Recommended Readings for Stone Ridge Retreat

Thank you everyone for submitting such a diverse array of articles and interviews to be shared in advance of this weekend's retreat. Here is a list of all of the readings that have been offered up so far by participants. If you have any other suggested readings, please send them to julia.sharpelevine@aapf.org.

 
 
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Demographics Are Not Destiny - Barry Eidlin, Jacobin

 

 
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Democrats search for a path back into rural America’s good graces - Dan Baiz, Washington Post
 

 

THE END OF IDENTITY LIBERALISM - MARK LILLA, NY TIMES




 

 
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Trump and Brexit left progressives aghast – they should be emboldened - Jeff Sparrow, The Guardian

 

 
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The Leap Manifesto: A Call for a Canada Based on Caring for the Earth and One Another

 

 
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I was a mermaid in the lake of my fathers sorrow - Eve Ensler
 

 

NOW IS THE TIME TO TALK ABOUT WHAT WE ARE ACTUALLY TALKING ABOUT - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The New Yorker
 

 
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The Democratic Party is not what it seems - Rosa Clemente, PBS NewsHour

 

 
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Towards An Abolitionist Feminism - Zillah Eisenstein, The Feminist Wire
 


 

 
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Color Of Change opposition Strategy: our position, focus and plan for fighting and winning- COLOR OF CHANGE
 

 

The Fall of the Unions Paved the Way for Donald Trump - Michael Kazin, Wall Street Journal
 

 
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'I'm Not A Racist, But...' - Justin Gest, Politico


 

 
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BLAMING CLINTON’S BASE FOR HER LOSS IS THE ULTIMATE INSULT - REBECCA TRAISTER, NYMAG



 

 
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How Trump's victory turns into another 'Lost Cause' - John Blake, Tawanda Scott Sambou, CNN

 

 

Donald Trump's Nazi Problem Has Gotten Out Again - Brakkton Booker, NPR News

 

 
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Letter to Allies from Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United - Saru Jayaraman

 
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The Deportation Machine Obama Built for President Trump - Marisa Franco and Carlos Garcia, The Nation

 

 
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The Only Way to Defeat Trump Is to Understand That Race and Class Are Inseparable - SAQIB BHATTI, In These Times

 
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AFTERMATH: SIXTEEN WRITERS ON TRUMP’S AMERICA Essays by Toni Morrison, Atul Gawande, Hilary Mantel, George Packer, Jane Mayer, Jeffrey Toobin, Junot Díaz, and more -The New Yorker

 

On Optimism and Despair Zadie Smith, New York Review of Books


 

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Study: Communities Most Affected By Opioid Epidemic Also Voted For Trump - NPR

 

 

Here's How We Prepare To Be Ungovernable in 2017: A conversation WITH Kali Akuno, organizer with Cooperative Jackson and the Malcolm X Grassroots Network - Sarah Lazare, AlterNEt

 
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Claiming mandate, GOP Congress lays plans to propel sweeping conservative agenda - David Weigel, The Washington Post

 
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Noam Chomsky: With Trump Election, We Are Now Facing Threats to the Survival of the Human Species - Democracy Now!
 

 
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Donald Trump and the Abyss of the Value Gap - Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. - TIME MAGAZINE

 
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The Way Forward for Democrats Is to Address Both Class and Race - Ian Haney-López and Robert B. Reich, The Nation
 

 
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Toni Morrison: Fear Of Losing White Privilege Led To Trump’s Election - Zeba Blay, The Huffington Post
 

 
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Progressive Strategy Table: Framework for the opposition - rashad robinson, color of change & heather mcghee, demos action
 

 

We're Not Opposing Donald Trump With the Unified Fierceness He Deserves -Shaun King, New York Daily News
 

 

Study: racism and sexism predict support for Trump much more than economic dissatisfaction - German Lopez, VOX

 
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Google, democracy and the truth about internet search - Carole Gadwalladr, The Guardian

 
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Expanding the Sanctuary Movement to Embrace Refugees and to Fight Racism- a Proposal from Phyllis Bennis & IPS

 
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Southern Movement Blueprint: A Plan of Action in a Time of Crisis - Project South

 

 

Facing Race, a conference convened by Race Forward this November in Atlanta, brought together some of the most noteworthy names in progressive organizing just days after the 2016 election. In this episode, Laura speaks with Tarso Luís Ramos, executive director of Political Research Associates about the ominous emergence of the far Right across the world; Kim Diehl of the National Employment Law Project, on strategy for progressive movements; Cara Shufelt and Jessica Campbell, of the Rural Organizing Project, on supporting rural mobilizations like theirs, which has been fighting Oregon’s Patriot militia movement for years, and Esha Pandit, from the Center for Advancing Innovative Policy, on the lessons for organizers that can be drawn from this year’s victories in Texas. To watch the excerpt with Judith LeBlanc, of the Native Organizers Alliance,  from the conference go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EZIBms00Cg

 

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The Incendiary Appeal of Demagoguery in Our Time - PANKAJ MISHRA, NYTimes

 

 
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Why Trolls Won in 2016 -Bryan Menegus, Gizmodo

 

 
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January 2017 edition of NEWSNOTES from Women' s Research and Resource Center at Spelman College

 
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How do our civil rights organizations protect our strong legacy and also lead in this era of opposition? - Carol Robles-Roman 

 
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Clever Coalitions - Crisis Action & Natalie Jeffers
 

 

Race PLUS Pocket Book Issues - Ian Haney-Lopez

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FASCISM IN LOVE: INDIA’S MODI AND AMERICA’S TRUMP - ESHA PILLAY, Gal-Dem

 

 

Call to Action: Be #Ungovernable in 2017

 

 

HOLY RAGE: LESSONS FROM STANDING ROCK - Louise Erdrich, New Yorker

 

 
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What We Are Up Against- Mab Segrest



 

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Social Justice SOS: 16 Social Justice Leaders Respond to the 2016 Election - AAPF