Tag Archives: Revolutionary Movements

INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Occupy’s Nathan Schneider on Anarchy and Radical Catholicism

Nathan Schneider, June 17, 2012. Photo from Occupy. Interview with Occupy’s Nathan Schneider: Anarchy, activism, and radical Catholicism By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 19, 2013 “It’s hard to pick a revolution about which one doesn’t have … finish reading INTERVIEW / Jonah Raskin : Occupy’s Nathan Schneider on Anarchy and Radical Catholicism

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Van Gosse : What Would an American Left Look Like?

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?

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

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PHOTO ESSAY / Judy Gumbo Albert : Visiting Viet Nam, 1970-2013

From left: Genie Plamondon, Nancy Kurshan, and Judy Gumbo Albert in Viet Nam, 1970. A photo essay:Visiting Viet Nam, 1970-2013 Everywhere we traveled we were warmly welcomed. The Vietnamese still feel grateful to the U.S. peace movement. I came to … finish reading PHOTO ESSAY / Judy Gumbo Albert : Visiting Viet Nam, 1970-2013

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BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Gilbert’s Memoir Helps Us Understand Our History

Love and Struggle:David Gilbert’s memoir helps usunderstand our history and the world today By Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / March 7, 2012 [Love and Struggle: My Life with SDS, the Weather Underground and Beyond, by David Gilbert. (Oakland, … finish reading BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Gilbert’s Memoir Helps Us Understand Our History

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : David Gilbert’s ‘Love and Struggle’

David Gibert’s Love and Struggle:A brother with a furious mind By Ron Jacobs / The Rag Blog / February 8, 2012 Also see Mumia Abu-Jamal’s review of David Gilbert’s Love and Struggle on The Rag Blog. [Love and Struggle: My … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : David Gilbert’s ‘Love and Struggle’

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BOOKS / Mumia Abu-Jamal : Days of Rage and Revolution

Author and former member of the Weather Underground, David Gilbert, is a prisoner at the Auburn Correctional Facility, Auburn, N.Y. Photo from Indybay.com.David Gilbert’s Love and Struggle:Days of rage, rebellion, and revolution By Mumia Abu-Jamal | The Rag Blog | … finish reading BOOKS / Mumia Abu-Jamal : Days of Rage and Revolution

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Ulysses : The Hip Hop Revolution of the Arab Spring

El Général performing at the first meeting of Tunisia’s main PDP opposition party on Jan. 29, 2011 in Tunis. Photo by Fethi Belaid / AFP / Getty.The hip hop revolutionof the Arab Spring By Ulysses / openDemocracy / December 28, … finish reading Ulysses : The Hip Hop Revolution of the Arab Spring

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Hugh O’Shaughnessy: Former Guerrilla Rousseff Set to Lead Brazil

Dilma Rousseff: Brazil’s next president? Photo from Menas Associates.Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff:Former guerrilla in line to beworld’s most powerful woman By Hugh O’Shaughnessy / September 16, 2010 See ‘Female representation: A woman’s place… is in the government,’ Below. The world’s most … finish reading Hugh O’Shaughnessy: Former Guerrilla Rousseff Set to Lead Brazil

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LITERATURE / ‘Punto Final’ : ‘Adios’ to Monsivais and Saramago

Carlos Monsivais (top), and Jose Saramago. Photos from el idiota de la familia, top, and La Nousfera.Left writers as endangered species:Adios to Carlos Monsivais and Jose Saramago By John Ross / The Rag Blog / July 3, 2010 MEXICO CITY … finish reading LITERATURE / ‘Punto Final’ : ‘Adios’ to Monsivais and Saramago

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May First : High Noon in Nepal

Image from Kasama / May First.On the edge of revolution:High Noon in Nepal By Jed Brandt / April 23, 2010 “You must come to Kathmandu with shroud cloth wrapped around your heads and flour in your bags. It will be … finish reading May First : High Noon in Nepal

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FARC in Colombia : A History of Armed Resistance

“Por la nueva Colombia, la patria grande y socialismo.”(“For the new Colombia, the greater fatherland, and socialism.”) — FARC motto. Photo from HubPages. Armed struggle for land reform and justice:Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia By Marion Delgado / The Rag … finish reading FARC in Colombia : A History of Armed Resistance

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