Como sacar los idiotas del gobierno How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office, Spanish-Language Edition

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-11-30
  • Publisher: Soft Skull Press
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Anyone can write a rant against the state of American democracy today. Anyone can talk trash about politicians, or bemoan the apathy of the electorate, the low turnout, the low attention span, the cynicism. How To Get Stupid White Men... is a guide to getting off one’s cynical ass and doing something about it. Over the past six months, William Upski Wimsatt has been working with a group of people who have hitherto engaged in myriad forms of social work and political activism to develop a strategy that will effect positive change on American society through the electoral process. Rather than taking to the streets, rather than "bombing [graffitting] the suburbs," Wimsatt and his colleagues plan to "throw the bums out." This book will tell the story of 19 such cases over the past couple of years and outline all the potential races for 2004, describing the tactics to be utilized in an array of contested races across the country by creating coalitions of gay, enviro, Black, Latino and other young groups of voters. The goal is to make this the most useful politically life-changing book any 15-35 year old could read this election year.

Table of Contents

Prefacio 5(4)
Hector A. Ceballos
¿Sera tu estado la Florida del 2004? 9(13)
William Upski Wimsatt
Odio la Politica: Confesiones de una Activista del Placer 22(9)
Adrienne Maree Brown
SECCION 1: Como Elegimos A Nuestros Candidatos
Fabricas de Explotacion, Hip-Hop y Un Monton de Gente a Favor de Grijalva (Tucson, AZ)
Marisol Enyart
La Liberada Plaza Logan (Chicago, IL)
Alejandra Ibanez
SECCION 2: Como Impulsamos A Votar A Nuestra Gente
Boston Vota, iBaby! What! (Boston, MA)
Malia Lazu
Las Armas Secretas de Wellstone (Miniapolis-St. Paul, MN)
Mattie Weiss
iAya de Leon se Presenta Como Candidata a la Presidencia! (iPuerto Rico!)
Aya de Leon
SECCION 3: Como Cambiamos Las Leyes
La Politica Sucia y el T'ai Chi (Albuquerque, NM)
Eli Il Yong Lee
Justicia Para Jovenes (Nueva York, NY)
Piper Anderson
Como Defendimos Nuestros Hogares Con La Propuesta EE (Oakland, CA)
Bouapha Toommaly
Cumpli Mi Condena--iDejame Votar! (Florida, iCarajo!)
Robin Templeton
Volviendo a la Antigua (Nuevo Mexico)
Alma Rosa Silva-Banuelos
SECCION 4: Promoviendo A Nuestros Complices
La Liga De Votantes Enojados y Tu
La Liga De Votantes Enojados

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