On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the teaching of history as a form of indoctrination with Professor James W. Loewen.
Reviews of books, films, etc.
My Mis-Education in 3 Graphics is a document of the filmmaker’s darkly humorous journey through the mind-boggling constructs of mainstream economics.
What can a virus tell us about climate breakdown, in its causation and in humanity’s response?
On this episode of Red Menace Alyson and Breht discuss ‘Critique of the Gotha Programme’ by Karl Marx
Marx’s Ecology: John Bellamy Foster details the ecological foundation of Marx’s critique of capitalism and argues that it has great relevance to understanding the environmental crisis we face today.
The back cover of Diana Johnstone’s Circle in the Darkness calls the memoir “a veteran journalist’s lucid, uncompromising tour through half a century of contemporary history,” one that “recounts in detail how the Western Left betrayed its historical principles of social justice and peace and let itself be lured into approval of aggressive U.S.-NATO wars […]
Radical Reviewer reviews the book Death of the Liberal Class by Chris Hedges
Radical Reviewer Reviews The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
The Radical Reviewer and Mad Blender reviewing 17 Contradictions and the End of Capitalism by David Harvey.
I was dear friends with Dr. Alan Berkman and his physician wife and comrade Dr. Barbara Zeller. “They shared a deep moral commitment to make medical care available to all,” as Barbara Ehrenreich has written, “even if it took a revolution to achieve.”
Radical Reviewer and Peter Coffin review Vladimir Lenin’s book Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism.
This is the Radical Reviewer taking a look at Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
Zevin’s history of the Economist magazine opens up a rich angle from which to observe the nature and development of liberalism across 180 years, finds Dominic Alexander.
The Radical Reviewer taking a look at Das Kapital by Karl Marx.
What constitutes acceptable Marxist theory is a topic of endless debate. Over the past few decades, much ink has been devoted to how we should go about reconciling Marxism and ecological concerns.
David Harvey is a university professor and a geographer who describes himself as a Marxist. His series of video lectures on Capital have been viewed by hundreds of thousands as a new generation of young people became interested in Marxism in the wake of the 2008 crisis. For these reasons, his recent statement that he is against the […]
Radical Reviewer and Tristan from Step Back History review The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.
Radical Reviewer reviewing the book Naked Imperialism: The U.S. Pursuit of Global Dominance by John Bellamy Foster.
LAPD Chief William H. Parker was initially wary of Dragnet but also saw the opportunity to publicize his views on law and order. LAPD advisors closely examined the script to guarantee that the LAPD officers on Dragnet were ethical, efficient, terse and white.
Although a thorough assessment of Marx’s anti-colonial politics would have to devote substantial critical attention to its many limitations, my emphasis here is not on these limitations, but rather on aspects of Marx’s anti-colonialism that remain relevant, illuminating, and worthy of serious consideration today.