Bagels, grapes and marijuana: a day in the country
The bagels at Homegrown are some of the best in northern California, in part because the owner, Stuart Teitelbaum, who was born and raised in Manhattan on the Lower East Side, and grew up eating bagels and bialys.
Howard Zinn’s Zen Politics
Howard Zinn. The Historic Unfulfilled Promise. Foreword by Matthew Rothschild. San Francisco: City Lights, 2012. 256 pages. Howard Zinn was called a lot of different names: anarchist, socialist, and communist. He called himself a lot of different names, too: anarchist, socialist, and communist. No one ever seems to have called him Zen, but maybe it’s […]
Marxism Is the Mother Lode for all Critiques of Capitalism: An Interview with Alexander Saxton
A longtime reader of Monthly Review, and a Marxist for all his adult life, Alexander Saxton might be one of the oldest, continuously active radicals in the United States. Born in Manhattan in 1919, he met the novelist, John Dos Passos, and the poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay, when he was a young man, and […]