Thinking, acting, creating, communicating: within its inexhaustible wealth and diversity, human creation is going through a revolution. The masters of the world are trying to appropriate it. We resist.
James Arthur Baldwin: word warrior
He was born in Harlem Hospital, New York, on Aug. 2, 1924; oddly enough, the same year that my mother was born in the South.
His name, at birth, was James Arthur Jones, to a mother blessed with the gift of fertility; and to a father he would ...
The Music of Malcolm X
Hisham Aidi هشام عايدي
One of the more interesting volumes in Malcolm X’s book collection, held at the Schomburg Center, in Harlem, is an English translation of Jean Paul Sartre’s “Black Orpheus,” the French philosopher’s dense meditation ...
Guardians of Property
Book review of Daniel Zibatt's Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy
Throughout history, the Right has cared more about preserving private property than about promoting democracy.
Daniel Ziblatt’s new book, Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy, couldn’t be more timely, which explains ...
Journalism’s next frontier: crossing the threshold from having to being
A personal journey
- Nafeez Ahmed نفیظ احمد
Published by INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a crowdfunded investigative journalism project for people and ...
Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door
- Julia Carrie Wong
As the Facebook CEO travels across the US to ‘learn about people’s hopes and challenges’ ...
A Global Movement to Confront Drone Warfare
- Medea Benjamin
Excerpted from Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy ...
‘We are all living in a graveyard of sorts’: Interview with Arundhati Roy
- Ziya Us Salam
A WORLD wounded by aggression and inexplicable hatred could do with the welcome shade of Arundhati ...
They wanted to stop me from playing music, now they can hear me instead
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
On 8 July I was scheduled to play at The Vienna Jazz Festival with the Jordanian Palestinian oud virtuoso ...
Antonio Gramsci and the battle against fascism
- Chris Hedges
Talk given on June 2, 2017 at the Left Forum in New York City on Gramsci's Importance for the Left Today ...
Is Pride Still for Queer People Like Me?
- Krista Burton
“You going to the parade?”
It was Pride weekend last year in Chicago, and my friend Jen ...