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Alex Knight : Class and the English Language

William the Conqueror, first Norman king of England, as depicted on the famous Bayeux Tapestry. His royal descendants would speak French until Henry V, 350 years later.Blast from the past:Class division in the English language By Alex Knight / The … finish reading Alex Knight : Class and the English Language

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Alex Knight : Zombie-Marxism II: What Marx Got Right

Writ in stone? Image from RalphMag.Zombie-Marxism II:What Marx got right Why Marxism has failed, andwhy Zombie-Marxism cannot die (Or, ‘My rocky relationship with Grampa Karl’) By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2010 This is the second … finish reading Alex Knight : Zombie-Marxism II: What Marx Got Right

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Alex Knight : Zombie-Marxism I: My Rocky Relationship with Grampa Karl

Image by Germ Ross / artnoise.net.Zombie-Marxism I: Why Marxism has failed, andwhy Zombie-Marxism cannot die…(Or, ‘My rocky relationship with Grampa Karl’) By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / November 5, 2010 “The tradition of all dead generations weighs like … finish reading Alex Knight : Zombie-Marxism I: My Rocky Relationship with Grampa Karl

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BOOKS / Alex Knight : Max Rameau’s ‘Take Back the Land’

Take Back the Land:Give root to democracy By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2010 Take Back the Land: Land, Gentrification and the Umoja Village Shantytown, by Max Rameau (Nia Press, 2008); Paperback, 134 pp.; $12.95. I … finish reading BOOKS / Alex Knight : Max Rameau’s ‘Take Back the Land’

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Steinbeck Comes to Arizona : Rereading ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Reading “The Grapes of Wrath” in 2010:Immigration, capitalism, andArizona’s historic moment By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / June 14, 2010 [The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, published 1939 during the last Great Depression.] Arizona SB1070, signed into … finish reading Steinbeck Comes to Arizona : Rereading ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

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From the Massey Blast to the BP Spill : Fossil Fuels are Killing Us

Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning before sinking into the Gulf of Mexico. Photo from U.S. Department of Energy / Leonard Doyle / Flickr.Global response emerging:Fossil fuels are killing us By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / May 11, 2010 … finish reading From the Massey Blast to the BP Spill : Fossil Fuels are Killing Us

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Earth to Obama : Nuclear Just Can’t Cut It

Dreamscape VII by Midnight-digital / Flickr / The End of Capitalism. Not in your wildest dreams:Five reasons nuclear just isn’t sustainable By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / March 6, 2010 President Obama recently announced an $8.3 billion loan … finish reading Earth to Obama : Nuclear Just Can’t Cut It

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BOOKS / Men’s Work : Stopping the Violence

Men’s Work:The movement to end male violence By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / February 16, 2010 [Men’s Work: How to Stop the Violence That Tears Our Lives Apart, by Paul Kivel. (Ballantine Books, 2nd Edition, 1998), 382 pp, … finish reading BOOKS / Men’s Work : Stopping the Violence

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