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Anyone can write a rant against the state of American democracy today. Anyone can talk trash about politicians, or bemoan the apathy of the electorate, the low turnout, the low attention span, the cynicism. How To Get Stupid White Men... is a guide to getting off one’s cynical ass and doing something about it. Over the past six months, William Upski Wimsatt has been workin Anyone can write a rant against the state of American democracy today. Anyone can talk trash about politicians, or bemoan the apathy of the electorate, the low turnout, the low attention span, the cynicism. How To Get Stupid White Men... is a guide to getting off one’s cynical ass and doing something about it. Over the past six months, William Upski Wimsatt has been working with a group of people who have hitherto engaged in myriad forms of social work and political activism to develop a strategy that will effect positive change on American society through the electoral process. Rather than taking to the streets, rather than "bombing [graffitting] the suburbs," Wimsatt and his colleagues plan to "throw the bums out." This book will tell the story of 19 such cases over the past couple of years and outline all the potential races for 2004, describing the tactics to be utilized in an array of contested races across the country by creating coalitions of gay, enviro, Black, Latino and other young groups of voters. The goal is to make this the most useful politically life-changing book any 15-35 year old could read this election year.


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Anyone can write a rant against the state of American democracy today. Anyone can talk trash about politicians, or bemoan the apathy of the electorate, the low turnout, the low attention span, the cynicism. How To Get Stupid White Men... is a guide to getting off one’s cynical ass and doing something about it. Over the past six months, William Upski Wimsatt has been workin Anyone can write a rant against the state of American democracy today. Anyone can talk trash about politicians, or bemoan the apathy of the electorate, the low turnout, the low attention span, the cynicism. How To Get Stupid White Men... is a guide to getting off one’s cynical ass and doing something about it. Over the past six months, William Upski Wimsatt has been working with a group of people who have hitherto engaged in myriad forms of social work and political activism to develop a strategy that will effect positive change on American society through the electoral process. Rather than taking to the streets, rather than "bombing [graffitting] the suburbs," Wimsatt and his colleagues plan to "throw the bums out." This book will tell the story of 19 such cases over the past couple of years and outline all the potential races for 2004, describing the tactics to be utilized in an array of contested races across the country by creating coalitions of gay, enviro, Black, Latino and other young groups of voters. The goal is to make this the most useful politically life-changing book any 15-35 year old could read this election year.

30 review for How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office: The Anti-Politics, Un-Boring Guide to Power

  1. 5 out of 5

    William Upski

    This is probably the most under-rated and useful book I've ever worked on. I hope more people read it -20 real life stories of young progressives winning and swinging elections. Complete with suspense and lessons learned. This is probably the most under-rated and useful book I've ever worked on. I hope more people read it -20 real life stories of young progressives winning and swinging elections. Complete with suspense and lessons learned.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Gemini

    This book was awesome, I wish I would have read it sooner, but better late than never. I was perplexed at times to see some of the stories that people shared that I was like that can't be right, really here in the US that happened? Oh yes it did. It was so hopeful to see the barriers that certain people went through & how they managed to not only survive but come out on top. These stories that were shared were from all over the US & it shows how power to the people really does make a difference. This book was awesome, I wish I would have read it sooner, but better late than never. I was perplexed at times to see some of the stories that people shared that I was like that can't be right, really here in the US that happened? Oh yes it did. It was so hopeful to see the barriers that certain people went through & how they managed to not only survive but come out on top. These stories that were shared were from all over the US & it shows how power to the people really does make a difference. I know this is not always the case but just to see how when things are stacked against you in every way you still manage to be victorious. Simply amazing & so encouraging. It was even a bigger pleasure to see that our own (Boston's) Felix Arroyo was part of the book & that hit home as a fellow hispanic. He prevailed & became the 1st Latino city councilor. It really doesn't matter what nationality or background you are, this book really speaks to the underdogs & their way to the top (so to speak). I like how it gives you a snippet of each person who wrote about their story, it's almost like there should be a sequel so I can find out what happens.

  3. 4 out of 5

    Jodi

    An inspiring book about what young people (14-35) can do in terms of political organizing, when they get angry or passionate enough about a particular issue. I'm close to 50, and this has fired me up (even more than previously) to get involved in grass-roots organizing for all levels of elections. I'm also seriously considering running for our local school board within the next 5-7 years. An inspiring book about what young people (14-35) can do in terms of political organizing, when they get angry or passionate enough about a particular issue. I'm close to 50, and this has fired me up (even more than previously) to get involved in grass-roots organizing for all levels of elections. I'm also seriously considering running for our local school board within the next 5-7 years.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Mk

    This book inspires the young, sexy, HipHop lovin, womyn of color embodying, transformative resisting, political progressive in me. Reading this book makes me feel like I have power to create social change through the realm of electoral politics-- Booya!

  5. 4 out of 5

    Lisa Bonack

    This book was published in 2004 with the intent of voting Dubya out of office. I decided it was worth buying now in an effort to keep Trump to one term. They aren't saying all white men are stupid, nor are they saying that all stupid white men are white...or men. They're merely saying that things need to change to reflect the times. They do this by educating and motivating young people (many of color) and other marginalized groups to volunteer and, most importantly, to get out there and vote. It This book was published in 2004 with the intent of voting Dubya out of office. I decided it was worth buying now in an effort to keep Trump to one term. They aren't saying all white men are stupid, nor are they saying that all stupid white men are white...or men. They're merely saying that things need to change to reflect the times. They do this by educating and motivating young people (many of color) and other marginalized groups to volunteer and, most importantly, to get out there and vote. It's a pretty fun read, given the topic. Back when I read it in 2004, I was introduced to Tammy Baldwin, who is now one of my U.S. Senators.

  6. 4 out of 5

    Fishface

    This was, meh, okay. It includes a lot of student stories about organizing their college communities and so on to get more minority recognition. They were fine as far as they went, but didn't give me the sense that they were coming up with ideas that would apply to the outside world. They don't seem to be engaging in what we really need -- governmental change OUTSIDE of college campuses. This was, meh, okay. It includes a lot of student stories about organizing their college communities and so on to get more minority recognition. They were fine as far as they went, but didn't give me the sense that they were coming up with ideas that would apply to the outside world. They don't seem to be engaging in what we really need -- governmental change OUTSIDE of college campuses.

  7. 5 out of 5

    lynna

    if you want a more progressive country... read this book.

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