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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence’

This collection of essays, poetry, and art, much of it from the pages of CounterPunch, is provocative and enlightening. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | November 3, 2014 In 1771 in the North Carolina colony, Justice Martin Howard … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence’

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Redefining urban renewal: Squatting
in Europe

‘The City is Ours’ examines both politically and socially the squatters’ movement in Europe over the past 40 years and provides a template for the movement’s future. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | October 15, 2014 [The City … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Redefining urban renewal: Squatting
in Europe

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Mr. Kurtz comes to America

In the spirit of Joseph Conrad, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s ‘Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States’ illuminates the genocidal destruction of the indigenous peoples of North America. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | September 8, 2014 Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Mr. Kurtz comes to America

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BOOKS | The pacification that never ends

Patrick Cockburn looks at the non-state forces in the region, who they are backed by, the motives of those backers. and the sectarian desires of the jihadis. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | August 19, 2014 [The Jihadis … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The pacification that never ends

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BOOKS | ‘Technocreep’ and how we are seduced by surveillance

Thomas Keenan has written a helpful description of the kinds of surveillance undertaken by corporations, governments, criminal enterprises, and just plain creeps every second of every day. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2014 [Technocreep: The … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Technocreep’ and how we are seduced by surveillance

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The evil that was Phoenix

Douglas Valentine’s ‘The Phoenix Program,’ gives lie to the ongoing attempts to turn the U.S. war in Vietnam into a noble effort. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | July 8, 2014 “Phoenix was far worse than the things … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | The evil that was Phoenix

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BOOKS | A ‘Bohemian’ comic rhapsody

Paul Buhle and David Berger’s graphic history is a fascinating collection of personalities, their lives drawn in a manner equal to the stories they tell. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | June 5, 2014 [Bohemians: A Graphic History … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | A ‘Bohemian’ comic rhapsody

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Anand Gopal’s ‘No Good Men Among the Living’

Through the lives of three Afghans, Gopal creates a vivid history of  the U.S. occupation and exposes the lies and misunderstandings the war is based on. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | April 20, 2014 [No Good Men … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Anand Gopal’s ‘No Good Men Among the Living’

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | On leave from imperial war

Plainspoken but eloquent, David Anselme’s ‘On Leave,’ is a novel about war; about the soldiers who fight them and the civilians who send them. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2014 [On Leave: A Novel by … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | On leave from imperial war

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Ron Jacobs :
The multi-pronged provocation of Crimea

After years of watching Washington and its NATO alliance entice and cajole traditionally Russian allies to join the western capitalist sphere, Moscow has recently begun fighting back. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 18, 2014 Recent events … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
The multi-pronged provocation of Crimea

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Ron Jacobs :
Moorcock’s ‘Pyat Quartet’ is story of a twentieth century knave

This epic work unfolds in a litany of prejudice, arrogance, and wrongheadedness, all told in a manner that is delightful to read. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 1, 2014 [Pyat Quartet by Michael Moorcock (2012-13: PM … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
Moorcock’s ‘Pyat Quartet’ is story of a twentieth century knave

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Ron Jacobs :
Betty Medsger’s ‘The Burglary’ is extraordinary tale of historic ‘B and E’

In 1971, eight anti-war activists broke into the FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania, and removed confidential files about FBI surveillance against political organizations it considered anti-American. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | February 11, 2014 [The Burglary: … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
Betty Medsger’s ‘The Burglary’ is extraordinary tale of historic ‘B and E’

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