fix articles 27178, todd gitlin
Don’t Take it to the Streets: Uncle Todd’s Revisionist History (tags)
In a letter to New York protesters, left-bashing former leftists Todd Gitlin and John Passacantando offer a pinched and erroneous history of the ‘60s civil rights and anti-war movements, in calling on RNC demonstrators to act with Gandhi-like passivity in the face of Mayor Bloomberg’s repressive plans.
Collective Action: Histories of Activist Movements (tags)
FROM THE INDYPENDENT: Activists keep reinventing the wheel, but there is a rich history of struggle, victories and failures to learn from. This installment of "The Real Quick Reading List" looks over some of the best histories of the North American left.
Media Coverage of Iraq Called “Shameful” (tags)
Media Coverage of Iraq Called “Shameful” By Peers
More Radical, Less Extreme: From Weatherman to the ELF (tags)
Violence is not the issue. I don’t think it ever was. Not back in the day when the Weather Underground blew up toilets in the Capitol Building and not today as the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) flips out over SUVs and condominiums. Revolution isn’t a leather-jacket tactic radicals adopt – it is a transformation of the whole society made by millions. It can be violent, but it’s not about violence. And it’s definitely not, as the old saying goes, a dinner party.
"The Weather Underground" opens 8/29 at NuArt (tags)
On Friday, 8/29, "The Weather Underground" opens at the NuArt Theater.
New book on PR industry ties to Bush regime (tags)
New book by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber exposes the role that PR companies play in manufacturing consent for US wars. Go out and buy a copy today to help put this title on the bestseller lists.
The Myth of McCarthyism (tags)
Broken Clock Leftist fifth column trash love that word "McCarthyism", almost as much as their other buzzwords. You know like racist, fascist, homophobe, xenophobe, ad nauseam...
*The Weather Underground* opens 7/25 in SF (tags)
On Friday, 7/25 in San Francisco, a compelling new documentary about the rise and fall of the infamous U.S. radicals whose goal was the violent overthrow of the U.S. gov't opens at the Castro Theater.
The Cruise Missile Left: Helping the Establishment Attack the Peace Movement (tags)
Marc Cooper, Eric Alterman, Christopher Hitchens and Todd Gitlin, to name a few, paint the authentic Left with false assumptions, unsupported statements and incomplete reporting. Their progressive credentials are eagerly used by the Bush Admin to discredit the Peace Movement.
William Mandel, American Dissident (tags)
"If you think that I am going to cooperate with this collection of Judases, of men who sit there in violation of the United States Constitution, if you think I will cooperate with you in any manner whatsoever, you are insane!" From William Mandel’s 1960 testimony before HUAC
Ex Friends - Casualties of the War (tags)
I'm shocked at some of my friends!
ANSWER does it again. Your Anti-war Group is a Fascist Authoritarian Vanguard (tags)
ANSWER is NOT the answer
Are we to apologize for Israel-bashing? -- Jeffrey Blankfort (tags)
Read journalist and Jewish anti-Zionist activist Jeffrey Blankfort’s response to racist Zionist apologist Rabbi Michael Lerner’s whining about his not being allowed to horn in on Sunday’s (2/16/03) huge San Francisco anti-war march and rally. (Posted by Joseph Anderson)
The TRUTH regarding the "banning" of Rabbi Lerner (tags)
David Corn and Marc Cooper of The Nation have launched a campaign against ANSWER for the so-called "banning" of Rabbi Lerner from the speakers podium. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Let Anti-War Rabbi Michael Lerner Speak (tags)
Rabbi Michael Lerner has been banned from speaking at the antiwar rally in San Francisco this Sunday, February 16. One of the rally organizers, Act Now to Stop War and End Racism (ANSWER), has stated that it will not allow a "pro-Israel" speaker to take the stage.
TERRY GROSS -- NPR WARMONGER !! (tags)
TERRY GROSS - NPR WARMONGER: 1/23/03 npr.org audio archive interview URLs to listen to her "FRESH (???) AIR" program interview where she bashes the anti-war movement!
ANSWER Coalition Statement (tags)
ANSWER COALITION RESPONDS TO RED BAITING
SOME HELPFUL ADVICE ON HOW TO STOP THE WAR (tags)
With the upcoming antiwar protests on January 18, I thought the following tips might be useful in making our protests and peace movement more effective. Enjoy.
Red-baiting. "The Anti-War Movement and Its Critics. (tags)
"Do we have an antiwar movement? We're getting there. We must be, because we're catching flak from the anti-anti war movement, Light Infantry division, staffed by Marc Cooper, Todd Gitlin, David Corn, and Christopher Hitchens."