In 2014, renowned professor Steven Salaita had his appointment to a tenured professorship revoked by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in response to his tweets criticizing the Israeli government's assault on Gaza. Salaita's firing generated a huge public outcry, with thousands... More Info
In these essays, interviews and speeches, Angela Y. Davis illuminates connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the importance of black feminism, intersectionality and prison abolitionism for today's struggles, Davis... More Info
For 51 days during the summer of 2014, the Israel military reduced much of Gaza to rubble. More than 2000 Palestinians lost their lives during the assault. Mohammad Omer, the only Palestinian journalist reporting in English about the assault, details the horrors of Operation Protective Edge in this... More Info
How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America dispenses impeccably comprehensive research to expose the realities of African American poverty, health, employment, and education, as well as other demographics. Marable's conclusions prove an undeniable connection between the oppression and exploitation... More Info
Offers a provocative and engaging look at the dirty business of sports and the inspired people who play them. From icons of the past like Billie Jean King to today's global superstars like Kobe Bryant and Barry Bonds, Zirin engages with the world of sports like no other sports writer today.... More Info
Ecosocialists believe that the prevention of an unprecedented ecological catastrophe and the preservation of a natural environment favourable to human life are incompatible with the expansive and destructive logic of the capitalist system. In Ecosocialism, Michael Lowy, Research Director at Paris'... More Info
The movement for LGBT rights has greatly expanded sexual freedom, but many challenges confront this struggle for equality. Sherry Wolf offers a Marxist analysis that links today's struggles for equal rights to a future based on genuine liberation.
A history of the Communist (third) International, from its auspicious beginnings in 1919 as the centre of world revolution, its first five years as a school of strategy and tactics, through to its degeneration at the hands of the Stalinist bureaucracy. Author Duncan Hallas was a British socialist... More Info
Two leading critical voices in the debate about the Israel-Palestine conflict survey the fallout from Israel's Operation Cast Lead in Gaza to offer insight into the region's humanitarian crisis, the UN's views and the campaign's agenda in a context of Israel's occupation of Palestine. Original.
Provides a record of the current events, conflicts, and social movements shaping society today, sharing stories of global civil disobedience that have been ignored by mainstream media outlets.
"Howard Zinn?there was no one like him. And to hear him speak was like listening to music that you loved?lyrical, uplifting, honest."?Michael Moore "Zinn's speeches . . . are a joy and an inspiration."?Marisa Tomei "Collected here for the first time, Howard's speeches come to us at the moment when... More Info
Looks at the first two months of the Occupy Wall Street movement, covering the events, culture, and daily life in and around Zuccoti Park, as well how the Occupiers in New York captured media attention and their movement began to spread.
"Steve Early has long been a voice of distinctive clarity, honesty and intellectual seriousness in and about the labor movement."—Adolph Reed, Jr., professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania From forced trusteeships to hostile inter-union raids, the labor movement has been gripped... More Info