Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America City Lights Open Media

City Lights Publishers - He documents the increasing contempt for the nation's poor, and reveals the forces at work to create and perpetuate it. He reminds us that there was a time when the hardship of fellow Americans stirred feelings of sympathy, solidarity for struggling families, and support for policies and programs meant to alleviate poverty.

City Lights Books. His critically acclaimed books, high-profile media interviews, and year-round speaking schedule have established him as an invaluable voice in any discussion on issues of race and multicultural democracy. In under the affluence, Wise discusses a related issue: economic inequality and the demonization of those in need.

This searing testimony for the most vulnerable in our nation is also a courageous cry for justice that we must all heed. Michael eric dyson, author of the black presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in AmericaTim Wise is one of America's most prolific public intellectuals. Tim wise is one of the great public moralists in America today.

Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America City Lights Open Media - . With clarity, and he points the way to greater compassion, passion and eloquence, fairness, he demonstrates how America's myth of personal entitlement based on merit is inextricably linked to pernicious racial bigotry, and economic justice. Tim wise is the author of many books, including Dear White America and Colorblind.

Under the affluence is vintage tim wise: smart, sophisticated, conscientious, and righteously indignant at the betrayal of millions of citizens upon whose backs the American Dream rests.





White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son

Soft Skull Press - It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white Americans in every realm: employment, education, housing, criminal justice, and elsewhere. Using stories from his own life, in relative terms, Tim Wise demonstrates the ways in which racism not only burdens people of color, but also benefits, those who are “white like him.

He discusses how racial privilege can harm whites in the long run and make progressive social change less likely. Using anecdotes instead of stale statistics, Wise weaves a narrative that is at once readable and yet scholarly, analytical and yet accessible. He explores the ways in which whites can challenge their unjust privileges, and explains in clear and convincing language why it is in the best interest of whites themselves to do so.

White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son - White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection.





Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority City Lights Open Media

City Lights Publishers - Now that notion is being challenged, as white people wrestle with what it means to be part of a fast-changing, truly multicultural nation. In the process, it exposes how new forms of racism have been deliberately embedded into our supposedly 'color blind' culture. This is must read and a good read. Charles J.

And race, class and crime in america"tim wise is an American hero in the truest sense of the term—he tells the truth, no matter how inconvenient that truth might be. He is regularly interviewed by a-list media, the tom joyner Morning Show, The Tavis Smiley Show, Michael Eric Dyson's radio program, C-SPAN, including CNN, and many more.

Dear white america is a desperately needed response to the insidious mythology that pretends whites are oppressed and people of color unduly privileged. While the book's title addresses white people, this is really a book for anyone who is concerned about eliminating the issue of racial disparity in our society.

Dear White America: Letter to a New Minority City Lights Open Media - White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. Employing the form of direct personal address, he points a finger at whites' race-based self-delusion, explaining how such an agenda will only do harm to the nation's people, including most whites. He is the author of a number of books, including The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Read this book—but rest assured, it's not for the faint of heart.





Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama

City Lights Publishers - Wise clearly explains the complexity of institutional racism in contemporary society. In prose that reads like his lightening rod speeches, he draws from a long list of high-profile campaign examples to define what he calls 'Racism 2. 0, ' a more insidious form of racism that actually allows for and celebrates the achievements of individual people of color because they're seen as the exceptions, not the rules.

Jamilah king, colorlines"This book makes an intriguing argument and is packed with insight. With this book, Wise hits the bull's eye. Bill fletcher"wise outlines … how racism and white privilege have morphed to fit the modern social landscape. He continuously reminds the reader that Obama's victory may signal the entrenchment of a more complicated, subtle, and insidious form of racism.

Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama - . His book debunks any notion that the united states has entered a post-racial period; instead he identifies the problems that emerge in the context of the victory of a black presidential candidate who chose to run an essentially non-racial campaign. Race is, and always has been, an explosive issue in the United States.

In between barack and a hard place he explores the real issues of race in the Obama campaign and incoming presidency, issues that the mainstream media has chosen to ignore. King's dream, to barack obama's election, Tim Wise provides us with an extremely important and timely analysis of the increasing complexity of race on the American political and social landscape.

It's definitely a book for these times!"—Danny Glover"Tim Wise has looked behind the curtain.





Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity City Lights Open Media

City Lights Publishers - Thus, they contend, programs meant to uplift working-class and poor people are the best means for overcoming any racial inequalities that might still persist. I highly, highly, highly recommend it. Tavis smiley "i finally finished Tim Wise's Colorblind and found it a right-on, straight-ahead piece of work.

A piercing, passionate and illuminating critique of the post-racial moment. Bakari kitwana "tim wise's colorblind brilliantly challenges the idea that the election of Obama has ushered in a post-racial era. Since then, many voices have called for an end to affirmative action and other color-conscious policies and programs, and even for a retreat from public discussion of racism itself.

He shows us with passion and sharp, insightful, accessible analysis how this imagined world of post racial framing and policy can't take us where we want to go—it actually stymies our progress toward racial unity and equality. Tricia rose, brown university "With Colorblind, Tim Wise offers a gutsy call to arms.

Legal gains were interpreted by some as ensuring equal treatment for all and that "colorblind" policies and programs would be the best way forward. In clear, and accessible prose, Wise explains that ignoring problems does not make them go away, engaging, that race-bound problems require race-conscious remedies.

Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity City Lights Open Media - In colorblind, tim wise refutes these assertions and advocates that the best way forward is to become more, not less, conscious of race and its impact on equal opportunity. Bolstered by the election of barack obama, proponents of colorblindness argue that the obstacles faced by blacks and people of color in the United States can no longer be attributed to racism but instead result from economic forces.





The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream, Second Edition

Oxford University Press - Hacker wrote "the policy book of the year" E. J. On the eve of the financial crisis, Jacob S. Hacker shows that the safety net was unraveling long before the late-2000s, as more and more economic risk shifted from the broad shoulders of government and business onto the fragile backs of American families. Blending powerful human stories, big-picture analysis, and compelling ideas for reform, this remarkable volume has become a rallying point in the struggle for economic security in an increasingly uncertain world.

Behind the risk shift, he contends, is the "Personal Responsibility Crusade" eagerly embraced by corporate leaders and conservative politicians who speak of an economic nirvana in which Americans are free to choose. Whether the problem is risky jobs brought on by corporate restructuring and the "gig economy" of contingent work, risky retirement caused by the collapse of traditional guaranteed pensions, or risky health care fueled by skyrocketing costs and unstable coverage-Hacker shows what has changed and why, risky families created by the rising costs and instabilities of parenthood, the ways in which ordinary Americans have been affected, and how we can fight back.

The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream, Second Edition - In this fully revised and updated second edition, he brings his powerful exposé of "The Great Risk Shift" up to date with startling new evidence and compelling new ideas. But the result, hacker reveals, has been very different: a harsh new world of economic insecurity in which far too many Americans are allowed to fall behind.

Dionne, Jr. Washington post, demonstrating and explaining the hidden story of growing economic insecurity. White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.





A Story of Suffering and Hope: Lessons from Latino Youth

Paulist Press - White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. The story of the youths she has encountered is interwoven with her own story of growth through this process. The author recounts how she mobilized support to start a center for the Hispanic youth of Santa Ana, CA, gangs, who are uncertain about their identity and caught in vicious cycles of poverty, and crime.





Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male

Soft Skull Press - Speaking treason fluently is a superbly crafted collection of Wise’s best work, which reveals the ongoing salience of race in America today and demonstrates that racial privilege is not only a real and persistent problem, but one that ultimately threatens the health and well-being of the entire society.

. The essays included in this collection span the last ten years of wise’s writing and cover all the hottest racial topics of the past decade: affirmative action, Hurricane Katrina, phony racial unity in the wake of 9/11, racial profiling, white school shootings, racial tension in the wake of the Duke lacrosse scandal, and the political rise of Barack Obama.

Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male - Used book in Good Condition. In this highly anticipated follow-up to white like me: reflections on Race from a Privileged Son, activist Tim Wise examines the way in which institutional racism continues to shape the contours of daily life in the United States, and the ways in which white Americans reap enormous privileges from it.

White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. Wise’s commentaries make forceful yet accessible arguments that serve to counter both white denial and complacency—two of the main obstacles to creating a more racially equitable and just society.





White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Bloomsbury USA - Used book in Good Condition. Board of education decision was met with the shutting down of public schools throughout the south while taxpayer dollars financed segregated white private schools; the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965 triggered a coded but powerful response, the so-called Southern Strategy and the War on Drugs that disenfranchised millions of African Americans while propelling presidents Nixon and Reagan into the White House, and then the election of America's first black President, led to the expression of white rage that has been as relentless as it has been brutal.

. Carefully linking these and other historical flashpoints when social progress for African Americans was countered by deliberate and cleverly crafted opposition, Anderson pulls back the veil that has long covered actions made in the name of protecting democracy, fiscal responsibility, or protection against fraud, rendering visible the long lineage of white rage.

Compelling and dramatic in the unimpeachable history it relates, White Rage will add an important new dimension to the national conversation about race in America. The end of the civil war and reconstruction was greeted with the Black Codes and Jim Crow; the Supreme Court's landmark 1954 Brown v. National book critics circle award winnernew york times bestsellera new york times notable book of the yeara washington post notable nonfiction Book of the YearA Boston Globe Best Book of 2016A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016From the Civil War to our combustible present, White Rage reframes our continuing conversation about race, chronicling the powerful forces opposed to black progress in America--now in paperback with a new afterword by the author, acclaimed historian Carol Anderson.

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide - As ferguson, and media commentators across the ideological spectrum referred to the angry response of African Americans as “black rage, erupted in August 2014, instead, ” historian Carol Anderson wrote a remarkable op-ed in The Washington Post suggesting that this was, Missouri, "white rage at work.

White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.





Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law

NYU Press - Wright mills book award presented by the study of Social Problems Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. Rios followed a group of forty delinquent Black and Latino boys for three years. Used book in Good Condition. Punished examines the difficult lives of these young men, communities, who now face punitive policies in their schools, and a world where they are constantly policed and stigmatized.

These boys found themselves in a vicious cycle, watched, caught in a spiral of punishment and incarceration as they were harassed, even before they had committed any crimes, and disciplined at young ages, profiled, eventually leading many of them to fulfill the destiny expected of them. But beyond a fatalistic account of these marginalized young men, Rios finds that the very system that criminalizes them and limits their opportunities, sparks resistance and a raised consciousness that motivates some to transform their lives and become productive citizens.

A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned to his hometown to study how inner city young Latino and African American boys develop their sense of self in the midst of crime and intense policing.

Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law - . Ultimately, he argues that by understanding the lives of the young men who are criminalized and pipelined through the criminal justice system, we can begin to develop empathic solutions which support these young men in their development and to eliminate the culture of punishment that has become an overbearing part of their everyday lives.

New york University Press. White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.





White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

Bloomsbury USA - White like me reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. Board of education decision was met with the shutting down of public schools throughout the south while taxpayer dollars financed segregated white private schools; the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965 triggered a coded but powerful response, the so-called Southern Strategy and the War on Drugs that disenfranchised millions of African Americans while propelling presidents Nixon and Reagan into the White House, and then the election of America's first black President, led to the expression of white rage that has been as relentless as it has been brutal.

. The end of the civil war and reconstruction was greeted with the Black Codes and Jim Crow; the Supreme Court's landmark 1954 Brown v. Carefully linking these and other historical flashpoints when social progress for African Americans was countered by deliberate and cleverly crafted opposition, or protection against fraud, fiscal responsibility, Anderson pulls back the veil that has long covered actions made in the name of protecting democracy, rendering visible the long lineage of white rage.

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide - Used book in Good Condition. Compelling and dramatic in the unimpeachable history it relates, White Rage will add an important new dimension to the national conversation about race in America. With so much attention on the flames, " she argued, "everyone had ignored the kindling. Since 1865 and the passage of the thirteenth Amendment, every time African Americans have made advances towards full participation in our democracy, white reaction has fueled a deliberate and relentless rollback of their gains.

White rage the unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.