Category: Review

Timmon Wallis: Skepticism Is Healthy, but Planet of the Humans Is Toxic

A movie that purports to care about the environment and the future of humanity and yet seeks to undermine support for the very things we must do to save this planet, and ourselves, is worse than a disappointment. It’s reckless

Chuck Collins: “Sorry We Missed You”

Ken Loach Exposes the Holes in the Gig Economy in his latest film

David Swanson: Nonviolent Action for Peace

A review of George Lakey’s new book, How We Win: A Guide to Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigning

Radical Reviewer: Participatory Economics Review

Radical Reviewer reviews Michael Albert’s Parecon: Participatory Economics: Life After Capitalism

Steve Early: The Irishman Cometh

Teamster History Hits The Big Screen (Again)

Justin Podur: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood does Bruce Lee wrong — and much else

Tarantino’s mastery seems to be in reading the mood and making a movie for it. His latest movie is perfect for the Trump era, based as it is in nostalgia for a racially homogeneous Hollywood. The genre for Once Upon a Time… forces some choices on both the storyteller and the audience. The movie treats the day Read more…

Fernando Santamaria: Review of Remembering Tomorrow

“Remembering tomorrow” is an easy to read introduction to Michael Albert work, which is essential to understand the trajectory of the American left from the middle of the last century

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…

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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