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How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of Politics

Lauren Duca

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Politics & government

From the author of the viral Teen Vogue article 'Donald Trump is Gaslighting America' comes this powerful examination of fourth wave feminism, and a re-imagining of an equitable democracy built out of the untapped potential of young people.

For fans of Reni Eddo-Lodge, Laurie Penny and Laura Bates, HOW TO START A REVOLUTION is an examination of fourth wave feminism and political youth culture. It is also a much-needed reminder that government by and for the people requires our input.

Journalist Lauren Duca wrote her now famous article 'Donald Trump is Gaslighting America' just after Trump's election. It went viral and was viewed over 1.5 million times. The article examined Trump's lies, fake news and manipulative language much before the mainstream media picked up on it, and it put Teen Vogue on the map.

Now, in HOW TO START A REVOLUTION, Duca explores the post-Trump political awakening and reimagines what an equitable democracy would look like, while providing smart and practical advice for how to challenge the status quo.

Combining extensive research and first person reporting, Duca tracks her generation's shift from political alienation to political participation. She also draws on her own story as a young woman catapulted to the front lines of the political conversation (all while figuring out how the hell to deal with her Trump-supporting parents).

'Lauren Duca is the millennial feminist warrior queen of social media. I cannot wait to hear more from this fearless and important new voice' (Ariel Levy, author of FEMALE CHAUVINIST PIGS)

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Praise for How to Start a Revolution: Young People and the Future of Politics

  • The firebrand journalist explores how young people can challenge the status quo - The i

  • Duca is the millennial feminist warrior queen of social media

  • Lauren Duca is the kind of writer that makes you cackle, cheer, and, more important, confront where we are and where we need to go as a culture

  • In this inspiring guide . . . Duca's conversational prose and clear passion for equality allow her to galvanize without preaching. This call to action will resonate even with those who are not already involved in progressive politics - Publishers Weekly

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