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BookReview, October, 29 2009
Snyder's ZSpace page
In Ursula K. Le Guin's short story, "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas," the science fiction author details a world "much like that of a fine new coat"”that is wholesome and lovely along its exterior folds, made from a nice factory in Elsewhere;
BookReview, October, 14 2009
Johnson's ZSpace page
Three speeches by Fidel Castro with an introduction from Tariq Ali
BookReview, September, 07 2009
Richard d. Vogel
Vogel's ZSpace page
A Review of Mumia Abu-Jamal's 'Jailhouse Lawyers
BookReview, August, 11 2009
Butler's ZSpace page
Karl Marx and Frederick Engels famously urged the world's workers to unite because they had a world to win, and nothing to lose but their chains. Today, the reality of climate change and worsening environmental breakdowns globally adds a further v...
BookReview, August, 10 2009
Tripathi's ZSpace page
The book follows the paper trail that led to abuses during the "war on terror".
BookReview, July, 27 2009
Elinson's ZSpace page
During the Vietnam War, GI dissent was both documented and nurtured by a slew of underground GI newspapers. Papers like "Up Against the Bulkhead," "Harass the Brass" and "About Face" were mimeographed and passed from base to base, hand to hand. Th...
BookReview, July, 16 2009
Bennett's ZSpace page
On January 1, 1994, the now-infamous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect. That same day, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), rose up and launched a military offensive that occupied towns throughout the state of ...
BookReview, June, 26 2009
Scipes's ZSpace page
Greg Wilpert's book is important: important not only as an account of developments in Venezuela under Hugo ChÃ¡vez between 1999-2007, but as a â€œcritical interrogationâ€ of ChÃ¡vez' â€œsocialism of the 21st Century,â€ which should make it impo...
BookReview, May, 01 2009
Panitch's ZSpace page
For more than 100 years, May Day has symbolized the common struggles of workers around the globe. Why is it largely ignored in North America? The answer lies in part in American labour's long repression of its own radical past, out of which intern...
BookReview, May, 01 2009
Mclaughlin's ZSpace page
Geography. Gee-Og-Graph-Phee. Four syllables to describe the study of 194 countries, seven continents, and four oceans...
BookReview, April, 08 2009
McGehee's ZSpace page
New book by Staughton Lynd Daniel Gross...
BookReview, April, 02 2009
Neigh's ZSpace page
A review of Mike Davis' sweeping study of the slums of the cities of the global South.
BookReview, March, 27 2009
Nyasha's ZSpace page
The first of its kind, Mumia has written a book that is, paradoxically, both revolutionary and conservative.
BookReview, March, 15 2009
Keshet's ZSpace page
The Israel-Palestine conflict has generated a plethora of literature ranging from personal accounts to precise recordings of abuses and misuses of power, policies and human rights, and from historical surveys to a host of solutions and counter sol...
BookReview, March, 03 2009
Sinclair's ZSpace page
Book review of A People's History of American Empire, a Graphic Adaption by Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki and Paul Buhle.
BookReview, February, 26 2009
Dangl's ZSpace page
Mexico Unconquered starts off with an engaging peopleâ€™s history of Mexico. Gibler guides the reader through the countryâ€™s various presidencies and popular uprisings. From Oaxaca, Gibler offers a first hand account of the incredible teachersâ€™...
Lydersen: In Mexico, Resistance is Utile: John Gibler chronicles a country embattled, but not conquered.
BookReview, February, 20 2009
Lydersen's ZSpace page
For anyone who has felt confused, confounded, disappointed, disturbed and yet still enchanted by Mexico, John Giblerâ€™s Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt (City Lights, January) offers some relief.
BookReview, February, 17 2009
Miles's ZSpace page
There are many sources of information from websites through newspapers to books that carry significant referenced information about the history and context of the Israel/Palestine problem that, with the support of the U.S. government and the ambit...
BookReview, February, 16 2009
Sandronsky's ZSpace page
What does it take to make a U.S. president lead effectively in a crisis? Turning to the past can help to answer the question.
BookReview, February, 12 2009
Bricker's ZSpace page
A little over a year ago in Mexico City, John Gibler and I were having drinks and talking about work with a handful of other journalists. John told us that he'd recently watched a documentary about the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle with Mexican act...