Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance

By Antony C. Black, Off-guardian.org -

On the hot summer morning of Aug. 2, 1980 a massive explosion ripped apart the main waiting room of the Bologna railway station. Eighty-five people were killed and hundreds more injured. Though [...]

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor?

By Don Lash, Socialistworker.org -

Institutional racism places Black women with gross disproportionality in the position of being disenfranchised of privacy rights as poor women, and the moral construction of poverty gives the [...]

Going Horizontal: Written For Workplaces; Perfect For Activists

By Rivera Sun, Dandelionsalad.wordpress.com -

I read the book as an activist, a small business owner, and a novelist who writes about nonviolent movements for change. The Dandelion Insurrection featured a self-organizing movement based on [...]

Three Books Make The Case For A Universal Basic Income

By James Mumm, Socialpolicy.org -

Massive, disruptive change is happening in the world economy. Up to half of all current workers, both white and blue collar, could be driven into unemployment by technology. Automation, [...]

Sarah Chayes On Kleptocracy In America

By Russell Mokhiber, Counterpunch.org -

“I was loading a lot into Thieves of State,” Chayes told Corporate Crime Reporter in an interview last week. “I was saying that violent religious extremism is actually related to governmental [...]

The Insurgent Power Of The Commons In The War Against The Imagination

By David Bollier, Center for New Economics -

Thank you, Fred [Iutzi] and The Land Institute for inviting me to this wonderful festival! It’s a great honor to be speaking at an event at which so many illustrious thinkers, innovators, and [...]

The Culture Of Hate

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

IT WAS A SWELTERING JULY afternoon when fifty protesters, many dressed in fatigues and wearing shirts that identified them with groups such as Proud Boys, Oath Keepers, Bikers for Trump, the Alt [...]

The U.S. Military is Winning. No, Really, It Is!

By Nick Turse, Tomdispatch.com -

But let’s begin with another number entirely: 145,000 -- as in, 145,000 uniformed soldiers striding down Washington’s Pennsylvania Avenue. That’s the number of troops who marched down that very [...]

On Economic Madness

By Luke Pretz, Solidarity-us.org -

ONE HUNDRED AND fifty years after Capital Volume I was first published, David Harvey returns to the classic text and its posthumously published adjuncts, Volumes II and III. He does so in the [...]

America’s Reporter: The Hersh Method

By Vijay Prashad, Counterpunch.org -

If Seymour Hersh had only broken the story of the massacre of unarmed civilians at My Lai in Vietnam by the United States Army in 1968, it would have been enough to make a career. But that was [...]

Mumia Abu Jamal And Stephen Vittoria: Murder Incorporated

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

Book One, “Dreaming of Empire,” is a critique of U.S. imperialism, a debunking of U.S. nationalist myths, a corrective or alternative history of the U.S. nation. Politically, a book like this [...]

Noam Chomsky’s Political Analysis Comes To Life In Graphic Novel

By Mark Karlin, Truthout.org -

Coming together through activism is one way to imagine and experiment with creating a better future. The Occupy Wall Street Movement is one example we explore in the book. Chomsky begins by [...]

Teacher Rebellion: Class Dismissed

By Steve Fraser, Tomdispatch.com -

Are teachers professionals, proletarians, or both? One symptom of our pathological denial of class realities is that we are accustomed to thinking of teachers as “middle class.” Certainly, their [...]

The New York Post Hates My New Book — You Know It’s Good

By David Swanson, Davidswanson.org -

In forming his opinion prior to reading the book, using “no thanks” as both a shield against learning anything and a supposed argument for refuting what he hasn’t learned, Michael Goodwin of [...]

Report From Winsted: Nader’s Museum

By Steve Early, www.counterpunch.org -

By Steve Early for Counter Punch - My favorite Helena Bonham Carter film is called Margaret’s Museum. In it, she plays Margaret MacNeil, the young widow of a Nova Scotia coal miner killed, on [...]

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