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Book Review: "The New Bonapartists" (tags)

In the figure of Bonaparte, the state made itself independent over society at a time when the bourgeoisie lost the capacity to rule the nation and the working class had not yet gained that ability.

Book Review: "The Greatest Predatory Attack of History" (tags)

The 1933 Glass-Steagal law created a firewall between commercial and investment banks and prevented speculators from gambling with the money of savers. Restoring Glass-Steagal would restore trust and public spirit. Profit-making is not profit-maximizing; speculating is not investing.

Book Review: "The Victory of Capital" (tags)

A society can only provide for the future by investing today in the production of tomorrow...What may be sensible economically for a private individual or individual business could be harmful for the national economy, particularly when the economy staggers.

Book Review: The unwinding by George Parker (tags)

"When the norms that made the old institutions useful began to unwind, and the leaders abandoned their posts, the Roosevelt Republic that had reigned for almost half a century came undone. The void was filled by the default force in American life, organized money."

Book Review: "The Great Crash or the Century Crisis" by Elmar Altvater (tags)

Capitalism is at an end and the whole world is drawn into the mess. Preventing this is an ethical imperative and a political duty. The multiple crisis has dragged on for years. The political class allows this to happen. Political answers to the debacle can only be found with clarity on causes.

VIDEO and Book Review: "The Long Emergency" (tags)

Maybe BP should finance the relocation of Gulf citizens. Do corporations and rights and responsibilities or are they extra-legal tyrants? Americans are also brave, resilient, compassionate, resourceful and adaptable.

VIDEO and Book Review: "The Long Emergency" (tags)

Maybe BP should finance the relocation of Gulf citizens. Do corporations have rights and responsibilities or are they extra-legal tyrants? Americans are also brave, resilient, compassionate, resourceful and adaptable.

Albert Camus: A Stranger No More (Book Review) (tags)

Two authors, Robert Zaretsky and Elizabeth Hawes, have resurrected Albert Camus, the late French Algerian novelist and philosopher, in their just released books. I’m recommending both of their tomes. I think their efforts contribute, in different ways, to enhancing Camus’ literary legacy. Camus’ courageous moralizing against the excesses of the ideologues of his days is timely. Let’s face it, we too live in an era where crazed warmongers are running amuck.

Labor Fights Back at Goose Island (Book Review) (tags)

Kari Lydersen has penned an absorbing book, “Revolt on Goose Island.” It chronicles how 250 members of the UE, a progressive union, occupied a factory, “Republic Windows,” located in Chicago, IL, rather then just meekly submit to its closing. It’s labor history at its best. This “direct action” came not long after AFL-CIO labor leader Richard L. Trumka denounced the evils of “globalization,” and the predatory schemes of the Wall Street boy-ohs.

Book Review: The Subject and the Law (tags)

The church since the second century began distorting the original message without changing the words. If Jesus' proclamation was unconditionally "You shall not kill," it was soon said: "If you do this, we will kill you."

SINISTER FORCES, Book I : THE NINE (tags)

Book Review.

Book Review: Peter Gelderloos' How Nonviolence Protects the State (tags)

Read the review that Peter Gelderloos called "assinine and misleading" and Chuck O called "Bill White Lite." Try to read Pete's book too. It's fucking hilarious. Don't miss out on what 1100 other anarchists have already read!

How to Fix Capitalism (tags)

Book review of Benjamin Barber's "Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults and Swallow Citizens Whole"

Freed from International Law: Book Review (tags)

With deep conviction of self-righteousness, the United States demands observance of international law from other countries but dems it irrelevant for itself.. Being an intellectual is a calling for everyone. (Noam Chomsky)

A Century of Oil Imperialism (tags)

The current Iraq War, waged primarily to seize incredibly rich oil resources for the benefit of the U.S.-UK Oil Cartel, was predictable. This type of imperialistic evildoing has been going on for a century, and countries and individuals who get in the Cartel's way tend to meet violent ends.

China's Global Reach: Book Review (tags)

China is rising and understand its consequences

Why SMALL Protests - People Want VIolence! (tags)

she says that everyone cooperated and planned at every single protest and then she backs this up with lies from some lady saying that in the 60s rude behavior was intolerable. All of this is the kind of middle class mentality that lies so easily with omissions and generalizations. I wish Jeneine had just made this up – ignorance is easier to tolerate than pre-meditated lying.

"Counterpoints to the Standardized World": Book Review (tags)

"The world plague globalizationis a practiced philosophy in the interest of business and exploitation without responsibility toward our living space and without humanliness.."

Reclaiming City Streets for People: Chaos or Quality of Life? (tags)

This book is available for free online in PDF format.

Gangs of America: Book Review (tags)

Ted Nace's "Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy" explores the bizarre intrigues that resulted in the infamous `corporations are persons' ruling of 1866 and how that ruling affected the Supreme Court.

Reviving the Debate about Human Rights: Book Review (tags)

The author describes the development of human rights: the first generation-civil andpolitical rights, the second generation-economic, social and cultural rights and the third generation-collective rights.

Book Release (tags)

BOOK RELEASE

Book Review, First Time Director (tags)

Gil Bettman's book has an insider's view on the process of making a film.

Command from Above: Book Review (tags)

"Are there justified reasons for US bashing? Never has a US administration taken as little pains to veil its true interests as the administration of George W. Bush.. A messianic-aggressive rhetoric spread which is the real reason for the estrangement between Europe and the US.."

Capital Logic on Trial (tags)

"Rainer Roth in The House of Cards puts the mechanisms of the capitalist economy on trial.. To counter the long-term descent of profit rates, the tax burden for businesses, a constant 21% from 1960 to 1980, has spiraled down to only 8% today.."

Terrorist Stalking in America (tags)

Stalking groups: see also http://la.indymedia.org/en/newswire/2004/05/803105.shtml

Book Review: "The Guiding Light of Destiny" (tags)

Book review by John Paul Cupp

Jewish Web Sites Opposed to Israeli Ethnic Cleansing etc... (tags)

This is a listing of Websites that are Jewish, and opposed to current Israeli Government Policies. The Zionists do not speak for all Jews.

Reference Links: Jews against Zionism (tags)

Zionists, and Israel, do not speak for all Jews - not even a majority. Any attempt to claim otherwise is Zionazi Propaganda.

Book Review: Crashing Hollywood (tags)

Fran Harris' book is good for out of towners to adapt quicker to Hollywood.

Book Review: The Film Director's Intuition (tags)

The Film Director's Intuition is an incredible book!

The Consumerist Manifesto. Book Review (tags)

"Trade is the functional equivalent to force", Bolz says self-assuredly. Whoever pursues trade and consumes doesn't wage wars apart from weapons and drug trade. Consumers as a rule are peace-loving beings. They don't hurl bombs.."

Book Review: You Back the Attack! (tags)

Review of Micah Wright's remixed propaganda posters.

The Hyper-Power (book review) (tags)

Noam Chomsky speaks of a completely de-politicized society that has left the monopoly of decisions to an anonymous leadership caste..The war against Iraq should be considered as a kind of domestic political necessity. Translated from the German

Book Review: The Persian Sphinx (tags)

Mark Dankof's review of Abbas Milani's "The Persian Sphinx," chronicles the saga of the life and martyrdom of Amir Abbas Hoveyda, the former Prime Minister of Iran. It serves as both a chronicle of the Persian past and a guideline for the future.

Book Review: America's Undeclared War-What's Killing Our Cities & How to Stop It (tags)

One factor in America's repeated energy problems is the built-in wastefulness of our built environment. This wastefulness has roots in an anti-urban political tradition dating back to Colonial Virginia, explored in this book.

Book Review: Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (tags)

Suburban Orange County was one of the seedbeds of the modern conservative movement, and as such its local development has national significance. It should also be seen as one more example of the unfolding anti-urban politics that's the subject of Daniel Lazare's America's Undeclared War (see related review.)

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