Category: Review

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David Swanson: Plutocratic Policy, Not Truth, Comes With a Bodyguard of Lies

At the recent World Economic Forum at Davos, a U.S. panelist claimed that high taxes on the super-wealthy and economic growth had never coexisted in any country ever. The moderator and other panelists were ready to move on, but someone had made the mistake of allowing a guy on the panel who would blurt out Read more…

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Gerry Mohan: BlacKkKlansman a Trump Cop-Out

BlackKklansman is a feel-good film. It’s a great film if we want to keep our feathers unruffled and sleep peacefully at night, embedded in the system, minds comfortably turned off

M. Matsemela-Ali Odom: Freedom dreaming

Situating the film Sorry to Bother You in black revolutionary cultural tradition

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Ben Dangl: The Zapatistas’ Dignified Rage

Revolutionary Theories and Anticapitalist Dreams of Subcommandante Marcos

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Kim Scipes: Zinnophobia

It is rare to get an intelligent, well-sourced and coherent discussion of issues today such as the role of history in education, politics and scholarship, but David Detmer of Purdue University Northwest has provided such with this book

Gunar Olsen: Shock and Awe Celebrates Reporters Who Got It Right

Reiner’s film reminds us why it’s so important to remember that there were traditional journalists, relying on low-level government sources, who got the story right

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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

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Bill Fletcher: Zohra Drif’s Memoir of a Woman Freedom Fighter 


In her actions as a militant, Drif casts aside the romanticization of revolution

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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?

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Ted Glick: Review of Iron Jawed Angels

If you want to change the world, see it

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