Teaching Activity. By Linda Christensen. 20 pages.
Teaching about patterns of displacement and wealth inequality through the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot.
Teaching Activity. By Adam Sanchez. 14 pages.
A role play investigating the economic consequences of the U.S. occupation of Iraq.
Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow and Norm Diamond. 4 pages.
In this simulation, students make paper airplanes to learn about the origins and effects of “scientific management”—owners’ attempt to capture workers’ skills and knowledge, and then to exploit that knowledge to reorganize work and cut costs by deskilling workers.
Teaching Guide. Edited by Eric Gutstein and Bob Peterson. 2013 (2nd edition). 300 pages.
Lessons and articles on social justice math education for elementary and secondary school classrooms.
Teaching Guide. By Rick Ayers. 2001. 208 pages.
Discussion questions and teaching ideas for Terkel’s classic 1974 text.
Book – Non-fiction. By Anne Farrow, Joel Lang and Jenifer Frank. 2005. 304 pages.
Challenges the misconception that only the South was involved in or profited from slavery.
Book – Non-fiction. By Sarah Anderson, John Cavanagh, and Thea Lee. 2005. 160 pages.
The economics of globalization in easy to read charts.
Book – Non-fiction. By Ellen Miller-Mack, Craig Gilmore, Lois Ahrens, Susan Willmarth, and Kevin Pyle. 2008. 104 pages.
This comic book presents the human stories behind the statistics.
Book – Non-fiction. By Naomi Klein. 2008. 720 pages.
Klein demonstrates how shock has been used by global elites to push through a radical agenda of privatization and “free trade.”
Book – Non-fiction. By Alfred Blumrosen and Ruth Blumrosen. 2006. 304 pages.
A detailed account of the role slavery played in the Revolutionary War and the writing of the U.S. Constitution.
Book – Non-fiction. By Bill Fletcher Jr. 2012. 224 pages.
Scholar and labor organizer Bill Fletcher Jr. unpacks the 21 myths most often cited by anti-labor propagandists.
Book – Non-fiction. By Naomi Klein. 2015. 576 pages.
Naomi Klein tackles the war our economic model is waging against life on earth.
Book – Non-fiction. By Jonathan Teller-Elsberg, James Heintz and Nancy Folbre. 2006. 256 pages.
Easy to read graphs make complex economic data accessible to all ages.
Book – Fiction. By Howard Fast. 1944. 294 pages.
The politics and economics of Reconstruction told through memorable historical fiction.