Despite the traction it is getting online (over 22 million views and counting on YouTube alone), what the rapper did was nothing new.
What does it take to resist? The Truthdig columnist explained at a Veterans for Peace anti-war demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial on Memorial Day.
Many young black activists say they prefer the capitalism-challenging radical to the Nobel Prize-winning pacifist to whom they were introduced as children.
Comedian-actor-writer Russell Brand took on a range of topics including spirituality, materialism, politics and revolution during an interview at Cambridge University's student union in England last week.
Mumia Abu-Jamal, America’s most famous political prisoner and one of its few authentic revolutionaries, continues his fight for social justice after three decades in prison.Mumia Abu-Jamal, America’s most famous political prisoner, continues his fight for social justice after three decades in prison.
One of the most hotly anticipated contenders at this year's Cannes Film Festival is "Che," Steven Soderbergh's lengthy biopic of iconic Argentine revolutionary Che Guevara, featuring Benicio del Toro in the title role. However, whether the excitement surrounding the "Che" screening at the French film fest is any indication that moviegoers will flock to the (currently) 4-hour-plus production remains to be seen.
Forty years after his death at the hands of CIA operatives and Bolivian troops, Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara has become a legend and an icon, as evidenced by the familiar image of his face emblazoned on the T-shirts of college students everywhere. To mark the anniversary of his assassination, the BBC interviewed Felix Rodriguez, an ex-CIA agent who received the order to have Guevara shot.