Tag Archives: Radical History

JONAH RASKIN :
BOOKS | ‘All-American Rebels: The American Left from the Wobblies to Today’

There’s hardly an important rebel who isn’t mentioned in the pages of Cottrell’s book. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | August 18, 2020 SONOMA COUNTY, California — Robert C. Cottrell’s survey of radicalism in the U.S. in the … Continue reading

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BOOKS / Alan Wieder : Thai Jones Draws ‘A Radical Line’

Generations in the struggle:A ‘retro-review’ of  Thai Jones’ A Radical Line Throughout A Radical Line the progressive fights of Thai Jones’ extended families, Weather Underground and earlier, are connected to the collective struggle against class disparity, racism, and the Viet … Continue reading

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Jack A. Smith : My Life and Times with the Guardian

Progressive journalist Jack A. Smith, 2012.My life and times with the Guardian By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | August 2, 2012 Longtime radical activist and progressive journalist (and Rag Blog contributor) Jack A. Smith, former editor of … Continue reading

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘More Powerful Than Dynamite’

Occupy 1914?‘More Powerful Than Dynamite’ By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | May 2, 2012 [More Powerful Than Dynamite: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives and New York’s Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones (2012: Walker and Company); Hardcover; 416 pp.; $28.] … Continue reading

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Danny Schechter : Adbusters’ ‘Battle for the Soul of Occupy’

Graphic from AdBusters.Here we go again:Battle for the ‘soul’ of Occupy AdBusters‘ latest communiqué is offered up almost like a new commandment from the mountaintop of political purity. By Danny Schechter | The Rag Blog | April 17, 2012 Perhaps … Continue reading

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