Keegan Cook Finberg / Los Angeles Review of BooksSep 27, 2019
In her latest book, Juliana Spahr explores what radical literature has done to challenge forms of nationalism in the U.S. and reaches a disappointing conclusion. Dig deeper ( 11 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigMay 14, 2016
The façade of democracy and the disempowerment of the citizenry by corporations has sparked a nationwide revolt. Elites, fearing unrest, will soon become ruthless. We must engage now in acts of sustained civic mobilization and civil disobedience or be crushed. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
By Mark Engler and Paul Engler / TomDispatchMar 10, 2016
Social movements turn issues and demands considered both unrealistic and politically inconvenient into matters that can no longer be ignored. They succeed, that is, by championing the impractical. Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
By Rebecca Solnit, TomDispatchSep 19, 2014
When we argue for change in response to climate change, we’re arguing against people who claim we’re disrupting a stable system. They insist we’re rocking the boat unnecessarily. I insist it's a lifeboat, and that if we rock hard enough, maybe the people in it will wake up and start rowing instead of clinging to the wreckage of an old order. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
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