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  1. The Anatomy of A Rebellion
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    The first time I traveled to Los Angeles with a comrade of mine in the labor movement, I had one of those sharp educational experiences that cannot be replicated in the classroom.
  2. Book review writing guide
    Tips and advice on how to write a review of a book or pamphlet

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Book reviews. If you write or publish anything reviews can be a gain or a pain. Even the pain of negative feedback can sometimes help. To readers they can be a warning, a source of information, or the leaping-off point for research and discussion. Just like there never seems to be enough books in the world, there's never enough reviewers, and it's a good way to develop critical writing skills.
  3. David Roediger's Working Toward Whiteness
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    A disturbing aftermath of the pro-immigrant demonstrations recently held in dozens of cities across the United States, besides the obvious anti-immigrant backlash, has been the increase in Black/Brown tensions. Particularly alarming has been the way in which Latinos are being accused, not only by conservatives but by Progressives as well, of being the latest permutation of a long history of immigrant groups arriving to this country and making it, to quote Toni Morrison, “on the backs of Blacks.”
  4. The Death of Retirement?
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Age Shock: How Finance is Failing Us, Robin Blackburn’s followup masterpiece to Banking on Death (2002), is another sobering and insightful examination of retirement security. In Age Shock, Blackburn delves into the realities of an ageing demographic in the midst of the disintegration, from both a monetary and social obligation perspective, of sound financial conditions for the elderly.
  5. Debunking Columbus
    Against The Current vol. 131

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    “I knew it couldn’t be true!” exclaimed my then eleven-year-old daughter when I explained the premise of Restall’s book. “The Ancients knew that the earth was round,” she continued, “so Columbus could not have been the only one.”
  6. The Eight Best Books for Publicity Seekers
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    For those of you pursuing and perfecting the fine art of getting publicity, here's a list of books you can't live without.
  7. Eliizabeth Kolbert's Field Notes from a Catastrophe
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Floods in normally drought-stricken eastern India have killed hundreds and left 1.5 million homeless this summer. Closer to home, a record-setting heat wave this June killed 225 in the United States, breaking thousands of local temperature records and sending the mercury above 104 degrees as far north as North Dakota.
  8. Empire, Religion and Liberation
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    “At least 10 Palestinians were killed in Gaza on Sunday by Israeli fire,” today’s New York Times reports as I write this review, “bringing the number of Palestinians killed since Wednesday… to more than 100.” One Palestinian in Gaza laments, “There is an attack every five or ten minutes. It keeps our nerves on edge and our senses strained. There is so much rage at what is happening; especially the scenes of murdered children and babies.” According to the Israeli human-rights group, B’Tselem, approximately half of the dead were unarmed civilians, and a quarter were children.
  9. Ernest Mandel's Legacy
    Against The Current vol. 93

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    Ernest Mandel was perhaps the best known revolutionary Marxist of the second half of the twentieth century. As an activist and leader of the Fourth International for most of his adult life, Mandel became the living vessel of post-war Trotskyism. Noted for his intellectual versatility, Mandel ventured into the fields of economics, political theory, history, even literary criticism.
  10. Facing Fascism in Europe
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Adolf Hitler's rise to power in 1933, and the Nazis' rapid destruction of Germany's Social Democratic and Communist parties, shook the European left to its core. For many socialists and communists, the total defeat of two of the world's largest and best-organized workers' parties was grim evidence of the immediate need to set aside obstacles dividing them and to join together in the fight against fascism.
  11. For the Love of Country?
    Against The Current vol. 121

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Visited once again by the vultures of patriotism and gnawing anxieties about the nature of our republic, we are falling into a renewed debate about our peculiar brand of patriotism. Investing symbols and rituals with meaning others find puzzling, we adorn our automobiles with yellow decals, sport flag lapel pins, and require school children to daily swear allegiance to the state.
  12. Four Books on Hegemony and Resistance
    Against The Current vol. 120

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    There are times when a key analysis has a wakeup effect. The last year saw the publication of four books that together have a potential of such an event, at least for those U.S. citizens who are motivated to try and understand and change the world. The four were not written with the idea that they would be read together, yet taken together they are, I believe, more thought-provoking than if considered separately.
  13. Funding Revolutions?
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Nearly every person I have encountered who is seeking liberation from the various oppressive-isms of this world has asked the fundamental question, “How do I free myself (and others) from such an insidious system?”
  14. Globalization and Feminism
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In the concluding chapter of this innovative and insightful anthology, Torry Dickinson and Robert Schaeffer argue that “A key development for both theory and politics has been that the intersection of different global hierarchies has led to the rise of global, intersecting social movements. Many of the movements that have emerged are feminist-inspired and women-centered because women have been targeted by male-dominated institutions as new sources of accumulation, profit, and greed.”
  15. HAMAS Under the Spotlight
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In a seemingly dramatic move in mid-2004, Hamas, the Islamic Resistance Movement which hitherto refused to participate in the Palestinian political system, expressed its willingness to be a part of that system.
  16. History on the Printed Page
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    A small volume could be produced listing the books dealing with the times I have written about here. I will offer only a couple dozen.
  17. Hitting the Maternal Wall
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    The “Maternal Wall” is not a new method of contraception, and it’s not the look mom gives when the kids miss curfew. In this slim and accessible book The Motherhood Manifesto, Blades and Rowe-Finkbeiner update the two-dimensional “glass ceiling” to describe the maternal wall as “employment discrimination against a woman who has, or will have, children.”
  18. James Green's Death in the Haymarket
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    James Green's Death in the Haymarket tells the story of the anarcosyndicalist militants accused of perpetrating the throwing of a bomb that killed police at a workers’ rally at the Haymarket in Chicago on May 4, 1886. They were subsequently framed, convicted, and four martyrs hanged by the judicial system of Cook County on “Black Friday,” November 11, 1887.
  19. Jeff Halper's Obstacles to Peace
    Against The Current vol. 120

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    “The occupation challenges us all… Can a system of control, displacement, denial of fundamental rights and repression actually prevail? What does it mean if we are unable to end an occupation that is growing continually stronger by the day, before our very eyes, in defiance of international law and more than 200 UN resolutions? If occupation and repression actually defeat a people’s aspirations for freedom and fundamental human rights, then what are the implications for oppressed peoples in other parts of the world far from public attention?”
  20. Kicking Ass for the Working Class
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    There it was, staring at me from the AFL-CIO’s very own blog: a black sign with bold red letters saying “KICKING ASS FOR THE WORKING CLASS,” signed AFL-CIO. Surely they meant to say “working for,” or in SEIU-speak “uniting” “working families” or “working people” or some other euphemisms for struggle and class. Had the decline and split of organized labor pushed our otherwise moderate business union leaders to new extremes?
  21. Labor on the Ropes
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In U.S. Labor in Trouble and Transition, Kim Moody focuses on why the organized labor movement went into decline and points to potential signs of revival. The author’s explanation begins with the worsening economic situation in the 1970s and a harsher anti-union climate, both politically and in the workplace, as “business refined its ability to act as a class.”
  22. Latin America to Iraq: Greg Grandin's Empire's Workshop
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    The decade of the '70s was not good for U.S. imperialism. The American defeat in Southeast Asia led to the development of the “Vietnam syndrome” and with it the reluctance to use U.S. troops in wars abroad.
  23. Lessons of Life and Death from Henry Spira: By Any Compromise Necessary?
    Against The Current vol. 85

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    A friend of Henry Spira once asked him why he left teaching in New York City, where he was successful and loved by the students, to go into the animal rights struggle. Spira said that humans were more able than animals to help themselves because humans have “freedom in this country” and minds to think for themselves. This statement came not from a naive liberal dilettante do-gooder, but from a man with years of radical activism to his credit, including work with the Longshoremen and the Socialist Workers Party.
  24. Liberation, Then What?
    Against The Current vol. 124

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    In a lucid contribution to our understanding of contemporary Africa, David Seddon and Leo Zeilig recently charted that continent's two waves of popular protest and class struggle over the last 40 years, as well as pointing to signs of a nascent third wave.
  25. Myths of Cultural Dysfunction
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    This is another “blame the victim” book faulting Latino immigrants for not being as prosperous as other ethnic and racial groups, such as the Asians, in the United States. According to the author, the cause is Latino culture, particularly its “counterproductive” values such as living for the moment, valuing and having large families, and, most important of all, resisting and not wanting to learn English.
  26. Opa Nobody
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    In Opa Nobody, Sonya Huber — an activist struggling to reconcile her politics with the demands of human relationships and the realities of contemporary U.S. life — undertakes an ambitious task: the political nonfiction novel.
  27. The Oratory of Malcolm X
    Against The Current vol. 120

    Resource Type: Article
    Spike Lee closes his 1989 film “Do the Right Thing” with two quotes: In one, Malcolm X proclaims the right to self defense and in the other, Martin Luther King, Jr. insists upon non-violent protest. Each quote has the potential to produce a drastically different reading of the film, which ends in a police murder of an African-American youth and a subsequent street riot. Lee, however, chooses to maintain a tension between the two interpretations of the riot, asking his audience to juggle both or to choose for themselves.
  28. Our History Recovered
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    For thirty-six years since its apogee in the late 1960s during the worldwide movement against the U.S. war in Vietnam, the global Left, including the Left in the United States, has been in decline. Globally, perhaps the most significant causal factor accelerating decline at the beginning of the 1990s was the collapse of the Soviet Union as a perceived alternative to dominant capitalist economic and governmental modes.
  29. Paul Buhle's Tim Hector
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Paul Buhle's account of Tim Hector, Caribbean radical of Antiguan origin who passed away in 2002, is provocative and welcome. Its span is broad and appropriate for a general rather than specialist readership.
  30. Political Persecution in Puerto Rico: Uncovering Secret Files
    Against The Current vol. 85

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    In the summer of 1987 Puerto Rico was shaken by revelations that the island's police was collecting information on so called “political subversives,” and that it was in possession of thousands of extensive carpetas (files) concerning individuals of all social groups and ages.
  31. The Press and the Class Struggle
    Against The Current vol. 131

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Early on the morning of August 19, 1997, the U.S. labor movement experienced something it had rarely known in recent years: a victory on a national scale. After two weeks out on strike, over 185,000 members of the Teamsters Union had reached a contract settlement with shipping giant United Parcel Service. It was hard to paint it as anything other than a win for the union. On almost every major issue, the Teamsters were able to force UPS to agree to their demands.
  32. Puerto Rico, The Oldest U.S. Colony
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    When I was a high school senior, my history teacher promised the class that the Americans “would land” in Puerto Rico by the New Year. What he meant to tell us was that, different from most Puerto Rican history courses, our class would spend considerable time studying more recent historical events, and therefore the most controversial period of Puerto Rican history — the American Century. He kept his promise and many of us, including me, left the class with a deep sense of uneasiness against Puerto Rico’s colonial condition under the United States.
  33. The Radical Reviewer
    Periodical profile published 1981

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1981
  34. The Radical Reviewer
    Periodical profile published 1983

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1983
  35. A Record of Resistance
    Against The Current vol. 121

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Here is a stunning book, filled with photographs that record the suffering and strength of the indigenous population in the Guatemalan countryside over the past 15 years. In short essays and photos Our Culture Is Our Resistance records the harsh life of those who survived the army’s “scorched earth” of the early 1980s and fled to isolated areas of the country.
  36. Recovering Forgotten Voices
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    A lover of American literature will come away from reading Alan Wald’s Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade excited about the prospect of investigating a long list of currently unheralded writers who collectively constitute a voice that deserves to be recognized as major.
  37. Review: Riding the Bus to Freedom
    Against The Current vol. 132

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    The 1961 Freedom Rides challenged a racially segregated society by openly defying its customs, riding in interracial groups on interstate buses going South and desegregating the stations’ facilities. Asserting their constitutional right to travel, participants employed direct action in the face of intimidation, violence and police complicity with the Ku Klux Klan and White Citizens’ Councils.
  38. Review: Political War Over Palestine
    Against The Current vol. 131

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    It has become impossible to review titles like these, or discuss the issues they raise, without reference to the rise of an exceptionally vicious campaign against critical activist voices and academic scholarship on Palestine and Israel.
  39. Reviews from The Sources HotLink
    Resource Type: Website
    Reviews are in alphabetical order by title.
  40. The Russian Revolution in Retreat
    Against The Current vol. 136

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    The relationship between “Leninism” and Stalinism has been a highly controversial topic between the political left and right as well as within the left itself. The “totalitarian” school of thought, historically associated with the political right and with many liberals, has held that there are no qualitative differences between the two regimes and that the main source of Stalinism was the Bolshevik ideology and politics that existed before the October Revolution.
  41. Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Two leading activists of the fight against Apartheid, Ruth First and Joe Slovo, for the first time have received a comprehensive biography.
  42. Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers
    Against The Current vol. 120

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    My grandparents came to America from Hungary in 1912. My family who stayed there and the Hungarian Jewish population were mostly killed by the fascists in the bitter winter of 1944, some 800,000. Twenty thousand alone died of the cold and disease, huddled in the great unheated synagogue, the largest in the world, on Dohany Street in Budapest.
  43. The Socialist Register 1967
    Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1967
  44. The Socialist Register 1982
    Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1982
  45. The Socialist Register 1983
    Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1983
  46. The Sources HotLink 
    Resource Type: Website
    First Published: 1996   Published: 2009
    A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.
  47. Sources Select Resources
    Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers

    Resource Type: Website
    First Published: 1977   Published: 2009
    Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
  48. Traces of Magma 
    An Annotated Bibliography of Left Literature

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    An annotated bibliography of left wing novels which deal with the lives of working people during the twentieth century.
  49. Travails of U.S. Labor
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    A Short History of the U.S. Working Class is an excellent introduction for the “workers and students” whom Paul Le Blanc commendably defines as its principal audience. The language is clear and accessible, the text enlivened by illustrations, and perhaps most distinctive and useful are the many pages of reference at the back of the book. These include a bibliographical essay which cites movies as well as books (135-157), a nineteen-page glossary, a timeline of the period from 1775 to 1990, a U.S. labor history chronology, and an unusually comprehensive index.
  50. Voices of Asian Americans
    Against The Current vol. 136

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Asian Americas: The Movement and the Moment is an anthology of some 30 entries written by Asian Americans who initiated or participated in social and community movements in the late 1960s and 1970s. It is about how they perceived the world, how they became involved in the movements, what they think they accomplished and learned through their involvement, and how their experiences and lessons shaped their own lives and can be linked to present-day struggles for social justice.
  51. A War Plan Scuttled?
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    As the Bush era draws to a close, there been increasing speculation on whether or not the United States will attack Iran. Spurred by the posturing and rhetoric coming from the White House and a subservient media, much of that discussion has narrowly focused on Iran potential nuclear threat and the character of the current administrations in Washington and Tehran.
  52. Women Stand Up, Fight Back
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    What would it mean to truly end gender-and-race-based violence? How can radicals acknowledge the totalizing violence of white supremacy while also accounting for the very diverse, and sometimes conflicting, experiences and survival strategies of Arab, Asian, Native, Latina and Black women?
  53. A Working-Class Hero Is Something To Be
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    As a 35-year veteran of union activity in America, I can personally attest that Tony Mazzocchi of the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers (OCAW) was a rare bird, perhaps the last of his kind.

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