The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save America and the World (Before It's Too Late)

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Atria Books
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5.7 X 1.2 X 8.5 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Josh Tickell is a journalist, activist, author, and award-winning film director whose movies (Fuel, The Big Fix, Pump, Good Fortune) have been shortlisted for Academy Awards, shown in the White House, won awards at the Sundance Film Festival, and have been viewed by over 50 million people worldwide.


Praise for The Revolution Generation

"The Revolution Generation shows the power of good and kind disruption combined with the heartfelt force of a new generation. Let's harness this energy to change the world!"--Gunnar Lovelace, founder of Thrive Market and Good Money
"The Revolution Generation shows that increasing civic engagement from our generation -- starting with the simple act of voting -- can substantially improve our government and create better outcomes for all people throughout the world. The personal experiences in this book clearly show that getting politically active isn't as scary as it is transformational. Millennial leadership is our present, not our future. I challenge everyone to use the advice from this book to go make a difference today!"--Lindsey Horvath, city council member and former mayor of West Hollywood
"Black and brown families are under siege with the state-sanctioned violence of mass incarceration and mass deportation, our democracy is broken, and civilization is literally at a tipping point in terms of the existential and colorblind emergencies of global warming and nuclear proliferation. The Revolution Generation shows that, using the sacred two-edged sword of nonviolent action and the ballot, millennials will fight to reverse the status quo. Indeed, we have no other choice. Because, unlike the generation currently in power, our future literally depends on it."--Renaldo Pearson, co-mission director of Democracy Spring and social engineer-in-residence at Harvard
"The Revolution Generation is both a battle cry for change and an instruction manual for a greater future. Josh has painted the portrait of a generation that has grown up in an unfair economic system, plagued by terrorism and isolated by technology. Despite these obstacles, this book will give you hope that they will use their numbers, diversity and power to inspire, educate and be the crusaders for good that we all need right now!"--Dan Schawbel, New York Times bestselling author of Back to Human and Me 2.0
"The Revolution Generation demonstrates that we Millennials aren't like any other generation: we are diverse, unapologetic, and refused to be tethered to the status quo. Hate it or love it, we might just be the most important political and world-changing generation in 100 years. We are ready and able to use our voices for world-shaking change--it's time for folks to join the progress or get out of our way!"--Christin "Cici" Battle, director of People For the American Way Foundation's "Young People For"
"Josh Tickell's The Revolution Generation is an insightful vision of what the future can become."--Justin Barnette, college student