POLITICAL

RESOURCES

Multi-issue

Activism/Advocacy
Citizen University
Better Angels
Bridge Alliance

Articles/Op-Eds
Henry Adams’s 1880 Novel, ‘Democracy,’ Resonates Now More Than Ever, Jon Meacham
The 99 Percent for the 100 Percent: The Case for Deep Patriotism, Van Jones
Preaching Faith in Democracy, Courtney E. Martin
In Defense of Liberalism, by David Frum, a review of A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism, Adam Gopnik
Imperial Exceptionalism, by Jackson Lears
The Authentic Appeal of the Lying Demagogue: Proclaiming the Deeper Truth about Political Illegitimacy, By Oliver Hahl, Minjae Kim, Ezra W. Zuckerman Sivan
The High Table Liberal, By Sean Wilentz [see "Charlottesville, Parkland, and Schlesinger," By Wade Lee Hudson]
The Rise of McPolitics, by Yascha Mounk
How to Participate in Politics, by Ian Prasad Philbrick and David Leonhardt
Trump’s ‘Winning’ Is America’s Losing, by Lilliana Mason

Books
The Politics of Petulance: America in an Age of Immaturity (2018), Alan Wolfe
Enchanted America: How Intuition and Reason Divide our Politics (2018), J. Eric Oliver and Thomas J. Wood (See “Irrational Populism”)
Identity Crisis: The 2016 Presidential Campaign and the Battle for the Meaning of America (2018), John Sides, Michael Tesler, and Lynn Vavreck, (See “Trickle-Down Tolerance”)
On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, 2018, DeRay Mckesson (See “DeRay Mckesson and the Domination-Submission System”)
The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It (2018), Yascha Mounk (See “The People vs. Democracy: A Review.”)
Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, 2018, Anand Giridharadas, (See “The Thriving World, the Wilting World, and You”)
Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together (2017), Van Jones
The Perils of “Privilege,” Why Injustice Can’t Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage (2017), Phoebe Maltz Bovy, (See "'Your Privilege is Showing'”)
Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States, James C. Scott (2017)
The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker (2016), Katherine J. Cramer
Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think (2016), Ralph Nader
—This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
(2014), Naomi Klein {See “A Marshall Plan for the Earth.”)
Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist (2014), David Hartsough
Millennial Momentum: How a New Generation is Remaking America (2011), Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais
Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change (2010), Adam Kahane
The Impossible Will Take a Little While, A Citizen’s Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear (2004), Paul Rogat Loeb
Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism (2004), Cornel West
Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think (1996), George Lakoff
The Activist Handbook: A Primer (1996), Randy Shaw
The Rebel: An Essay on Man in Revolt (1956), Albert Camus

Public Opinion Data
Purple Points of Agreement
Hidden Tribes: A Study of America's Polarized Landscape
Carbon Tax Center
Data for Progress
Pew Research Center 
A Time for Big Economic Ideas, David Leonhardt