Conceptualized with a genuinely intersectional perspective, Remaking Radicalism is the perfect combination of dynamic movement history and a strategic handbook for the struggles to come."
—Barbara Smith, Co-founder, the Combahee River Collective
Dan Berger and Emily Hobson's excellent collection comes at precisely the right time. Amid struggles for abolition, decolonization and workers rights against the death-machine of neoliberalism, the past is instructive. This simultaneously sobering and wildly inspiring collection keeps radical legacies alive in service to our current movements and horizons for freedom. This is a must-read."
A collection that does not so much mirror the present as it does tradition the present, locating present concerns in a set of stories, practices, and values that have circulated over the past half century and that still have pull for progressives today."
There's no substitute for reading the materials directly generated by social movements. In Remaking Radicalism, Dan Berger and Emily Hobson have done the loving labor of compiling source material from a wide range of late 20th century social movements. Read, deepen your analysis, and be inspired to take action!"
This vibrant collection brings together a stunning array of hard-to-find texts to create an indispensable treasury of radical thought and practice in the United States. With this smartly curated volume, Berger and Hobson have created a vital resource for scholars and activists, highlighting the key debates and players across forty complex years of grassroots radical organizing."
This collection is a treasure trove of carefully chosen documents that provide a rich and useful picture of key radical interventions between 1973 and 2001. This collection is perfect for reading groups, classrooms, and anyone who is trying to deepen engagement with the radical history of this period and get beyond just the big flash points. These documents reveal what the strategies and tactics being deployed by movements looked like at the time, and the editors provide useful context that helps situate the material. This book is an enormous contribution to our movements and it is highly readable with documents carefully excerpted to be particularly useful and evocative."