9781932360080

How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office : The Anti-Politics, Un-Boring Guide to Power

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  • ISBN13:

    9781932360080

  • ISBN10:

    1932360085

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-03-17
  • Publisher: Soft Skull Press

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Summary

The creator of the League of Youth Voters offers a voters' guide to "throwinghe bums out of office" furnishing marginalized voters such as gays, blacks,atinos, and punks with useful advice on how to maximize their strength onlection.

Table of Contents

Introductions
Will Your State Be the Florida of 2004?p. 5
I Hate Politics: Confessions of a Pleasure Activistp. 18
How We Got Our People Into Office
The Hip-Hop Generation's Deputy Mayor (Newark, NJ)p. 28
The Tammy Baldwin Story (Madison, WI)p. 35
Sweatshops, Hip-Hop, and A Whole Lot Of People For Grijalva (Tuscon, AZ)p. 42
Political Sex Survey: Marisol Enyartp. 46
Two Greens (David Segal, Providence, RI & Jason West, New Paltz, NY)p. 47
The Liberated Logan Square (Chicago, IL)p. 52
How We Fired Our Mayor in the Dirty South (Selma, AL)p. 58
Georgia State Representative Alisha Thomas (Cobb County, GA)p. 63
The Spark and the Gas Money: Indian Country Explodes (Pine Ridge, SD)p. 67
How We Got Our People to Vote
Boston Vote, Baby! What! (Boston, MA)p. 74
Political Sex Survey: Malia Lazup. 78
Get on the Bus! (Portland, OR)p. 79
Wellstone's Secret Weapons (Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN)p. 85
Political Sex Survey: Mattie Weissp. 96
Aya de Leon is Running for President! (Puerto Rico! Ho!)p. 98
Political Sex Survey: Aya de Leonp. 103
"Honey, We Got ISSUES!!" How We Changed the Laws
Students vs. Court of Public Opinion (Ann Arbor, MI)p. 106
Political Sex Survey: Jackie Brayp. 117
Dirty Politics and T'ai Chi (Albuquerque, NM)p. 119
Justice 4 Youth (New York, NY)p. 126
Political Sex Survey: Piper Andersonp. 131
PLUS: "We Got Issues!" by the Next Wave of Women in Powerp. 132
Dancing All the Way to City Hall (Seattle, WA)p. 134
How We Defended Our Homes with Prop EE (Oakland, CA)p. 141
Political Sex Survey: Bouapha Toommalyp. 145
I Served My Time--Let Me Vote! (Florida, God-Damn!)p. 147
Takin' It Back to the Old School (New Mexico)p. 151
Political Sex Survey: Alma Rosa Silva-Banuelosp. 155
Pimping Satellites for Change: How We Freaked It on the Internet
Free Advice for the Democrats: You Need a Whole New Strategy: An Interview with Davey Dp. 158
Political Sex Survey: Davey Dp. 163
PLUS: Move the Crowd: Inside the National Hip-Hop Conventionp. 164
How a Twenty-One-Year-Old Revolutionized the Internet (Cyberspace, MoFo!)p. 167
PLUS: Beyond Our Borders--South Africa and Brazilp. 173
Smart Mobs for President (South Korea)p. 175
Political Sex Survey: Annie Kohp. 183
The League of Pissed-Off Voters and You (Your Town, USA)p. 184
Resourcesp. 198
Acknowledgementsp. 204
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