People Get Ready: Conference Background Materials

While there are many high quality and useful materials circulating in relationship to the 2016 elections, and you likely have your favorites, here are just a few of the things that we reviewed in preparation for People Get Ready: Building Resistance in the Trump Era.


Kali Akuno–“Don’t Mourn, Organize.  Don’t Despair, Create”: https://kpfa.org/episode/hard-knock-radio-january-17-2017/

Samir Amin–“The Election of Donald Trump”: http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/2016/amin301116.html

Linda Burnham–“Notes on the Election”: http://www.organizingupgrade.com/index.php/strategylabs/2016-elections/item/1020-notes-on-the-election

Freedom Road Socialist Organization–“Talking Points on the Trump Disaster, the New Confederacy and the Left”: http://freedomroad.org/2016/12/talking-points-on-the-trump-disaster-the-new-confederacy-and-the-left/

Shuja Haider–“Anti-Liberal Politics”: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/11/donald-trump-working-class-bouie-chait/

Robin D. G. Kelley–“After Trump”: http://bostonreview.net/forum/after-trump/robin-d-g-kelley-trump-says-go-back-we-say-fight-back

Organizing Upgrade Post Election 2016 Discussion Guide and Resource List (Tarso Ramos): http://www.organizingupgrade.com/index.php/strategylabs/2016-elections/item/1058-post-election-2016

Vijay Prashad–“Voters Just Delivered a Mandate to a Pack of Absolute Fiends and Monsters” http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/voters-just-delivered-mandate-pack-absolute-fiends-and-monsters

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung New York Office–Donald Trump and the Rise of the Nationalist Right: http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/wp-content/files_mf/trumpandtheriseofthenationalistright_1123_.pdf

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