In their own words and their own voices, these contributors prove that
ordinary citizens can make a difference. They offer practical resources
to turn inspiration into action. From effective online petitions to
getting out informed voters, this empowering audio is an essential guide
for being involved based on one criterion: a heartfelt desire to better
our communities and country.
MoveOn.org is an online activist group
with more than two million members. Wes Boyd and Joan Blades started
MoveOn in 1998 with a simple petition encouraging Congress to censure
President Clinton and then “move on.” It has become the catalyst for a
monumental change occurring in political activism, that of individuals
stepping up, speaking out, and pooling their political clout.
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nuts-and-bolts practical and deeply personal, this book is political
Viagra for anyone tired of feeling hopeless, helpless, and impotent in
the face of our big money/big media–controlled political system.”
Arianna Huffington, syndicated columnist
MoveOn.org is a community of more than 8 million Americans from all walks of life who use innovative technology to lead, participate in, and win campaigns for progressive change. For nearly fifteen years, the MoveOn family of organizations have used online tools to lower the barriers to participation in our democracy, so real Americans have a voice in the political process.
About the Narrators
Gore, former vice president of the United States, is co-founder and chairman of Generation
Investment Management. He is also a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield
& Byers, and a member of Apple Inc.’s board of directors. Gore spends the
majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit
devoted to solving the climate crisis. Gore was elected to the United States House of
Representatives four times and the Senate twice. He served eight years as
vice president. He authored the bestsellers Earth
in the Balance, An Inconvenient Truth, The Assault on Reason, and Our Choice. He was a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace
Joan Blades is co-founder of MoveOn.org and Berkeley Systems with her husband, Wes Boyd. She is also co-founder and president of MomsRising.org. She is on the steering committee of “Reuniting America: A Transpartisan Campaign of Political Reconciliation” (ReunitingAmerica.org), a group engaging people from diverse political points of view in respectful dialogue that leads to creative, breakthrough solutions to the challenges facing our nation.
Emily Rankin is an audio narrator and winner of two AudioFile Earphones Awards.