Tag Archives: Radical Change
Radical reconstruction: root and branch. Image from en.academic.ru. Begin the walk: What would an American Left look like? I propose that a consequential Left can only proceed as a project for reconstructing American democracy, root and branch. By Van Gosse … finish reading Van Gosse : What Would an American Left Look Like?
Living for the city:David Harvey’s ‘Rebel Cities‘ This is a radical book. Its discussion ranges from the workings of the monopoly rent system and the nature of neoliberal capitalism to a call to take back the city. By Ron Jacobs … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : David Harvey’s ‘Rebel Cities’
Nada’s magic glasses in John Carpenter’s They Live.No more bubblegum:Occupy Wall Street’s magic glasses As [John] Carpenter foresaw, force enough Americans out of their homes and/or careers… and something new and huge will begin to slouch toward Goldman Sachs. By … finish reading Mike Davis : No More Bubblegum
Image of Malcolm X, above, from The Daily Grind. Manning Marable from NewsOne.Remembering Malcolm and Manning Telling Malcolm X’s story was Marable’s way of advocating for fundamental social change in a deeply troubled world. By Harry Targ / The Rag … finish reading BOOKS / Harry Targ : Remembering Malcolm and Manning
Image from photobucket.Accepting the reality of decline:Consciousness rising, world fading By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / March 1, 2011 Our stories of awakenings — whether moral, intellectual, religious, artistic, or sexual — are tricky. Honest self-reflection doesn’t come … finish reading Robert Jensen : Consciousness Rising, World Fading