Tag Archives: Political Theory

Connecting the Dots : Theory and History

Audience members listen to a translation through headphones as President Barack Obama speaks at Cairo University on June 4, 2009. Photo from Radio Free Europe.Connecting the Dots:Developing a theoretical worldview By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / June 11, … finish reading Connecting the Dots : Theory and History

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Al Sandine’s ‘Taming of the American Crowd’

The Cyber Crowd:Reinventing the Crowd for the Age of Cyberspace By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / March 18, 2010 [The Taming of the American Crowd: From Stamp Riots to Shopping Sprees, By Al Sandine. (Monthly Review Press, November … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin : Al Sandine’s ‘Taming of the American Crowd’

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BOOKS / ‘The New Class Society : Goodbye American Dream?’

New Class Society:Making class analysis relevant By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 12, 2010 I am using a text by Robert Perrucci and Earl Wysong called New Class Society: Goodbye American Dream? (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008) in … finish reading BOOKS / ‘The New Class Society : Goodbye American Dream?’

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Redefining History : Howard Zinn Challenged the Paradigm

The “Domino Theory” was a prevailing historical paradigm at the time of the Vietnam War. Image from A People’s History of American Empire, by Howard Zinn, Paul Buhle and Mike Konopacki. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Rejecting the dominant paradigm:How … finish reading Redefining History : Howard Zinn Challenged the Paradigm

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Robert Jensen : Beyond Independence: When We Are Most Free

Photo by ericagirlwonder.Beyond independence:We are most free when we are most bound to others By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / July 3, 2009 Power is typically approached as a question of dominance and submission. Power is marked by … finish reading Robert Jensen : Beyond Independence: When We Are Most Free

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