

Men's Resistance to Sex Equality in Organizations

Author: Cynthia Cockburn

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780875467016

Category: Social Science

Page: 260

View: 1886

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

Nasty Women

Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America

Author: Samhita Mukhopadhyay,Kate Harding

Publisher: Picador USA

ISBN: 1250155509

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 256

View: 5319

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.

Report from the Interior

Author: Paul Auster

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 0805098593

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 1946

Paul Auster's most intimate autobiographical work to date In the beginning, everything was alive. The smallest objects were endowed with beating hearts . . . Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self in Winter Journal, internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster now remembers the experience of his development from within through the encounters of his interior self with the outer world in Report from the Interior. From his baby's-eye view of the man in the moon, to his childhood worship of the movie cowboy Buster Crabbe, to the composition of his first poem at the age of nine, to his dawning awareness of the injustices of American life, Report from the Interior charts Auster's moral, political, and intellectual journey as he inches his way toward adulthood through the postwar 1950s and into the turbulent 1960s. Auster evokes the sounds, smells, and tactile sensations that marked his early life—and the many images that came at him, including moving images (he adored cartoons, he was in love with films), until, at its unique climax, the book breaks away from prose into pure imagery: The final section of Report from the Interior recapitulates the first three parts, told in an album of pictures. At once a story of the times—which makes it everyone's story—and the story of the emerging consciousness of a renowned literary artist, this four-part work answers the challenge of autobiography in ways rarely, if ever, seen before. A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013

The Feminine Mystique (50th Anniversary Edition)

Author: Betty Friedan

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393239187

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

View: 7671

“If you’ve never read it, read it now.”—Arianna Huffington, O, The Oprah Magazine Landmark, groundbreaking, classic—these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique. Published in 1963, it gave a pitch-perfect description of “the problem that has no name”: the insidious beliefs and institutions that undermined women’s confidence in their intellectual capabilities and kept them in the home. Writing in a time when the average woman first married in her teens and 60 percent of women students dropped out of college to marry, Betty Friedan captured the frustrations and thwarted ambitions of a generation and showed women how they could reclaim their lives. Part social chronicle, part manifesto, The Feminine Mystique is filled with fascinating anecdotes and interviews as well as insights that continue to inspire. This 50th–anniversary edition features an afterword by best-selling author Anna Quindlen as well as a new introduction by Gail Collins.

The Handmaid's Tale

Author: Margaret Atwood

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547345666

Category: Fiction

Page: 311

View: 5892

Now a Hulu Original Series The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy that has reacted to social unrest and a sharply declining birthrate by reverting to, and going beyond, the repressive intolerance of the original Puritans. The regime takes the Book of Genesis absolutely at its word, with bizarre consequences for the women and men in its population. The story is told through the eyes of Offred, one of the unfortunate Handmaids under the new social order. In condensed but eloquent prose, by turns cool-eyed, tender, despairing, passionate, and wry, she reveals to us the dark corners behind the establishment’s calm facade, as certain tendencies now in existence are carried to their logical conclusions. The Handmaid’s Tale is funny, unexpected, horrifying, and altogether convincing. It is at once scathing satire, dire warning, and a tour de force. It is Margaret Atwood at her best.

Juniper Smoke

Book 1 And 2

Author: Sadia Ashraf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997635713

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 4850

Crafting with Feminism

25 Girl-Powered Projects to Smash the Patriarchy

Author: Bonnie Burton

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 1594749280

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 6285

Grab a handful of glitter and get your girl power on with 25 subversive and easy-to-make projects. This is what a feminist crafter looks like! Crafting with Feminism features 25 irreverent and easy-to-make projects that celebrate everything that rocks about girls, gals, and badass women. Wear your ideology on your sleeve by creating fierce custom merit badges. Prove that the political is personal with DIY power panties. Get cozy with a handmade Huggable Uterus Body Pillow, or craft heroine finger puppets to honor great women like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Frida Kahlo, and bell hooks. Featuring tips on everything from beginner sewing stitches to building a kickin’ party playlist, and a totally empowering forward from “Queen of Geeks” Felicia Day, this book has everything you need for an awesome crafternoon. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Battle For Paradise

Puerto Rico Takes on the Disaster Capitalists

Author: Naomi Klein

Publisher: Haymarket Books

ISBN: 1608464318

Category: Political Science

Page: N.A

View: 5466

"Fearless necessary reporting . . . Klein exposes the 'battle of utopias' that is currently unfolding in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico—a battle that pits a pitilessly neoliberal plutocratic ‘paradise' against a community movement with Puerto Rican sovereignty at its center.” —Junot Díaz "We are in a fight for our lives. Hurricanes Irma and María unmasked the colonialism we face in Puerto Rico, and the inequality it fosters, creating a fierce humanitarian crisis. Now we must find a path forward to equality and sustainability, a path driven by communities, not investors. And this book explains, with careful and unbiased reporting, only the efforts of our community activists can answer the paramount question: What type of society do we want to become and who is Puerto Rico for?" —Yulin Cruz, Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico In the rubble of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans and ultrarich “Puertopians” are locked in a pitched struggle over how to remake the island. In this vital and startling investigation, bestselling author and activist Naomi Klein uncovers how the forces of shock politics and disaster capitalism seek to undermine the nation's radical, resilient vision for a “just recovery.” All royalties from the sale of this book in English and Spanish go directly to JunteGente, a gathering of Puerto Rican organizations resisting disaster capitalism and advancing a fair and healthy recovery for their island. For more information, visit http://juntegente.org/. Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, documentary filmmaker and author of the international bestsellers No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, and No Is Not Enough.

How I Resist

Activism and Hope for a New Generation

Author: Maureen Johnson

Publisher: Wednesday Books

ISBN: 1250168376

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 320

View: 5436

"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

Responses to Decline in Firms, Organizations, and States

Author: Albert O. Hirschman

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674276604

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 162

View: 2870

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.”