Start Making Sense: Table of Contents

LOOKING BACK
Part One: Understanding the Election
Making Sense of Election 2004 (Don Hazen)
Interview with Howard Dean
Interview with Arianna Huffington
November 3rd Theses (Adam Werbach)
Interview with Adam Werbach
Fear and Loathing: From 9/11/01 to 11/2/04 (Vivian Dent)
Interview with Van Jones
Progressive Victories (Evan Derkacz)
Interview with David Soares
Voters, Fighters, Citizens, Youth (Zack Pelta-Heller)
Election by the Numbers

Part Two: Understanding the Right Wing
The Conservative Message Machine Money Matrix (Don Hazen)
Interview with George Lakoff
Interview with Robert Greenwald
Interview with Amy Goodman
Televangelism on the Rise (Jeffrey Chester)
Fighting Dirty (David Morris)



LOOKING FORWARD
Part One: The Iraq War
Rethinking Iraq (Lakshmi Chaudhry)
Interview with Naomi Klein
The Reality of War
How to End the Iraq War (Tom Hayden)

Part Two: The Culture War
The Return of the Culture War (Lakshmi Chaudhry)
Overcoming Liberal Contempt for the American Electorate (Michael Lerner)
The Faith Factor (Barbara Ehrenreich)
The Democrats’ Religion Problem (Jim Wallis)

Part Three: Economic Populism
The New Economic Populism (Lakshmi Chaudhry)
Interview with Thomas Frank
Interview with Jim Hightower
Interview with Andy Stern
The Death of Environmentalism (Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus)



GETTING ACTIVE
Part One: Where to Start
Taking Action (Don Hazen)
Interview with Wes Boyd
Interview with Colin Greer
Twelve-Step Program for Progressive Victories (Don Hazen)

Part Two: Action Reform
Kumbaya Time Again: Organizing for Success (Dan Carol)
Election Reform (Chellie Pingree)
Don’t Just Mobilize—Organize (Jane McAlevey)
Taking the Initiative (David D. Schmidt)

Part Three: Independent Media
How to Work with Your Local Media (Holly Minch)
Indy Media Outlets (Evan Derkacz)
The Blogging Revolution (Markos Moulitsas Zúniga)
The Top Ten Blogs

Part Four: Do-It-Yourself Organizing
How to Hold a House Party (Rachel Neumann)
Shop Blue (Deanna Zandt)


The Audacity of Hope (Barack Obama)


Acknowledgments
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