Marshall Kirkpatrick's Top Book Recommendations

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Breaking the Spell offers the first full-length study that charts the historical trajectory of anarchist-inflected video activism from the late 1960s to the present. Video plays an increasingly important role among activists in the growing global resistance against neoliberal capitalism. As a result, alternative media production becomes a central location where new collective forms of subjectivity can be created to challenge aspects of neoliberalism. Chris Robé's book fills in historical gaps by bringing to light unexplored video activist groups like the Cascadia Forest Defenders,... more
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Marshall Kirkpatrick@rowbey I’m 30 pages into your book and it is blowing. My. Mind. Really amazing discussion of 3rd Cinema. It’s paradigm shaking. Thank you. (Source)

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An urgent plan to confront climate change, transform the American economy, and create a green post-fossil fuel culture.

A new vision for America's future is quickly gaining momentum. Facing a global emergency, a younger generation is spearheading a national conversation around a Green New Deal and setting the agenda for a bold political movement with the potential to revolutionize society. Millennials, the largest voting bloc in the country, are now leading on the issue of climate change.

While the Green New Deal has become a lightning rod in the political sphere,...
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Marshall KirkpatrickThe newest book from Jeremy Rifkin, advisor to the EU and China on the networked, green, post-carbon economy, is amazing. I recommend it highly. (Source)

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The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.

Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration,...

Elizabeth C. MclaughlinI've recommended the book White Fragility on here many times, and this interview is a great place to start. If you're a white person who believes you're not racist, please read this article. And then go read the book. (Source)

Marshall Kirkpatrick@jhagel This is a great book btw! (Source)

Todd Nesloney@SarahSuggs13 I love that book, have spoken with the author, and did an entire staff book study. Again, had you even tried to see my work that I do, you'd have learned that. You seek to divide and that is it. Great lesson for our students. (Source)

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The Challenger Customer

Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results

What’s the secret to executing complex sales today? As the bestseller The Challenger Sale proved, challenging the customer is the key to success. But it turns out that’s only half the story.  It’s not just that you challenge but who you challenge that really matters.  To win today, you need a Challenger inside the customer organization.

Picture your ideal customer: collegial, eager to meet with you, and ready to champion your products across the organization. It turns out that’s the last person you should be pitching.
The need to...
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Marshall KirkpatrickThis is an amazing book. If you think analyst firms are just pay-to-play and don’t deliver big, objective value, I dare you to read this book. I’m quite confident it will change your mind. It’s challenging everything I thought about change advocacy, content marketing, and sales. (Source)

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