"The next American Revolution, at this stage in our history, is not principally about jobs or health insurance or making it possible for more people to realize the American Dream of upward mobility. It is about acknowledging that we Americans have enjoyed middle-class comforts at the expense of other peoples all over the world. It is about living the kind of lives that will not only slow down global warming but also end the galloping inequality both inside this country and between the Global North and the Global South. It is about creating a new American Dream whose goal is a higher Humanity instead of the higher standard of living dependent on Empire. It is about practicing a new, more active, global, and participatory concept of citizenship. It is about becoming the change we wish to see in the world.” - Grace Lee Boggs, The Next American Revolution, pg. 72
Join us for our monthly book discussion for part 2 of our discussion of an inspirational text by activist, philosopher and writer Grace Lee Boggs. Her book focuses on shifting the bulk of our effort for revolutionary change to emphasize the empowerment our communities and cultural and spiritual transformation.
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