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Palestinians tell their own story in The Last Earth. Author Ramsey Baroud teaches Palestinian history “as told by its tenacious victims, not barefaced aggressors.”
Is Trump mentally ill? And does it matter?
What this historic event can tell us about movement-building and political leadership.
Neurologist and FSP National Committee member Steven Strauss diagnoses the real problem.
White trash, redneck, clay eater, cracker. This is only a partial list of all the sneering names developed over hundreds of years to stigmatize poor white people in the United States. In her new book White Trash: The 400-Year History of Class in America, Nancy Isenberg traces the evolution of language, perception and public policy… Read more »
The Fight Against Fascism in the U.S.A., by James P Cannon, Farrell Dobbs, Joseph Hansen, Leon Trotsky and Murry Weiss, Resistance Books (2004), ISBN 1876646179, 237 pages, $19.95. In January 1997, a fascist outfit, National Action (NA), opened a bookshop in the multicultural Melbourne suburb of Fawkner. This development led to the reactivation of Campaign… Read more »
Arundhati Roy came to prominence when her first novel, The God of Small Things, won the 1996 Booker Prize for literature. She has gone on to write several works of fiction and non-fiction. Roy is an outspoken, internationally popular anti-globalisationist and Indian feminist. Her latest book, The Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire, is a collection… Read more »
A significant theoretical contribution by Marx is the idea that workers are alienated from the product of their labour. Workers produce things, but at the end of the day it is the capitalist who owns what they produce. Uncharted Waters is an important new book which features periods in Australia’s history when workers have collectively… Read more »
Bob Brown — environmental activist, turned Senator — has loomed large on the Australian political landscape for nearly three decades. In 1983, when the first issue of Outrage, a new gay and lesbian magazine, hit the streets, I was on the editorial board. We considered our interview with Brown to be something of a scoop…. Read more »