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538 Ways to Live, Work, and Play Like a Liberal
     

538 Ways to Live, Work, and Play Like a Liberal

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by Justin Krebs
 

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There are hundreds of ways to lead a more environmentally friendly, socially conscious, and liberally minded life—ways that can even be enjoyable. What readers will find in this friendly inclusive book are simple steps, lifestyle adjustments, and ideas that entertain:
  • Watching MSNBC instead of Fox News
  • Powering a laptop with a

Overview


There are hundreds of ways to lead a more environmentally friendly, socially conscious, and liberally minded life—ways that can even be enjoyable. What readers will find in this friendly inclusive book are simple steps, lifestyle adjustments, and ideas that entertain:

  • Watching MSNBC instead of Fox News
  • Powering a laptop with a solar–power–generating backpack
  • Wearing the flag with pride
  • Progressive financial investmen
  • Where and how to find a like-minded mate
  • Supporting liberal businesses
  • Embracing a political conversation with a relative rather than avoiding it
  • Bringing independent films to the local movie theater
  • Start a Drinking Liberally chapter and try some of the group’s signature drinks
  • Discover how television-watching habits shape the media landscape
Justin Krebs explains that being liberal, or progressive, isn’t only a political act—it’s a lifestyle that’s suited to our changing America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602399822
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 5.00(d)

Meet the Author

Justin Krebs is a political and cultural entrepreneur based in New York City. He is co-founder and Executive Director of Living Liberally, a national organization that creates social events around progressive politics including Laughing Liberally comedy shows, Screening Liberally films, Reading Liberally book clubs, Eating Liberally meals and best known for the 300+ chapters of Drinking Liberally happy hours. He is one of the founders and Artistic Directors of The Tank, a non-profit venue for performing arts and public affairs in Manhattan. Over the past decade, he has been an Activist Fellow for CREDO in San Francisco, managed issue advocacy campaigns in New York City, produced an award-winning documentary for PBS on youth civic engagement, and served in the office of US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. He has published Grounds For Play, a history of playgrounds in New York, and contributed to the Huffington Post, Open Left and other progressive blogs. He is a New Jersey native, a graduate of Harvard University, and President of the 45th Street Block Association in the Hell's Kitchen section of New York.

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