How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of Politics (Paperback)Lauren Duca (author)
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One of the earliest – and youngest – critics of the Trump presidency takes aim at the reactionary nature of modern discourse in a blistering account of fourth wave feminism and youthful political engagement. Incendiary and sincere, How to Start a Revolution is an uncompromising manifesto for change.
For fans of Reni Eddo-Lodge, Laurie Penny and Laura Bates, How to Start a Revolution is an examination of fourth wave feminism and political youth culture. It is also a much-needed reminder that government by and for the people requires our input.
Journalist Lauren Duca wrote her now famous article 'Donald Trump is Gaslighting America' just after Trump's election. It went viral and was viewed over 1.5 million times. The article examined Trump's lies, fake news and manipulative language much before the mainstream media picked up on it, and it put Teen Vogue on the map.
Now, in How to Start a Revolution, Duca explores the post-Trump political awakening and reimagines what an equitable democracy would look like, while providing smart and practical advice for how to challenge the status quo.
Combining extensive research and first person reporting, Duca tracks her generation's shift from political alienation to political participation. She also draws on her own story as a young woman catapulted to the front lines of the political conversation (all while figuring out how the hell to deal with her Trump-supporting parents).
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 232 x 150 x 28 mm
Duca is the millennial feminist warrior queen of social media -- Ariel Levy
Lauren Duca is the kind of writer that makes you cackle, cheer, and, more important, confront where we are and where we need to go as a culture -- Janet Mock
In this inspiring guide . . . Duca's conversational prose and clear passion for equality allow her to galvanize without preaching. This call to action will resonate even with those who are not already involved in progressive politics * Publishers Weekly *
We need fresh, intelligent, and creative voices like Lauren's now as much-perhaps more-than ever before -- Dan Rather
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