Flavorwire recommends Necessary Trouble as a book to read this August.
Tying together threads from different recent mass movements, Jaffe explores the wave of populist organizing that ranges from the Tea Party to the fight for fair wages for fast food workers to Black Lives Matter and Occupy. Want to understand why so many are Feeling the Bern? This book will give fuller context that goes beyond the popularity of any given candidate. Indeed, Kirkus says the book is “an essential guide to forces shaping our nation and the 2016 presidential election.”