Category: Review

Kim Scipes: Practical Utopia: Strategies for a Desirable Society

Engaging with this book will help each of us further think out what we want to see in the future

Bill Fletcher: Reflections on Zohra Drif’s Memoir of the Algerian Revolution

Is the civilian population of a colonial-settler regime ever a legitimate military target?

Ted Glick: Review of Iron Jawed Angels

If you want to change the world, see it

Ted Glick: The True Story of Pocohontas

“’The True Story of Pocohontas’ stands out as one of the greatest true stories of family love, dedication and tragedy.” Bobbie Whitehead, in Indian Country Today, March 2, 2007 Earlier this year I came across a book, The True Story of Pocohontas, whose story has stayed with me. I knew that I wanted to write Read more…

Kim Scipes: A family history of organizing

Review of A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, by Richard March

Andy Piascik: Book Review

Witness to the Revolution repeatedly underscores how much vitriol some had to endure as elites attacked both the messengers and the message in the student, vet, Black Power and anti-war movements.

Paul Mason: One of the greatest political memoirs ever?

Adults in the Room by Yanis Varoufakis review

Ernie Tate: Review: “I Am Not Your Negro”

A meticulously woven story of the civil rights movement at a critical juncture in its history, expressed in the marvelous words of James Baldwin

Chris Slee: Chasing the Scream

The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs

Vincent Emanuele: The CIA and Saddam

One of my best friends, and someone I served with in the United States Marine Corps, sent me John Nixon’s book, Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein. I found Nixon’s reflections a bit redundant, but also quite fascinating. His politics are unclear, but his worldview and ideology is wholly committed to the concept of American Read more…

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