The Long Sixties: From 1960 to Barack Obama (2020)

The Long Sixties From to Barack Obama In this unique and compelling book Tom Hayden argues that Barack Obama would not have been able to mount a successful presidential campaign without the movements of the s The Long Sixties shows th
  • Title: The Long Sixties: From 1960 to Barack Obama
  • Author: Tom Hayden
  • ISBN: 9781594517396
  • Page: 185
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Long Sixties: From 1960 to Barack Obama
    In this unique and compelling book Tom Hayden argues that Barack Obama would not have been able to mount a successful presidential campaign without the movements of the 1960s The Long Sixties shows that movements throughout history triumph over Machiavellians, gaining social reforms while leaving both revolutionaries and reactionaries frustrated Hayden argues that the 19In this unique and compelling book Tom Hayden argues that Barack Obama would not have been able to mount a successful presidential campaign without the movements of the 1960s The Long Sixties shows that movements throughout history triumph over Machiavellians, gaining social reforms while leaving both revolutionaries and reactionaries frustrated Hayden argues that the 1960s left a critical imprint on America, from civil rights laws to the birth of the environmental movement, and forced open the political process to women and people of colour He urges President Obama to continue this legacy with a popular programme of economic recovery, green jobs and health care reform The Long Sixties is a carefully researched history which will be of interest to activists, journalists and historians as the fiftieth anniversary of the 1960s begins.
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    One Reply to “The Long Sixties: From 1960 to Barack Obama”

    1. Yes, the book is written by that Tom Hayden founder of the Students for a Democratic Society, member of the Chicago 8 and Jane Fonda s ex husband Much like a college professor, Hayden builds a thesis then offers chapter after chapter of proof for his theory The Sixties and the years after , he writes, were a time of Machiavellians political elites versus the movement Although the elites usually emerged victorious, the movement at times pushed moderate Machiavellians enough to gain some concessio [...]

    2. Not Hayden s best work He starts with a great thesis history is a struggle between Machiavellis and movements and the 1960s defined this conflict exceptionally well , but the book itself is a weird amalgamation of memoir, too much information, scattershot organization and analysis, and a second thesis the 1960s made Obama s election possible It s too much for 185 pages, and as a result, nothing quite works On the plus side, the Sixties timeline at the back of this book is a great reference I ve [...]

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