Book Review: ‘Capitalism On A Ventilator’

By Ted Kelly,   -

The compilation of these works is an act of internationalism and working-class unity. The result demonstrates the successes and true potential of a socialist system and exposes the cruelty and [...]

How A Working-Class Soldier Turned Against “Forever Wars”

By Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon, Popular Resistance. -

When it comes to debate about US military policy, the 2020 presidential election campaign is so far looking very similar to that of 2016. Joe Biden has pledged to ensure that “we have the [...]

A Decentralized Participatory Planning Proposal

Political scientist, author, and activist, Marta Harnecker devoted her life to collaborating in building radical democracy in Latin American communities where people have, for generations, [...]

Back To The Dark Ages

By Jeremy Kuzmarov, Black Agenda Report. -

On October 20th, 2018, fifty-one years to the day of the famous 1967 March on the Pentagon, antiwar activists again rallied for peace outside the headquarters of a now declining empire. Among the [...]

Demand The Impossible

By Anne Cummings Jacopetti, -

By Anne Cummings Jacopetti for Popular Resistance. I read Ayers’ book last summer and was so impressed that I bought three more copies, one for each of my sons. Now, raw from my trial by fire and [...]

The Activist As A Young Girl

By David Swanson, -

By David Swanson for Let's Try Democracy. Clare Hanrahan's memoir The Half Life of a Free Radical: Growing Up Irish Catholic in Jim Crow Memphis is a remarkable feat: part Jack Kerouac, part [...]

History: The Dignity Of Chartism

By John Westmoreland, -

By John Westmoreland for The Dignity of Chartism is a book of great relevance for today. In the years 1839-42, at the height of the Chartist struggle, capitalism was in its [...]

Curbing Corruption With Civil Resistance

By Elena Volkava, -

By Elena Volkava for Waging Nonviolence. Book review - Corruption is a widespread and global phenomenon, ranging from “narco-corruption” in Central America to “petty corruption” in Eastern [...]

An Inspiring Life’s Work Continues To Inspire

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

Book Review by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. On June 10th, David joined ten African American students from Howard and a white woman from another college in the heart of [...]

Disaster Capitalism: Outsourcing Violence And Exploitation

By Robert J. Burrowes, -

By Robert J. Burrowes. In his just-released book, 'Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe', Antony Loewenstein offers us a superb description of the diminishing power of [...]

Equality Is Far Away: Conversation W/ Authors Of “Queer (In)Justice”

By Joe Macaré, -

By Joe Macaré in Truthout - LGBTQ leadership has also had an impact on broader campaigns and movements around police accountability at both the national and local levels. It's well known that [...]

The Miseducation Of Augie Merasty

By Christine Smith, -

By Christine Smith in Rabble - The Education of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir might be a small book, but it carries a punch to it that all Canadians need to read and understand: a [...]

What Are Foreign Military Bases For?

By David Swanson, -

By David Swanson - If you're like most people in the United States, you have a vague awareness that the U.S. military keeps lots of troops permanently stationed on foreign bases around the world. [...]

Book Review: A Practical Guide To Tackling Factory Hazards

By Kim Scipes, -

By Kim Scipes in Labor Notes - For plenty of workers, health and safety is about as boring a subject as there is. They don’t want to hear about this “crap,” many will say—they just want to get [...]

Iraqi Voices Are Screaming From Far Away

By David Swanson, -

By David Swanson - Iraqis were attempting the nonviolent overthrow of their dictator prior to his violent overthrow by the United States in 2003. When U.S. troops began to ease up on their [...]

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