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  1. Artistry, Life and Revolution: The Best of What We Are - Book Review
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1998
    The Best of What We Are—Reflections on the Nicaraguan Revolution by John Brentlinger (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995), $18.95 paperback.
  2. A Bend in the Labyrinth - Book Review
    Against The Current vol. 160

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Book review of 'The Century’s Midnight: Dissenting European and American Writers in the Era of the Second World War' by Clive Bush.
  3. "Beyond Banksters" by Joyce Nelson
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A review of "Beyond Banksters: Resisting the New Feudalism" by Joyce Nelson.
  4. Black Workers, Fordism and the UAW
    Book Review of Bates's "The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A book review of Beth Tompkins Bates's analysis of how the automotive industry provided an opportunity for African Americans to fight for equal working rights, unionize, and forge an alliance with white workers.
  5. Book review writing guide
    Tips and advice on how to write a review of a book or pamphlet

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    Book reviews. If you write or publish anything reviews can be a gain or a pain. Even the pain of negative feedback can sometimes help. To readers they can be a warning, a source of information, or the leaping-off point for research and discussion. Just like there never seems to be enough books in the world, there's never enough reviewers, and it's a good way to develop critical writing skills.
  6. Bookworm's goulash: A taster's choice of the good, bad and indifferent
    Book reviews

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1973
  7. The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A review of the book, "The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers" by Joseph Hickman.
  8. The CIA's 60-Year History of Fake News: How the Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    In this week's episode of "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer interviews Joel Whitney, author and co-founder of Guernica magazine.Whitney's new book, "Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World's Best Writers," explores how the CIA influenced acclaimed writers and publications during the Cold War to produce subtly anti-communist material. During the interview, Scheer and Whitney discuss these manipulations and how the CIA controlled major news agencies and respected literary publications.
  9. Defying Fundamentalism
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A review of "Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism" By Karima Bennoune.
  10. Ecology and value theory
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A review of Jason W Moore, Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital.
  11. The Education Deform Fraud
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Book Review of "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools" By Diane Ravitch.
  12. The Eight Best Books for Publicity Seekers
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    For those of you pursuing and perfecting the fine art of getting publicity, here's a list of books you can't live without.
  13. Eliizabeth Kolbert's Field Notes from a Catastrophe
    Against The Current vol. 125

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    Floods in normally drought-stricken eastern India have killed hundreds and left 1.5 million homeless this summer. Closer to home, a record-setting heat wave this June killed 225 in the United States, breaking thousands of local temperature records and sending the mercury above 104 degrees as far north as North Dakota.
  14. A Focus of Anti-capitalist Struggle?
    Book review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A book review of No Local: Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won't Change the World
  15. Freedom Now Vision Unfinished
    Book Review of LeBlanc and Yates's "A Freedom Budget for All Americans"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Miah critiques LeBlanc and Yates' analysis of the Civil Rights Revolution, in light of the fact that the Freedom Budget issued during this time remains unfulfilled.
  16. HotLink Resource Shelf #16
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2000
    Reviews of books on writing and presentations.
  17. In the Wake of Carnage
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Book review of "Intimate Enemies: Violence and Reconciliation in Peru" by Kimberly Theidon.
  18. International communism well documented in new publications
    Review of books about the Third International

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1973
    A review of International Communism in the era of Lenin: A Documentary History; Soviet Russia Masters the Comintern: International Communism in the Era of Stalin's Ascendancy; The First Three Internationals: Their History and Lessons.
  19. Israel: The Broken Silence
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    Book review - Israel: The Broken Silence.
  20. Lineages of the Arab Revolt
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A review of "Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East" by Adam Hanieh.
  21. Making Their Own Freedom
    Book Review of Rediker's "The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A review of Rediker's re-centering of The Amistad Revellion toward a bottom-up perspective from that of the African slaves involved.
  22. Naming the Moment: Book Review
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1990
    A review of Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action: A Manual for Community Groups.
  23. Organizing that Changed Mississippi
    Book Review of Salter Jr.'s "Jackson Mississippi" and Moody's "Coming of Age in Mississippi"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A review of two books about the Mississippi's civil rights movement in 1965 from the perspectives of an African-American female student and a Native American male professor.
  24. Our Generation
    Volume 2 Number 4

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1963
  25. Our Generation
    Volume 2 Number 3

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1963
  26. Our Generation
    Volume 3 Number 1

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1964
  27. Our Generation
    Volume 3 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1964
  28. Our Generation
    Volume 5 Number 3

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1967
  29. Our Generation
    Volume 6 Number 4

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1969
  30. Our Generation
    Volume 7 Number 1

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
  31. Our Generation
    Volume 7 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
  32. Our Generation
    Volume 7 Number 3

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
  33. Our Generation
    Volume 8 Number 4

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1972
  34. Our Generation
    Volume 9 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1973
  35. Our Generation
    Volume 9 Number 3

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1973
  36. Our Generation
    Volume 9 Number 4

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1973
  37. Our Generation
    Volume 10 Number 4

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1975
  38. Our Generation
    Volume 12 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
  39. Our Generation
    Volume 13 Number 12

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
  40. Our Generation
    Volume 17 Number 1

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1985
  41. Our Generation
    Volume 17 Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1986
  42. Our Generation
    Volume 19 Number 1

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1987
  43. Our Generation
    Volume 19 number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  44. The Rebel Girl: Barbara Kingsolver's Triumph - Book Review
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1999
    IT IS A distinct pleasure to witness a favorite novelist become an even better storyteller, without losing her politics. Such is the case with Barbara Kingsolver and her new novel The Poisonwood Bible (New York: HarperCollins, 1998), arguably her strongest work yet, the story of the Price family commandeered by the evangelical Reverend Nathan Price.
  45. Reinterpreting the Cotton Kingdom
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Book review of Walter Johnson's "River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom."
  46. Review: The Politics of Some Bodies - On "Feminism, Queer Theory and Marxism at the Intersection"
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    At a time when Marxist politics is struggling more than ever against the current, queer Marxist scholarship is enjoying a slight, startling, heartening resurgence. Holly Lewis' The Politics of Everybody is a major contribution to the trend.
  47. Reviews and mini-reviews from the Sources directory, Parliamentary Names & Numbers, and The Sources HotLink
    Resource Type: Website
    Alphabetical list(by title) of reviews.
  48. Revolution and the Color Line
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    A review of the biography 'W.E.B. DuBois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line', by Bill Mullen, detailing the life of the influential author and organizer.
  49. Revolutionaries in the a Time of Retreat
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Book review of "Toward the United Front: Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the Communist International, 1922" edited and translated by John Riddell.
  50. The Roots of Academic Freedom
    Book review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    A book review of 'Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge.'
  51. Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War against Apartheid
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2013
    Two leading activists of the fight against Apartheid, Ruth First and Joe Slovo, for the first time have received a comprehensive biography.
  52. A Saga of Revolution
    Book Review of Reiss' "The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A review of Tom Reiss' biography of Alexandre Dumas, a largely underemphasized figure in the French Revolution and the slave trade during the 18th century.
  53. Searching for Sustainability
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Review of "State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?" by the WorldWatch Institute.
  54. The Socialist Register 1967
    Volume 4: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1967
  55. The Socialist Register 1982
    Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  56. The Socialist Register 1983
    Volume 20: A Survey of Movements & Ideas

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  57. The Sources HotLink
    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.
  58. Sources Select Resources
    Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers

    Resource Type: Website
    Published: 2009
    Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.
  59. Steady Hands for Freedom
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Book Review of "Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC" by Faith S. Holsaert, et. al
  60. Surrealism Against Racism - Book Review
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1999
    THE WELL-KNOWN antiracist journal Race Traitor—whose motto is “Treason to whiteness is loyalty to Humanity”—published in the form of a small book a special issue (number 9, Summer 1998, ISBN # 0-88286-235-T) on the topic “Surrealism: Revolution Against Whiteness.” (Order from Race Traitor, P.O. Box 603, Cambridge, MA 02140-0005, $6 postpaid.)
  61. A Witness to Destroying Schools
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Book Review of "Schoolhouse Shams: Myths and Misinformation in School Reform" by Peter Downs.
  62. Yes, There is an Alternative!
    Book Review

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Review of "Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism" by Peter Hudis.
  63. "You Can't Kill a Revolution"
    Book Review of Bloom and Martin's "Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party"

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A book review of Bloom and Martin's "Black Against Empire" and a look at the interpersonal relationships between the members of the Black Panther Party that allowed the group to gain support.

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