Resistance is fruitful! Here’s a selection of titles for upbeat moments of rebellion, wealth-sharin’, and old-fashioned joyful philosophizin’.
What We Do Now: Short, powerful essays on what we can do now to cope with Trump’s election, and how, moving forward, we can protect our values, our politics, and our country. Contributors include Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, George Saunders, Gloria Steinem, Paul Krugman, Linda Sarsour, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Dave Eggers, Robert Reich, and many more.
Viking Economics: The most fun economics book you’ve ever read. George Lakey explores the inner workings of the Nordic economies that boast the world’s happiest, most productive workers, and explains how, if we can enact some of the changes the Scandinavians fought for surprisingly recently, we, too, can embrace equality in our economic policy.
Happiness: In clear, charming prose, Frédéric Lenoir concisely surveys what the greatest thinkers of all time have had to say on the subject, and, with charming prose, raises provocative questions: Do we have a duty to be happy? Is there a connection between individual and collective happiness? Is happiness contagious? Is there a difference between pleasure and happiness? Can unhappiness and happiness coexist? Does our happiness depend on our luck?