Books we may read

  1. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism Edward E. Baptist
  2. The Great American Jobs Scam: Corporate Tax Dodging and the Myth of Job Creation by Greg LeRoy 
  3. Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences by Ofer Sharone
  4. The Invisible Handcuffs of Capitalism: How Market Tyranny Stifles the Economy by Stunting Workers by Michael Perelman
  5. In the Wake: On Blackness and Being by Christina Sharpe
  6. Against Meritocracy    by Jo Littler
  7. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
  8. The End of Policing    by Alex Vitale
  9. Locking Up Our Own   by James Forman, Jr.
  10. Caste    by Isabel Wilkerson
  11. Cannibal Capitalism: How our System is Devouring Democracy, Care, and the Planet and What We Can Do About It by Nancy Fraser

    Books Jarrettia recommended but not proposed for group read:
  12. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism   By Benedict Anderson
  13. Freedom Papers   by Jean M. Hébrard and Rebecca J. Scott
  14. Degrees of Freedom: Louisiana and Cuba after Slavery  by Rebecca Scott