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Voice of Witness
Prelude to Revolution
A riveting eye-witness account of the 1968 Paris student-worker revolt that shook France and threatened the very roots of capitalism.
More than an Athlete
In this, his first collection of poems, Etan Thomas defies the stereotype of the a-political athlete.
Bury My Clothes
A stirring meditation on violence, race, and the place in art at which they intersect, by poet Roger Bonair-Agard.
Poet Kevin Coval offers both tragedy and comedy in this stirring exposition on the Jewish American cultural experience.
The Stalinist Legacy
Tariq Ali, Isaac Deutscher, Ernest Mandel, and others analyze the nature of Stalinism, and its continuing impact on world politics.
On Changing the World
Michael Löwy highlights the cultural, “spiritual,” and ethical dimensions of Marxist thought largely neglected by most of the existing literature.
Until My Freedom Has Come
A collection of authoritative essays mapping Kashmir's turbulent past, present, and possible futures.
The Age of Knowledge
This volume argues that to understand knowledge itself requires analyzing the social and historical context from which said knowledge springs.
The Cuban Revolution as Socialist Human Development
Already examined from many angles, this is an attempt to analyze the Cuban revolution as a model of socialist-human development.
The Entropy of Capitalism
Robert Biel M
Capitalism sews chaos throughout society with crises and wars. In the twenty-first century it has begun feeding on this entropy.
Labor Régime Change in the Twenty-First Century
Conventional wisdom holds that Capitalism depends on the exploitation of 'free labor.' This volume challenges those ideas.
Neoliberalism and National Culture
Despite many claims to the contrary, Québec and Canada demonstrate the continued importance of state institutional authority, even under Neoliberalism
The John Carlos Story
John Wesley Carlos
John Carlos, the man behind the most iconic moment of the Black Power movement, tells his story.
The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.
The Mexican Revolution
Why did the Mexican Revolution happen? What makes it distinctive? Was it even a revolution at all?
Voices of the Future
NBA star Etan Thomas helps give voice to the poetic and socially conscious ideas of young people.
The Future of Our Schools
Timely and experience-based guide to strengthening democracy within teachers unions.
Howard Zinn Speaks
Howard Zinn weaves rich historical narratives that inspire and captivate.
The Changing Face of Empire
The Changing Face of Empire
is a devastating anatomy of the U.S. military’s new six-point program for twenty-first-century war.
From 1898-1916 the leading lights of international marxism debated the nature of imperialism. This volume collects and translates these discussions.
Toward the United Front
The proceedings of the last congress of the Communist International in which Lenin participated, now at last available in English
Jeffery R. Webber
Using extensive field data from hundreds of interviews, Webber surveys the origins of Bolivia's revolutionary wave of 2000 to 2005.
Dao X Tran
101 profiles of social justice leaders that changed the world, made accessible for students in grades 5-9.
America's Got Democracy:
A humorous put passionate look at the criminal silliness of the U.S. political system.