Feb. 24: Powerful documentary showcases Baldwin’s profound ideas in his own words.
culture & reviews
Tributes including by Mumia Abu-Jamal to a peerless writer of humanist, feminist sci-fi and fantasy who died on Jan. 22.
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.
Ice hockey’s U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) beat their governing body, USA Hockey, in March and took women’s fight for living wages a huge step forward. Long notoriously underpaid, hockey’s women players were expected to keep winning world medals while working for about $1,000 per month, for 6 months, only in Olympic years, and on… Read more »
One hundred years ago Russian insurrectionist Leon Trotsky landed in New York with his wife and two sons. A political refugee for over a decade, Trotsky had been forced out of Germany, France, Switzerland and Spain. The Allied powers in World War I already raging in Europe were afraid Trotsky’s tireless opposition to the war… Read more »
One hundred years later, Trotsky’s History of the Russian Revolution is still the most compelling narrative of that world-shaking event.
Black athletes revive political protest in the sports world.
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 »
“A time full of hope has been replaced by a time of fear. The era has turned around and headed back in time. The time we live in now is second-hand….”