“Bright, Infinite Future: A Generational Memoir on the Progressive Rise (Mark Green)” By Allison Pinski
Mark Green, a politician and author, recently spoke at my school. Prior to his talk, I had no knowledge about him or his politics. Green is most well-known for his campaign for mayor of New York City in 2001, and was projected to win just before the September 11 Twin Towers attacks. Although Green lost the election to Michael Bloomberg, he continued his track record as a progressive advocate.
Green has acted as a public advocate working in NYC, and has worked alongside politicians like 2000 presidential hopeful and activist Ralph Nader. Green has written and edited around 22 books, with his 23rd being released next month. The New York Post describes Green’s newest book, “Bright, Infinite Future: A Generational Memoir on the Progressive Rise,” as a tell-all that “takes a scorched-earth policy toward his fellow Democrats because Green says he now has nothing to lose.”
The book is expected to be released on May 3rd of this year. Below is a summary from Amazon;
“Blending the historical, biographical and political, the wide-ranging Bright, Infinite Future describes how the values of the '60s are creating a new progressive majority in '16. The multi-faceted Mark Green―bestselling author, public interest lawyer and elected official―is our guide through contemporary American politics as Nader launches the modern consumer movement; Clinton wins the 1992 New York primary and therefore the nomination; and Green loses the closest NYC mayoral election in a century to Bloomberg after 9/11 in a perfect storm of money, terrorism, and race.