Confronting Injustice

Social Activism in the Age of Individualism
Author(s): Umair Muhammad
Original Publish Date: Jan 15, 2017
Product Number: EB00648844
Released: Jan 15, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781608465712
Publisher: Haymarket Books
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A new generation of activists working for economic and environmental justice, and against war and poverty, confronts critical questions. Why is the world so unjust and crisis-prone? What kind of world should we fight for? How can we win? In this panoramic yet accessible book, Umair Muhammad engages with these and other urgent debates. He argues that individual solutions like "buying green" are dead ends and that hope for the future lies in a radical expansion of democracy and the transformation of the economy from one based on profit to one that can meet human needs

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