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  1. Saadawi, Nawal el: Memoirs from the Women's Prison
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    Nawal El Saadawi was imprisoned in 1981 by Anwar Sadat for alleged "crimes against the State." She offers both firsthand witness to women's resistance to state violence and insights into the formation of women's community. Saadawi describes how political prisoners, both secular intellectuals and Islamiists, forged alliances to demand better conditions.
  2. Saavedra, Luis Ángel: Rebuilding communities: a type of resistance
    Communities in the Amazon resort to constitutional rights to recover territories granted to mining companies.

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    In Tundayme, a parish located in the Cordillera del Cóndor in Ecuador's southern Amazon, the indigenous and peasant communities have decided to recover the territories of abandoned or forcefully evicted communities in order to oppose mining megaprojects. The first few steps have been successful, but they fear that the government and the affected companies will respond aggressively.
  3. Sabatier, Renee: Blaming Others
    Prejudice, Race and Worldwide AIDS

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988
  4. Sabia, Laura: Bury the Seventies and the Eighties
    Resource Type: Article
  5. Sacco, Joe: Footnotes in Gaza
    A Graphic Novel

    Resource Type: Book
    A graphic depiction of an incident in Gaza in 1956, when Israeli soldiers massacred 111 Palestinians.
  6. Sachs, Lynne (director): Investigation of a Flame
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2003
    Investigation of a Flame is a 2001 documentary by Lynne Sachs about the Catonsville Nine, nine Catholic activists who became known for their May 17, 1968 nonviolent act of civil disobedience in burning draft files to protest the Vietnam War.
  7. Sacks, Oliver: The President's Speech
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1984
  8. Sacks, Oliver: Revolution of the Deaf
    Resource Type: Article
  9. Sacks, Sam: Proposed Torture Ban Includes New Transparency and Oversight Mechanisms
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The US senate has approved the ban for government torture. Along with this move, they have also implemented transparency and oversight policies into government agencies like the NSA and FBI.
  10. Sadock, Verna; Okpaku, Joseph: Verdict
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1970
  11. Sáenz, Charlotte Maria: Women up in Arms: Zapatistas and Rojava Kurds Embrace a New Gender Politics
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Resistance and strength manifest like weeds through cracks in Chiapas, Mexico and transnational Kurdistan where the respective Zapatista and Kurdish resistance movements are creating new gender relations as a primary part of their struggle and process for building a better world. In both places, women's participation in the armed forces has been an entry-point for a new social construction of gender relations based on equity.
  12. Sager, Eric W.: Seafaring Labour
    The Merchant Marine of Atlantic Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    Sailors in the transition to industrial capitalism.
  13. Sahimi, Muhammad: What the Media Does Not Say About the Anti-Iran Leaks
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The media is interested in one and only one subject: advancing the anti-Iran narrative that is advocated by the neoconservatives, the War Party, and the Israel lobby.
  14. Said, Atef: Egyptian Labor Erupting
    Against The Current vol. 142

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    In April 2009, a familiar scenario was repeated, as Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s police apparatus assaulted planned demonstrations and a Mahalla textile workers’ strike. A year earlier, many activists and ordinary people from Mahalla received sentences in politically charged criminal trials for “planning the April 6th strike in 2008.”
  15. Said, Atef: Egypt's Long Labor History
    Against The Current vol. 142

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The Egyptian working class is one of the oldest in the region, with a long history of internationalist solidarity. Egyptian loading and longshoremen workers in 1947, for example, boycotted the Dutch ship in Canal Suez in solidarity with the Indonesian people’s independence struggle. The union of the workers issued a statement against colonialism in general. They did not allow the ship to service or go through the Canal despite the resistance and efforts made by English and French administrators.
  16. Said, Edward: America's last taboo
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    The unspoken premise of the mainstream press is that no Palestinian or Arab position on Israeli police terror, settler-colonialism, or military occupation is worth hearing from.
  17. Said, Edward: A truly fragile identify
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    Israel has equated modern identity not with actual live people, with rights and obligations, but with a vast collectivity with no limits either in the past, the present, or the future.
  18. Said, Edward; Hitchens, Christopher (eds.): Blaming The Victims 
    Spurious Scholarship And The Palestinian Question

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
    Demonstrates with cold precision how the consistent denial of truth about the Palestinians by governments and the media in the West has led to the current impasse in Middle East politics. Controversial, forceful, and 'above all' honest, it attempts to redress a sustained crime against historical truth in order to make a more rational political future in Palestine possible. Searing essays from Noam Chomsky, Norman Finkelstein, Peretz Kidron, G. W. Bowerstock, Ibrahim and Janet L. Abu-Lughod, Mumammad Hallaj, Elia Zureik, and Rashid Khalidi.
  19. Said, Hammad: Relevance of Hannah Arendt's "A Report On The Banality Of Evil" To Gaza
    Self-Deception, Lies And Stupidity

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Hannah Arendt, philosopher, writer, academic of Jewish heritage, went to Jerusalem in 1961 to cover the trial of Eichmann, one of the actors in the Final Solution, for the New Yorker magazine. Her account of the trial became a basis for the book, Eichmann In Jerusalem: A report on the banality of evil.
  20. Sainath, P: Rural India — a living journal, a breathing archive
    The everyday lives of everyday people

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Project on rural India consisting of an archive which depicts its diverse and complex countryside.
  21. Sainath, P.: 'Captain Elder Brother' and the Whirlwind Army
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    At 94, a forgotten hero of India’s struggle for freedom returns to the scene of his most daring exploit in the anti-British Raj uprising that saw a parallel government established in Satara, Maharashtra, in 1943.
  22. Sainath, P.: The Cashless Economy of Chikalthana
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    An article about the cash crisis in the Indian village Chikalthana.
  23. Sainath, P.: A Coalition of the Killing
    War, media, propaganda and language

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    War, media, propaganda and language.
  24. Sainath, P.: Everybody Loves a Good Drought 
    Stories from India's Poorest Districts

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996
    P. Sainath devoted 2½ years to visiting and recording the realities - delving into the fundamentals, the why of the realities - in India's 10 poorest districts.
  25. Sainath, P.: Follow the Money, Find the Leader
    Billion Dollar Candidates

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The point is not whether Barack Obama wins re-election as President. The point is not whether Mitt Romney can win. The point is that you can’t dream of contesting without a billion dollars. That figure merely ensures you can run, not win.
  26. Sainath, P.: Godavari: and the police still await an attack
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  27. Sainath, P.: How the World Depression Hits Orissa 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The recession in the West is having a profound impact on the deep rural interior of Orissa.
  28. Sainath, P.: India, Where Corporate Socialism is a Growth Industry
    $608 Billion in Write-Offs

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    It was business as usual in 2013-14. Business with a capital B. This year’s budget document says we gave away another $88.6 billion to the corporate needy and the under-nourished rich in that year.
  29. Sainath, P.: Kalliasseri: In search of Sumukan
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The village that battled on all fronts, fighting the British, local landlords, and caste.
  30. Sainath, P.: Kalliasseri: Still fighting at 50
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    When the God of the Hunters sheltered the communists in Kerala from the Raj.
  31. Sainath, P.: The last battle of Laxmi Panda
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  32. Sainath, P.: The Loneliest Library in the World
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    At 73, P.V. Chinnathambi runs one of the loneliest libraries anywhere. In the middle of the forested wilderness of Kerala’s Idukki district, the library’s 160-books — all classics — are regularly borrowed, read, and returned by poor, Muthavan adivasis.
  33. Sainath, P.: Nine decades of non-violence
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  34. Sainath, P.: Panimara's foot soldiers of freedom - 2
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  35. Sainath, P.: Panimara's foot soldiers of freedom - 1
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  36. Sainath, P.: Patent Folly
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
    The misuse of patents rights and associated dangers.
  37. Sainath, P.: Pay-to-Print
    "News" Stories for Cash Scandal Rocks India

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    On "paid news".
  38. Sainath, P.: Sherpur: big sacrifice, short memory
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  39. Sainath, P.: Sonakhan: When Veer Narayan died twice
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    In Chhattisgarh, Veer Narayan Singh sought no charity, but gave his life fighting for justice
  40. Sainath, P.: What Bhopal Started
    From Union Carbide to Exxon to BP

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Bhopal marked the horrific beginning of a new era. One that signalled the collapse of restraint on corporate power. The ongoing BP spill in the Mexican Gulf -- with estimates ranging from 30,000 to 80,000 barrels per day -- tops off a quarter of a century where corporations could (and have) done anything in the pursuit of profit, at any human cost.
  41. Sainath, P.: When 'Salihan' took on the Raj
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Rural Indians were both the foot soldiers of freedom and the leaders of some of the greatest anti-colonial uprisings ever seen. Countless thousands of them sacrificed their lives to rid India of British rule. And many who lived through great suffering to see a free India were mostly forgotten soon after. From the 1990s onwards, p. Sainath recorded the lives of several of the last living freedom fighters.
  42. Sainath, P.: When War Passes for Foreign Policy
    Who Will Pay the Price?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    “Take the profit out of war,” said activist Kevin Zeese, “and you take out war.” His audience was made up mainly of U.S. war veterans gathered in New York to observe — and protest — the 11th anniversary of the conflict in Afghanistan.
  43. Saint-Simon, Claude-Henri: Letters from an Inhabitant of Geneva to His Contemporaries
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1803
    I think that all classes of society would be happy in the following situation: spiritual power in the hands of the scientists; temporal power in those of the proprietors; power to nominate those called upon to carry out the functions of the great leaders of mankind in the hands of everyone; the reward for those who govern is high esteem.
  44. Saito, Kohei: The Emergence of Marx's Critique of Modern Agriculture
    Ecological Insights from His Excerpt Notebooks

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Examining Marx’s notebooks, one realizes that he first attained a truly critical and ecological comprehension of modern agriculture in the middle of the 1860s. Although Marx was at first optimistic about the positive effects of modern agriculture based on the application of natural sciences and technology, he later came to emphasize the negative consequences of agriculture under capitalism precisely because of such an application, illustrating how it inevitably brings about disharmonies in the transhistorical “metabolism” (Stoffwechsel) between human beings and nature.
  45. Saito, Kohei: Marx's Ecological Notebooks
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    This article investigate Marx's natural-scientific notebooks, especially those of 1868, which will be published for the first time in volume four, section eighteen of the new Marx-Engels-Gesamtausgabe(MEGA). As Burkett and Foster rightly emphasize, Marx's notebooks allow us to see clearly his interests and preoccupations before and after the publication of the first volume of Capital in 1867, and the directions he might have taken through his intensive research into disciplines such as biology, chemistry, geology, and mineralogy, much of which he was not able fully to integrate into Capital.
  46. Saito, Kohei: Reconstructing Marx's Critique of Political Economy from His London Notebooks
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Book review: Lucia Pradella, Globalization and the Critique of Political Economy: New Insights from Marx’s Writings (London: Routledge, 2015), 218 pages, $160, hardback.
  47. Sakamoto, Yoshikazu (ed.): Asia: Militarisation and Regional Conflict
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    Asia is a region where both superpowers have intervened on land and stationed increasing naval forces. The continent has also witnessed numerous inter-state wars. In this book, scholars from the region describe and try to understand these tensions, and also pose alternative options for peace. They examine the militarisation of south-east Asia, the Pacific Islands and Japan; regional security issues; and specific conflicts such as the Iran-Iraq war.
  48. Sakirko, Elena; Fomin, Konstantin: Siberia's Heavenly Lake and 'small peoples' of the High North at risk from oil drilling
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A vital nature preserve in western Siberia, and the indigenous peoples that inhabit it, are at risk from oil development. Oil giant Surgutneftegas is already active in the Numto Park, but now they want to extend operations into its fragile wetlands, putting at risk snow cranes, the Heavenly Lake, and the survival of the Nenet and Khanty peoples.
  49. Salazar, Milagros: Guinea Pigs Spell Independence for Women
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Raising guinea pigs has become an important means for Peruvian women to earn money to support their families, as well as to learn how to defend their rights.
  50. Sale, Kirkpatrick: The Conquest of Paradise
    Christopher Columbus and the Columbian Legacy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990   Published: 1991
    Dispels the myths surrounding the journey of Christopher Columbus, with new translations of historical documents that reveal the European motivations for exploration. Demonstrates how European practices of environmental exploitation transformed the New World and all but destroyed the native cultures.
  51. Sale, Kirkpatrick: Rebels Against the Future
    The Luddites and their War on the Industrial Revolution - Lessons for the Computer Age

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996
  52. Sale, Kirkpatrick: SDS 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973   Published: 1974
    The rise and development of the Students for a Democratic Society, the organization that became the major expression of the American left in the 1960s -- its passage from student protest to institutional resistance to revolutionary activism, and its ultimate impact on American politics and life.
  53. Sale, Tim: Hanging on by our Fingernails
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1991
    The West offers a false sense of security, and we are all at risk.
  54. Saleem, Sana; Khan, Sheema: Finally, a Wall to Unite People, Not Divide Them
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Throughout history, walls have been a symbol of separation, segregation, and division. However, a new phenomenon called "walls of kindness" (Deewar-e-Meherbani) is doing just the opposite. Faced by cold weather, Iranians began outdoor charity drives for the homeless and needy by building "walls of kindness." The walls feature clothing hooks beside the phrase, "Take one if you need it. Give one if you don't." Iran's campaign to clothe the poor has developed into an international onslaught of donations, coats, hats, trousers, and warm apparel.
  55. Salim: Understand the Israeli – Palestinian Apartheid In 11 Images
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 2014
    All the graphics are from the site Visualizing Palestine, a site dedicated to creating informative and impactful graphics about the troubled region.
  56. Salina, Irena: FLOW 
    For Love of Water

    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 2008
    A critical expose of the privatization of water infrastructure. 'Flow' confronts the disturbing reality that our crucial resource is dwindling and greed just may be the cause.
  57. Salisbury, Harrison E.: Behind The Lines - Hanoi
    December23 - January 7

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967
  58. Salisbury, Harrison E.: Russia in Revolution 1900-1930
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
    A portrait of thirty years of political and artistic upheaval.
  59. Salter, John R. Jr. (Hunter Gray): Remembering Medgar Evers
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
  60. Salutin, Rick: Living in a Dark Age
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  61. Salutin, Rick: Olive oil, opposition and Gaza
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Rick Salutin writes about increasingly widespread Jewish opposition to Israel's actions.
  62. Salutin, Rick: The Steven Truscott Case: I am a Canadian . . . hero?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
  63. Salutin, Rick: Waiting for Democracy
    A Citizen's Journal

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    Rick Salutin's account of the pivotal 1988 "free trade" election. Waiting for Democracy makes a strong case that our political system is anything but democratic, though it offers little hope of changing it.
  64. Salzman, Jason: Making the News: A Guide for Activists and Nonprofits
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2003
    Salzman explores ways in which organizers can be creative and innovative in using the media to publicize their cause.
  65. Salzman, Lorna: Rampaging Climate Deniers' Losing Battle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Because of the flimsy comprehension of science and evolution of most writers in the mass media, those who venture to write about evolution feel constrained to present "alternative" views. But "alternative" views are not necessarily credible or true. The cliimate change deniers' arguments are no less articles of faith than those of the creationists. In the case of the former, the faith is not in a god but in the free market and capitalism. Almost without exception, those who are in staunch denial are those connected to, involved in or supportive of the traditional capitalist model of economic growth, and by implication opposed to anything that might constrain this model.
  66. Samary, Catherine: Crisis in the EU: From the Periphery to the Center
    Against The Current vol. 155

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The crisis of 2007-2009, coming from the U.S. core of the globalized system, the crisis that threatens the weak links of the euro, and the third crisis that started to affect Eastern Europe in 2009 have a major common point. Whether we are talking about the United States, Greece or the Baltic States, these crises are the repercussions of profoundly unbalanced growth.
  67. Samary, Catherine: A Response on NATO and Kosovo
    Against The Current vol. 81

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    We have to work for the development of a left opposition in all the Balkan states, in Kosovo and in Serbia in particular. We can only do it opposing both wars and asking for a free Kosovo.
  68. Samary, Catherine: Yugoslavia Dismembered
    Resource Type: Book
    Shows how the refusal to recognize any national identity except "pure" ethnicity has served as a pretext for the butchering of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and poses a threat to modern pluralist national boundaries everywhere.
  69. Samary, Catherine: Yugoslavia's Post-Milosevic Paradox
    Against The Current vol. 91

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    At first, the media described the fall of Milosevic as "a popular uprising against a tyrant." Then, mass mobilization was played down, and the movement to oust Milosevic was reduced to a staged drama with, behind the scenes, the puppet-master forces of the "West."
  70. Sameh, Catherine: Queer Vows, Pros and Cons
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    Equality ain't liberation, honey, but it's important nonetheless. We fight for the right to jobs, as horrible as so many of them are. We should fight for queer marriage, as problematic an institution as it is.
  71. Sameh, Catherine: Sex & Iran's Upstoppable Resistance
    Against The Current vol. 145

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Since Iran's presidential “election” in June 2009 and the protests that followed, the world has caught a partial, albeit highly mediated, glimpse inside that country and its politically active citizenry. The state, frequently misrepresented as a monolith and in neoconservative circles tarred as “Islamo-fascist,” is now more accurately understood as a diverse and fractured set of actors. The reform movement that had ushered in President Khatami suffered defeat by the hardliners with Ahmadenijad’s 2005 election, and hailed by many as dead, has come back to life. To many, it appears unstoppable.
  72. Sameh, Catherine: Three Decades of Iranian Women's Activism
    Against The Current vol. 142

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Before the June elections and the protests that ensued, 2009 was hailed as a milestone in Iran for another reason: it marked the 30th anniversary of the 1979 revolution.
  73. Sameh, Catherine: Women's Space, Contested Terrain
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Lately I am struck by how easy, still, for men to behave however they desire. That in spite--indeed, sometimes because--of the women's movement, men still control so much of our public space with an arrogance that astounds me.
  74. Samois: Coming to Power
    Writings and Graphics on Lesbian S/M

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
  75. Samuels, Reuben: Black Liberation and the Fight for a Socialist America
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    From slavery to convict labour, from the chain gang to the assembly line, American capitalism has been built upon the lash-scarred backs of black labour. Any organization that claims a revolutionary perspective for the United States must confront the special oppression of black people and their forced segregation at the bottom of capitalist society and the poisonous racism that divides the working class and cripples its struggles.
  76. San Juan, E. Jr.: Race from the 20th to the 21st Century: Multiculturalism or Emancipation?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    WHEN I WAS first invited here for a talk three years ago, I had no idea what Pullman looked like. For me, as well as for many students of American history, Pullman was associated with Pullman, Illinois, where the great railroad strike of 1894 against the Pullman Company began. In that strike of the American Railway Union, organized by the now legendary Eugene Debs, he and other union leaders were ultimately arrested and the strike in Chicago suppressed by 14,000 soldiers and police.
  77. Sanchez, Dan: The Long Game for the Long War
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Fourteen years in, and the Terror War is raging on, mass-producing exactly what it was supposed to eliminate: terrorism and chaos. Western intervention has racked up at least six jihadi-overrun failed states throughout the Greater Middle East: Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Somalia, and Yemen. The scope and scale of the imposed civilizational meltdown have become so great that the West itself has been increasingly inundated by its wreckage (in the form of refugees) and stung by its shrapnel (in the form of terrorist attacks).
  78. Sanchez, Dan: They Sow the Cyclone - We Reap the Blowback
    How Uncle Sam Seeded Global Jihad & Cultivates It to This Day

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    It may be surprising to hear, but it is a plain historical fact that modern international jihad originated as an instrument of US foreign policy. The "great menace of our era" was built up by the CIA to wage a proxy war against the Soviets.
  79. Sanchez, Dan: War Is Realizing the Israelizing of the World
    Divide, Conquer, Colonize

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    As US-driven wars plummet the Muslim world ever deeper into jihadi-ridden failed state chaos, events seem to be careening toward a tipping point. Eventually, the region will become so profuse a font of terrorists and refugees, that Western popular resistance to "boots on the ground" will be overwhelmed by terror and rage. Then, the US-led empire will finally have the public mandate it needs to thoroughly and permanently colonize the Greater Middle East.
  80. Sanchez, Dan: Where Does ISIS Get Those Wonderful Toys?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Indeed where do ISIS and al-Qaeda get those wonderful toys we so often see these days triumphantly bedecked with black flags? The ultimate source of virtually all of the jihadists' gear are the deep pockets of the United States government and its client states. Uncle Sam is the veritable Bruce Wayne of Jihad. This was basically admitted in a recently disclosed Defense Intelligence Agency report. But anyone who bothered looking into it could have known this long ago, even if restricting one's self to mainstream sources.
  81. Sanchez, Gabriela: An Analysis of 12F
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A discussion of the events, factors, and actors involved in the protests, deaths, injuries, and arrests in Caracas on Venezuela's annual 'Youth Day'.
  82. Sanchez, Manuel: Testimony of a Deportee
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Manuel Sanchez, member of Mexicans United for Regularization (MUR) and Action LGBTQ for Immigrants and Refugees (AGIR), was deported to Mexico on July 26, 2012. With the courage that he is known for, Manuel delved into his memories of that stressful period to raise public awareness about the harshness and violence of the criminalization that he experienced as a migrant.
  83. Sand, Shlomo: A Fetid Wind of Racism Hovers Over Europe
    Je Suis Charlie Chaplin

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    After Charlie Hebdo's assassinations, is it obligatory to identify oneself with the victims' actions? Must people be Charlie because the victims were the incarnation of the 'liberty of expression'?
  84. Sand, Shlomo: How I Stopped Being a Jew
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Sand, an Israeli historian, does not examine Judaism as a religion, but focuses on the question of Jewish ethnicity. Through historical and political analysis, Sand examines the implications of embracing the identity tag "secular Jew" in the 21st century. The crux of the issue for Sand is whether there is such an entity as secular Judaism.
  85. Sand, Shlomo: The Invention of the Jewish People 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    In this new book, Shlomo Sand shows that the Israeli national myth has its origins in the nineteenth century, rather than in biblical times - when Jewish historians, like scholars in many other cultures, reconstituted an imagined people in order to model a future nation.
  86. Sand, Shlomo: The Invention of the Land of Israel
    From Holy Land to Homeland

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    The Invention of the Land of Israel deconstructs the age-old legends surrounding the Holy Land and the prejudices that continue to suffocate it. Sand’s account dissects the concept of “historical right” and tracks the creation of the modern concept of the “Land of Israel” by nineteenth-century Evangelical Protestants and Jewish Zionists.
  87. Sandels, Robert: Soft-Powering Cuba
    Regime-Change in a Box

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    How the U.S. uses "soft power" to undermine governments abroad and democracy at home.
  88. Sanders, Barry: The Green Zone
    The Environmental Costs of Militarism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Environmentalism - it's the word on everyone's tongue. Reusable shopping bags, hybrid cars, and green home energy solutions allow us to reduce our carbon footprint, but it's only the tip of the quickly melting iceberg. The Green Zone presents a sobering revelation: until we address the attack that the US military is waging on the global environment, the things we do at home won't change a thing.
  89. Sanders, Carol: The Barnardo Boys
    Thousands of British 'Home Children' were shipped to Canada as child labourers in a plot right out of Dickens

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Between 1868 and the 1930s, more than 100,000 destitute children in Great Britain were shipped off to Canada. An estimated two-thirds of the Home Children, as they were known, were under the age 14.
  90. Sanders, Douglas: The Formation of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
    This account explores the formation of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) which has established a formal relationship to the United Nations and is seeking to have concepts of aboriginal rights accepted internationally as basic economic and political rights of indigenous peoples.
  91. Sandor Ferenczi: The Ontogenesis of the Interest in Money
    Resource Type: Book
  92. Sandronsky, Seth: Bill Gates and the Push to Privatize Public Education
    An Interview With Mercedes K. Schneider

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
  93. Sanger, Clyde: Safe and Sound: Disarmament and Development in the Eighties
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1982
  94. Sanger, Matthew: Reckless Abandon
    Canada, the GATS and the future of Health Care

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
  95. Sanson, Marc; Wunsch, Mike; Vogeler, Rae: The Vogeler Senate Campaign
    Against The Current vol. 124

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    With just four months until the general election, Green Party candidate Rae Vogeler has established herself as the main opposition to millionaire incumbent Senator Herb Kohl. Vogeler's campaign took off last September when the mother of two decided that Wisconsin needed a Senator to stand up for working people, end the war, and fund good jobs, quality education and affordable health care.
  96. Santamarina, Xiomara: Slavery's Harrowing Reality
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A review of the film "12 Years as a Slave" in the context of the literary genre of slave narratives.
  97. Santina, Don: Working Hard in America's Twilight Economy
    The Gleaners

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Over in the west side of town, gleaners hustle toward the recycling center on Peralta which will pay them cash for their collected goods. They push and pull their rusty supermarket carts filled with bottles, cans and odd goods toward the building before the steel rollup door rumbles down and ends that day's possibility of cash transactions.
  98. Santoro, Victor: Fighting Back on the Job
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
  99. Saragih, Henry: Why We Left Our Farms to Come to Copenhagen
    Speech of Henry Saragih, general coordinator of Via Campesina at the opening session of Klimaforum

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Climate change is already seriously impacting us. It brings floods, droughts and the outbreak of pests that are all causing harvest failures. I must point out that these harvest failures are something that the farmers did not create. Instead, it is the polluters who caused the emissions who destroy the natural cycles. So, we small scale farmers came here to say that we will not pay for their mistakes. And we are asking the emitters to face up to their responsibilities.
  100. Saramango, Jose; Ponce de Leon, Juana: Our Word is Our Weapon
    Selected writings of Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
    This book is divided into three sections and captures the voice of Mexico in transition - the voice of a people struggling for democracy by using their word as their only weapon.
  101. Saraste, Leena: For Palestine
    Resource Type: Book
    This striking photographic collection was made by Finnish photographer, Leena Saraste, at the height of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon and the siege of Beirut. Her vivid and moving images bear witness to the humanity and courage of millions of Palestinians who live as refugees beyond the borders of their own country.
  102. Saraswati, Jyoti: Outsourcing in India and the US Election
    Thus Spake the Cyber-Coolies

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    When Romney criticized outsourcing in his election campaign, he broke with Republican tradition. Outsourcing had been one of the few topics in which both parties appeared to genuinely disagree on, the one issue in which the underlying class dynamics of the pro-business Republicans and labour-backed Democrats were laid bare.
  103. Sarhan Afif, Burke Jason: How Islamist gangs use internet to track, torture and kill Iraqi gays
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Iraqi militias infiltrate internet gay chatrooms to hunt their quarry and hundreds are feared to be victims.
  104. Sarila, Narendra Singh: The Shadow of the Great Game
    The Untold Story of India's Partition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    Singh analyzes Britain's true intentions in the partition of India in 1947: a plan to detach Pakistan from India, create a militarily strategic foothold aimed at the Soviet Union, and maintain control over the oil fields of the Middle East.
  105. Sarkar, Sumit: Modern India: 1885-1947
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    This book uses recently released data to focus on India's anti-imperialist struggle within the larger context of its economic, socio-cultural and political developments in that era.
  106. Saro-Wiwa, Ken: Statement to the Court
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    I have no doubt at all about the ultimate success of my cause, no matter the trials and tribulations which I and those who believe with me may encounter on our journey. Nor imprisonment or death can stop our ultimate victory.
  107. Saro-Wiwa, Ken; Cox, Laurence: Looking Shell in the eye: Ken Saro-Wiwa's last writings
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1995   Published: 2013
    Author Ken Saro-Wiwa spear-headed the resistance of the Ogoni people of the Niger Delta against environmental devastation from oil drilling and ruptured oil pipelines. He was executed in 1995. Dr Laurence Cox introduces his last letters.
  108. Sartre, Jean-Paul: Anti-Semite and Jew
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1946   Published: 1965
  109. Sarvide, Laura ; Sanchez, Gabriela: Society of Citizens of the World
    Resource Type: Book
  110. Satgar, Vishwas: Social justice is the only solution to global warming
    The Climate is Ripe for Social Change

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    South African activist says only an alliance between unions and social justice movements can stop capital from destroying planetary life.
  111. Satin, Mark: New Age Politics: Healing Self and Society
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
  112. Satin, Mark: New Options for America
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  113. Saucy Sarah: No, Not All Bi Women Love Threesomes
    Silly Myths About Women and Bisexuality

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Being bisexual means that you are attracted to members of both sexes, even if you're not sleeping with them. Here are some things bisexuality doesn't mean.
  114. Saul, John: Decolonization and Empire
    Contesting the Rhetoric and Reality of Resubordination in Southern Africa and Beyond

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    John Saul scrutinizes the subjects of empire and the new neocolonialist states of Southern Africa funded by the International Monetary Fund, World Trade Organization and World Bank. The gap between rich and poor continues to grow as the unequal opportunities and material outcomes of the free market entrench themselves. This hierarchy is in part self-creating and self-sustaining but also locked into place by these international institutions.
  115. Saul, John: The Next Liberation Struggle
    Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy in Southern Africa

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005
    Integrates the concrete observations of a seasoned observer and participant in southern African liberation struggles with analysis of and reflection on the large question of the place of southern Africa within the global capitalist order and its capacities to contribute toward remaking that global order.
  116. Saul, John Ralston: Reflections of a Siamese Twin
    Canada at the End of the Twentieth Century

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    The tension in Canada between the model of an inclusive more egalitarian community vs. bureaucratic closed structures of government. According to Saul, Canada is a complex original which does not fit the model of uniligual nation-states like Britain, France, and the United States, which, he says, is profoundly upsetting to the simplistic colonial minds of the Canadian establishment.
  117. Saul, John S.: The Next Liberation Struggle
    Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy in Southern Africa

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005
    An indispensable guide to understanding how the resources of that era can be used to contribute to real liberation for the region and for the continent of Africa as a whole.
  118. Saul, John S.: Revolutionary Traveller
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    John S. Saul draws on a series of his own occasional articles written over a span of forty years which, together with a linking narrative, serve to trace not only his own career as an anti-apartheid and liberation support movement activist in both Canada and southern Africa but also help recount the history of the various struggles in both venues in which he has been directly involved.
  119. Saul, John S.: Socialist Ideology and the Struggle for South Africa
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
  120. Saul, Quincy: Like a Dull Knife: The People's Climate "Farce"
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Even in a top-down format, one hopes the upcoming march could draw much-needed attention to the climate movement.
  121. Sauriol, Charles: Remembering the Don
    A Rare Record of Earlier Times Within the Don River Valley

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1981
    Memories of Toronto's Don River in days gone by.
  122. Sauve, Roger: People Patterns
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  123. Savoie, Kathryn: Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline!
    Against The Current vol. 155

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The Keystone XL is a proposed 1700-mile pipeline that would transport tar sands oil (also called oil sands) from Alberta, Canada into the United States, crossing six states from Montana to Texas and Louisiana. The proposed pipeline, which has a price tag of $7 billion, would add to the extensive existing network of oil pipelines, carrying tar sands to refineries on the Gulf Coast.
  124. Savran, Sungur: The phantom election
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The author criticises the elections took place on 1 November 2015 in Turkey.The ruling party AKP took away two millon votes from the fascist party MHP, one million from HDP the predominantly Kurdish party. half a million from SP a fundamentalist Islamist party, the predecessor of the AK, another million from new strata that came to vote at a higher rate this time. The author questions and attempts to explain the discrepancy between the opinion polls and the electoral results.
  125. Savran, Sungur: The strategic defeat of Recep Tayyib Erdogan
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The author examines the causes of historic electoral defeat of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party AKP. The author emphasises the two recent events: The Gezi rebellion in Istanbul and the Kobane defence in Western Kurdistan. The author asks and attempts to answer "the reason why was that this defeat had taken so long to be registered in action even permitting Erdogan to climb to the presidency of the republic in August 2014."
  126. Savran, Sungur: The Syrianisation of Turkey
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 2015
    On 10 October 2015 hundreds of thousands people marching in the streets of Ankara in solidarity with Kurdish people and to stop the civil war were struck with two bombs, which exploded and killed a hundred people and hundreds wounded. In this article the author questions Erdogan's policies over Syria such as finding an excuse to send the Turkish military into Syria, setting up home-grown Islamist militia forces to keep Erdogan in power, to help warring Sunni militia groups in Syria always bear a risk of Syrianisation of Turkey.
  127. Savran, Sungur: Turkey and its Kurds at war: Recep Tayyip Erdogan's personal quest for survival
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Examining the ongoing civil war between the Turkish government and Kurds, focusing especially on the recent plight of Cizre, a south eastern town with a massive Kurdish population. The author criticises the Turkish government which waged war against its own citizens in the Kurdish regions of the country.
  128. Savran, Sungur: Turkey: A War of Two Coups
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    On 15 July 2016 a huge section of the Turkish armed forces attempted to take power from the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the AKP, came very close to its objective, but was ultimately defeated. This article examines the causes of the failed coup and its social and political effects on the Turkish society from a Marxist perpective.
  129. Saxberg, Kelly: Under the Red Star (Punatähden alla)
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Under the Red Star (a.k.a. Big Finn Hall), is a feature length docu-drama, in Finnish and English, about the vibrant culture and politics at the heart of Canada’s most significant worker’s hall, in Thunder Bay.
  130. Saxby, David: New Media... Endless Possibilities
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Using new media to get your message out.
  131. Sayles, John: The Anarchists' Convention and other stories
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979   Published: 2005
    A collection of short stories.
  132. Sayles, John (director): Matewan
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1987
    A film based on events in Matewan, West Virginia in 1920.
  133. Scahill, Jeremy: The Assassination Complex
    Secret military documents expose the inner workings of Obama's drone wars

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    There has been intense focus on the technology of remote killing, but that often serves as a surrogate for what should be a broader examination of the state's power over life and death.
  134. Scahill, Jeremy: Blackwater
    The rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army

    Resource Type: Book
  135. Scahill, Jeremy: Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
  136. Scahill, Jeremy: Find, Fix, Finish
    For the Pentagon, creating an architecture of assassination meant navigating a turf war with the CIA

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Obama was urged by Michael Hayden, the CIA director, and his counterterrorism adviser, John Brennan, to adopt small footprint counterterrorism operations and drone strikes. In one briefing, Hayden told Obama that covert action was the only way to confront al Qaeda and other terrorist groups plotting attacks against the U.S.
  137. Scahill, Jeremy; Begley, Josh: The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.
  138. Scanlon, Joan (ed): Surviving the Blues
    Growing up in Thatchers Decade

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  139. Scanlon, Tom: Exploring Your Neighbourhood
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1984
    A guide for children to learn more about their neighbourhoods.
  140. Scarry, Elaine: Thermonuclear Monarchy
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Nuclear weapons as fundamentally anti-democratic power.
  141. Schachtman, Max: The Bureaucratic Revolution
    The Rise of the Stalinist State

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1962
    Shachtman argues that Stalinist Russia and all countries of the same structure represent a new social order which he calls bureaucratic collectivism. He rejects the view that Stalinist society is in any way socialist or compatible with socialism, and rejects as well the view that it is capitalist or moving toward capitalism.
  142. Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy: Counter-Rhetoric 
    Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around which this rhetoric swirls. It is both useful as a historical guide and as a tool for countering the prevailing divisive rhetoric. Whether challenging the concepts embedded in Zionism, the wars of the mid 20th century and the later occupation, or the Wall as security argument, this book gives a systematic alternative to the prevailing mantras and begins the process of changing the viewing of the conflict.
  143. Schafer, Arthur: Justice denied: Latimer case exposes flaws in legal system
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Robert Latimer believes it was his moral duty to save his daughter from a life of unbearable pain. Many Canadians agree with him.
  144. Schafer, Meredith: Life Support for Labor?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The Debate Over how to save the labour movement suffers from a serious deficit of books written by organizers. Rarely do we get an entire book by someone who has been organizing for four decades, and is still actively engaged with union members, staff and leaders.
  145. Schafer, Meredith: The NUHW Revolt
    Against The Current vol. 141

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The largest battle within the U.S. union movement in decades is happening right now. It is an organizing campaign to leave the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) for the newly formed National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW).
  146. Schaffauser, Thierry: The sex work debate - a response to Jess Edwards
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Contribution to the debate on sex work which has been taking place in the International Socialism journal.
  147. Schama, Simon: Rough Crossings
    Britain, the slaves and the American Revolution

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
  148. Scharf, Miriam: Where does ISIS come from?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A review of Abdel Bari Atwan, Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate.
    Rosa Luxemburg said that capitalism would end in either socialism or barbarism. Looking at the Middle East, as hopes of democracy and social justice have been dashed by counter-revolution and violence, and at the West’s depictions of Islamic State or ISIS, barbarism might seem to have triumphed. Abdel Bari Atwan, editor for 25 years of the Arabic daily AlQuds AlArabi and now running the news website Rai al-Youm, is well placed to give an informed account of the origins, ideology and spread of ISIS.
  149. Schartz, Aaron; Lessig, Lawrence: The Boy Who Could Change the World
    The Writings of Aaron Schwartz

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2016
    In his too-short life, Aaron Swartz reshaped the Internet, questioned our assumptions about intellectual property, and touched all of us in ways that we may not even realize. His tragic suicide in 2013 at the age of twenty-six after being aggressively prosecuted for copyright infringement shocked the nation and the world.
  150. Schatan, Jacobo: World Debt: Who is to Pay?
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
    The solution of the debt crisis cannot lie in reducing interest rates or juggling exchange rates. As this book shows, merely servicing the swelling mountain of debt means a relentless increase in the physical resources Third World countries must export to the West. This book explores the responsibility of the creditors for this situation, as well as that of the debtors.
  151. Schechter, Stephen: Beyond Social Democracy 
    The City and Urban Socialism

    Resource Type: Book
  152. Schecter, Stephen: The Politics of Urban Liberation
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1978
    A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency highlights the importance of movements from below dealing with housing, transportation and other issues of daily life.
  153. Schecter, Stephen: Strategies for Urban Socialism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  154. Scheer, Robert; Beladi, Sara; Scheer, Joshua: They Know Everything About You
    How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    Government and corporate surveillance; defence of privacy and democracy.
  155. Schei, Tonje Hessen: Drone
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2014
    This documentary covers diverse and integral ground from the recruitment of young pilots at gaming conventions and the re-definition of "going to war", to the moral stance of engineers behind the technology, the world leaders giving the secret "green light" to engage in the biggest targeted killing program in history, and the people willing to stand up against the violations of civil liberties and fight for transparency, accountability and justice.
  156. Schell, Jonathan: The Seventh Decade
    The New Shape of Nuclear Danger

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    The Seventh Decade reveals many things. Amongst them is the history of global nuclear politics and the Bush government's policies that endanger the security of Americans and the world. Schell asserts that the Bush/ Cheney administration has forsaken traditional diplomacy and treaties that restrain nuclear proliferation preferring a first-strike military option. In so doing they have attacked Iraq using the excuse that they had WMD's, and have threatened North Korea and Iran with no results-North Korea now has the bomb and Iran is on the way. The administration has also encouraged the development of new generations of such weapons. He contends that the policies of the American government has intensified the trafficking of nuclear weapons which pose a renewed threat to humanity.
  157. Schell, Jonathan: The Unconquerable World
    Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    Traces the history of non-violent social change.
  158. Schenk, Anne: El Salvador's New War: Lesbian/Gay Activism Confronts "Social Cleansing"
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    Queer activism and visibility are on the rise in El Salvador and throughout Latin America, coupled with an alarming increase in repression against queers and queer activists. In May of this year, Karla, a seventeen-year-old transvestite active in El Salvadors gay rights movement, was abducted off the street and assassinated death-squad style.
  159. Schenk, Anne: Hurricane Mitch and Disaster Relief: The Politics of Catastrophe
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    THE LEVEL OF destruction wrought by Hurricane Mitch is hard to overstate. While there is no way to know exactly how many lives were affected by the category-five hurricane that devastated the region between October 26 and November 1, early reports indicated that across Central America 11,000 people are reported dead, 15,000 are missing and at least 2.4 million made homeless.
  160. Schenk, Anne: No Classes for Torture! Protests Escalate Against "School of the Americas"
    Against The Current vol. 82

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    Spurred by an enormous and unexpected victory in Congress, thousands of protesters will gather later this year at the gates of Fort Benning, GA to demand the closure of the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA), a military facility that provides training for Latin American and Caribbean soldiers and officers.
  161. Schenk, Christopher; Anderson, John (eds.): Reshaping Work
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1995
  162. Scheper-Hughes, Nancy: Body Parts and Bio-Piracy
    Tissue, Skin, Bone and Organ Harvesting at Israel's National Forensic Institute

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    A report on the tissue, skin, bone and organ harvesting conducted for many years at Israel’s L. Greenberg National Institute of Forensic Medicine.
  163. Schiavoni, Christina; Camacaro, William: Hunger in Venezuela? A Look Beyond the Spin
    Special Report

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Venezuala has food shortages when it comes to specific foods, but there have been grassroots and governmental responses.
  164. Schieder, Elsa: Breaking the Spell of Stupid Opinions
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    When someone is outside the hold of a stupid opinion, its inanity is so apparent that one wonders how it could ever be held by anyone. But when people are caught believing something that isn't reality-based, most believe it far more rigidly than they believe facts.
  165. Schieder, Elsa: The Rage of the "Righteous"
    On Muslim Outrage at a Danish Cartoon

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Over and over, in the wake of 9/11, Muslims (and many non-Muslims) have proclaimed that all Muslims must not be judged on the basis of the few that are terrorists. Yes, it was Muslims that flew the airplanes into the World Trade towers, but most Muslims are not like that. That's very true. Each individual should be judged only on the basis of his or her own behaviour. So then why are all Danes being judged on the basis of one Danish cartoon? Why has an embassy been burned? Why have Danish products been taken off shelves?
  166. Schieder, Elsa: Stupid Opinion #1: All Opinions are Equal
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    People say, "Don't be judgmental" - as if we shouldn't evaluate behaviour, from amazingly loving to atrocious. Many intone, "No one has the right to judge opinions" - as if racist opinions, say, had the same validity as anti-racist opinions.
  167. Schilis-Gallego, Cecile: Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly Footprint in Africa
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Schilis-Gallego discusses Australian mining companies' involvement in violence and human rights violations in Africa.
  168. Schiller, Dan: We've got our eye on you
    US wants to control, and own, the world online

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Edward Snowden not only told the world about US state surveillance of national and personal secrets, he reminded us that almost all the companies surveying us for commercial gain are American.
  169. Schiller, Herbert I.: Culture Inc.
    The Corporate Takeover of Public Expression

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    Schiller defends democratic expression and free access to information while demonstrating the ways in which public expression, public space, and public access to information are becoming increasingly limited and controlled.
  170. Schiller, Herbert I.: Mass Communications and American Empire
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
    An in-depth look at international and domestic media, and the effect of capitalism on mass communications.
  171. Schlenger, Sunny: How to be organized In spite of yourself
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
  172. Schlesinger, Stephen C.; Kinzer, Stephen: Bitter Fruit
    The untold story of the American coup in Guatemala

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983   Published: 1990
    A history which reads like a thriller, detailing the dirty tricks, the manipulation of public opinion, and the corrupt foreign policy which characterized U.S. involvement in Guatemala. They show that this covert action became a blueprint for later incursions by the U.S. into Central America.
  173. Schleuning, Neala: The Abolition of Work and Other Myths
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1995
  174. Schlom, Ian: The Struggle of the 'Mill Girls'
    Class Consciousness in Early 19th Century New England

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    This article traces the development of class consciousness of and the antagonism between capitalists and the Lowell and Lawrence "Mill Girls" in the earlier half of the 19th Century in New England.
  175. Schlossberg, Josh: Defender of the Forests 
    Bonnie Phillips vs. the Timber Beasts, Gang Green and the Big Foundations

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Veteran forest advocate Bonnie Phillips passed away on May 4, 2015 in Olympia, Washington. This article is based on her final interview.
  176. Schlosser, Eric: Command and Control
    Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Schlosser uncovers the secrets about the (mis-)management of America's nuclear arsenal.
  177. Schlosser, Eric: Fast Food Nation
    The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005
    According to Schlosser, fast food has hastened the malling of the American landscape, widened the chasm between rich and poor, fueled an epidemic of obesity, and propelled American cultural imperialism abroad.
  178. Schlosser, Eric: The Prison-Industrial Complex
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Correctional officials see danger in prison overcrowding. Others see opportunity. The nearly two million Americans behind bars "the majority of them nonviolent offenders" mean jobs for depressed regions and windfalls for profiteers.
  179. Schlöndorff, Volker; von Trotta, Margarethe: The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1975
    German original title: Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum. A young woman's life is scrutinized by police and tabloid press after she spends the night with a suspected terrorist.
  180. Schmid, Thomas (Hg.): Krieg im Kosovo
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
  181. Schmidt, Ingo: Rosa Luxemburg: Economics for a New Socialist Project
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Reading Marx’ Capital today leaves the same impression as reading Luxemburg’s The Accumulation of Capital. One wonders whether Marx and Luxemburg really wrote their books more than one hundred years ago. If not for their historical references to English industrialization and nineteenth-century imperialism, one might think they were written as analyses of neoliberal globalization from the late twentieth century until today.
  182. Schmidt, Ingo: Rosa Luxemburg's Accumulation of Capital
    New Perspectives on Capitalist Development and American Hegemony

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    From a Luxemburgian perspective post-war capitalism developed in two phases, each of which was possible because class-struggles and international conflicts had opened non-capitalist environments for capitalist penetration. The first phase gave rise to consumer capitalism and neo-colonialism; the second was characterized by accumulation by dispossession that rolled back welfare states in the North and developmental states in the South, while also integrating formerly state-socialist countries, notably China, into the capitalist world-system.
  183. Schmidt, Ingo: There is no Alternative Unless We Build One: Reinventing Socialist Politics
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Social democratic parties surrendered the countervailing power they had acquired during the long post-war boom to the imperatives of international competitiveness. New parties of the left that originally positioned themselves somewhere between social democracy and communism lost their points of reference and have proven, thus far at least, unable to invent a socialism for a world after Soviet communism and social democratic welfare-states.
  184. Schmidt, Ted: The Holy Spirit of Resistance
    Catholic Social Vision

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Catholics all over the world are now becoming aware of their counter-cultural social vision. They are increasingly recognizing the call of God to active citizenship in building the Reign of God rather than accepting the hopeless parameters of a New World Order of exclusion and passivity so powerfully promoted by massive corporations.
  185. Schmidt, Ted: Justice Proclaimed
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1995
    The evolution of justice as the central concern for the Catholic church, and in particular, the Canadian Catholic church is an exciting story with a long history, a history defined by the realization that charity, while always and everywhere important for the Christian, is not the central concern of the gospel.
  186. Schnack, Kris; Jackson, Ted: Worker Co-operatives
    An Introduction

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1985
  187. Schnack, Kris; Jackson, Ted: Worker Co-operatives: An Introduction
    Resource Type: Organization
    First Published: 1986
    Inactive/Defunct Organization
    Schnack and Jackson introduce worker co-operatives to a broad constituency of the unemployed, underemployed, precarious workers, community organizations, women's groups, and church members. This is a practical guide that avoids the larger policy and philosophical debates about worker co-operatives.
  188. Schneider, Michael: On left-wing dogmatism - a senile disorder
    plus, Vanguard, vanguard, who's got the vanguard?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1974
  189. Schneider, Michael: Vanguard, Vanguard, Who's Got the Vanguard?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1972
    A critique of Leninist vanguard-party theories and practice, especially as manifested in the new left groups of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Published in the May 1972 and August 1972 issues of Liberation magazine.
  190. Schneier, Bruce: Government Secrets and the Need for Whistle-blowers
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Whistle-blowing is vital, even more broadly than in government spying. Whistle-blowing is the moral response to immoral activity by those in power. What's important here are government programs and methods, not data about individuals.
  191. Schoen, Seth: Location Tracking: A Pervasive Problem in Modern Technology
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    NSA is tracking people around the Internet and the physical world. These newly-revealed techniques hijacked personal information that was being transmitted for some commercial purpose, converting it into a tool for surveillance. One technique involved web cookies, while another involved mobile apps disclosing their location to location-based services.
  192. Scholars for Democracy and Socialism: The War is a Double Terror: Stop the New Stage of the Chechen War!
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    The recent barbaric explosions [at apartment buildings in major Russian cities], which caused hundreds of deaths amongst Russian citizens, were used by the authorities to resume a campaign of searching for "entire enemies" and, exploiting our grief, to hide the real perpetrators.
  193. Scholey, Keith: The Communist Club
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    History of the Communist Club in 19th century London, in particular detailing the involvement of Karl Marx.
  194. Scholz, Trebor; Schneider, Nathan: Ours to Hack and To Own
    The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, A New Vision For the Future Of Work and A Fairer Internet

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2016
    The activists who have put together Ours to Hack and to Own argue for a new kind of online economy: platform cooperativism, which combines the rich heritage of cooperatives with the promise of 21st-century technologies, free from monopoly, exploitation, and surveillance.
  195. Schom - Moffat, Patti: The Women's Workbook.
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  196. Schor, Juliet B.: The Overspent American
    Why We Want What We Don't Need

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1998
    The Overspent American explores why so many of us feel materially dissatisfied, why we work staggeringly long hours and yet walk around with ever-present mental "wish lists" of things to buy or get, and why Americans save less than virtually anyone in the world. Unlike many experts, Harvard economist Juliet B. Schor does not blame consumers' lack of self-discipline. Nor does she blame advertisers. Instead she analyzes the crisis of the American consumer in a culture where spending has become the ultimate social art.
  197. Schor, Juliet B.: The Overworked American
    The Unexpected Decline Of Leisure

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1957   Published: 1993
    This book explains why, contrary to all expectations, Americans are working harder than ever. Juliet Schor presents the astonishing news that over the past twenty years our working hours have increased by the equivalent of one month per year—a dramatic spurt that has hit everybody: men and women, professionals as well as low-paid workers. Why are we—unlike every other industrialized Western nation—repeatedly ”choosing” money over time? And what can we do to get off the treadmill?
  198. Schrader, Alvin M: Fear of Words
    Censorship and the Public Libraries of Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Professor Shrader undertook a survey of Canadian Public Libraries (1985-1987) to examine the question of censorship. Some of the "challenges" to libraries are minor, others are based on an ideological basis. While librarians are still able to buy controversial books and materials he fears that the increase in censorship will be harmful to the nation as a whole. This book is recomended for anyone concerned with intellectual freedom.
  199. SCHREINER, Ben: The Chemical Weapons Pretext for War on Syria
    The Latest Pack of Lies?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Washington is digging deep to conjure up a pretext for yet another war of aggression in the Middle East. The White House claims that the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons against rebel fighters.
  200. Schreiner, Ben: NYT Hypes Russian Threat to the Internet
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    As if Americans didn't already have enough to worry about in regards to the recently resurrected Red Menace, we can now add the fear that those devious Russians are threatening to -- horror of horrors -- bring down the Internet.
  201. Schroyer, Trent: A World That Works
    Building Blocks for a Just and Sustainable Society

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    The premise of the book is that an economics constrained by respect for the natural world and human dignity is possible. The ideas presented are grouped around several themes: what works to create real wealth, to democratize science and technology, to link sustainability with justice and to build sustainable livelyhoods and communities. The book presents alternate ideas and experiences on how to achieve this.
  202. Schulkind, Eugene; (Editor): The Paris Commune of 1871 
    The View from the Left

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    For the Left, the Paris Commune of 1871 stands as the first example of the exercise of political power by a working class. Socialists, Communists and Anarchists have all looked to this 72-day revolution for lessons - often conflicting - in the development of approaches to state power, democratic processes and a vanguard party in socialist revolutions. This volume gives the English reader direct access to a substantial collection of documents from the time of the Commune - most of which have remained unpublished even in France. These are writings in which some Communards themselves express the view that the Commune was an egalitarian social revolution committed to the ultimate abolition of classes.
  203. Schulman, Jason: In Defense of Grand Narratives
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The postmodernist attack on Marxism conflates the crudities of “Marxism-Leninism” with the thought of Marx himself. Its critique of Enlightenment rationality fails on its own terms, but it also fails to discern Marx’s break with his Enlightenment forebearers. Marx’s goal — the emancipation of the human individual from need and the flowering of “rich individuality” — is not that of rationalism, Hegelianism or classical political economy.
  204. Schulman, Jason: The Life and Death of Socialist Zionism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    As a mass movement, Socialist Zionism is finished. One might say that it accomplished its actual goal -- the building of the Jewish state. Unless one identifies "socialism" with statism, socialism was never a goal of Ben-Gurion and his co-thinkers.
  205. Schult, Christoph; Wiegrefe, Klaus: Breedlove Network Sought Weapons Deliveries for Ukraine
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Working with dubious sourcing, a group close to NATO's chief military commander Philip Breedlove sought to secure weapons deliveries for Ukraine, a trove of newly released emails revealed. The efforts served to intensify the conflict between the West and Russia.
  206. Schulte, Elizabeth: The trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
  207. Schultz, Aaron; Miller, Mike: People Power
    The Community Organizing Tradition of Saul Alinsky

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    Saul Alinsky, according to Time Magazine in 1970, was a "prophet of power to the people," someone who "has possibly antagonized more people . . . than any other living American." People Power introduces the major organizers who adopted and modified Alinsky's vision across the United States.
  208. Schultz, Connie: Here We Go Again, Trash-Talking The Working Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    This column begins with a brief story about the author's two grandmothers who lived in trailer homes.
  209. Schulz, Patricia V.: The East York Workers' Association
    A Response to the Great Depression

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1975
    An account of the activity of relief recipients in the township of East York, an eastern suburb of Toronto, in the 1930s.
  210. Schumacher, E.F.: Small is Beautiful
    A Study of Economics as if People Mattered

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
    Schumacher argues that mainstream economics is incompatible with the long-term ends of humanity.
  211. Schwalbe, Michael: Things My Students Don't Know
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    One of the discussion exercises I use in my course on corporate power begins with the bare text of the First Amendment projected on screen at the front of the room. I tell students that this is a recently proposed piece of federal legislation and invite their comments. I also say that if anyone has heard of the proposal, they should remain quiet for the time being and let others speak first.
  212. Schwalbe, Michael: When Drones Come Home to Roost
    Monsters, Human and Mechanical

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The use of remote-controlled killing machines by the United States guarantees that in the future these same technologies will be used to strike targets in the U.S.
  213. Schwartz, Aaron: Guerilla Open Access Manifesto
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for
    themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries
    in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of
    private corporations.
  214. Schwartz, Joanna: They Will Have to Kill Us First
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2015
    They Will Have To Kill Us First: Malian music in exile is a feature-length documentary following musicians in Mali in the wake of a jihadist takeover and subsequent banning of music. Music, one of the most important forms of communication in Mali, disappeared overnight in 2012 when Islamic extremists groups rose up to capture an area the size of the UK and France combined. But rather than lay down their instruments, Mali’s musicians fought back.
  215. Schwartz, John: "Black Americans for a Better Future" Super PAC 100% Funded by Rich White Guys
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    New FEC filings show that all of the $417,250 in monetary donations to a Super PAC called "Black Americans for a Better Future" comes from conservative white businessmen-- including $400,000, or 96 percent of the total, from white billionaire hedge fund manager Robert Mercer.
  216. Schwartz, Jon: Luxembourg Puts Journalist and Whistleblowers On Trial for Ruining Its "Magical Fairyland" of Tax Avoidance
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 2016
    Luxembourg istrying to throw two French whistleblowers and a journalist in prison for their role in the "LuxLeaks" exposé that revealed the tiny country’s outsized role in enabling corporate tax avoidance.
  217. Schwartz, Linda ; isllustrated by Armstrong, Beverley: Earth Book for Kids
    Activities to Help Heal the Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  218. Schwartz, Michael: Contradictions of the Iraqi Resistance: Guerilla War vs. Terrorism
    Against The Current vol. 120

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    One of the most complicated aspects of the war in Iraq is that the Iraqi resistance is divided into a multitude of different groups with a multitude of different goals.
  219. Schwartz, Michael: Iraq: Guerrilla War in Sadr City
    Against The Current vol. 114

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    In attacking first Najaf, then Tal Afar and Samarra, and finally tackling the center of Sunni resistance in Fallujah, the United States was seeking to reverse this process. But these attacks were not designed to restore order; they were, instead, intended to prevent the consolidation of a very orderly anti-American status quo in a constantly expanding set of "liberated" areas. Ironically, the American attacks in the Fall of 2004 underscore the larger contradictions in American policy in Iraq: that the chaos American leaders keep saying there are preventing will, in fact, occur only if U.S. military forces succeed in destroying these nascent city-states.
  220. Schwarz, Jon: The Assassination of Orlando Letelier and the Politics of Silence
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In 1976, agents working for the Chilean secret service attached plastic explosives to the bottom of Orlando Letelier's Chevrolet as it sat in the driveway of his family's home in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C. There are still many unanswered questions about this time. Exactly how complicit was the U.S. in the overthrow of the Chilean government? Why did the CIA ignore a cable telling it that Chile's agents were heading to the U.S.? Why did Henry Kissinger, then Secretary of State, cancel a warning to Chile not to kill its overseas opponents just five days before Letelier was murdered?
  221. Schwarz, Jon: Russian Oligarch Wanted to Turn My Joke Into Reality
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    One of my core political beliefs is that there would still be a Soviet Union if they'd been smart enough to have two communist parties that agreed on everything except abortion.
    Obviously that's a joke about the U.S., where we have two capitalist parties that largely agree on everything.
  222. Schwarz, Jon: A Short History of U.S. Bombing of Civilian Facilities
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The U.S. has repeatedly attacked civilian facilities in the past. This is a sampling of such incidents since the 1991 Gulf War.
  223. Schwarz, Jon: Tea Party Oddsmaker Has Best Campaign Finance Reform Idea Yet (Really)
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Liberals always say we need to get money out of politics. But there are three big problems with that: (1) the Supreme Court has made it near-impossible without amending the Constitution; (2) no matter what barriers you erect, money will always find ways to influence politics; and (3) maybe most importantly, politics costs money.
  224. Schwarz, Jon: "Yes, We're Corrupt": A List of Politicians Admitting That Money Controls Politics
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Schwarz gives a list of examples where politicians acknowledge that money has an impact on what they do.
  225. Schwarz, Peter: Pro-European Union protests mount in Kiev
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Over 100,000 demonstrators protested in Kiev on Sunday to demand the resignation of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich. They were protesting Yanukovich’s abandonment of an association agreement with the European Union (EU.
  226. Sciortino, Raffaele: Chicken Game: Eurocrisis, Again.
    Washington vs. Berlin

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    How does one take an autonomous position against the European policies of social butchery without falling into nationalist, anti-German nostalgia or into rhetoric against “Anglo-Saxon speculation”? How do we put together struggles about rights, work and life with a constitutive struggle on the issue of debt, while avoiding any recourse to solutions “from above” to the risk of default?
  227. Scipes, Kim: The National Endowment for Democracy in Venezuela
    The Stealth Destabilizer

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As protests have been taking place in Venezuela the last couple of weeks, it is always good to check on the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), the US Empire’s “stealth” destabilizer.
  228. Scoble, H.M.; Wiseberg, L. (ed.): Access to Justice
    The Struggle for Human Rights in South East Asia

    Resource Type: Book
    This volume brings together the experiences and ideas of leading human rights campaigners from Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia. They demonstrate the imaginative ways in which people are struggling to assert their human dignity in the face of authoritarian regimes wedded to keeping in power the narrow classes that benefit from their countries' continued subordination to the US dominated world economy.
  229. Scott, Catherine: Scarlet Road
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Scarlet Road follows the extraordinary work of Australian sex worker, Rachel Wotton. Impassioned about freedom of sexual expression and the rights of sex workers, she specializes in a long over-looked clientele – people with disability.
  230. Scott, George: Police Terror in the Big Apple
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Scott exposes the realities of police brutality and the character of organized opposition in New York City.
  231. Scott, Helen: Rosa Luxemburg's Reform or Revolution in the Twenty-first Century
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Rosa Luxemburg’s Reform and Revolution, written at a high point of socialist struggle, contains invaluable lessons for today's new generation of activists as they confront the political and organizational challenges of the day.
  232. Scott, Jack: Plunderbund and Proletariat
    A History of the IWW in B.C.

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1975
    A history of working class struggle from the workers' perspective.
  233. Scott, Jack: Sweat and Struggle
    Working Class Struggles In Canada 1789 - 1899

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1974
  234. Scott, James C.: Two Cheers for Anarchism
    Six Easy Pieces on Autonomy, Dignity, and Meaningful Work and Play

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    Inspired by the core anarchist faith in the possibilities of voluntary cooperation without hierarchy, this book offers a defense of an anarchist way of seeing - one that provides a unique and powerful perspective on everything from everyday social and political interactions to mass protests and revolutions.
  235. Scott, James C.: Weapons of the Week
    Everyday forms of peasant resistance

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
    This picture of the constant and circumspect struggle waged by peasants materially and ideologically against their oppressors shows that techniques of evasion and resistance may represent the most significant and effective means of class struggle in the long run.
  236. Scott, Jonathan: Before the White Race Was Invented
    Review of The Invention of the White Race

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    With white racial oppression in place, the ruling class could promote poor and propertyless European-Americans into the "middle class," the same way the British promoted "mulattos" in the Caribbean, but they would have to do so strictly in token-name only, saving them countless billions of dollars, since the fantasy of social mobility was made conditional not on acquiring their own property, their own means of employment, or their own education, but on keeping African Americans poor and oppressed.
  237. Scott, Michael: First a Hand on Your Crotch, Next a Boot in Your Face
    False Choices and Airport Security

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Since 9/11, we have given up many of our rights and our government has condoned practices like torture, legalized assassination, kidnapping, indefinite detention without access to council or trial – all in the name of keeping us 'safe' and 'free'. We have adopted practices and behaviors that we used to abhor in other nations and regimes. These practices, as demonstrated by the TSA, have nothing to do with keeping us safe or free – quite the opposite.
  238. Scott, Rachel: Muscle & Blood
    The Massive, Hidden Agony of Industrial Slaughter in America

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1974
  239. Scott, Vere; Janssen, Michael: Ecological Agriculture in Manitoba: A Turning Point?
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 1983
  240. Scraton, Phil; McCulloch, Mude (eds.): The Violence of Incarceration
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Argues that the revelations of extreme brutality perpetrated by allied soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo represent the inevitable end-product of domestic incarceration predicated on the use of extreme violence including lethal force.
  241. Scripps, Thomas: Toward a socialist future: Children’s picture books after the Bolshevik Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The Russian Revolution of 1917 was the defining event of the 20th century. Its influence extended across virtually every aspect of human society the world over. The scope for study of the revolution and of the social order that emerged from it is immense, though generally overlooked in contemporary art curation. It comes as a welcome exception to see the attempt by London's House of Illustration art gallery in its exhibition, A New Childhood: Picture Books from Soviet Russia, to bring to light the artistic impetus lent by the revolution to children's book illustrations in early Soviet society.
  242. Seabrook, Jeremy: Consuming Cultures Globalization and Local Lives
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    A wide-ranging and sensitive exploration of local versus global, underlining the economic roots of cultural identity.
  243. Seabrook, Jeremy: The Myth of the Market
    Promises and Illusions

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Advocates expelling the market from all those spaces it has inappropriately invaded.
  244. Seabrook, Jeremy: The No-Nonsense Guide to Class, Caste & Hierarchies 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002
    Concentrates mainly on the history of social hierarchy in Western civilization, and particularly the struggles of the working class.
  245. Seabrook, Jeremy: The No-Nonsense Guide to World Poverty
    Resource Type: Book
  246. Seale, Patrick, & McConville, Maureen: French Revolution 1968
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1968
    Seale and McConville set out to relate what happened during the May 1968 revolt in France, to set the explosion in its context of French politics, and to single out what they take to be the original and creative features of the situation.
  247. Searle, Chris: Words Unchained
    Language and Revolution in Grenada

    Resource Type: Book
    The Grenada Revolution proved to be the most sustained anti-imperialist process as yet to have taken place in an English-speaking country, and it made a significant impression on the struggles and hopes of the Caribbean people. Words Unchained points to the living revolutionary experience of the people of Grenada as expressed orally and in writing.
  248. Searle, Rick: Population Growth, Resource Consumption, and the Environment
    Seeking a Common Vision for a Troubled World

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
    This work looks at the problem of overpoplulation and the environment.
  249. Sears, Alan: The Next New Left: A History of the Future
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    The Next New Left explores the challenge of activist renewal in the age of austerity. Over the past few decades, state policy-makers and employers have engaged in a massive process of neoliberal restructuring that has undermined the basis for social and labour movements. In this book, Alan Sears seeks to understand the social environment that made activist mobilization possible -- and was largely taken for granted -- during the twentieth century.
  250. Sears, Alan: Queer in a Lean World
    Against The Current vol. 89

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    The queer movement has made impressive gains in the thirty-one years since the Gay Liberation Front emerged out of the Stonewall Riots in New York City. It is now possible for many lesbians and gay men to live relatively open lives in fairly supportive environments with access to real community resources.
  251. Sears, Alan; Cairns, James: Austerity U
    Preparing Students for Precarious Lives

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Policy-makers are introducing big changes to university systems under the banner of an austerity agenda. Globally common themes in this agenda include rapid increases in tuition fees, new models of university governance, new ways of teaching, a significant shift in subject matter, an attempt to depoliticize campuses, and major alterations in employment relations.
  252. Sears, Val: Poor Memory leads to fame
    Resource Type: Article
    Researcher Dr. Fergus Craik discusses his life, his work and, of course, his memory.
  253. Secombe, Wallace; Livingstone, David W.: Down To Earth People
    Beyond Class Reductionism and Postmodernism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Working class women and men offer their analysis of the world today and its multi-dimensional inequalities.
  254. Seed, John; Macy, Joanna; Fleming, Pat; Naess, Arne. Illus. by Pugh, Dailan: Thinking Like a Mountain
    Toward a Council of All Beings

    Resource Type: Book
    This book of readings, meditations, poems, and workshop notes helps us realize that environmental defence is nothing less than self-defence. It provides a context for ritual identification with the natural environment and so brings a process of community therapy in defence of Mother Earth.
  255. Seeger, Pete; van Gelder, Sarah: How Can I Keep From Singing
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Excerpts from an interview with Pete Seeger.
  256. Seeley, Robert: The Handbook of Non-Violence
    Including Aldous Huxley's An Encyclopedia of Pacifism

    Resource Type: Book
    Aldous Huxley's An Encyclopedia of Pacifism, one of the key documents of the thirties peace movement in England known as the Peace Pledge Union, is here reprinted as the opening segment of this book. Seeley has added a whole series of new entries designed to define what has happened in the realm of war and peace since Huxley wrote his book, including Hiroshima, Indochina, the Cold War, the Holocaust, and Star Wars.
  257. Segnini, Giannina: Biggest criminals write laws that make their crimes legal
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Giannina Segnini discusses her bribery investigations that helped put two former presidents of Costa Rica in jail, and offers advice to aspiring investigative journalists.
  258. Seguin, Marilynne: A Gentle Death
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    Explores the moral and legal implications of euthanasia. Offers advice on working with doctors and other health-care professionals, dealing with unresolved personal conflicts, involving family members and friends in the decision-making process, and coping with legal realities.
  259. Segura, Liliana: What Justice Breyer's Dissent on Lethal Injection Showed About the Death Penalty's Defenders
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Just after 2 a.m. on Monday, June 29, 2015 -- some seven hours before the U.S. Supreme Court would reject the latest challenge to the death penalty in Glossip v. Gross -- former death row prisoner Glenn Ford died in Louisiana. Ford, 65, left prison with stage four lung cancer in 2014, after spending almost 30 years facing execution for a crime he did not commit.
  260. Seidman, Ann: Apartheid, Militarism and the U.S. Southeast
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    This is an easy to understand economic report on the joint relation between U.S. policies in Africa and jobs, income and investment in the U. S. Southeast. Seidman examines how the daily realities of life are shaped by the American support of apartheid.
  261. Seidman, Ann: The Roots of Crisis in Southern Africa
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1984
    Ann Seidmen's book is a basic primer which analyzes the impact of neocolonialism. The information on the roles of multinationals and their self justification of the greed that perpetuates poverty and violence is especially useful.
  262. Seifried, Dieter: Gute Argumente: Verkehr
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Informiert anschaulich and sachlich über die Grundlagen des Verkehrssystems, über the Hintergründe der auto-orientierten Gesleeschaft und uber unweltschonende und wirtschaflich vorteilhafte Alternativen.
  263. Selfa, Lance: Emma Goldman: A life of controversy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    More than six decades after her death, the anarchist Emma Goldman still stirs passionate political debate. Goldman made headlines in January 2003 when University of California, Berkeley, officials refused to allow the university's Emma Goldman Papers Project to send a fundraising appeal that quoted Goldman speaking out against war and for free speech. University officials said the appeal was too "political" to appear during the Bush administration's ramp-up to war in Iraq. Researchers at the Papers Project, which houses Goldman's personal and public papers, refused to concede in the face of university threats and organized protests against the university's suppression of free speech that forced the university to back down.
  264. Selfa, Lance: Slavery and the origins of racism
    International Socialist Review

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    Racism is not part of some unchanging human nature. It was literally invented.
  265. Seltzer, Leo: The World in Review and America Today, 1934
    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 1934   Published: 1982
    WFPL newsreel segments that exposed multiple social current event topics.
  266. Seltzer, Leo, Balog, Lester: Bonus March, 1932
    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 1932   Published: 1982
    WFPL footage of the 1932 Bonus Army demanding early redemption of their service certificates in Washington D.C. through protest.
  267. Seltzer, Leo; T. Hurwitz, Leo; Del Duca, Robert; Brody, Sam; Nelson, C.O.: The National Hunger March to Washington, 1932
    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 1933   Published: 1982
    WFPL Documentary of the Second National Hunger March to Washington, D.C. 1932.
  268. Selwyn, Benjamin: Emerging workers' movements
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Since the 1980s the institutionalisation of global neoliberalism has been pursued based on a range of ideological claims which have been advanced (or at least accepted) across the political spectrum. These claims include the arguments that the working class is increasingly a thing of the past, both structurally (as industry gives way to services and information) and politically (as traditional left parties embrace varieties of neoliberalism); that globalisation is reducing world poverty and that as a result the global middle class is expanding rapidly; and, seemingly logically, that radical politics are a thing of the past.
  269. Semprun, Jorge: The Autobiography of Rederico Sanchez
    And the Communist Underground in Spean

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1980
  270. Sen, Gita; Grown, Caren: Development, Crises, and Alternative Visions
    Third World Women's Perspectives

    Resource Type: Book
    Synthesizes and analyzes three decades of economic, political, and cultural policies and politics toward third world women.
  271. Sen, Jai; Waterman, Peter: World Social Forum
    Challenging Empires

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    This comprehensive volume provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging discussions, debates and arguments which have gone into making the World Social Forum (WSF) one of the more prominent platforms of alternative ideas and practices in the present world.
  272. Sen, Rinku: Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2003
    An overview of contemporary organizing strategies and philosophies with case studies.
  273. Senge, Peter et al.: The necessary revolution
    Working together to create a sustainable world

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008   Published: 2010
    Originally published in 2008 as: The necessary revolution: how individuals and organizations are working together to create a sustainable world.
  274. Sengupta, Amit: Global Health Watch 4
    An Alternative World Health Report

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Global Health Watch, now in its fourth edition, is widely perceived as the definitive voice for an alternative discourse on health and healthcare. It covers a range of issues that currently impact on health, including the present political and economic architecture in a fast-changing and globalized world; a political assessment of the drive towards Universal Health Coverage; broader determinants of health, such as gender-based violence and access to water; stories of struggles, actions and change; and a scrutiny of a range of global institutions and processes. It integrates rigorous analysis, alternative proposals and stories of struggle and change to present a compelling case for a radical transformation of the way we approach actions and policies on health.
  275. Sennet, Richard: The Corrosion of Character
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    Richard Sennett explores the myth of efficiency in the new business order. This is a book about people who went through being downsized in their work. This is the New Capitalism- All Human Character has been abondoned and in its place an owner and demographer who downsize the workers of companies.
  276. Sennett, Richard: Authority
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Social philospher Richard Sennett has written a book that looks at the cycles of rebellion and surrender both in our public and our private lives. He examines the structures of power and the notion of an "authority crisis". He believes the push and pull between management and labour is inevitable and enduring. He feels that for people to become free we need to give up our false notions of autonomy (the worker) and also the equally false notion of benevolence (the manager). By doing so we will make authority visible and make it the first step toward freedom.
  277. Sennett, Richard: Fighting the Flexible Firm
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2000
    The shift towards the short term is a result of changes within the operation of capitalism. Let us be clear about this: it is not about technology, it is not about innovation, it is about capitalism and how capitalism operates to achieve profit. Capital is now driven by short-term return. This results in organisations having to quickly change what they are doing and where they are going, and adjust their personnel accordingly.
  278. Sennett, Richard: Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    Richard Sennett contends that "living with people who differ -- racially, ethnically, religiously, or economically -- is the most urgent challenge facing civil society today. We tend socially to avoid engaging with people unlike ourselves, and modern politics encourages the politics of the tribe rather than of the city."
  279. Sennett, Richard: The Uses of Disorder
    Personal Identity and City Life

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1970
    An examination of the ways the modern city has failed, and an exploration of new modes of urban organization through which city life can become richer and more life-affirming.
  280. Sennett, Richard; Cobb, Jonathon: The Hidden Injuries of Class
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1966   Published: 1972
    Sennett and Cobb look at human relations between people of different classes and analyze everyday life and ordinary situations to identify class signals that make people feel inadequate.
  281. Sentmanat, José Manuel: IPPN Standing Strong in the Storm
    Against The Current vol. 88

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    If I were asked to name the one virtue that best describes the political left in America, I would say “perseverance.” As we know all too well, the long history of the left in our country is a history of frustration, betrayal and defeat, yet also of hope, vigor and determination despite many setbacks and our repeated failure to win any real political power.
  282. Septer, Dirk: Lost Nuke: The Last Flight of Bomber 075
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    In a story seemingly drawn out of a Hollywood action script, the tale of America's first "broken arrow" - code for a lost nuclear weapon - is gripping stuff. The fact that the weapon disappeared over Canadian airspace makes this a unique chapter in Canadian aviation history.
  283. Serge, Victor: The Case of Comrade Tulayev
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1950   Published: 1963
  284. Serge, Victor: Excerpts from the 'Notebooks'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1938   Published: 1944
  285. Serge, Victor: Farewell to Andres Nin
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1937
    Farewell, my friend. Your great courageous life is left to us, full of work and action. Your terrible death is left to us as well. Like you, we must hold out to the bitter end so that socialism be free.
  286. Serge, Victor: Five Years’ Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1923
  287. Serge, Victor: Flame on the Snow
    (1920/1921)

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1924
  288. Serge, Victor: From Lenin to Stalin 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1937   Published: 1973
    A fascinating, first-hand account of the Stalinist takeover in Russia.
  289. Serge, Victor: The Illegals
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1908
    For the anarchist, if he doesn't care about bourgeois legality and honesty, must above all aim at preserving himself as long as possible for action and realizing to the greatest extent possible for himself the life he desires . His work, rather than appearing harmful and destructive, should be a work of life, a long apostolate of stubborn labor, of goodness, of love.
  290. Serge, Victor: In a time of duplicity
    From the Diary of Victor Serge - III

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1945
    A selection of three enteries in the diary of Victor Serge - III
  291. Serge, Victor: Kronstadt 1921: Trotsky's Defense. Response to Trotsky
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1938
    It is in fact in the domain of repression that the Central Committee of the Bolshevik Party committed, from the very beginning of the revolution, the gravest errors, those which were to most dangerously contribute to on one hand to the bureaucratization of the party and the state, and on the other to disarming the masses and, more particularly, the revolutionaries. It is about time that we realized this.
  292. Serge, Victor: Lenin in 1917
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1924   Published: 1925
  293. Serge, Victor: Memoirs of a Revolutionary 1901- 1941 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1943   Published: 1967
    Victor Serge, who was bron in 1890 and died in 1947, was an anarchist, a Bolshevik, a Trotskyist, and a revisionist-Marxist. Belgian by birth and upbringing, French by adoption and in literary expression, Russian by parentage and later by citizenship, he eventually became stateless and was put down as a Spanish national for purposes of his funeral documents. He was a journalist, a poet, a pamphleteer, a historian, a political prisoner, an agitator, and a novelist.
  294. Serge, Victor: Men in Prison
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1931
    Victor Serge's novel based on his own experiences as a politcal prisoner.
  295. Serge, Victor: A New International
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1944
    The idea of socialism is henceforth inseparable from respect for the individual, the spirit of liberty, and of really democratic institutions. Socialist ideology demands strict self-criticism, a re-exami-nation of theories, whilst allowing for the scientific learning of the last 50 years and of historic experience. "Marxism is a method and not a dogma."
  296. Serge, Victor: Notes on Russia
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1936
  297. Serge, Victor: Obituary: Leon Sedov
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1938
    In Leon Lvovich, Trotsky has lost more than a son of his own blood - he has lost a son in spirit, an irreplaceable companion in struggle.
  298. Serge, Victor: Observations in Germany
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1923
  299. Serge, Victor: On Second Congress of Comintern
    From Chapter 3 of Memoirs of a Revolutionary

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1943   Published: 1967
    World capitalism, after its first suicidal war, was now clearly incapable either of organizing a positive peace, or (what was equally evident) of deploying its fantastic technical progress to increase the prosperity, liberty, safety, and dignity of mankind. The Revolution was therefore right, as against capitalism; and we saw that the spectre of future war would raise a question-mark over the existence of civilization itself, unless the social system of Europe was speedily transformed. The fearful Jacobinism of the Russian Revolution seemed to me to be quite unavoidable; as was the institution of a new revolutionary State, now in the process of disowning all its early promises. In this I saw an immense danger: the State seemed to me to be properly a weapon of war, not a means of organizing production. Over all our achievements there hung a death-sentence; since for all of us, for our ideals, for the new justice that was proclaimed, for our new collective economy, still in its infancy, defeat would have brought a peremptory death and after that, who knows what? I thought of the Revolution as a tremendous sacrifice that was required for the future's sake.
  300. Serge, Victor: Once More: Kronstadt
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1938
    The question which dominates today the whole discussion is, in substance, this: When and how did Bolshevism begin to degenerate?
  301. Serge, Victor: Portraying the men and events of our times
    The Diary of Victor Serge #2

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1937   Published: 1950
  302. Serge, Victor: Russia Twenty Years After
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1937   Published: 1996
    Serge's impassioned account based on his eyewitness observations of everyday life and the detailed realities of Stalinist political repression.
  303. Serge, Victor: Secrecy and Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1938
  304. Serge, Victor: Secrecy and Revolution
    A Reply to Trotsky

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1938   Published: 1963
    Whether Trotsky wills it or not, no limit has been set to the analysis of the Russian revolution, which he has served so outstandingly, so tremendously - despite the measure of responsibility which must be laid to his name for certain tragic errors.
  305. Serge, Victor: What everyone should know about repression
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1926
  306. Serge, Victor: Year One of the Russian Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1930   Published: 1972
    The purpose of Year One of the Russian Revolution is essentially one of reconstructing the chain of events, in the Russia of revolution and counter-revolution, which has led from the 'Commune-State' of 1917 to the party dictatorship of late 1918. The terms of the narrative are fixed by Serge's basic convictions, firstly, that the October Revolution of 1917 was a genuine expression of mass feeling by workers and peasants in their overwhelming majority, and secondly that the revolutionary wave had very quickly exhausted itself, or rather bled itself dry, through the military depredation and economic ruin which wrought havoc in an already enfeebled Russia during the early months following the Bolshevik seizure of power.
  307. Serge, Viktor: Serge, Viktor - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings of Victor Serge (1890-1947).
  308. Serote, Mongane Wally: A Tough Tale
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
    In this extraordinary poem about the protracted and bitter struggle against apartheid oppression, Serote powerfully conveys the indefatigable fighting spirit of the South African people.
  309. Serpis, Almudena: India - buried under stinking rubbish heaps
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Under the 'Incredible India' brand lurk millions of fast-growing piles of decomposing waste. As they await removal, polluting waters and stinking under the tropical sun, India is rapidy becoming the world's biggest rubbish dump.
  310. Serra, Gianluca: Over-grazing and desertification in the Syrian steppe are the root causes of war
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Civil war in Syria is the result of the desertification of the ecologically fragile Syrian steppe, which began in 1958 when the former Bedouin commons were opened up to unrestricted grazing. That led to a wider ecological, hydrological and agricultural collapse.
  311. Servin, Jacques; Vamos, Igor; Nix, Laura (director): The Yes Men Are Revolting
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2014
    A documentary film about The Yes Men, a culture jamming duo who use the aliases Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno. The film follows their exploits as they prank various organizations and corporations who engage in climate change denial.
  312. Sewell, John: Houses and Homes
    Housing for Canadians

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    Canadians need access to sound housing in decent neighborhoods, writes author Sewell. And in order to achieve this, all ideoligical freight is to be jettisoned and deliver nothing but the straight goods. One solution is to build diverse neighborhoods and abolish the many building and planning codes that suppress the creation of affordable housing.
  313. Sewell, John: How We Changed Toronto
    The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1969-1980

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. One real estate firm aptly labelled it Boomtown. Expressways, subways, shopping centres, high-rise apartments, and skyscraping downtown office towers were transforming the city. City officials were cheerleaders for unrestricted growth.
  314. Sewell, John: The Shape of the City
    Toronto Struggles with Modern Planning

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    John Sewell traces in urban planning from pre-Depression garden cities to postwar modernism and a revival of interest in the streetscape grid.
  315. Sewell, John: The Shape of the Suburbs
    Understanding Toronto's Sprawl

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Examines the relationship between the development of suburbs, water, and sewage systems, highways and the decision-making of Toronto-area governments to show how the suburbs spread, and how they have in turn shaped the city. Also demonstrates the ways in which suburban political, economic, and cultural influences have impacted the older, central city, culminating in the forced Megacity amalgamation of 1998.
  316. Sewell, John: Up Against City Hall
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    John Sewell describes his early life and explains how he accidentally got involved in politics. He tells of his experiences in Trefann Court, and how this opened his eyes to the realities of civic politics, and gives behind-the-scenes accounts of some of the major battles at City Hall.
  317. Seymour, Joseph: Marxism vs. Anarchism Part 5
    From 1848 to the Bolshevik Revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    Seymour analyzes the syndicalist movements - which emphasized that the main obstacle to social revolution lay in the organizational weakness of the anarchist movement and the disorganization of the working class in general - that preceded World War I.
  318. Seymour, Joseph: Marxism vs. Anarchism Part 6
    1914-1918: Imperialist War and the Realignment of the Left

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    The conclusion to a six part series, this article deals with how the formation of the Communist International, under the profound impact of the Russian Bolshevik Revolution, culminated the realignment of the left which had begun in August 1914.
  319. Seymour, Joseph: On China's 1989 Tiananmen Upheaval
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Inactive/Defunct Periodical
    The bourgeois media falsely portray the events in the spring of 1989 as a movement for capitalist counterrevolution under the banner of Western-style "democracy." The social explosion was triggered by protests initiated by students in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, which increasingly drew in groups of workers and spread throughout the country. Far from seeking a return to capitalism, Chinese workers overwhelmingly directed their anger at the sharply rising economic inequalities, rampant corruption and inflation encouraged by Deng’s program of "building socialism with capitalist methods."
  320. Seymour, Richard: A comment on Greece and Syriza
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    This analysis is a rebuke to the notion that there is nothing between the far left and social democracy. That diagnosis may have been appropriate in the period of revolutionary growth beginning in 1968. This period, marked by the long-term decomposition of once dominant social democratic parties, is quite different.
  321. Seymour, Richard: The Liberal Defence of Murder
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    A searching examination of the influence of the "pro-war Left" on US foreign policy.
  322. Shadrake, Alan: Once a Jolly Hangman
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    When this book was first published in Asia in July 2010, UK journalist Alan Shadrake was arrested and tried, then sentenced to jail—for daring to put the Singapore justice system in the dock. This revised and updated edition covers Shadrake’s arrest, and his ongoing campaign against the death penalty.
  323. Shaffer, Butler D.: Calculated Chaos
    Institutional Threats to Peace and Human Survival

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1985
    Discusses the role of institutions within society and how their interests have lead to conflict and war over the past century.
  324. Shah, Anup: Coral Reefs
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    All around the world, much of the world's marine biodiversity face threats from human and activities as well as natural. It is feared that very soon, many reefs could die off.
  325. Shah, Anup: Corporate Influence in the Media
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    Some nations can influence and control their media greatly. In addition, powerful corporations are becoming major influences on mainstream media. In some places major multinational corporations own media stations and outlets. Moreover, even as numbers of media outlets increase, the ownership is becoming ever more concentrated as mega mergers take hold. At the same time, vertical integration gives the big players even more avenues to cross-sell and cross-market their products for even more amazing profits. An effect of this though is a reduction in diversity and depth of content that the public can get, while increasing the political and economic power of corporations and advertisers. An informed population is crucial element to a functioning democracy.
  326. Shah, Anup: Health Care Around the World
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Overview of the various ways health services are provided around the world, as well as accompanying issues and challenges. Topics include health as a human right, universal health care, and primary health care.
  327. Shah, Anup: Media Manipulation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005   Published: 2006
    Media manipulation often involves government or corporate propaganda and spin. Sometimes organizations and governments can feed fake news or politically or ideologically slanted stories to broadcasters which depict them as quality news items and journalism.
  328. Shah, Anup: Nature and Animal Conservation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Conservation of ecosystems and the species within them would help to maintain the natural balances disrupted by recent human activity. Unfortunately, despite the effort put into conservation by organizations and activists, their work can easily be undermined by those who have other interests. This occurs, for example, from habitat destruction, illegal poaching, to influencing or manipulating laws designed to protect species.
  329. Shah, Anup: Tax Havens; Undermining Democracy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
  330. Shah, Anyp: Racism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    An overview of racism
  331. Shah, Sonia: The Body Hunters
    Testing New Drugs on the World's Poorest Patients

    Resource Type: Book
    This is a review on the rise of drug companies as well as the difficulties of medical research ethics. Shaw states that companies make more money developing drugs to treat American heatburn than malaria drugs. Attempts to expose drug companies have failed because of litigation. There is no mention of where and what pharmaceuticals test on the "poorest patients". Her recommendation is that medicines should be regarded as "social goods" and as such.
  332. Shahak, Israel: Israel will withdraw only under pressure
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1991
    The overwhelming majority of the Jewish public has been determined since 1967 not to relinquish any territory except if forced to do so.
  333. Shahak, Israel: Jewish History, Jewish Religion
    The Weight of Three Thousand Years

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
  334. Shahak, Israel: The Life of Death: An Exchange 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1985
    The really great form of courage and honesty that could be witnessed under the conditions of the Holocaust was when a Pole opposed the opinion or the silence of other Poles, when a Jew opposed other Jews, and when Germans opposed other Germans or Nazism in general. This is the type of courage which we should learn about and emulate.
  335. Shaheen-Hussain, Samir: Health Care and Immigration Policies that Kill
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Cuts to Canada's Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP), severely curtail access to health-care services for refugee claimants and refugees. Many beneficiaries and practitioners were already critical of the original IFHP because it provided inconsistent access to health care and many services were not covered. The situation only worsened after the cuts.
  336. Shahin: How can we destroy capitalism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Corporate Watch's new publication, 'Capitalism, What is it and how can we destroy it?' provides an accessible introduction to capitalism and explores how we might bring about its ending. What is capitalism? An economic system built on private property, markets, exploitation and profit, enforced by state violence. But also, digging deeper, a culture of fear and passivity, in which we learn to see the natural world, other people, and even ourselves, as objects to be owned and managed, bought and sold.
  337. Shahnazarian, Rosa: Migrant laborers building 2022 World Cup facilities worked to death in Qatar
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Deprived of their pay for months at a time, migrant construction workers building the facilities for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are being worked to death under slave labour conditions.
  338. Shaker, Erike (ed.): In the Corporate Interest
    The YNN Experience in Canadian Schools

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
  339. Shakir, Laith: Think California's drought is bad? Try Palestine's
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    While Israelis water their lawns, irrigate crops and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinian communities a few kilometers away face drought and water scarcity issues. Their roughly equal proximity to water resources theoretically allows for equal consumption.
  340. Shakur, Assata: Assata
    An Autobiography

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur, aka Joanne Chesimard, lay in the hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed while local, state and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that claimed the life of a white state trooper. Long a target of an FBI campaign to harass Black nationalist organizations she was incarcerated for four years prior to her conviction on flimsy evidence in 1977.
  341. Shalam, Steve Russkarm: Socialist Visions
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
  342. Shalom, Stephen R.: The United States and Gaza
    Against The Current vol. 140

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The courageous Israeli journalist Amira Hass, in her 1996 book Drinking the Sea at Gaza, tells us that in Israeli slang “go to Gaza” means “go to hell.”
  343. Shalom, Stephen R.; Albert, Michael: Conspiracies or Institutions: 9-11 and Beyond
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    Why and how does much (but not all) conspiracy theorizing create a tendency for people to depart from rational analysis?
  344. Shalom-Salaam: Shame on you, Mr. Harper
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    Open letter initiated by members of Shalom-Salaam, a Jewish-Arab Montreal dialogue group.
  345. Shamir, Israel: BBC Joins Smear Campaign Against Assange and Wikileaks
    Indicting the Messenger

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The campaign by the establishment press against Julian Assange is intensifying.
  346. Shamir, Israel: The Brown Revolution in Ukraine
    The Spectacle in Kiev

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Kiev is now patrolled by armed thugs from the Western Ukraine, by fighters from the neo-Nazi -Right Sector, descendants of Stepan Bandera, the Ukrainian Quisling’s troopers, and by their local comrades-in-arms of nationalist persuasion.
  347. Shamir, Israel: Poisoning Wells
    Resource Type: Article
  348. Shamir, Israel: What Should Be Done in Palestine
    Israel Shamir's Talk at the Ankara Conference

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Indeed, the whole story of Palestine is a story of immigrants taking over a country. Such things happen: immigrants from Britain took over North America and Australia. This is a sad thing, but it happened. Now it is not realistic to hope that they will sail back to England - they won't. It is wrong to try and create an 'independent state' for the native Americans - such independent states are called 'reservations'. The right answer is equality for native and immigrant alike. Some Jews would complain that they want a state of their own. We shall answer them: you have built on sand, and a house built on sand can't stand forever. If you want a state of your own without anybody else, find yourself a lonely uninhabited island. Palestine was, and is, populated; the best you can wish is to be equal citizens in Palestine with everybody else.
  349. Shamir, Israel: Zizek and the Gaza Flotilla
    Doing a Full Monty for Tel Aviv

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    As long as we misunderstand the importance of Palestine for the world’s future, we shall be trapped in an endless “Middle East Crisis”.
  350. Shamir, Yoav: Defamation
    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 2009
    A critical look at modern anti-semitisim by way of an expose of the New
    York-based Anti-Defamation League.
  351. Shanahan,Jarrod: Checking Out
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In mid-June of 2016, tension between workers and their boss in a small New York City retail shop reached the boiling point. The result was chaos for a hated overseer, and the sweet aftertaste of an assertion of people power all too rare in their line of work.
  352. Shannon, Harry: The CPCCA should be reconfigured to combat racism against all peoples
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Confronted with evidence of a decline in anti-Semitism, Irwin Cotler creatively claims that it is anti-Semitic to accuse Israel of apartheid. Since this accusation seems to be growing and is being promoted by campaigns on Canadian campuses, Cotler then has "evidence" of anti-Semitism.
  353. Shannon, Harry: Gaza's Shocking Devastation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    A Canadian Jew's visit to the territory left him ashamed by what he saw.
  354. Shapinov, Victor: Western hypocrisy over convictions in Russia of Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kol’chenko
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Shapinov advocates against the Western disregard for hundreds of criminal cases against oppositionists in Ukraine.
  355. Shapiro, Samantha M.: Jails for Jesus
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    President Bush wants faith-based programs to take over social services. But what happens when evangelical Christians try their hand at running prisons?
  356. Shapiro, Tricia: Mountain Justice 
    Homegrown Resistance to Mountaintop Removal, for the Future of Us All

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    In recent years, local people fighting against Mountaintop Removal's destruction of their homes in West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia have invited volunteers from outside Appalachia's coalfields to help them bring national attention to this shameful practice, and abolish it. This on-the-ground, insider report of a grassroots effort to end mountaintop removal in Appalachia is a fascinating account of why building solidarity across geographic, age, class, and philosophical lines in such struggles is so important but so hard.
  357. Shaprio, Lisa: Zuccotti Park's Burgeoning Micro-Neighborhoods May Indicate Deeper Divisions
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
  358. Sharabani, Soud: Israeli Myths: An Interview with Ramzy Baroud
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    For many years, much of the Western world understood Israel based on a cluster of myths, from the early fables of the Zionists making the desert bloom, to Palestine supposedly being a land without people for a people without land. That intricately constructed and propagated mythology evolved over time, as Israeli hasbara laboured to provide a perception of reality that was needed to justify its wars, its military occupation, its constant violations of human rights and its many war crimes.
  359. Sharma, Devinder: A Direct Tax On Fossil Fuel Is What The World Needs Urgently
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    A direct tax on fossil fuels is the only realistic way to achieve the necessary cuts.
  360. Sharma, Devinder: The Very Future of Third World Agriculture Is at Stake
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Food security is simply a smokescreen to provide a cover-up for the global efforts being made to dismantle the very foundations of Third World agriculture. Putting more income into the hands of Third World farmers is not acceptable, as it makes developing country agriculture economically viable and therefore deals a blow to U.S. agribusiness trade interests.
  361. Sharp, Buchanan: In Contempt of All Authority
    Rural Artisans and Riot in the West of England, 1586-1660

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1980
    An examination of the social status of the people who engaged in the food and anti-enclosure riots in late Tudor and early Stuart England and to determine the social and economic conditions which produced the disorders.
  362. Sharp, Gene: Correcting Common Misconceptions About Nonviolent Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    A handout sheet addressing common misconceptions about nonviolent action and answering some frequently asked questions. Excerpted from The Politics of Nonviolent Action.
  363. Sharp, Gene: From Dictatorship to Democracy 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002   Published: 2010
    A short, serious introduction to nonviolent struggle, its applications, and strategic thinking. Based on pragmatic arguments, this piece presents nonviolent struggle as a realistic alternative to war and other violence in acute conflicts. It also contains a glossary of important terms and recommendations for further reading.
  364. Sharp, Gene: Making the Abolition of War a Realistic Goal
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1980   Published: 1990
    This popular essay provides a brief introduction to civilian-based defense, a policy in which civilians are prepared to use nonviolent resistance as a means of national defense.
  365. Sharp, Gene: National Security Through Civilian-based Defense
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1985
    This publication offers an introduction to civilian-based defense. It also identifies significant research areas and policy studies that are relevant to advancing the field.
  366. Sharp, Gene: 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1973
    Practitioners of nonviolent struggle have an entire arsenal of "nonviolent weapons" at their disposal. Listed are 198 of them, classified into three broad categories: nonviolent protest and persuasion, noncooperation (social, economic, and political), and nonviolent intervention. Excerpted from The Politics of Nonviolent Action.
  367. Sharp, Gene: The Politics of Nonviolent Action 
    Part Two: The Methods of Nonviolent Action

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
    An encyclopedic treatment of the theory and practice of nonviolence, with a detailed examination of 198 specific methods of the technique — illustrated with actual cases — within the broad classes of nonviolent protest and persuasion, non-cooperation (social, economic and political) and nonviolent intervention.
  368. Sharp, Gene: The Role of Power in Nonviolent Struggle
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1990   Published: 1994
    "Nonviolent action . . . is capable of wielding great power even against ruthless rulers and military regimes," writes Sharp, "because it attacks the most vulnerable characteristic of all hierarchical institutions and governments: dependence on the governed." Abstracted from Sharp's classic three-volume work, The Politics of Nonviolent Action, this monograph summarizes the core concepts behind the technique of nonviolent struggle.
  369. Sharp, Gene: Self-Reliant Defense without Bankruptcy or War
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1992
    In this booklet, Sharp discusses the potential of civilian-based defense for the Baltics, East Central Europe, and members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  370. Sharp, Gene: There Are Realistic Alternatives
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    Developing realistic alternatives to war and other violence.
  371. Sharp, Gene; Jenkins, Bruce: The Anti-Coup
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    As coups are one of the primary ways through which dictatorships are installed, this piece details measures that civilians, civil society, and governments can take to prevent and block coups d'état and executive usurpations. It also contains specific legislative steps and other measures that governments and non-governmental institutions can follow to prepare for anti-coup resistance.
  372. Sharp, Gene; with Jamila Raqib: Self-Liberation
    A guide to Strategic Planning for Action to End a Dictatorship

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
  373. Sharpe, David: Rochdale
    The Runaway Collage

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
    Toronto's Rochdale College began as an experiment in living and learning, and ended as a symbpl of the flower-child Sixties, a financial and social controversy. Sharpe tells the story of the college's seven-year rise and fall.
  374. Sharpe, Errol: A People's History of Prince Edward Island
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
    The history of Prince Edward from a people's perspective, looking at how tenant farmers, independent merchants, fishermen, workers, and farmers fought ti improve their conditions and improve their society.
  375. Sharpe, Sydney, Braid, Don: Storming Babylon
    Preston Manning and The Rise of the Reform Party

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    A portrait of Preson Manning and right-wing Canada's Reform Party.
  376. Sharzer, Greg: The contradictions and limits of localism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Can co-ops and transition towns transform the world? The author of No Local explains why local counter-institutions won’t lead to revolutionary change.
  377. Sharzer, Greg: No Local
    Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won't Change The World

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    Local food, local business and buying local won't change the world. Challenging market priorities will. Greg Sharzer outlines why.
  378. Shatz, Adam: Moral Clarity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Shatz discusses the underlying meaning and implications of the slogan 'Je suis Charlie', an expression that became widespread after the shootings at the Charlie Hebdo's (French satirical magazine) office.
  379. Shaull, Richard; Johns, Nancy: Responding to the Cry of the Poor
    Nicaragua and The U.S.A.

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1984   Published: 1985
  380. Shaun, King: For every 1,000 people killed by police, one officer is convicted of a crime
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Out of thousands of people killed by police in the United States since 2005, only 11 officers have been convicted of any crimes.
  381. Shaunt Basmajian: Biased Analogies
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
  382. Shaw, Randy: The Activist's Handbook: A Primer
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001
    A guide to activism and campaigning strategies.
  383. Shawki, Ahmed: The fight for a different world
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    For some, Genoa will become synonymous with violence - and this is certainly the line that many mainstream newspapers adopted. Unfortunately, so have some nongovernmental organizations. But there are two separate questions here. The first has to do with the violence of the state directed against the movement; the other is a question of how the movement deals with a small minority of self-selected individuals who choose to engage in a set of tactics that are detrimental to the movement as a whole. The presence of the black bloc (or of agent provocateurs posing as black bloc members) should not be allowed to hide the real purveyors of violence in Genoa.
  384. Sheasby, Walt Contreras: Ralph Nader and the Legacy of Revolt
    Against The Current vol. 88

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Ralph Nader, announcing his presidential candidacy in Washington, D.C. on February 21, 2000, said, "The struggle between the forces of democracy and plutocracy has ebbed and flowed throughout our history ... The earlier nineteenth-century democratic struggles by abolitionists against slavery, by farmers against large oppressive railroads and banks, and later by new trade unionists against the brutal workplace conditions of the early industrial and mining era helped mightily to make America and its middle class what it is today. They demanded that economic power subside or be shared."
  385. Sheasby, Walt Contreras: Ralph Nader and the Legacy of Revolt (Part 2)
    Against The Current vol. 89

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Our electoral dilemma today derives from a political realignment a hundred years ago, when a faction of populists joined in fusion with William Jennings Bryan and the “Free Silver” Democratic Party. After 1896 the two major parties evolved into what they have remained, electoral machines organized from the top down, from elites to ward heelers and courthouse gangs, as vote-catching operations for factions of big business.
  386. Sheasby, Walt Contreras: Ralph Nader and the Legacy of Revolt (Part 3)
    Against The Current vol. 90

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    Ralph Nader has a complex relationship with the historical currents of change before World War I (populism, socialism and progressivism), but it may be his relationship to the Communism of the mid-twentieth century that has shaped his view of reform. Nader readily accepted the prevailing view that the Soviet regime exemplified the definition of socialism, that is, a concentration of bureaucratic power based on government ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution.
  387. Sheehan, Cindy: Peace Mom
    A Mother's Journey Through Heartache to Activism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    An American mother loses her 24-year-old soldier son, killed in action in Iraq, and leads her to become a prominent US anti-war activist.
  388. Sheen, David: American White Separatist Finds Shared Values with Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    If America and Israel have "shared values," as their elected leaders often claim, then how can so many Americans reject ethnocracy in their own country, but support what is happening inside Israel?
  389. Sheen, David: Anti-African Racism in Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    A collection of articles by David Sheen chronicling the racist attacks against non-Jewish African asylum-seekers in Israel.
  390. Sheen, David: How Israel Covers Up Its Ugly Racial Holy War
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    As the incitement to violence by Israeli leaders ramped up, so did racist attacks by Israeli citizens.
  391. Sheen, David: Israeli calls for Palestinian blood ring at fever pitch
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Concerned humanists may have hoped that when a group of Jewish Israelis confessed to kidnapping and killing Muhammad Abu Khudair, a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem — forcing him to drink gasoline and torching him to death from inside his body — that top Israeli legislators and rabbis would have been horrified at what their revenge rhetoric had triggered.
  392. Sheen, David: Israel's anti-African dragnet tightens
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The past year saw some of the most ruthless Israeli attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza since the territories were occupied in 1967. Israeli political leaders incited violence against Palestinians and soldiers and civilians carried out these commands, while the government’s parallel war on African refugees raged on.
  393. Sheen, David: Israel's War Against Gaza's Women & Their Bodies
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As Gaza is pummeled, the level of anti-Palestinian racist incitement from top Israeli political, religious and cultural figures continues to ring at peak pitch, and has taken on a dangerous misogynistic tone.
  394. Sheen, David: Israel's War on African Refugees
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Isral implements public policies that support a racist agenda. In the past twenty-four months, the country has deported thousands of non-Jewish Africans and the Netanyahu government has declared that it will not rest until the remaining 50,000 are expelled.
  395. Sheen, David: Jewish Groups' Whitewash of Israeli Racism Ensures It Will Fester
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As news spreads of the circumstances surrounding last week's murder of 17-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdair, many international observers are responding with incredulity.
  396. Sheen, David: Race, Religion and Rounding Up Africans in Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Israel has launched a wholesale roundup of African immigrants, whom members of the ruling parties call a "cancer" on the Jewish state. To circumvent court rulings against imprisonment without trial, the government has packed the refugees into a detention center in the desert. The aim is to convince the Africans "to give up all hope of a normal life in Israel" and go back where they came from.
  397. Sheen, David: Racism in Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Reports of anti-African race riots in Tel Aviv in May finally broke western media silence over one of the most contentious issues facing the state of Israel in recent years: the arrival of tens of thousands of asylum-seekers from sub-Saharan Africa.
  398. Sheen, David: Resistance to Reporting on Discrimination in Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    To date, I have published over a hundred reports about anti-African racism in Israel. Some of these stories have been widely circulated, including a 10-minute video released last month that has been seen by more than three quarters of a million people. But, it would seem that the mainstream American media is consciously refraining from reporting on the story.
  399. Sheen, David: Terrifying tweets of pre-Army Israeli teens
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    On Thursday, July 10, 2014, I entered the Hebrew word for "Arabs", ARAVIM, into Twitter and searched for uses of the word over the previous few hours. What I found was young Israelis proclaiming their desire for all Arabs to die and in some cases be tortured to death.
  400. Sheen, David: Ultra-Zionists protest Muslim-Jewish wedding saying miscegenation is 'gravest threat to the Jewish people'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As even mainstream Israeli politicians threaten the Palestinians of Gaza with ethnic cleansing and genocide, Israel's far-right figures take to the street to rile up racist supporters and to chase Palestinians out of public spaces and enforce racial-religious separation.
  401. Sheen, David: Violent, Genocidal Anti-Palestinian Rhetoric Moving to US?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Earlier this week the Times of Israel published a post, written by American Yochanan Gordon, titled "When Genocide is Permissible," which concludes with the following question:
    "If political leaders and military experts determine that the only way to achieve its goal of sustaining quiet is through genocide is it then permissible to achieve those responsible goals?"
  402. Sheen, David: Where Was God When Israel Deported African Refugees?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    After 60,000 sub-Saharan Africans, Christian and Muslim, sought refuge in Israel from political persecution and ethnic cleansing, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a multi-pronged campaign to expel them all.
  403. Sheen,David: Love in the Time of Israel's War on Africans
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Sheen discusses the unchecked popular hostility and racism towards Africans in Israel.
  404. Shehadeh, Raja: Occupation Diaries
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    An inside look at daily life in Palestine.
  405. Sheizaf, Noam: Israeli attacks on a dissident soldiers' group could backfire
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Yehuda Shaul was an infantryman in the Israeli army in Hebron during the second intifada. But in recent weeks, he and his group of veterans have been vilified by right-wing organizations and mainstream politicians in a public campaign against Israeli groups critical of their country's occupation of Palestinian territories.
  406. Sheldrick, Byron: Blocking Public Participation
    The Use of Strategic Litigation to Silence Political Expression

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Examines the different types of litigation and causes of action that frequently form the basis of SLAPPs (Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation), and how these lawsuits transform political disputes into legal cases, thereby blocking political engagement.
  407. Shelley, Percy Bysshe: Queen Mab
    A Philosophical Poem (in 9 parts)

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1813
  408. Sheng-wu-lien: Whither China?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1968
    A document written by militants called Sheng-wu-lien in Hunan province in China during the "Cultural Revolution." The Shengwulian activists were crushed by the bureaucracy.
  409. Shenk, Jon: The Island President
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Jon Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced -- the literal survival of his country and everyone in it.
  410. Shenker, Jill: Untying the Knots
    Against The Current vol. 112

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    While right-wingers are coordinated in their assault on queers, people of color, women, low-income people and immigrants, many of us under attack are divided, in part because we have learned and internalized the prejudice, mistrust and hatred that the right wing preaches.
  411. Shepard, Benjamin; Hayduk, Ronald (eds.): From ACT UP to the WTO
    Urban Protest and Community Building in the Era of Globalization

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002
  412. Shepard, Mark: The Community of the Ark
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  413. Shepard, Mark: Gandhi Today
    A Report on Mahatma Gandhi's Successors

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
    Activists in India who are attempting to follow Gandhi's path.
  414. Shepard, Mark: Mahatma Gandhi and His Myths
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Tackles some of the myths of about Gandhi, such as the idea that he was a "saint", or the idea that non-violence is the same as passivity, or that non-violence may have worked in India but wouldn't work anywhere else.
  415. Sheppard, Barry: Australia's Labor War on the Docks
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    THE BATTLE BETWEEN the Australian "wharfies" and the Patrick Stevedore company, backed by the right-wing coalition government of Liberal Prime Minister John Howard, became a test of strength not only with the National Maritime Union (MUA) but with a wide section of the working class.
  416. Sheppard, Barry: Camejo's Early Political Years
    Against The Current vol. 139

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    I first met Peter Camejo in 1958, when we were both students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He had joined the Young Socialist Alliance in New York, politically aligned with the Trotskyist Socialist Workers Party, the year before, and I was a member of the Young People’s Socialist League, politically aligned with the Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation.
  417. Sheppard, Barry: The Death of NUMMI
    Against The Current vol. 146

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    During the 1980-82 recession, U.S. automobile corporations were closing factories, reflecting growing international competition and overproduction. One of the plants closed was a large General Motors facility in the city of Fremont, California, part of the San Francisco Bay Area.
  418. Sheppard, Barry: Energy: The Fleecing of California
    Against The Current vol. 91

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    The root of the electrical power “crisis” in California lies in the 1996 deregulation of the industry by the state government, approved unanimously by both Democrats and Republicans in the state legislature and signed by Republican then-governor Pete Wilson.
  419. Sheppard, Barry: Korea's New Revolutionaries
    Against The Current vol. 87

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Against the background of a rising militant working-class movement, revolutionary socialists in South Korea are undergoing a process of regroupment. An important force in this development are comrades of the Power of the Working Class (PWC) organization, formed in August of last year.
  420. Sheppard, Barry: The Party: The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988
    Volume 2: Interregnum, Decline and Collapse, 1973-1988

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    Part Twp of Berry Sheppard's political memoir-cum-history of the socialist movement in the United States.
  421. Sheppard, Barry: The Party: Volume 1
    The Sixties, A Political Memoir: The Socialist Workers Party 1960-1988

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2005
    Barry Sheppard was a member of the US Socialist Workers Party for 28 years, and a central leader for most of that time. This is the first of two volumes recounting his life in the party.
  422. Sher, Len: The Un-Canadians
    True Stores of the blacklist Era

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    Details the blacklisting which took place in Canada during the Cold War years.
  423. Sherman, William L.: Forced Native Labor in Sixteenth-Century Central America
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979   Published: 2009
    Presents a comprehensive investigation of the primary issue of the first century of Spanish American colonization: the massive system of Indian forced labour, ranging from outright slavery to the encomienda, upon which Spanish colonial society rested. This book traces the rupturing of Indian traditions and the fate that befell the Indian people.
  424. Sherwood, Harriet: Christians at risk across the globe
    Pope has warned of a 'form of genocide' as threat of persecution grows, reports

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Christians are facing growing persecution around the world, fuelled mainly by Islamic extremism and repressive governments, leading the pope to warn of "a form of genocide" and for campaigners to speak of "religioethnic cleansing".
  425. Shields, Kimberly: In the Tiger's Mouth
    An empowerment guide for social action

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992   Published: 1994
    Information for ordinary people to become activists for social change.
  426. Shier, W.; Levi, A., Jennings, J.: Against Sectarianism
    The Challenge of the Labor Party

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1974
    Members of the Socialist League argue that Trotskyist-socialists should continue to work within the NDP with the goal of winning the ranks of the NDP to a socialist program.
  427. Shifferd, Kent: Archaeology and the Atom
    The Nuclear Fallacy

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    We have all heard of the city of Idu. Right? Thousands of families living there, carrying out their normal lives, government housed in lavish buildings, written documents, trade, religion, etc. Well, it was lost. A whole city lost. Idu flourished in the 13th century B.C. We knew it had existed from some ancient Assyrian records, but had no idea where it was. Archeologists finally found it last year, buried in northern Iraq.
  428. Shiller, Ed: A Crisis by Any Other Name
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    The role of communications in a crisis.
  429. Shiller, Ed: Managing the Media: A Lesson in Making Publicity Come First
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    Case study of media relations strategy.
  430. Shiller, Ed: When & How to Hold a News Conference
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    So before you decide to call a news conference, make sure that the circumstances meet ALL of the criteria.
  431. Shiva, Vandana: Biopiracy 
    The plunder of nature and knowledge

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997   Published: 1998
    Internationally renowned Third World environmentalist Vandana Shiva exposes the latest frontier of the North's ongoing assault against the South's biological and other resources.
  432. Shiva, Vandana: The Great Seed Piracy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A great seed and biodiversity piracy is underway and it must be stopped. The privateers of today include not just the corporations -- which are becoming fewer and larger through mergers -- but also individuals like Bill Gates, the "richest man in the world". When the Green Revolution was pushed in India and Mexico, farmers' seeds were "rounded-up" and locked in international institutions, which used these seeds to breed green revolution varieties which responded to chemical inputs.
  433. Shiva, Vandana: Seed Monopoliies, GMOs and Farmers Suicides in India
    A response to Nature

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
  434. Shiva, Vandana: Small is the New Big
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Vandana Shiva reminds us that the very future of food security in India (and indeed worldwide) lies in protecting and promoting the country's small farmers.
  435. Shiva, Vandana: Stolen Harvest 
    The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    The author, an eco-feminist and environmentalist, documents the effects of Globalization and Manufactured Foods on small farmers, the environment, and the food we eat.
  436. Shiva, Vandana: We Are The Soil 
    The Asian Age

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    We are made up of the same five elements — earth, water, fire, air and space — that constitute the Universe. We are the soil. We are the earth. What we do to the soil, we do to ourselves. And it is no accident that the words “humus” and “humans” have the same roots. This ecological truth is forgotten in the dominant paradigm because it is based on eco-apartheid, the false idea that we are separate and independent of the earth and also because it defines soil as dead matter. If soil is dead to begin with, human action cannot destroy its life. It can only “improve” the soil with chemical fertilisers. And if we are the masters and conquerors of the soil, we determine the fate of the soil. Soil cannot determine our fate.
  437. Shivers, Lynn; Bowman, David: More Than the Troubles
    A Common Sense View of Northern Ireland

    Resource Type: Book
    The authors argue that religion is only one of many factors stemming from differing traditional, cultural, and historical allegiances that separate the people of Northern Ireland.
  438. Shivji, Issa G.: The Concept of Human Rights in Africa
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  439. Shlaim, Avi: Israel and Palestine
    Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Reflections on the causes and consequences of the Israel Palestine conflict, by the author of The Iron Wall.
  440. Shlaim, Avi: War and Peace in the Middle East
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
    Avi Shlaim locates various sources of conflict in the Middle East, from the presence of oil, competition between the Soviet Union and the United States, to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  441. Shliapnikov, Alexander: Shliapnikov, Alexander - Writings - Index
    Resource Type: Article
    Writings by Alexander Shliapnikov (1885-1937).
  442. Shliapnikov, Alexander: Theses of the Workers Opposition
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1921
    Advocated the role of unionized workers in directing the economy at a time when Soviet government organs were running industry by dictate and trying to exclude trade unions from a participatory role.
  443. Shorrock, Tim: Spies for Hire
    The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008   Published: 2009
    According to investigative journalist Tim Shorrock, the CIA and other American intelligence agencies now have more contractors working for them than they do spies of their own. Often former staff hired back at double or triple their former government salaries, these private contractors do everything from fighting in Afghanistan to interrogating prisoners, aiming spy satellites and supervising secret agents. Shorrock gives a comprehensive rundown of the players in the industry.
  444. Short, Jase: The Dialectic of Monstrosity - review
    Against The Current vol. 162

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    A review of 'Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires, and Global Capitalism' by David McNally.
  445. Short, Jase: Ten Points for the Occupied Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Against Wall Street’s culture of economic exploitation, environmental degradation and human oppression we stand together to testify that another world is possible, a decent and humane world, a democratic world of liberty, dignity and solidarity.
  446. Short, Jase: Tennessee: Another Battle Front
    Against The Current vol. 152

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    As attacks on public sector workers heat up around the nation, Tennessee has experienced its own battles over collective bargaining — even though few segments of the public sector workforce belong to unions.
  447. Short, Jase; Woloszyn, Andy: Murfreesboro vs. Islamophobia
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    When the Muslim community in Murfreesboro, Tennessee sought a permit to build an expanded Islamic Center, local bigots saw an opportunity to exploit the same "moral panic," invented by the Tea Party, the Christian Right and much of the corporate media, that would also emerge in New York around the so-called "Ground Zero mosque."
  448. Shoup, Laurence H.: Wall Street's Think Tank
    The Council on Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    The Council on Foreign Relations is the most influential foreign-policy think tank in the United States, claiming among its members a high percentage of government officials, media figures, and establishment elite. For decades it kept a low profile even while it shaped policy, advised presidents, and helped shore up U.S. hegemony following the Second World War.
  449. Showalter, Elaine: Sexual Anarchy
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Showalter explores the parallels between the ends of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their representation in literature, art, and film.
  450. Showler, Peter: Refugee Sandwich
    Stories of Exile and Asylum

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
  451. Shragg, Eric and Drover, Glenn: The Urban Question and Organizing
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979
  452. Shragge, Eric (Editor): Workfare
    Ideology for a New Underclass

    Resource Type: Book
    Examines workfare programs from across Canada and compares them to the experience in the United States.
  453. Shrivastava, Meenal; Stefanick, Lorna (eds.): Alberta Oil and the Declince of Democracy in Canada
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    If reliance on oil production undermines democratic participation and governance in Canada, then what does the Alberta case suggest for the future of democracy in other industrialized nations?
  454. Shrubsole, Guy: Coal companies trying to revive 'zombie' open cast mines in Wales
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A tangle of undercapitalised companies are coming forward to cash in on old deep coal mines in Wales - by digging them all out from above from huge open cast pits. But local communities, alarmed at the noise, pollution and destruction of landscape, increasingly see coal as an industry that's best consigned to the scrapheap.
  455. Shrybman, Steven: The World Trade Organization
    A Citizen's Guide

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Shrybman argues that the WTO not only aggravates envrionmental and social problems, but takes away the tools that governments need to address them.
  456. Shupak, Greg: The Case Against Bombing ISIS
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The military campaign against ISIS is just the latest phase of US imperialism in the Middle East.
  457. Shutt, Harry: Beyond the Profits System
    Possibilities for a Post-Capitalist Era

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    Shutt offers an analysis of the collapse of the capitalist system by determining factors inhibiting its revival and goes on to offering an alternative to the current system.
  458. Sicilia, Javier: The Importance of Journalism and Communications to Social Movements
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Remarks of Javier Sicilia to the School of Authentic Journalism.
  459. Siddiqa, Ayesha: Military Inc
    Inside Pakistan's Military Economy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    Ayesha Siddiqa probes into the Pakistani military's long and troubling relationship with corporate giants, and its disastrous effects on the development of a healthy democracy and civil society.
  460. Siddiqi,Yumna: "A kind of super-stress": The Experiences of a Temporary Agency Worker in Montreal
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Immigrant's experiences reflect the difficulties faced by temporary agency workers in Montreal.
  461. Siddique, Haroon: Homes in illegal Israeli settlements for sale at London expo
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
  462. Siddiqui, Habib: A Tribute To American People's Historian - Howard Zinn
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    With the death of Howard Zinn there is no doubt that the anti-war and peace movement in the USA has lost one of its best activists and an honest historian.
  463. Sidorick, Daniel: Misrepresenting the White Working Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In McDowell County -- the poorest county of West Virginia , people were open to, even preferred, a real alternative to Trump and Clinton.
  464. Sieber, Andreas; Georgiadis, Pavlos: TTIP: The most dangerous weapon in the hands of the fossil fuel industry
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Looks into the impact that the TTIP papers will have on the fossil fuel industry and Climate Action.
  465. Siegel, Deborah: Sisterhood, Interrupted
    From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    A study of controversies in the feminist movement from the 1960s to the 2000s. Siegel wants readers to know about the multifaceted and contentious history of what is called feminism's "second wave" so that they can avoid both the trap of rebelling against its supposed stodgy "political correctness" and that of idealizing its supposedly harmonious "sisterhood".
  466. Siegel, Paul N.: The Meek and the Militant
    Religion and Power Across the World

    Resource Type: Book
    This wide-ranging comparative study of religion by an eminent American scholar opens with the Marxist critique of religion - its explanation of religion's origin and persistance, and how it has acted historically as a bulwark of the social order but also under certain circumstances as a revolutionary force. Part 2 examines the historical roots of Judaism, Catholicism and Protestantism. Part 3 makes a similar study of Hinduism, and Part 4 examines the Soviet Union and China.
  467. Siems, Larry: The Torture Report
    What the Documents Say About America's Post-9/11 Torture Program

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2012
    Sometimes the truth is buried in front of us. That is the case with more than 140,000 government documents relating to abuse of prisoners by U.S. forces during the "war on terror," brought to light by Freedom of Information Act litigation. As the lead author of the ACLU's report on these documents, Larry Siems is in a unique position to chronicle who did what, to whom and when. This book serves as a tragic reminder of what happens when commitments to law, common sense, and human dignity are cast aside, when it becomes difficult to discern the difference between two groups intent on perpetrating extreme violence on their fellow human beings.

    Divided into three sections, The Torture Report presents a stunning array of eyewitness and first-person reports—by victims, perpetrators, dissenters, and investigators—of the CIA’s White House-orchestrated interrogations in illegal, secret prisons around the world; the Pentagon’s “special projects,” in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba; plots real and imagined, and much more.
  468. Siepman, Eckhard: Montage: John Heartfield
    Vom Club Dada zur Arbeiter-Illustrierten Zeitung - Dokumente - Analysen - Berichte

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1977
  469. Sigal, Clancy: SNCC: Same Lesson, 50 Years On
    Power Yields Nothing Without Demand

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The SNCC lesson is that power yields nothing without demand and the guts to back it up.
  470. Sigal, Clancy: The Virtues of Mutiny and Desertion
    Two Christmas Anniversaries

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Christmas Eve also marks the famous 1914 “Christmas truce” when British and German soldiers crossed No Man’s Land to shake hands, play soccer, exchange souvenirs and sing carols to each other. The High Commands and politicians on both sides swiftly put an end to that foolishness. The war went on killing many millions.
  471. Sigal, Clancy: When Joan Baez Listened
    Do Try This at Home

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    I have a bat in my belfry about reaching out to people who dislike us and with whom we disagree but without whom no serious “grass roots movement” is possible. That is, by talking to anti-choice zealots, Obamacare haters, Tea Party crazies, racists etc. The notion of our crossing over the ideological abyss seems odious to a lot of people I know who see The Other Side as a bunch of RedNeck Ignorant Morons. That rigid mindset will get us far, yes? On the other hand there’s the “Joan Baez tactic”.
  472. Sigal, Clancy: Wimps Can't Win
    The Sissy Left

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    When did we on the left forget how to fight back in dark alleys?
  473. Sigmund, Elithabeth: Rage Against the Dying
    Campaign against Chemical and Biological Warfare

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1980
  474. Sikand, Yoginder: On Islam And Gender Equality
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    A review essay on Salbiah Ahmad's book Critical Thoughts on Islam, Rights and Freedom in Malaysia.
  475. Sikorsky, Robert: How to Get More Miles per Gallon in the 1990s
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  476. Silberstein, Patrick: French Students Speak for Themselves What We Won - and Need
    Against The Current vol. 122

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    The following collective interview was conducted for ATC by Patrick Silberstein of Editions Syllepse.
  477. Silen, Juan Angel: We, the Puerto Rican People
    A Story of Oppression and Resistance

    Resource Type: Book
    Silén restores to his people their history, stolen from them along with their land and independence.
  478. Sillett, Paul: By Any Means Necessary
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A review of Dave Hann's book Physical Resistance: A Hundred Years of Anti-fascism (Zero, 2013).
  479. Silman, Janet: Enough is Enough
    Aboriginal Women Speak Out

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988
  480. Silone, Ignazio: Bread and Wine
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1937   Published: 2005
    One of the 20th century's essential novels depicting Fascism's rise in Italy. Set and written in Fascist Italy, this book exposes that regime's use of brute force for the body and lies for the mind. Through the story of the once-exiled Pietro Spina, Italy comes alive with priests and peasants, students and revolutionaries, all on the brink of war.
  481. Silva, Jose Adan: Sex Workers in Nicaragua Break the Silence and Gain Rights
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    After living in the shadows, thousands of Nicaraguan sex workers have broken their silence, won support from state institutions and gained new respect for their rights.
  482. Silva-Michelena, Joe (ed.): Latin America
    Peace, Democratization and Economic Crisis

    Resource Type: Book
    Wars between countries in Latin and Central America may be rare, but peace in the region is a fragile hostage both to economic crisis and repressive regimes, and Cold War conflicts and U.S. intervention. This book, which represents the views of leading Latin American scholars, explores the links between economic, military, and human rights issues and poses the question of possible solutions.
  483. Silver, Beverly J.: Workers of the World
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Trade unionists in the 1920s didn't have much reason for optimism. Labour membership, which had shot upwards amid postwar unrest, crested and then plunged. A decade later, strikes were blocking production across the country, and union density was skyrocketing.
    After years of malaise in the labor movement, is a similar upsurge possible today?
  484. Silver, Charlotte: Palestine Freedom Battle "will be won": Interview with Author Miko Peled
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    An interview with Miko Peled, the Israeli author of The General’s Son.
  485. Silver, Charlotte: US sued over tax-exempt donations for illegal Israeli settlements
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A group of American citizens is suing the US Treasury because they say the agency is allowing billions of dollars of tax-exempt charitable donations to flow to the Israeli army and support the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
  486. Silver, Jim; Hull, Jeremy: The Political Economy of Manitoba
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  487. Silver, Marc (Director): Who is Dayani Cristal?
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Arizona's desert claims another migrant's life. With only the tattoo "Dayani Cristal" as a clue, a search begins across the continent to discover his identity and the people he may have left behind. With Gael Garica Bernal.
  488. Silver, Nate: The Mythology Of Trump's 'Working Class' Support
    His voters are better off economically compared with most Americans.

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    It's been extremely common for news accounts to portray Donald Trump's candidacy as a "working-class" rebellion against Republican elites. Narratives like these risk obscuring an important fact about Trump's voters: As compared with most Americans, Trump's voters are better off.
  489. Silverbush, Lori; Jacobson, Kristi: Finding North
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.
  490. Silverstein, Ken: The CIA's Mop-Up Man: L.A. Times Reporter Cleared Stories With Agency Before Publication
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A prominent national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times routinely submitted drafts and detailed summaries of his stories to CIA press handlers prior to publication, according to documents obtained by The Intercept.
  491. Silverstein, Ken: Six Questions for Augustus Richard Norton on Lebanon
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2006
    Questions concerning the 2006 abduction of Israelis to trade for Lebanese prisoners being held in Israeli prisons.
  492. Silverstein, Ken; James, Samuel (photographs): Dirty South
    The Foul Legacy of Louisiana Oil

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    On the workings and effects of the oil industry in Louisiana, including a particular focus on legacy lawsuits, through which landowners have sued companies for contamination of properties leased to produce oil and gas.
  493. Sim, R. Alex: Land and Community 
    Crisis in Canada's Countryside

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1988
    Sim's thesis is that rural society is overlooked due to urban dependence upon "great associations," economies of scale, and other socio-cultural institutions of unmanageable size.
  494. Simanga, Michael: Amiri Baraka and the Congress of African People
    History and Memory

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    This study of the Congress of African People (CAP) combines historical research and analysis with the author's first-hand experience with the organization, providing the first historical narrative of a consequential player in the Black Power Movement.
  495. Simanowitz, Stefan: WikiLeaks Copycat Reveals Indonesia's Bloody Secrets
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    On Friday, December 10th IndoLeaks, Indonesia’s very own version of WikiLeaks, went live. Over the following weeks the site has posted some sensitive documents including a conversation between former President Suharto and former US President Gerald Ford as well as four autopsy reports of the victims of the infamous 1965 coup attempt.
  496. Simmons, Charles: Why Detroit Needs Justice and CPR
    Against The Current vol. 88

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    If anyone doubts that the modern American City has become the center of all forms of oppression, consider the list of injustices that Detroit residents confront everyday in a city governed by African Americans. Although Brush Park residents were granted funds for renovation some five years ago, the city has taken the money from the senior citizens and transferred it to the big developers and city attorneys to help evict the seniors.
  497. Simmons, John S: Censorship
    A Threat to Reading, Learning, Thinking

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    Pointing out that censorship is undermining the goals of education and plaguing all areas of the curriculum, this collection of essays considers many areas in which students' right to read is being infringed. The collection offers thought-provoking perspectives on the methods used by protesters to remove books and materials from classrooms and libraries and outlines the rationales behind censors' motivations.
  498. Simmons, Michael: Phil Ochs Lives!
    "There But For Fortune"

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Phil Ochs and his influence.
  499. Simon, Daniel; Mailer, Norman: The Best of Abbie Hoffman
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    Selections from Revolution for the Hell of It, Woodstock Nation, and Steal this Book. Also includes new writings not published previously in book form.
  500. Simon, Dyanne Asimow: The Barter Book
    Consumers Guide to Living Well Without Using Money

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1979
  501. Simon, Henri: Crisis in the US
    Social and Economic Effects, Restructuring and Methods of Adapting

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The cause of the crisis in the US must be found in the context of the world capitalist economy and not credited to internal causes. These internal causes of course exist but in fact only shape the way this crisis is expressed.
  502. Simon, Henri: How the French pension system works
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Behind the pension reform demonstrations–discontent with politics and politicians, and with the capitalist system itself.
  503. Simon, Henri: Poland 1980-82
    Class Struggle and the Crisis of Capital

    Resource Type: Book
    Henri Simon captures the drama, the hopes and disappointments of workers' rebellions in Polish industrial cities in the early 1980s. This is a document of politicians practicing their skill at manipulation.
  504. Simon, Jonathan: To The American Media: Time To Face The Reality Of Election Rigging
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The gruesome truth is that American elections can be rigged and are being rigged because the American media treats election rigging as something that -- all evidence notwithstanding -- could never happen here. Period, end of story, move on.
  505. Simons, H.J.; Simons, R.E.: Class and Colour in South Africa 1850-1950
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969   Published: 1983
    A historical and sociological overview which provides a critical analysis of the Labour and National movements in South Africa and explores how and why the white working class traded its socialist principles for a share of white power. Also examines the interactions between the two wings of the resistance against white domination.
  506. Simons, Paul Z.: Witnessing revolution in Rojava
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In Rojava, who is the enemy is real simple: the Turkish government. Everyone knows that the Turkish government has supported Daesh [also called ISIS]. If the outside world wants to support Rojava, it's not money they primarily need, it's opening the border.
  507. Simons, Tim; Tonak, Ali: The Dead End of Climate Justice
    How NGO Bureaucrats and Greenwashed Corporations are Turning Nature Into Investment Capital

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The notion of climate debt, highlighted as the principle avenue of struggle for the climate justice movement, poses some large problems. Contemporary demands for reparations justified by the notion of climate debt open a dangerous door to increased green capitalist investment in the Global South. Everything from energy to agriculture, from cleaning products to electronics, and especially everything within the biosphere, is being incorporated into this regime of climate markets. One can only imagine the immense possibilities for speculation and financialization in these markets as the green bubble continues to grow.
  508. Simpson, Bill: Experts say: proliferation of meaningless prose may bring end of civilization as we know it
    Resource Type: Article
  509. Simpson, Bob: Black Teachers' Revolt of the 1960s
    Educational Apartheid in Chicago

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Chicago's educational apartheid has a history which includes the racial segregation of its schools, the allocation of resources on an unequal basis and second class treatment for teachers of color. It was Jim Crow North. But there was also resistance, a resistance which grew into a powerful social movement during the 1960's.
  510. Sinclair, Jan: Entertaining facts: what the news media do with expert information about environmental risks
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    This research aims to clarify why there is such a difference between expert understandings of the environmental risk of global warming and climate change, and social world understandings.
  511. Sinclair, Peter: Defending Exxon's Denial: It's Their Right to Free Speech!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In the world of science denial, Money is Speech, corporations are people, Donald Trump is Galileo, and apparently, lying to your customers and shareholders is exercising your constitutional rights.
  512. Sinclair, Scott: GATS: How the World Trade Organization's new "services" negotiations threaten democracy
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
    Examines closed-door negotiations to expand the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which have the goal of commercialize every service sector in every WTO country, including essential services such as health care, education, and drinking water.
  513. Sinclair, Scott; Grieshaber-Otto: Facing the Facts
    A Guide to the GATS debate

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002
  514. Sinclair, Stewart: The Problem of the Democratic Opposition Organization
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010   Published: 2014
    The basis for this proposal is an attempt to address the classic dilemma of the broad democratic opposition. In summary it is the need for a competent professional cadre to implement the changes needed, combined with the maintenance of a democratic and effective membership control of this 'elite'.
  515. Sinclair, Upton: The Jungle
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1906
    Upton Sinclair's sixth novel and first popular success, written when he was sent by the socialist weekly newspaper Appeal to Reason to Chicago to investigate conditions in the stockyards. Though intended to create sympathy for the exploited and poorly treated immigrant workers in the meat-packing industry, The Jungle instead aroused widespread public indignation at the quality of and impurities in processed meats and thus helped bring about the passage of federal food-inspection laws. Sinclair ironically commented at the time, "I aimed at the public's heart and by accident I hit it in the stomach." The Jungle is the most enduring of the works of the "muckrakers".
  516. Singer, Alan J.: Upper Big Branch Mine and the Race to the Bottom
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Without union representation, workers are afraid to report unsafe conditions because they will be fired. Without union representation to pressure coal companies, politicians, and federal regulators, the American coal industry is in a race to the bottom as it enforces third world labor standards and economic and safety conditions on its workers.
  517. Singer, Daniel: Against the Holy Alliance
    Against The Current vol. 81

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    MIGHT IS RIGHT! On June 3rd, the 72nd day of this horrid though undeclared war, it looked like a deal had been struck or, rather, imposed. The Russians having been bullied or bribed to align themselves on the NATO positions, Belgrade stood alone and Milosevic had to surrender.
  518. Singer, Daniel: Prelude to Revolution 
    France in May 1968

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2002
    Prelude to Revolution is the indispensable study of May 1968 in France. Singer hows here how change happens and why it is needed.
  519. Singer, Daniel: The Road to Gdansk
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1981
  520. Singer, Daniel: Whose Millenium
    Theirs or ours?

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1999
    Singer probes such developments as the outcome of the Russian Revolution and Russia's post-1989 turmoil, the transformation of the Polish trade union movement Solidarity into a reactionary and clerical force, the failure of social democracy in Western Europe. He claims were the first revolt against the prevailing idea that there is no alternative to market stringency and calls for a "realistic utopia" as the alternative.
  521. Singer, Gail: Abortion: Stories from North and South
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 1984
  522. Singer, Peter: The Life You Can Save
    Acting Now to End World Poverty

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    This is the right time to ask yourself: "What should I be doing to help?" For the first time in history, it is now within our reach to eradicate world poverty and the suffering it brings. The people of the developed world face a profound choice: If we are not to turn our backs on a fifth of the world's population, we must become part of the solution.
  523. Singer, Peter; Mason, Jim: The Way We Eat
    Why Our Food Choices Matter

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    The authors make a case for how people's everyday food choices affect others' lives.
  524. Singh, Simon; Ernst, Edzard: Trick or Treatment?
    Alternative Medicine on Trial (North American title: Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine)

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Evaluates the scientific evidence for acupuncture, homeopathy, herbal medicine, and chiropractic, and briefly covers 36 other treatments. It finds that the scientific evidence for these alternative treatments is generally lacking. Homeopathy is concluded to be completely ineffective: "It's nothing but a placebo, despite what homeopaths say"
    Although the book presents evidence that acupuncture, chiropractic and herbal remedies have limited efficacy for certain ailments, the authors conclude that the dangers of these treatments outweigh any potential benefits. Such potential risks outlined by the authors are contamination or unexpected interactions between components in the case of herbal medicine, risk of infection in the case of acupuncture and the potential for chiropractic manipulation of the neck to cause delayed stroke.
  525. Singham, A.W.; Hune, Shirley: Non-Alignment in the Age of Alignments
    Resource Type: Book
    This book makes clear the changing panorama of issues that has confronted the non-aligned states, and the diversity of viewpoints that has emerged among them. The authors have written what amounts to a history of the post-war world as experienced by Third World countries in their efforts to redefine the international political agenda.
  526. Singsen, Doug: Autonomy zone on Wall Street?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Prefigurationists argue that they can create self-contained, self-governing societies as pockets of autonomy within the capitalist system. While the goal of creating a democratic decision-making process and remaining independent of the mainstream political system is necessary to create a movement that challenges the entrenched power of Wall Street and the corporate elite, the goal of constituting an autonomous authority within capitalism is impossible and can lead to some dangerous illusions.
  527. Sirinathsinghji, Dr Eva: GM cotton really is helping to drive Indian farmers to suicide
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    A new study finds that Indian farmers in rain-fed areas are being driven to suicide from the increased cost of growing Bt GMO cotton varieties that confer no benefits to them. The extra expenses arise from buying new seeds each year, along with increased chemical inputs, while suffering inadequate access to agronomic information.
  528. Sirinathsinghji, Eva Dr: GMOs show 'substantial non-equivalence'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    New studies document substantial differences of GM maize and GM soybean from their non-GM counterparts, writes Dr Eva Sirinathsinghji - exposing a permissive regulatory regime that has failed miserably in protecting public health and safety.
  529. Siskind, Barry: Exhibitors can get more bang for their buck
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Trade shows are effective marketing vehicles when used well.
  530. Siskind, Barry: Improve Your Publicity Awareness
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Tips on networking for success.
  531. Sitrin, Marina: Barter Networks: Lessons from Argentina for Greece
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    "How did Argentina survive their economic crisis?"; "Are they doing better now?"; "What happened to the factory takeovers?"; "Did millions of people really participate in the barter network? Did they actually invent new money?" These are some of the many questions I have been asked by Greeks, especially over the past few weeks, related to their economic crisis and the potential for self-organization and survival.
  532. Situaciones, Colectivo: Que se vayan todos! Krise und Widerstand in Argentinien
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2003
    A collection of essays studying noncapitalist collectivism.
  533. Situationist International: On the Poverty of Student Life
    Considered in Its Economic, Political, Psychological, Sexual and Especially Intellectual Aspects, With a Modest Proposal for Doing Away With

    Resource Type: Book
    The Situationist International and the students at the University of Strasbourg prepared and published (using student union funds) this scathing analysis of student duplicity. While claiming to be revolutionaries, students prepare themselves for a professional career -- "just in case." The pamphlet provides a Situationist analysis of a familiar institution.
  534. Sivanandan, Ambalavaner: Communities of Resistance
    Writings on Black Struggles for Socialism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    A series of essays advocating grass roots organisations as the pathway to socialism.
  535. Sivard, Ruth Ledger: World Military and Social Expenditures 1977
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
  536. Sizoff, Paul [Victor Serge]: Canton, December 1927
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1928
    In 1927, as a result of a rapid succession of fatal mistakes, the Chinese proletariat lost the strong positions in Shanghai and Hankou that it had gloriously conquered at the head of the national movement. In April Chiang Kai-shek’s coup, which was prepared in broad daylight and should have been foreseen, robbed the workers of Shanghai. In August the sharp turn to the right by the ‘left’ Guomindang, on which had been based inadmissible hopes, robbed the workers of Hankou. In the meantime, the seizure of Changsha, carried out with the complicity of the Hankow government (in which the Communists participated), decapitated the Hunan peasant movement.
  537. Skanthakumar, B.: Melbourne: WEF Meets Real World
    Against The Current vol. 89

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Over 15 000 people from all corners of Australia and farther afield blockaded the Asia-Pacific summit of the World Economic Forum (W.E.F.) in Melbourne between September 11 and 13 in the latest expression of the mood of anti-capitalist action around the world.
  538. Skelton, Charlie: The Syrian opposition: who's doing the talking?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The media have been too passive when it comes to Syrian opposition sources, without scrutinising their backgrounds and their political connections. A nightmare is unfolding across Syria, in the homes of al-Heffa and the streets of Houla. And we all know how the story ends: with thousands of soldiers and civilians killed, towns and families destroyed, and President Assad beaten to death in a ditch.
  539. Skene, Wayne: How Deregulation Destroyed Canada's Airlines
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
    Skene links the deregulation of Canada's airline industry with layoffs, service disruptions, higher fares, privatization, and bankruptcies.
  540. Skorodin, Morton: Addiction and Control
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Prisons are very profitable. There are private prisons nowadays. The people that own them have, as their mission, first and foremost, the making of money. They need as many people as possible in prison to maximize their profits. They also need to spend as little as possible on the inmates and staff. Thus, America has over 2.3 million people incarcerated; more than any other country.
  541. Slaugher, Jane: Economics and the Communist Manifesto -- Part 2
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    The relations of production have not been revolutionized by computers and lean production any more than they were overturned by the assembly line, the automobile, or the telephone: the owners still own, we still work for a wage.
  542. Slaughter, Jane: A Big Victory for Labor in Mexico
    How Mexican Workers Won Ownership of a Tire Plant with Three-Year Strike

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Collective ownership of a factory in Mexico.
  543. Slaughter, Jane: Every Woman for Herself
    Against The Current vol. 144

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Factory Girls shows the reader what it’s like to live inside the largest human migration in history. It feels, apparently, pretty lonely. Leslie Chang’s subjects are the young women who’ve left tiny farms throughout China for a chance at making money in the big city. Their lesson and mantra is that each person can depend only on herself. “The easiest thing in the world was to lose touch with someone,” Chang notes.
  544. Slaughter, Jane: The Most Dangerous Man in Detroit - Review
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
  545. Slaughter, Jane: Notes on the Millenium
    Against The Current vol. 81

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    Jane Slaughter interviews Daniel Singer. Daniel Singer specializes in explaining pivotal social movements. His books on the French worker-student revolt of May 1968 and on Polish workers' rebellion against the party-state bureaucracy showed us the real-life workings of movements from below, and their potential to go farther. Best known to American socialists as the European correspondent of The Nation, Singer's elegantly written dispatches are notable for avoiding the false trails of various social democratic election victories.
  546. Slaughter, Jane: Organizers Worth Their Salt
    "Let's drink to the hard working people; Let's drink to the salt of the Earth"

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A few unions are recruiting salts these days, usually young people who apply for low-wage jobs in retail, hospitality, or logistics. But unions are reluctant to talk about salting, not wanting to alert management to look out for suspicious characters.
  547. Slaughter, Jane: Remembering Spain's Revolution
    Against The Current vol. 143

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    On the second page of Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell's memoir of the Spanish Revolution, he writes, “I had come to Spain with some notion of writing newspaper articles, but I joined the militia almost immediately, because at that time and in that atmosphere it seemed the only conceivable thing to do. The Anarchists were still in virtual control of Catalonia and the revolution was still in full swing….it was the first time that I had ever been in a town where the working class was in the saddle.”
  548. Slaughter, Jane: A Time for Learning
    Against The Current vol. 133

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    I don't recall being aware of the events in France in May-June 1968. I was in college, beginning to get radicalized on several fronts, notably the war. Something called the “Free University” was started in Washington, D.C., and I signed up for a class on communes. I remember well a presentation that spring, in which the speaker kept referring to “the Establishment.”
  549. Slaughter, Jane (ed.): A Troublemaker's Handbook 2 
    Resource Type: Book
    A manual for workers who want to take control over their lives at work. In hundreds of first-person accounts, workers tell in their own words how they organized and struggled to do that.
  550. Slaughter, Jane; Finkel, David: Elissa Karg Chacker, 1951-2008
    Against The Current vol. 135

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Elissa Karg Chacker, a longtime member of Solidarity and previously the International Socialists (IS) in Detroit, died Sunday, May 11 from injuries suffered in an accident a week earlier. Riding her bicycle home after a Solidarity meeting, she was struck by a car and never regained consciousness. Her daughters Sasha and Nina stayed with her in the hospital, where many comrades and friends maintained a vigil throughout the week.
  551. Slaughter, Jane; Ward, Rodney: The Labor Party in the Big Picture
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    THE LABOR PARTY convention was inspiring. At the Detroit chapter's report-back meeting, locked-out newspaper workers talked about how good it felt to be in a convention hall where everyone would support you, "unlike the Democrats and Republicans."
    Authorizing the possibility of electoral campaigns means that, in the places where those happen, we have the potential to attract a whole different layer of members.
  552. Slaunwhite, Steve: Getting Ink for Your New Product
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Get media coverage of your product.
  553. Slaunwhite, Steve: 7 Ways to Get More Mileage from a Case Study
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Case studies are a valuable addition to your public relations' arsenal. They not only explain the success of your product or service in action, they also tend to have high editorial acceptance and readership rates.
  554. Slaunwhite, Steve: 6 Tips for Writing a Successful VNR
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    A video news release(VNR) is essentially a press release on video. The key difference is how it is planned and written.
  555. Slaunwhite, Steve: 3 Keys to Keeping Your Marketing and PR Writing on Strategy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    How do you ensure that your marketing and PR piece isn't just pretty prose?
  556. Slaunwhite, Steve: Using History to Write Powerful Leads
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Using history in writing marketing and PR communications.
  557. Slaunwhite, Steve: Writing a Successful Case Study
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2003
    Readers love a good story. That's why these chronicles of success will often stand out on the editor's desk while press releases, media kits and other media communications fight a tough battle just to get noticed.
  558. Slee, Tom: What's Yours Is Mine
    Against the Sharing Economy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2016
    The news is full of their names, supposedly the vanguard of a rethinking of capitalism. Lyft, Airbnb, Taskrabbit, Uber, and many more companies have a mandate of disruption and upending the "old order." But this new wave of technology companies is funded and steered by very old-school venture capitalists. And in What’s Yours Is Mine, technologist Tom Slee argues the so-called sharing economy damages development, extends harsh free-market practices into previously protected areas of our lives, and presents the opportunity for a few people to make fortunes by damaging communities and pushing vulnerable individuals to take on unsustainable risk. Drawing on original empirical research, Slee shows that the friendly language of sharing, trust, and community masks a darker reality.
  559. Sloan, Alastair: Don't be fooled: 'media watchdogs' are Israeli propaganda tools
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Consider yourself very lucky if you have never heard of "UK Media Watch" (formerly called "Comment is Free Watch" – CiF Watch), "BBC Watch", "HonestReporting" and "Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America" (CAMERA).
  560. Slorach, Roddy: A Very Capitalist Condition
    A history and politics of disability

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    This book examines the origins and development of disability and highlights the hidden history of groups such as disabled war veterans, deaf people and those in mental distress. Roddy Slorach describes how capitalist society segregates and marginalises disabled people, generating new impairment and disability as it does so.

    He argues that Marxism not only helps provide a fuller understanding of the politics and nature of disability, but also offers a vision of how disabled people can play a part in building a better world for all.
  561. Slovo, Gillian: Every Secret Thing
    My Family, My Country

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
  562. Sly, Liz: The strike that led to Tahir Square
    An act of courage that launched a revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Labour struggles at Egypt's largest cotton mill, starting in 2006, laid the groundwork for the revolution of 2011.
  563. Smaldone, Bill: Facing Fascism in Europe
    Against The Current vol. 84

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Adolf Hitler's rise to power in 1933, and the Nazis' rapid destruction of Germany's Social Democratic and Communist parties, shook the European left to its core. For many socialists and communists, the total defeat of two of the world's largest and best-organized workers' parties was grim evidence of the immediate need to set aside obstacles dividing them and to join together in the fight against fascism.
  564. Smaldone, Bill: German Social Democracy in Crisis
    Against The Current vol. 112

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    The Crisis in German Social Democratic Party (SPD) is now in a historic crisis, one that threatens its very existence as a part of the international progressive movement. Under the leadership of its chairman, Gerhard Schröder, who also heads the national coalition government with the Greens, the party has undertaken a series of neoliberal reforms that represent a sharp blow to its core constituency: Germany’s workers and the poor.
  565. Smaldone, Bill: Rise of the Left Party: Germany's Election and Beyond
    Against The Current vol. 144

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    On September 27, 2009 the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) suffered its worst electoral defeat since 1945. After four years of governing as a junior partner in a “Grand Coalition” with the right-of-center Christian Democrats (CDU), the SPD garnered only 23% of the vote (down from 33% in 2005) and now appears to be a shadow of the party that had taken the reins of government in 1998.
  566. Smaldone, Bill: Thinking About Equality
    Against The Current vol. 153

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Back in 1937, as fascism seemed poised to seize power in much of Europe, George Orwell noted in A Road to Wigan Pier that a “genuinely revolutionary socialism” would have no chance of reversing the tide unless its supporters put aside their factionalism, ceased using jargon that few people could understand, and mobilized around propaganda stressing justice, liberty, and the plight of the unemployed.
  567. Smaldone, William: European Socialism, A Concise History with Documents
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2013
    An introduction to European socialism, which arose in the maelstrom of the industrial and democratic revolutions launched in the eighteenth century. Striving for sweeping social, economic, cultural, and political change, socialists were a diverse lot. However, they were united by principles asserting the social and political equality of all people.
  568. Smaldone, William: Social Democracy and the Paradox of the Vanguard: Rudolf Hilferding's Odyssey
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    THE NAZI SEIZURE of power in the winter of 1933 marked the total failure of the reformist project of the German Social Democratic Party (SPD) and brought about the party's virtual destruction. From exile in Prague and Paris, the defeated socialist leadership now had to grapple with the implications of this catastrophe for the party's strategy and form of organization. In the face of nazi barbarism, it was clear that the old legal methods would no longer suffice and that new ideas were needed to...
  569. Smallteacher, Richard: Agrica's Tanzania Rice Scheme Has Devastated Local Farmers, Say NGOs
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    A flagship rice plantation in Tanzania run by UK investors has allegedly destroyed the livelihoods of local smallholder farmers, driven them into debt and impacted the local environment, according to a new report published by the Oakland Institute.
  570. Smallteacher, Richard: Climate Activists Slapped With Terrorism Charges for Devon Energy Protest
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Two climate activists who staged a protest at the headquarters of Devon Energy, a Fortune 500 company based in Oklahoma city, have been charged with a “terrorism hoax” after black powder drifted down from a banner that they unfurled.
  571. Smallteacher, Richard: New Evidence Shows Main Chevron Witness Lied In $9.5 Billion Ecuador Lawsuit
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    A key witness has admitted under oath that he lied on behalf of Chevron, the California oil multinational, when the company sued to overturn a $9.5 billion verdict for pollution of the Ecuadorian Amazon.
  572. Smallteacher, Richard: Police Attack Palm Oil Protestors in Sierra Leone
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Sierra Leone police opened fire on a group of protestors who were demonstrating against a palm oil plantation in the southern province of Pujehun. The project is being developed by Societe Financiere des Caoutchoucs (Socfin), a French agri-business giant.
  573. Smallteacher, Richard: Secwepemc Tribes Fight New Mines and Old Laws in British Columbia
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Indigenous activists burned down a bridge in British Columbia, Canada, to prevent Imperial Metals from starting a lead and zinc mine on the lands of the Secwepemc peoples. Local tribes say that the mine may severely impact the one of the largest remaining sockeye salmon populations in the world.
  574. Smallteacher, Richard: Six Banks Pay $5.6 Billion in Fines for Foreign Exchange Manipulation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Six major international banks – Bank of America, Barclays, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Union Bank of Switerland (UBS) – have agreed to pay $5.6 billion in fines for rigging global foreign exchange markets.
  575. Smart.D.A. (ed.); Pannekoek, Anton; Gorter, Herman: Pannekoek and Gorter's Marxism
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
    Anton Pannekoek and Herman Gorter were leading spokespersons for 'council communism.' They argued for the primacy of workers' own organizations, defending their importance agains the parliamentarists and Bolsheviks who saw in the party the nub of working-class organization, and against the anarchists who saw anathema in all organization. This volume contains represenative texts by Pannekoek and Goter, with an introduction by the editor.
  576. Smecker, Frank Joseph: Coal's Ruptured Landscape
    Navigating the Ruins of Appalachia

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    It is more apparent now than ever before that coal mining, especially mountain top removal, is unethical and inhumane. It displays stark irresponsibility in land stewardship as well as depraved practices within a diverse region. It's time to shake off the flawed belief that we are reliant upon coal and other fossil fuels.
  577. Smillie, Ian: Mastering the Machine
    Poverty, Aid and Technology

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
  578. Smirnow, Nick: Listing of Progressive Periodicals
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
    Listing of progressive and alternative periodicals with many that are financially wanting and deserve support.
  579. Smith, Abbot Emerson: Colonists in Bondage 
    White Servitude and Convict Labor in America, 1607-1776

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1947   Published: 2012
    This is the story of the colonists of the kitchens, the stables, the fields, the shops, and those who came to America as indentured servants, men and women who sold themselves to masters for a period of time in order to pay passage from an old world to a new and freer one.
  580. Smith, Andy: Group Sex
    Communal Ethics of Eroticism, Free Love, and the Extended Family

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Is free love a relic of the past? Does principled promiscuity still persist at the dawn of the twenty-first century? Where do anti-authoritarian radicals stand in the cultural combat?
  581. Smith, Ashley: Resistance Stirring Again
    Against The Current vol. 130

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    In 1968 the worldwide explosion of struggle, from the battlefields of Vietnam to the streets and factories of France and Czechoslovakia, opened a new opportunity to challenge the capitalist system. In the United States, the Civil Rights struggle against racism sparked a wave of radicalization and struggle to challenge a whole host of American capitalism’s inequities — from its war in Vietnam to its sexism, homophobia, and class exploitation.
  582. Smith, Brendan; Brecher, Jeremy: Keystone XL opponents need a jobs program 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The victorious Keystone campaign also exposed the perennial Achilles' heel of those who are fighting against climate change: We are often painted by our opponents and perceived by the public as caring more about the environment than about jobs. The neglected half of the job for environmental advocates is to ourselves become the voice for job creation. We need to develop robust programs to put unemployed pipefitters, teamsters, and others back to work. Indeed, the prerequisite for every environmental campaign should be a plausible and detailed jobs program. The sustainability movement must be a voice for workers, students, and others who want to both save the earth and promote appropriate economic development.
  583. Smith, C. Rhodes: Report of the Panel of Public Enquiry Into Northern Hydro Development
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1977
    Report describing the evidence to the public enquiry concerning the Nelson-Churchill River Diversion of Northern Manitoba.
  584. Smith, Charles: Privacy and the Right to Strike in Canada
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The neoliberal assault on labour has now entered its fourth decade. Equally concerning for the labour movement has been the long assault on the post-war labour freedoms to organize, bargain, and strike.
  585. Smith, Charlie: Author Donald Gutstein reveals extent of Stephen Harper revolution in new book Harperism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    In Harperism: How Stephen Har­per and His Think Tank Colleagues Have Transformed Canada (James Lorimer & Company Ltd.), Gutstein makes the case that neoliberalism is far more sinister than simply having a desire for smaller government. A central tenet of his new book is that Harper is undermining democracy by marshalling the power of government to create and enforce markets where they’ve never existed before.
  586. Smith, Cyril: Deeply Re-examining Marxism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Having just read Michael Lowy's “The Centrality of Self-emancipation for a Critical Marxism”, I agree strongly with many of Lowy's remarks about the next steps for those who consider themselves to be followers of Karl Marx, now that the downfall of the Stalinist bureaucracy and its devotees has provided us with a wonderful opportunity for the re-birth of communist ideas.
  587. Smith, Cyril: Karl Marx and Religion
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    For Marx, to positively assert that God does not exist is childish. “Man makes religion, religion does not make man. ... The struggle against religion is, therefore, indirectly the struggle against that world whose spiritual aroma is religion. Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering.”
  588. Smith, Dan: The Seventh Fire
    The Struggle for Aboriginal Government

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    Describes the struggles of aboriginal people to run their own affairs.
  589. Smith, Dave; Chamberlain, Phil: Blacklisted
    The Secret War between Big Business and Union Activists

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    Story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies resorted to in their attempt to keep union activists away from their places of work.
  590. Smith, David: Fighting the poachers on Africa's thin green line
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Underpaid, ill-equipped and outnumbered, park rangers fight a one-sided war against vicious gangs of poachers. Hundreds have been murdered in the defence of endangered wildlife, and their deaths leave their own families in jeopardy. David Smith reports from Zambia.
  591. Smith, David: First Person Plural
    A Community Development Approach to Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1994
    Smith provides an account of his experiences and addresses the ways of building an effective and democratic orgranization to bring about social transformation. Useful for those interested in adult education, community development and political action.
  592. Smith, David; Tremlett, Giles; Hodal, Kate; Franklin, Jonathan; Borger, Julian; Brodzinsky, Sibylla: Special Report: Truth, Justice and Reconciliation
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    An examination of how countries around the world affected by civil war or internal conflict have approached justice.
  593. Smith, Donald, B.: Mississauga Portraits: Ojibwe Voices from Nineteenth-Century Canada
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2013
    This book is about a group of Mississaugans that few people who live in Mississauga, Ontario, today are likely familiar with. The people profiled are none other than a handful of the original inhabitants of much of the land that is now covered by the sprawling city of more than seven hundred thousand people in the Greater Toronto Area.
  594. Smith, Doug: Joe Zuken, Citizen and Socialist
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Examines the forces that dominated Winnipeg's social and political life from the 1930s to the 1980s - the impact of European migration, the growth of radicalism, the internment of communists in World War Two, and the political witchunting of the Cold War - through the life of a man who, through good times and bad, remained passionately devoted to social justice.
  595. Smith, Evan; Worley, Matthew (eds),: Against the Grain: The British far left from 1956
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Against the Grain views the "far-left" as anything to the left of the British Labour Party. This includes the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB), Red Action, the Socialist Party (SP), the SWP, other left groupings and anarchist groups.
  596. Smith, Gar: American Nuremberg: Putting Washington's War Criminals on Trial - Book Review
    Book Review of "American Nuremberg: Putting Washington’s War Criminals on Trial" by Gar Smith.

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Any honest review of the aggregating crimes of America’s political leaders gives rise to a nagging question: Isn’t it time someone threw the book at them? Well, the wait is over. We now have the book.
  597. Smith, Gar: Global Warming's Unacknowledged Threat - The Pentagon
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The Pentagon has admitted to burning 350,000 barrels of oil a day (only 35 countries in the world consume more) but that doesn't include oil burned by contractors and weapons suppliers. It does, however, include providing fuel for more than 28,000 armored vehicles, thousands of helicopters, hundreds of jet fighters and bombers and vast fleets of Navy vessels.
  598. Smith, Gibbs M: Labour Martyr: Joe Hill
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    The story of the rebel songwriter and union activst Joe Hill, who was murdered by the state of Utah in 1915.
  599. Smith, Jack: Victory in Vietnam
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Forty years ago on April 30, 1975, the Vietnamese peopl were finally victorious in the long just struggle for national independence and unification against the United States and its puppet regime in Saigon.
  600. Smith, Jack A.: Big Brother's Getting Bigger
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Government surveillance and attacks on the privacy of American citizens were bad enough under the Bush regime but they are getting even worse during the Obama years.
  601. Smith, Jackie; Lopez, Alfredo: Let's Stop Google from Gobbling Up Our Schools
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In October of 2006, Google launched its Apps for Education, with Arizona State University being its first client. Today there are more than 25 million individual users in both K-12 and higher ed institutions, and 74 of the top 100 universities use Google apps for their university communications and software applications.
  602. Smith, John: Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    An excerpt from John Smith's book "Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century", in which he examines the relationship between the core capitalist countries and the rest of the world in the age of neoliberal globalization.
  603. Smith, Jordan Michael: The media consensus on Israel is collapsing
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Across the political spectrum, once-taboo criticism is now common.
  604. Smith, Judith E.: Communist Writing in Anti-Communist Times
    Book review

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    A book review of 'American Night: The Literary Left in the Era of the Cold War.'
  605. Smith, Ken: The Battle of Orgreave
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The Battle of Orgreave on 18 June, 1984, saw the establishment carry out a mighty state-organised riot, a conspiracy to trap striking miners and unleash brutality on a scale never experienced before in an industrial dispute in Britain.
  606. Smith, Michael Steven: Free the Cuban Five!
    Against The Current vol. 112

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Political times have emblematic cases. The ongoing Mumia case, Lynne Stewart’s current prosecution, and the two cases involving the U.S. and Cuban governments illuminate the reality of today’s politics in America, just as the Sacco/ Vanzetti case in the 1920s with respect to immigrants and anarchists or the McCarthite anti-communist Rosenberg case in the 1950s defined their eras.
  607. Smith, Michael Steven: Lost Liberties in the Age of Obama
    Against The Current vol. 145

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    When World War II broke out on September l, l939 the poet W.H. Auden sat in a bar on 42nd Street and penned a poem using that fateful date for its title. He reflected that the past ten years had been “a low dishonest decade.” And so has our last ten.
  608. Smith, Michael Steven: The Roots of Academic Freedom
    Book review

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    A book review of 'Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge.'
  609. Smith, Michael Steven: Seth Farber's Radicals, Rabbis and Peacemakers
    Against The Current vol. 120

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    My grandparents came to America from Hungary in 1912. My family who stayed there and the Hungarian Jewish population were mostly killed by the fascists in the bitter winter of 1944, some 800,000. Twenty thousand alone died of the cold and disease, huddled in the great unheated synagogue, the largest in the world, on Dohany Street in Budapest.
  610. Smith, Michael Steven: Leonard Irving Weinglass
    Against The Current vol. 153

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Len was not a ’60s radical. He was something more unusual, a ’50s radical. He developed his values, critical thinking and world view in a time when non-conforming was rare. He told a newspaper interviewer in Santa Barbara in 1980 that “I would classify myself as a radical American. I am anti-capitalist in this sense — I don’t believe capitalism is now compatible with democracy.”
  611. Smith, Murray E.G.: Global Capitalism in Crisis
    Karl Marx and the Decay of the Profit System

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
  612. Smith, Phillip: Police Ripped Off More Stuff Than Burglars Did Last Year
    Civil asset forfeiture is big business for cops

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Law enforcement use of asset forfeiture laws to seize property -- often without a criminal conviction or even an arrest -- has gone through the roof in recent years, and now the cops are giving the criminals a run for their money, and winning.
  613. Smith, Phillip: These Senior Citizens Are Destined to Die in Prison -- For Marijuana
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    There are drug war excesses remaining to be rectified. Here are some of the most outrageous.
  614. Smith, Richard: Climate Crisis, the Deindustrialization Imperative and the Jobs vs. Environment Dilemma 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    So long as we live under capitalism, today, tomorrow, next year and every year thereafter, economic growth will always be the overriding priority till we barrel right off the cliff to collapse.
  615. Smith, Robert Ellis: Privacy Journal
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1978
    A monthly newsletter that is, "...filled with American and Canadian news about the confidentiality of personal information." It describes, "...record-keeping in government and business, new invasions of privacy, new legislation, and (alerts) citizens to ways they can protect their personal privacy."
  616. Smith, Sam: How to End the Tea Party (and Scare Obama at the Same Time)
    A Black / Brown Coalition

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    One of the reasons the left doesn't do better is because it tends to view the right's transgressions as a moral issue rather than as a pragmatic problem as, for example, a baseball coach would do if the Tea Party were the other team. In fact, calling someone a racist is not a particularly useful political move whereas figuring out why they're getting to first base all the time, and you're not, is. The right keeps it simple. It speaks plain talk, not bland abstractions devised by some third rate branding coach. There is hardly anyone in the country who doesn't know the right opposes gay marriage, abortion and illegal immigration. Now try describing three primary goals of liberals or the left and you see the problem.
  617. Smith, Sam: On Being Watched in the 60s
    When Police Power was Embraced as a Form of Government

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    There would seem to be the notion that the Sixties were the product of immaculate conception. In fact, they were more an act of conversion, conversion of the isolated, unfocussed, dispersed and inarticulate alienation of the 1950s into a mass movement with common language, direction, and rules.
  618. Smith, Sam: Why People Vote Against Themselves
    Wisconsin and the Collapse of Liberalism

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The reasons people vote against their self-interest are numerous and varied but key to them is often a culture under great stress believing false promises being made to it by the powerful.
  619. Smith, Sara R.: Queer Activism in the Labor Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    In the 1970s, Teresa Rankin kept her sexual orientation private while organizing textile workers at J.P. Stevens in North Carolina. When the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU) offered her an organizing position in a small town in Virginia, Rankin, turned down the opportunity fearing isolation due to her sexual orientation.
  620. Smith, Sharon: Subterranean Fire
    A History of Working-Class Radicalism in the United States

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2006
    Smith explores how the connection between the U.S. labor movement and the Democratic Party has repeatedly held back working-class struggles. She also examines the role of the labor movement in the 2004 presidential election following the shrinking electoral influences of labor.
  621. Smith, Sharon: Women and Socialism
    Essays on Women's Liberation

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    More than forty years after the women's liberation movement of the 1960s, women remain without equal rights. If anything, each decade that has passed without a fighting women's movement has seen a rise in blatant sexism and the further erosion of the gains that were won in the 1960s and 1970s. This fully revised edition examines these issues from a Marxist perspective, focusing on the centrality of race and class. It includes chapters on the legacy of Black feminism and other movements of women of colour and the importance of the concept of intersectionality. In addition, Women and Socialism: Class, Race, and Capital explores the contributions of socialist feminists and Marxist feminists in further developing a Marxist analysis of women's oppression amid the stirrings of a new movement today.
  622. Smith, Sharon J.: The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    If you want to make a significant and sustainable impact on the health of our planet, this powerful and practical guide can help. Author and activist Sharon J. Smith shares proven strategies and lessons learned from the winners of Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards—America’s top honor for young green leaders. Here are all the tools you need—from planning a campaign and recruiting supporters to raising money and attracting media attention—to turn your ideas into actions and make changes that matter.
  623. Smith, Stephen Anthony (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of the History of Communism
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    A global history of communisim in the twentieth century.
  624. Smith, Susan, Willms, Dennis & Johnson, Nancy (Eds): Nurtured by Knowledge
    Learning to do Participatory Action-Research

    Resource Type: Book
    The emphasis of the book is to explain a new approach to research on social change and the principle that all people have the right to participate in the production of knowledge that directly affects them. Case studies of participatory action-research (PAR) in Canada, India, Africa and Latin America show how it can be achieved. The final chapter analyzes the lessons learned from these diverse studies and explores the principles and processes of PAR methadology.
  625. Smith, Tanya: The Cuts and the Fightback
    Against The Current vol. 145

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The accelerated privatzation taking place at the University of California is transforming the institution. For faculty, students and workers the changes are devastating. Programs and services are cut, student fees are raised over and over again, workers face both furloughs and layoffs while the faculty’s shared governance shrinks.
  626. Smith, Tom: James Bellamy Foster's Marx's Ecology, Paul Burkett's Marx and Nature - Review
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Review of the books 'Marx's Ecology' by James Bellamy and 'Marx and Nature' by Paul Burkett and how they explore the ecological concerns of Marx and Engels.
  627. Smith, Tony: Globalisation
    A Systematic Marxian Account

    Resource Type: Book
  628. Smith, Tony: Globalization
    A Systemic Marxian Account

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Smith examines the issue of globalization using a systemic dialetics approach. This two-part novel first examines the models of globalization and in the second part, reconstructs a Marxian model of socialist globalization.
  629. Smith, Tony: Globalization's Damages
    Against The Current vol. 119

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    The main argument in favor of neoliberalism is simple enough: individuals will freely exchange whenever mutual gains result. It follows that restricting trade and investment across borders both infringes liberty and prevents people from enjoying benefits. At this point an appeal is made to historical evidence: previously poor regions have lifted more people out of poverty at a faster rate than ever before in human history by opening up to trade and investment.
  630. Smith, Tony: Inside the Global Crisis
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
  631. Smith, Tony: Inside the Global Crisis
    Against The Current vol. 150

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    “The roots of the modern financial system lie in developments in the early 1980s when investors of capital could not find avenues where they could obtain reasonable returns after a decline, from the early 1970s onwards, in the profit levels of traditional companies.”
  632. Smith, Tony: The Logic of Marx's Capital
    Replies to Hegelian Criticisms

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  633. Smolker, Rachel PhD.: Climate Technofix: Weaving Carbon into Gold and Other Myths of "negative emissions"
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    When the IPCC (International Panel on Climate Change) published their most recent fifth assessment report, something surprising and deeply disturbing was lurking in the small print in chapter three on “mitigation”.
  634. Smolski, Andrew: Indicting the System with Noam Chomsky
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In this interview Noam Chomsky brings once more to bear on current and historical events his eviscerating analysis of power systems.
  635. Smolski, Andrew: To My Less-Evilism Haters: A Rejoinder to Halle and Chomsky
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    John Halle has taken to calling my CounterPunch article, No Lesser Evil, Not This Time, "idiotic" and part of the "lunatic and sociopathic left". These pathetic and childlike insults are part of a left that spends more time giving itself a thousand cuts than one good jab at the common enemy. I was even more hurt to read that Chomsky, quoted by Halle, thinks my article represents "left…self-destruction" that is "adding new dimensions" through "contemporary irrationality and refusal to think".
  636. Smyth, Frank: Journalist Security Guide
    Covering the news in a dangerous and changing world

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    This guide details what journalists need to know in a new and changing world. It is aimed at local and international journalists of varied levels of experience.
  637. Snell, Heather: The Accessible Home
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1986
  638. Snipes, Patrick: My Years at Wal-Mart
    Making One Do the Work of Three

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Wal-Mart is but the largest wave in a rising tide, and, unless we stand together, united and with dignity, as a great levy for justice to hold and push it back, this tide threatens to drown us all.
  639. Snitow, Ann; Stansell, Christine; Thompson, Sharon (eds.): Powers of Desire
    The Politics of Sexuality

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    Brings together a diverse group of well-known feminist and gay writers, historians, and activists.
  640. Snow, Mathew: Against Charity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Snow criticizes the growing social movement 'Effective Altruism', which is characterized by calculating where expendable income is best spent and by encouraging the relatively affluent to channel their capital accordingly.
  641. Snowden, Edward: Edward Snowden's Warning to Canada
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Whistleblower Edward Snowden talks about Bill C-51 and the weak oversight of Canada's intelligence agencies.
  642. Snowden, Frank: Before Color Prejudice: The Ancient Views of Blacks
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    In this richly-illustrated account of black-white contacts from the Pharaohs to the Caesars, Frank M. Snowden demonstrates that the ancients did not discriminate against blacks because of their colour. For three thousand years Mediterranean whites intermittently came in contact with African blacks in commerce and war, and left a record of these encounters in art and in written documents. The blacks -- most commonly known as Kushites, Ethiopians, or Nubians -- were redoubtable warriors and commanded the respect of their white adversaries. The overall view of blacks was highly favourable. In science, philosophy, and religion colour was not the basis of theories concerning inferior peoples.
  643. Snowdon, Alex: People's Assembly: we need unity to beat austerity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Argues that the People's Assembly is not merely a nice idea or a worthwhile event, but the main basis for co-ordinating resistance to cuts for some time to come.
  644. Snowdon, Alex: What to do with a tin of beans? Food banks, the left and the movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Acts of collective practical solidarity are a springboard to participation in campaigning against austerity and the Tory war on the poor.
  645. Snyder, Stanley G.: Embezzlers Dirty Tricks (And How to Spot Them)
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
  646. So, Anthony D.; Sampat, N, Bhaven; Rai, K, Arti; et. al.: Is Bayh-Dole Good for Developing Countries? Lessons from the US Experience
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Recently, countries from China and Brazil to Malaysia and South Africa have passed laws promoting the patenting of publicly funded research, and a similar proposal is under legislative consideration in India. These initiatives are modeled in part on the United States Bayh-Dole Act of 1980.
  647. Soapy: Consigned to the Memory Hole: The content of the DNC Leaks
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    Examining the content of the DNC data leaks during the 2016 US elections, and the efforts by the Democratic party to distract from their content.
  648. Sobel, David & Meurer, Susan: Working at Inglis
    The Life and Death of a Canadian Company

    Resource Type: Book
    David Sobel and Susan Meurer look at 108 years of history at the John Inglis plant in west Toronto. With archival and contemprary photos, interviews with workers, the history of gendered work segregation during WW2 and union struggles to organize the plant, the authors tell the story of the rise and fall of one of the city's oldest companies.
  649. Sobhan, Rehman: Crisis of External Dependence
    The Political Economy of Foreign Aid to Bangladesh

    Resource Type: Book
    This book presents an informed, wide-ranging and critical account of the impact of foreign aid on Bangladesh's economy and society. The author shows the distortive consequences that, in practice, aid has on his country's path of development, productive forces, and process of class formation. He demonstrates conclusively that Bangladesh cannot continue to rely on aid as its principal strategy of development.
  650. Sobieraj, Sarah: Soundbitten
    The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Sobieraj argues that activist groups' efforts to get media attention for themselves and their concerns often ends up undermining their capacity to communicate with ordinary people.
  651. Sobolev, P.N.: History of the October Revolution
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1966
  652. Sobrino, Francisco T.: Elections in the Southern Cone
    Against The Current vol. 85

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    During the last three months of 1999, presidential elections took place in the three southernmost countries of the Latin American continent.
  653. Social Design Notes: Law Professor's Response to Black Lives Matter Shirt Complaint
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A first year law school student wrote a complaint about her professor having worn a Black Lives Matter T-shirt during class. Here is the professor’s response.
  654. Socialist Alliance: Australia: Socialist Alliance's 'International Political Perspectives' Resolution

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Resolutions adopted by the 10th National Conference of the Socialist Alliance, June 7-9, 2014.
  655. Socialist Studies Editorial Collective: Marxism, Feminism, the State
    Volume 1

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    Includes essays on the sexual division of labour, and socialist organizing in the 80s, referring to Engels, Ryerson, and MacPherson.
  656. Soechtig, Stephanie: Fed Up
    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 2014
    An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.
  657. Sofri, Adriano: Organizing for Workers' Power
    Beyond Trade Unionism & Vanguardism

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1968   Published: 1969
    A discussion of the problem of "vanguardism," and the role of leadership in revolutionary organization, and its evolution through different stages of class struggle, by Adriano Sofri of the Italian socialist group Lotta Continua, with an introduction by militants in southern Ontario.
  658. Sofri, Adriano; Della Mea, Luciano: Zur Strategie und Organisation von "Lotta Continua"
    Internationale Marxistische Diskussion 18

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
  659. Sokal, Alan: Beyond the Hoax 
    Science, Philosphy and Culture

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Exposes the faulty thinking and outright nonsence of the postmodernist critique of science, which asserts that facts, truth, evidence, even reality itself are all merely social constructs.
  660. Sokal, Alan: Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    Alan Sokal submitted this parody of postmodernism, poststructuralist theory, deconstruction, and political moralism to the journal Social Text. The editors failed to spot the hoax and published it as a serious article. The hoax caused a fierce debate between the postmodernists and those who consider postmodernism reactionary nonsense.
  661. Sokal, Alan; Bricmont, Jean: Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997   Published: 1998
    The authors criticize postmodernism in academia for its misuses of scientific and mathematical concepts in postmodern writing. Fashionable Nonsense examines two related topics: (1) The incompetent and pretentious usage of scientific concepts by a small group of influential philosophers and intellectuals; (2) the problems of cognitive relativism, the idea that "modern science is nothing more than a 'myth', a 'narration' or a 'social construction' among many others". The stated goal of the book is not to attack "philosophy, the humanities or the social sciences in general...[but] to warn those who work in them (especially students) against some manifest cases of charlatanism," and in particular to "deconstruct" the notion that some books and writers are difficult because they deal with profound and difficult ideas. "If the texts seem incomprehensible, it is for the excellent reason that they mean precisely nothing." The book includes long extracts from the works of Jacques Lacan, Julia Kristeva, Paul Virilio, Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, Luce Irigaray, Bruno Latour, and Jean Baudrillard who are considered by some to be leading academics of Continental philosophy, critical theory, psychoanalysis or social sciences. Sokal and Bricmont set out to show how those intellectuals have used concepts from the physical sciences and mathematics incorrectly. The extracts are intentionally rather long to avoid accusations of taking sentences out of context.
    Published in French as Impostures Intellectuelles and in the United Kingdom as Intellectual Impostures.
  662. Solanas, Fernando E.: Dignity of the Nobodies 
    La dignidad de los nadies

    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2005
    The degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires' poorest shantytowns, crumbling hospitals, and women middle class farmers fighting multi-national banks that are shamelessly appropriating their farmlands.
  663. Solano, Wilebaldo: The POUM's Seven Decades
    Against The Current vol. 143

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The Partido Obrero de Unificacion Marxista (The Workers Party of Marxist Unification, POUM) was founded in Barcelona on September 30, 1935 in a small house in the Horta district. That was 70 years ago. The event was not public, since we were still in a phase of relative clandestinity imposed on the movement after October 1934, so we felt it prudent to limit the number of delegates.
  664. Soley, Lawrence: Censorship, Inc.
    The Corporate Threat to Free Speech in the United States

    Resource Type: Book
    Soley shows how as corporate power has grown and come to influence the issues on which ordinary Americans should be able to speak out, new strategies have developed to restrict free speech on issues in which corporations and property-owners have an interest.
  665. Solidarity Against War: Stop Terror & War!
    Against The Current vol. 113

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    The wave of terrorist attacks across Russia, culminating in the bloody tragedy at Beslan, has reminded us all that there is a war taking place in this country. Russia’s rulers depict this as the “intervention of international terrorism” and compare it with the events of 11 September 2001.
  666. Solidarity Member in New York: Occupy Wall Street! Observations from a New York Public Sector Worker
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    A lot remains to be seen, but if Madison is any indication, upping the ante in this struggle and achieving real results will require more than crowds ... it will require the focused activity of significant layers of the organized working classes, that have the roots and the experience to help leverage the power that is being built against the establishment here and nationally. Even if we don't get concrete wins, this will have been a hugely important protest but there is a potential for it to be concretely effective as well.
  667. Solnit, Rebecca: Abolish High School
    Easy Chair

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Solnit says that we need to recognize that high school doesn't work for most young people, and suggests abolishing it.
  668. Solnit, Rebecca: The Arc of Justice and the Long Run
    Hope, History, and Unpredictability

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    North American cicada nymphs live underground for 17 years before they emerge as adults. Many seeds stay dormant far longer than that before some disturbance makes them germinate. Sometimes cause and effect are centuries apart; sometimes Martin Luther King’s arc of the moral universe that bends toward justice is so long few see its curve; sometimes hope lies not in looking forward but backward to study the line of that arc.
  669. Solnit, Rebecca: The Butterfly and the Boiling Point
    Charting the Wild Winds of Change in 2011

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Revolution is as unpredictable as an earthquake and as beautiful as spring. Its coming is always a surprise, but its nature should not be.
  670. Solnit, Rebecca: Call Climate Change What It Is: Violence 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Social unrest and famine, superstorms and droughts. Places, species and human beings – none will be spared. Welcome to Occupy Earth.
  671. Solnit, Rebecca: Call it as it is 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Now is the time to see that most of our problems are the result of the insatiable greed of the very few. And to say so, clearly and repeatedly. It’s the only way to start changing towards reality.
  672. Solnit, Rebecca: Hope in the Dark
    Untold histories, wild possibilities

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004   Published: 2016
    Solnit reminds us of how changed the world has been by the activism of the past five decades. She argues for hope - hope even in the dark. She offers a vision of cause-and-effect relations that provides new grounds for political engagement in the present.
  673. Solnit, Rebecca: Hope: The Care And Feeding Of
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Hope is based on uncertainty, on the premise that we don’t know what will happen next.
  674. Solnit, Rebecca: Iceberg Economies and Shadow Selves 
    Further Adventures in the Territories of Hope

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Capitalism is only kept going by this army of anti-capitalists, who constantly exert their powers to clean up after it, and at least partially compensate for its destructiveness. Behind the system we all know, in other words, is a shadow system of kindness, the other invisible hand. Much of its work now lies in simply undoing the depredations of the official system.
  675. Solnit, Rebecca: In the Shadow of the Storm
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Ten years ago this month, on the day Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, I was at Camp Casey, an informal encampment outside George W. Bush's Crawford ranch, listening to a group of veterans talk about their opposition to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. By chance, it was also the day my first feature for Harper's Magazine went to press, an essay about how people react in the wake of major urban disasters.
  676. Solnit, Rebecca: Jurassic Ballot
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    This country is being run for the benefit of alien life forms. They’ve invaded; they’ve infiltrated; they’ve conquered; and a lot of the most powerful people on Earth do their bidding.
  677. Solnit, Rebecca: Mad, Passionate Love - and Violence: Occupy Heads Into the Spring
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    The Occupy movement had its glorious honeymoon when old and young, liberal and radical, comfortable and desperate, homeless and tenured all found that what they had in common was so compelling the differences hardly seemed to matter. Until they did.
  678. Solnit, Rebecca: The Other World Is Here
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    You see what you’re looking for. Most of us are constantly urged to see the world as, at best, a competitive place and, at worst, a constant war of each against each, and you can see just that without even bothering to look too hard. But that’s not all you can see.
  679. Solnit, Rebecca: Our Words Are Our Weapons
    The Feminist Battle of the Story in the Wake of the Isla Vista Massacre

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    It was a key match in the World Cup of Ideas. The teams vied furiously for the ball. The all-star feminist team tried repeatedly to kick it through the goalposts marked Widespread Social Problems, while the opposing team, staffed by the mainstream media and mainstream dudes, was intent on getting it into the usual net called Isolated Event. To keep the ball out of his net, the mainstream's goalie shouted “mental illness” again and again. That “ball,” of course, was the meaning of the massacre of students in Isla Vista, California, by one of their peers.
  680. Solnit, Rebecca: A Paradise Built in Hell 
    The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearning for community, purposefulness, and meaningful work that disaster often provides.
  681. Solnit, Rebecca: The Rain On Our Parade 
    A Letter To My Dismal Allies

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    O rancid sector of the far left, please stop your grousing! Compared to you, Eeyore sounds like a Teletubby. If I gave you a pony, you would not only be furious that not everyone has a pony, but you would pick on the pony for not being radical enough until it wept big, sad, hot pony tears. Because what we're talking about here is not an analysis, a strategy, or a cosmology, but an attitude, and one that is poisoning us. Not just me, but you, us, and our possibilities.
  682. Solnit, Rebecca: Revolution of the Snails
    Encounters with the Zapatistas

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Give the Zapatistas time -- the slow, unfolding time of the spiral and the journey of the snail -- to keep making their world, the one that illuminates what else our lives and societies could be. Our revolution must be as different as our temperate-zone, post-industrial society is to their subtropical agrarianism, but also guided by the slow forces of dignity, imagination, and hope, as well as the playfulness they display in their imagery and language.
  683. Solnit, Rebecca: Shooting Down Man the Hunter
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Sooner or later in conversations about who we are, who we have been, and who we can be, someone will tell a story about Man the Hunter. It's a story not just about Man but about Woman and Child too.There are countless variants. In every version, women are baggage that breeds.
  684. Solnit, Rebecca: Throwing Out the Master's Tools and Building a Better House 
    Thoughts on the Importance of Nonviolence in the Occupy Revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Diversity of tactics does not mean that anything goes and that democratic decision-making doesn't apply. If you want to be part of a movement, treat the others with respect; don't spring unwanted surprises on them, particularly surprises that sabotage their own tactics -- and chase away the real diversity of the movement.
  685. Solnit, Rebecca: Unpacking for a Disaster
    What You Need to Survive the Unexpected

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    In crises, for some authorities, the media, and many outside observers, civilization tends to consist mainly of property relations, and so they pay more attention to whether someone’s taking crackers than whether a grandmother is dying in the wreckage (while law enforcement goes after the cracker-taker).
  686. Solnit, Rebecca: Wanderlust 
    A history of walking

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2001   Published: 2006
    What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march? In this first general history of walking, Rebecca Solnit draws together many histories to create a range of possibilities for this most basic act.
  687. Solnit, Rebecca: The War of the World
    Easy Chair

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Solnit reflects on the environmental destruction that the world has been experiencing since the Second World War.
  688. Solomon, Christopher: Osprey whisperers: Deciphering decades of clues from the sea hawk
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Ospreys tell a story, and Elliott, Lee and the other scientists who track them are trying to decipher their messages. For more than two decades in North America, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, the osprey has revealed disturbing tales about DDT, PCBs, pulp mill dioxins, flame retardants, stain-resistant compounds, urban runoff, mining wastes, prescription drugs, mercury and more.
  689. Solomon, Keesheanakwat Art: Caring For Earth Mother
    Resource Type: Article
    A poem.
  690. Solomon, Lawrence: Breaking Up Ontario Hydro's Monopoly
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
  691. Solomon, Mark: Peace, Freedom and McCarthyism
    Against The Current vol. 147

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The title of this volume is a bit misleading. It has hardly anything to do with the ideological substance of U.S. anticommunism in its encounter with the African-American freedom movement.
  692. Solon, Pablo: At the crossroads between 'Green Economy' and rights of nature
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Under the rhetoric of "green economy", capitalists are actually attempting to use nature as capital, proposing unconvincingly that the only way to preserve natural elements such as water and forests is through private investment.
  693. Solove, Daniel J.: 'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    According to the nothing to hide argument, there is no threat to privacy unless the government uncovers unlawful activity, in which case a person has no legitimate justification to claim that it remain private.
  694. Solway, Jeff: Canadian Alternatives in 1975: a movement maturing
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1976
    Overview and analysis of the growing Canadian "Alternatives Movement".
  695. Sombart, Werner: Why There Is No Socialism in the United States
    Resource Type: Book
  696. Somers, Jeffrey; Sippola, Markku: Destroying Estonia
    The One Per Cent’s New/Old Solution to Economic Crisis

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Many economists and financial press writers mimic children on amusement park rides. They think their austerity policies are “steering” their vehicle rather than being guided by underlying structural forces.
  697. Somerville, Janet: New Catholic Bishops Report says workers in crisis
    Resource Type: Article
  698. Sometimes Explode: The Anxious Worker
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The author looks at the contemporary conditions of work and examines how these give rise to anxiety and depression.
  699. Sommer, Eric: Why US Journalists Have Blood on Their Hands
    Turning Ukrainian Fascists into "Freedom Fighters"

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Hey U.S. mass media journalists: A large number of you writing in outlets like CNN, Fox News, New York Times, and Washington Post have blood on your hands.
  700. Sommers, Jeffrey; Hudson, Michael: Ukrainian Hangovers
    Russia, Crimea and the Consequences of NATO Policy

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Russia’s incursion (invasion if you prefer) into Crimea, with prospects for movement into Eastern Ukraine, is the culmination of US/NATO policy since 1991.
  701. Sonnenblume, Kollibri Terre: A Century of Theft From Indians by the National Park Service
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The Mojave National Preserve is run by the National Park Service, which, in contrast to previous times, has been including more Indian history in its displays and programs.
  702. Sonnie, Amy; Tracy, James: Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels, and Black Power
    Community Organizing in Radical Times

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    The story of some of the most important and little-known activists of the 1960s, in a deeply sourced narrative history.
  703. Sopow, Eli: The Age of Outrage
    Values-based Action and the positive power of public protest

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    Based on direct experience and extensive research including law enforcement reports, public opinion surveys, and ongoing scanning and anaylysis of news and Internet sources, this book reveals the six key values-symbols that trigger public fear and create political and corporate change.
  704. Sorensen, Tanja Wol: Moving Target
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2016
    Ruby rides in the backseat of an armoured car while a bodyguard rides shotgun. As a human rights advocate working in Colombia, she speaks out onbehalf of victims of the long-running conflict between government paramilitaries and FARC guerrillas, and dedicates her life to justice despite having to live in fear.
  705. Sorrentino, Joseph: Uranium Mine and Mill Workers are Dying, and Nobody Will Take Responsibility
    In the Southwest, poisoned uranium workers are still seeking justice

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    To talk to former uranium miners and their families is to talk about the dead and the dying. Brothers and sisters, coworkers and friends: a litany of names and diseases. Many were, as one worker put it, "ate up with cancer," while others died from various lung and kidney diseases.
  706. SOS Ireland: The story of symphysiotomy in Ireland
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Symphysiotomy is a childbirth operation that effectively unhinges the pelvis. Ireland was the only country in the world to do these childbirth operations in preference to Caesarean section. Religious ideology and medical ambition drove the surgery. An estimated 1,500 women and girls, some as young as 14, had their pelvises severed, gratuitously, by senior doctors who believed in childbearing without limitation. Life long disability, chronic pain, mental suffering and family breakdown followed.
  707. Sotiron, Minko: From Politics to Profit
    The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
  708. Sottile, J P: God's plan for climate change
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    How, and why, does the US Right and its evangelical 'Christian' wing campaign for mal-education, ignorance, corporate dominance, and the profligate consumption of fossil fuels?
  709. Sottile, J.P.: The CIA's Memory Prison
    A Perverse Logic

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The U.S. government has ruled that the prisoners kidnapped and tortured by the U.S. cannot talk about their experiences because those experiences are the property of the U.S. government, which has classified them as secret national security information. This means the prisoners’ personal stories, recollections and experiences cannot be told in any open court, recounted to journalists or human rights groups, nor can they be heard by international bodies like the United Nations.
  710. Sottile, JP: What If ObamaCare was a Fighter Jet?
    Prospering Through Failure

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Like the comically bad roll-out of the Affordable Care Act’s website, the long-delayed and often-rejiggered F-35 program is a costly disaster rife with technological snafus, software problems and repeated contractor incompetence.
  711. Southcott, Chris; Pedersen, Jorgen: The Greens: Nationalism or Anti-Nationalism?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1985
    The object of this article is to provide a better understanding of the Greens by attempting to describe them according to their own particular social contex, with the goal of allowing alternative movements in other countries to learn from the experience in West Germany.
  712. Southwood, Julie; Flanagan, Patrick: Indonesia
    Law, Propaganda, and Terror

    Resource Type: Book
    In this study of Indonesia under the Suharto regime, the authors describe and explain the violent means the regime has consistently resorted to in order to maintain and legitimize its position. The significance of this book lies in the detailed account which illuminates the complex ways in which such regimes combine terror, a perverted legal system, and propaganda to force entire populations into submission.
  713. Southworth, Gayle: An Introduction to Capitalism
    Four lectures on Marxian Economies

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
  714. Spannos, Chris (ed.): Real Utopia 
    Participatory Society for the twenty-first century

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Real Utopia identifies and obliterates the barriers to an egalitarian, bottom-up society, while convincingly outlining how to build it.
  715. Sparks, Colin: Never Again!
    The hows and whys of stopping Fascism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1980
    Fascism is not an elemental, irresistible force, but a movement and a system of ideas - with specific causes and specific weaknesses. This book looks and how and why fascism grows, and how and why its opponents failed in the 1930s, in Spain and Germany, at how and why they succeeded in Britian, and ht how and why we can stop fascism today.
  716. Sparrow, Jeff: Brexit and the new hostility to participatory democracy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The reaction to Brexit illustrates the desperate need for the Left to return to first principles. For, as the result broke on social media, a remarkable number of progressives directed their anger not at anti-immigrant demagogues and opportunist politicians but against the voters themselves and the very idea of a referendum in which they might express their will. It's merely the most recent illustration of a growing estrangement from democracy, not only on the mainstream Right but also on the Left.
  717. Sparrow, Jeff: Islamophobia, Left and Right
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Should Muslims be worried about rising Islamophobia? Of course they should! Anti-Islam bigotry is becoming a key element of the revival of the far Right – a Right that doesn’t merely slander Muslims but also takes action against them.
  718. Sparrow, Jeff: The Logic of Torture
    It's About Domination, Not Intelligence

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Torture seems to have been as bureaucratic as any other government program, with the interrogators more obsessed about memos and ass covering and obscure turf wars than stopping the progress of ticking time bombs. Like all the other Beltway drones, the CIA’s team kissed up and kicked down, sucking up to their superiors while they tortured men to death.
  719. Spayde, Jon: The Age of Ingenuity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
  720. Speakman, Fleur; Speakman, Colin: Green Guide to Germany
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    The authors advocate a new form of Tourism in Germany called Sanfter Tourismus which enourages the tourist to respect the environment and use alternative means of transportation which is environmentally sound.
  721. Spears, Heather: Drawn from the Fire
    Children of the Intifada

    Resource Type: Book
  722. Special Issue of Human Rights Internet Reporter, Jan. 1990: Human Rights Directory
    Latin America and the Caribbean (:Directorio de Organizaciones de Derechos Humanos)

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  723. Spencer, Naomi: US farm fatalities: An unpublicized epidemic
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Hundreds of agricultural workers, including many child labourers, die in farming accidents across the US each year. With an official workplace fatality rate of more than 21 per 100,000, farming is the most dangerous occupation in America. It is also among the lowest paid and least regulated.
  724. Sperber, Elliot: Bradley Manning and Adolf Eichmann
    Are We All Really Bradley Manning?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Manning succeeded in accomplishing what Eichmann was tried and executed for failing to do; Manning refused to participate in the commission of crimes against humanity.
  725. Sperber, Elliot: The Sleepwalkers Are Revolting
    The Right to Sleep, or...

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The Center for Disease Control’s finding that sleep deprivation has reached epidemic proportions has failed to generate significant public outcry.
  726. Sperber, Elliot: Swimming in Shit
    Against the Current

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Why is it the case that in a city that is almost entirely built on islands – a city literally surrounded by water – are there so few places to swim and cool off?
  727. Sperber, Elliott: Robot Cops Are Racist, Too
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    As an institution, the police is racist through and through -- irrespective of whether or not particular cops harbor racist views. This is because, among other reasons, as an institution the police is an appendage of the larger institution of property. And property, in the US at the very least, is inextricable from racist dispossessions, and reproductions, of wealth. That is, in addition to manifesting other aspects of domination, property is racist.
  728. Sperber, Joshua: Did Somebody Say Fascism?
    Waiting in the Wings of Ukraine

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As Marxist historians of fascism have long argued, fascism at its essence is an outcome of capitalism in crisis. The quintessential counterrevolutionary movement, fascism responds to capitalism’s invariable crises by redirecting potentially revolutionary threats to capitalism to nationalist, (relatedly) racist (or within Europe’s right today, “culturalist”), and militarist violence that preserves the basic material conditions of class society.
  729. Sperber,Joshua: The Internet, Capitalism, and the State - Book Review
    A Review of Robert McChesney's "Digital Disconnect"

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Robert McChesney's Digital Disconnect is an account of the internet's history and likely future within the context of corporate-dominated U.S. society.
  730. Speri, Alice: Every 25 Seconds, Cops Arrest Someone for Drug Possession
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The war on drugs may have failed, but it certainly hasn't ended: Every 25 seconds in the U.S., someone is arrested for drug possession. Arrests for the possession and personal use of drugs are boosting the ranks of the incarcerated at astonishing rates - with 137,000 people behind bars for drugs on any given day, and 1.25 million every year.
  731. Spicer, Jack: More From Pacific High
    Notes from an xprmentl school

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1969
    Jack Spicer explores the current obstacles and future plans for the experimental school Pacific High.
  732. Spicer, Robert: We must keep the Arctic clean, wild and free!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    The Arctic is a special place, teeming with life, but it is under threat like never before -- not just from climate change, but from oil drilling, industrial fishing and shipping, as receding ice creates now commercial opportunities. We must designate an Arctic Sanctuary where nature can reign undisturbed.
  733. Spinks, Sarah: Mr. Mosey is a Paper Tiger
    An interview with Judy Dexter

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1969
    Judy Dexter shares her experiences as a Grade 13 student at Forest Hill Collegiate in Toronto.
  734. Spinks, Sarah: Sugar 'N Spice
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1969
    Sarah Spinks explores how little girls grow up and learn what is expected of them as girls and as women.
  735. Spinney, Franklin: Syria in the Crosshairs
    The Kosovo Precedent

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Some high officials in the Obama Administration consider the 1999 war in Kosovo to be a precedent for justifying cruise missile strikes in Syria.
  736. Spinney, Franklin C.: The Myth of Precision-Guided Coercion
    From Serbia to Libya

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The weapons makers love the marriage of high-cost precision weapons to coercive diplomacy, because it generates an astronomical need for a never ending flow of money into their financial coffers with orders for new weapons.
  737. Spinney, Franklin, C.: Best Government Money Can Buy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Revolving Door Syndrome in the Military-Industrial-Congressional-Complex
  738. Spotiswoode, Roger: And the Band Played On
    Resource Type: Film
    First Published: 1993
    The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic in the United States and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
  739. Sprague, Jeb: Death in the Desert
    Migrants Risk Everything to Cross the Border

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    This is a NAFTA border. Money moves freely, people with money do too, but the poor are pushed into a dangerous cycle of crossing the desert.
  740. Spratt, Michael; Moore, Chelsea: Here come the thought police
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has declared his intention to fast-track legislation expanding CSIS and police powers of “surveillance, detention and arrest.”
  741. Spray, Martin: Protest Inc. - The Corporatization of Protest (Book Review)
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Review of "Protest Inc. - The Corporatization of Activism" by Peter Dauvergne & Genevieve LeBaron.
  742. Spriano, Paolo; Williams, Gwyn A (translator): The occupation of the factories: Italy 1920 - Paolo Spriano
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1964   Published: 1975
    The story of the mass wave of strikes and factory occupations which swept Italy 1920-21 told from the documents and accounts of the time. Written in 1964 and translated into English in 1975 by Gwyn A Williams, who also wrote the introduction.
  743. Springe, Inga: Everyone can be an investigative journalist. Everyone!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Inge Springe is the founder and director of the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism. Her stories have resulted in action against public officials and helped bring about changes in Latvian economic and tax policy.
  744. Springe, Inga: Everyone can be an investigative journalist. Everyone!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Inge Springe is the founder and director of the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism. Her stories for the center, which is also known as Re:Baltica, have resulted in action against public officials and helped bring about changes in Latvian economic and tax policy.
  745. Spritzler, John: After the Revolution, What?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    A revolution to politically defeat a social class can take place relatively quickly compared to the task of re-shaping an entire society and economy by very different values. A fundamentally new kind of economy must therefore be able to arise somewhat gradually from the old, or it probably can never arise at all.
  746. Spritzler, John: Azmi Bishara and Muslims Worldwide Say No to Attacks on Non-Combatants
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    We need the public to know that the choice is between supporting equality or supporting racism, not between opposing or supporting the killing of non-combatants, as the Zionists try to make the public believe. We should tell the public that, yes, we do disagree with the actions of some Palestinians, but that doesn't at all take away from the fact that Zionist ethnic cleansing is the root of the conflict and must be abolished.
  747. Spritzler, John: Be Careful What You Fight For
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    How do the few haves stay on top of the many have-nots? After generations of domination, the haves know how to do it pretty well. They know how to divide and conquer the have-nots. This is the secret of their power.
  748. Spritzler, John: Billionaires, Crime, and Corruption 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    What does it really mean when somebody claims to own hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars? What is a billionaire like David Rockefeller really telling us? He's saying that land he may never have set foot on, but which thousands of other people spend their lives farming, belongs to him alone. He's saying that buildings and machinery which he probably has never seen and certainly has never worked at, but which whole communities of people spend their lives working at to produce goods like clothing and automobiles, belong to him alone.
  749. Spritzler, John: Corporations Meet Resistance Inside Boston's Schools
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    The corporate elite are a small minority and their values are the opposite of most peoples' values. Things that most people consider immoral, like deliberately increasing the number of students who fail to graduate, are ruthlessly pursued by the corporate elite in order to control people and to justify increasing inequality in society.
  750. Spritzler, John: Democracy in the Unites States? Fugetaboutit!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    We who want a more equal and democratic society are the vast majority. There is no reason for us to feel hesitant about speaking our minds and talking revolution to our friends and neighbors, our co-workers, and even people we meet in the course of shopping and so forth. When millions of Americans feel that they are not alone in wanting a revolution, that's when things will start to change. That's when people will start to think creatively and concretely about how to make it happen. Until then, we'll remain on a treadmill to nowhere, with everybody feeling that they are just one lonely person who "can't fight city hall."
  751. Spritzler, John: Falsifying History and Ourselves: Anti-Democratic Propaganda in the Classroom
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    Contrary to the views promoted by FHAO, the true facts about Germany during the Holocaust show that 1) working class Germans fought the Nazis; 2) anti-Semitism did not come from ordinary people; and 3) anti-Semitism was a weapon used by Germany's industrial and aristocratic elite to attack not only the Jewish minority but the entire working class.
  752. Spritzler, John: Freedom...But to Do What?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Freedom. Everybody says freedom is such a very good thing that it's worth fighting for. But something so good and important deserves a clear meaning, no? Well, what is it?
  753. Spritzler, John: Government Spying Aims to Silence Us
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    What the ruling class is aiming at, with these occasional "leaks" about its spying on us, is not so much to collect information about us but rather to make us feel so totally spied upon that we will be afraid to do or say anything we know the government doesn't want us to do or say.
  754. Spritzler, John: The Great Fear of Israel's Leaders
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The great fear of Israel's Zionist leaders is that ordinary people in all of historic Palestine, no matter what their religion, will define the struggle against Zionism not as Jew versus non-Jew but as a struggle by those who seek equality under the law for all people, no matter what their religion, versus those who oppose that goal.
  755. Spritzler, John: Higher Education Free for All?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    The transformation of our society from one in which few working class people went to college into one in which a larger proportion do so has been accompanied by the growth of "lower tier" colleges, junior colleges and professional schools designed to prepare their students for "careers" in the new global economy that do not pay as much as people with only a high school degree used to make in jobs with a history of solidarity.
  756. Spritzler, John: How Can We End the U.S. Government's Pro-Israel Foreign Policy?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    We need to start thinking about building a revolutionary movement and not a reform movement focused just on one issue.
  757. Spritzler, John: How to Remove the Rich from Power and Abolish Class Inequality
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Here are step by step instructions for removing the rich from power and abolishing class inequality. The instructions, however, will be in reverse order.
  758. Spritzler, John: Is It Realistic to Demand the Right of Return of Palestinian Refugees?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
  759. Spritzler, John: The Israel Lobby and the "National Interest"
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Israel's ethnic cleansing does, in fact, serve the elite's interest. It is a classic example of divide-and-rule applied to the population of the Middle East: foment an ethnic war of Arab versus Jew. Israel plays the same role in the Middle East that the Klu Klux Klan played in the American South for the benefit of the South's upper class: keep the working class population fighting each other along racial lines.
  760. Spritzler, John: The Israel Lobby's Power Comes from The American Ruling Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    By ensuring that the American mass media refrain from telling Americans the true reason (Israel's ethnic cleansing) why Palestinians and Arabs and Muslims take up arms against Israel, the American ruling class ensures that Americans will believe the lie that Palestinians/Arabs/Muslims are hateful, irrational, anti-semitic terrorists who kill decent Israelis "just like us" and would likewise kill Americans if we fail to obey our upper class rulers who protect us from terrorism.
  761. Spritzler, John: Israel/Palestine: "It's Complicated" ... Or Is It?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    We often hear it said that the Israel/Palestine conflict is complicated. But is it really?
  762. Spritzler, John: John Ball Was Right!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    John Ball was a leader of the English Peasant Rebellion of 1381, also known as Wat Tyler's Rebellion from the name of another of its leaders. Ball was a priest at a time when the feudal society consisted largely of "villeins" and "gentlefolk".
  763. Spritzler, John: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage: What is at Stake?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    There are good people on either side of the same-sex marriage debate. Unfortunately, however, it has been one of the most divisive issues in society. Opponents of same-sex marriage perceive the other side as part of a cabal of gay activists and social-engineering judges and politicians, intent on making a mockery of important social values. Proponents of same-sex marriage often perceive the other side as "homophobic" bigots or religious fundamentalists who want to deprive gay or lesbian couples of a right enjoyed by others because they hate homosexuals. The debate over same-sex marriage has divided people who share common values and beliefs on many fundamental questions--war and peace, economic security, democracy versus the increasingly anti-democratic and repressive nature of American society. This divisive debate cripples the ability of ordinary Americans to unite around the things that we agree on.
  764. Spritzler, John: Libertaria: A Libertarian Paradise
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Most people have never heard of Libertaria (not to be confused with Liberia), so let discover a little bit about this most interesting nation. It is a veritable libertarian paradise. With a population of fifty million people and plentiful natural resources, Libertaria is truly blessed.
  765. Spritzler, John: Obama's Afghanistan War: Morally Wrong, or Incompetently Waged?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    For our rulers, the point of a war is to make us Americans feel the way only a war can--determined to prevail over a dangerous foreign enemy by supporting our leaders when we would otherwise oppose them over domestic issues. Wars are waged for domestic social control and to justify enormous arms expenditures and contracts. Our leaders need wars to drag on so the enemy can be deemed sufficiently dangerous and implacable and thus the war made to seem important or necessary.
  766. Spritzler, John: Old-Fashioned Political Activism Doesn't Work
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    If you have ever read an article aiming to make you angry at some government or corporation by exposing some vile wrong-doing of it, then you've experienced at least one author's old-fashioned politcal activism. And if you've ever been asked by some organization, that avoids talking about the necessity and possibility of revolution, to attend a demonstration or sign a petition or vote against some particular governmental or corporate wrong-doing, then you've encountered an old-fashioned political activist organization. If you are, yourself, an old-fashioned political activist, as I once was, then this article is for you.
  767. Spritzler, John: One State is Not Snake Oil: A Reply to Michael Neumann
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    The income of the 18 wealthiest families in Israel is equivalent to 77 percent of Israel's national budget, which is NIS 256 billion a year. This means that in less than 4.4 years the 18 wealthiest families in Israel could pay the entire debt owed by Israeli Jews living in homes and land stolen from Palestinians. It means that in 4.5 years a fund set up by these 18 wealthiest families could offer every Jewish Israeli who lives on stolen land a million U.S. dollars which they would use either to buy their home from the rightful Palestinian owner or buy another home (probably it would have to be newly constructed) so they could return the stolen one but not end up homeless.
  768. Spritzler, John: Race and Class in Civil War Mississippi
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The poor whites of Mississippi who fought the Confederacy alongside slaves did so because of working class values that they shared with slaves. The fact that poor whites may have believed some racist lies about blacks that constituted the dominant ideas of the day is not nearly as important or significant as the fact that their working class values led them to ally with slaves to fight the racist ruling class. Racism came from the upper class, and anti-racism came from the working class -- black and white.
  769. Spritzler, John: The "Ralph Nader" Illusion
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Ralph Nader (see his RT interview video here) is providing a kind of leadership to the many Americans who are fed up with our dictatorship of the rich and who want a much more equal and democratic society. Nader's main attraction today is his "convergence" theme, by which he means that the great majority of Americans, on the order of 80%, want a more equal and democratic society whether they currently consider themselves to be on the "right" or on the "left."
  770. Spritzler, John: Rebutting Israel's "We don't kill civilians on purpose" argument
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    The difference between intentional and accidental killing is only relevant when the aim of the violence is a just one. Accidentally killing civilians in the course of using violence to stop oppression is one thing. Doing it in the course of using violence to oppress people is a very different thing. In the case of Israeli violence, the question is not whether Israel intentionally kills civilians. The question is: What is the purpose of Israel's violence?
  771. Spritzler, John: Religion, The Golden Rule, and Revolution
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    Why is it that all of the world's great religions, though disagreeing greatly about theology, nonetheless concur on the Golden Rule? The explanation must be that there is something common to all human beings that is captured by the Golden Rule and reflected in all of these religions.
  772. Spritzler, John: Right and Wrong Responses to Palestinian Suicide Bombers
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    The Israeli government hypocritically seizes upon every suicide bombing to justify the far greater Israeli state terror against Palestinians. To side with Israel in this hypocrisy is as morally bankrupt as it would have been to side with slave owners or the genocidal U.S. cavalry or the apartheid South African government because of objections to terrorism.
  773. Spritzler, John: Rocket Attacks on Israeli Civilians
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    I challenge anybody to show how attacks on Israeli non-combatants help defeat the Israeli ruling class. It is as clear as day that it only strengthens our enemy. If the Israeli rulers didn't have rockets landing in Haifa and other civilian targets, they wouldn't have nearly the support for their war on Gaza and Lebanon that they unfortunately enjoy today from the Israeli Jewish population and much of the North American and European population, gentile as well as Jewish.
  774. Spritzler, John: The Root of the Mid-East Conflict and the Reason Our Government Supports Israel's Government
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    How should decent people respond to the Middle-East conflict? We should support equality, not Zionist ethnic cleansing. Equality is the way to make a better world for ordinary people from Watertown to Ramallah to Tel Aviv, and it is the only way to end racist ideologies such as anti-Semitism and Zionism.
  775. Spritzler, John: Should People Opposed to Bigotry and Anti-Semitism Support Israel?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    That the Zionist project is bad for Jews as well as for non-Jews is an idea which, for many decades, has been suppressed. It is time good people -- of all faiths -- rediscovered it.
  776. Spritzler, John: Should There Be A Jewish State?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    The very concept of ethnically pure states is divisive and destined to stoke conflict. The so-called "two state solution" in the Middle East - establishing a Palestinian state to counter the Jewish state - is a conceptual and political trap that prevents Arab and Jewish working people from uniting around their common interests and values. The situation in the Middle East cannot be solved within this framework; it leads nowhere except to more destruction and hate and more elite control.
  777. Spritzler, John: "Take This Test and Shove It!"
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999
    Open resistance to high stakes tests is an important development: it can be the first step in a movement uniting students, teachers, parents, and others against the corporate assault on public education and for a democratic society.
  778. Spritzler, John: "Two State Solution" Equals Racism
    Palestinians and Jews CAN Live Peacefully as Equals in One Democratic State

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The mutual fear and distrust between Jews and non-Jews in Palestine today is no more innate to these people than the belief in anti-black stereotypes so widely accepted by white Americans in the past was innate to white people. The animosity between Palestinians and Israeli Jews was deliberately fomented by Israeli Zionist leaders with the help of British and American leaders for decades. It was not the presence of Jews in Palestine, per se, that angered the native Palestinians; rather it was the intention (and then the reality) of Zionists removing non-Jews from their homeland to turn most of it into an exclusively Jewish state.
  779. Spritzler, John: Uri Avnery Is Dead Wrong
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    In order to move forward and overcome the arguments people like him will hurl against us, we will need to get outside the reformist box and adopt a frankly revolutionary outlook, one that clearly sees the class conflict that rages all around us, that speaks to people about it directly, that asks people to evaluate ideas and events in light of their own insights into the world based on their personal experience of the class war, and that aims not merely to act as a cheerleader for this or that "lesser evil" scheme of our capitalist rulers but to win the class war so that ordinary people can shape society by their positive values.
  780. Spritzler, John: What Is a Liberal to Do?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    Seventy percent of African-American voters in California voted for Proposition 8 to ban same-sex marriage. Liberals, however, say that opposing same-sex marriage is a form of bigotry no better than the racism of those who wanted inter-racial marriage to be illegal and Jim Crow laws to remain. How, liberals wonder, can African-Americans--the victims of racism-- switch from being champions of equality to champions of bigotry? It is a true paradox. Liberals, by definition, support the victims of racism. But how can they do that when those very same victims are bigoted against gays? Oh dear! What is a liberal to do?
  781. Spritzler, John: What Kind of Society Do We Want?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    In a society based on solidarity and trust, the economics of producing and distributing things would be like sharing within a family, rather than buying and selling for profit in a marketplace.
  782. Spritzler, John: What Will It Take To Win?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    Our current strategy engages people in an arena - history and events in Palestine/Israel - far from their direct experience. We are the experts on a topic they know little about. We ask people to learn from us about something far away, and to take some local action (like voting for divestment) to express their agreement with us about it. There is a limit to how many people will be interested in doing this. A revolutionary strategy, in contrast, engages people in the arena which they know a lot about, and into which they have tremendous insights from direct personal experience.
  783. Spritzler, John: The White Cop and the Black Professor
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Police are trained to act as authoritarian thugs when they are dealing with people who are not obviously of, or loyal to, the very wealthy elite who rule the nation. The police are trained to enforce law and order in an unjust and unequal society, and a big part of doing this requires that they make ordinary people obey them out of fear.
  784. Spritzler, John: Whom Should We Support in Iran?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The people we should support in Iran are those who are trying to make Iran more equal, more democratic and more friendly to the principle of solidarity--concern for one another. Since we want the world to move in this direction, we should support those who are pushing it in that direction. The people doing this are working class Iranians.
  785. Spritzler, John: Why Are Families Under Attack?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2004
    The media are full of very sophisticated anti-family messages, which can come from both the right and the left. Liberals denigrate the value of families in which children are raised by their real mother and father, and they sometimes suggest that such families are often patriarchies with abusive fathers. Conservatives often call for "family values" in which women are subordinate to men and inequality prevails. Neither liberal nor conservative views reflect true family values of equality and commitment to each other.
  786. Spritzler, John: Why Cooperative Businesses Are Not the Answer
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The problem with the worker-owned cooperative business economic model is that this model retains one of the most important defining characteristics of the capitalist model with which we are so familiar today: production of commodities to be sold for a profit in the market place.
  787. Spritzler, John: Why Is Israel Killing Gazans?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
  788. Spritzler, John: Why Israeli Leaders Love Qassam Rockets
    A Reply to Michael Neumann

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Israeli leaders want Jews to believe that they are surrounded by violent anti-Semites. This is how the billionaires and generals and politicians who rule over the Israeli population get away with what they are doing: getting richer and more powerful while driving the rest of the population down economically. They need the Israeli population to believe that the rulers of Israel are protecting Jews from the "real enemy"--violent anti-Semitic Arabs. To make sure the "real enemy" remains credible, non-combatant Jews must die at the hands of apparent anti-Semites.
  789. Spritzler, John: Why 'Pick On' Israel? Here's Why
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    There are a lot of excellent reasons for singling Israel out, and none of them have anything to do with anti-Semitism. Israel is the only nation that self-righteously accuses any critic of its ethnic cleansing of being a bigot (anti-Semite.) It is the only nation that insists that its racist policies are 'a light unto the nations.' If we let Israel get away with this we are contributing not only to its actual ethnic cleansing, but to its glorification of the principle of ethnic cleansing, which aids and abets this crime everywhere in the world.
  790. Spritzler, John: Why They Voted For Obama But Against Same-Sex Marriage
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    People who think that it is wrong to make same-sex marriage legal because it would give social approval to the practice of using sperm or egg donors to conceive children who will, by design, not know their biological mother or biological father are, according to liberals, "hateful and bigoted." In the world of these liberals, placing the welfare of children before the desires of adults is "hateful and bigoted."
  791. Spritzler, John: Winstanley & The Diggers
    The Spirtual and Political Story of a Seventeenth Century Communist Movement

    Resource Type: Article
    Spritzler sets out to show that the resistance to the Hobbesian ideas that rule our lives today is as old as those ideas themselves. Hobbes' basic assumption is that men are necessarily locked into a struggle for power over one another This assumption is also the basis of the most powerful political forces at work in the world today. Winstanley, and many of his contempoaries, defy this dominant paradigm.
  792. Spronk, Susan; Webber, Jeffery R.: Toward Revolution and Collective Leadership - Interview
    Against The Current vol. 161

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    An interview with Andrés Antillano. Bolivia.
  793. St John, Ronald Bruce: Libya
    From Colony to Revolution

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    Provides the background to the Libyan revolution by discussing its history from colonization up through the 2011 rebellion/foreign intervention that ousted Mu'ammar al-Qadafi.
  794. St. Clair, Jeffrey: Camus in the Time of Drones
    The Long-Distance Executioners

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    What would Albert Camus, the great moralist of the 20th century and essayist on the barbarity of the death penalty, think about the latest innovation in administrative murder, Obama’s drone program, a kind of remote-control gallows?
  795. St. Clair, Jeffrey: Defender of the Rockies
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    For sheer guts, vision and results, a single organisation stands out among the US's environmental defenders - the Alliance for the Wild Rockies. Jeffrey St. Clair met its leader, Mike Garrity, winner of 2014's Grassroots Activist Award.
  796. St. Clair, Jeffrey: The Floods of Forgetfulness
    A Brief History of Logging, Floods and Landslides

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    In thousands of stories about the recent floods in the U.S. Northwest, only one mentioned any possible connection between logging and floods.
  797. St. Clair, Jeffrey: Germ War: the US Record
    Who Will Intervene?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The United States has exposed of hundreds of thousands of unwitting US citizens to an astonishing array of germ agents and toxic chemicals, killing dozens of people.
  798. St. Clair, Jeffrey: Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a professor of medicine at UCLA. Weissman reckons that a fair slice of this explosion in cancer mortality can be laid at the door of petro-chemicals, particularly those used by the food industry.
  799. St. Clair, Jeffrey: Seattle Diary: It’s a Gas, Gas, Gas
    Five Days That Shook the World: 15 Years On…

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1999   Published: 2014
    On this week Seattle was so tightly wound that it primed to crack. The city, which practiced drills to prepare itself against possible biological or chemical warfare by WTO opponents, was about to witness its own police department gas its streets and neighborhoods. By the end of the week, much of Seattle’s shiny veneer had been scratched off, the WTO talks had collapsed in futility and acrimony and a new multinational popular resistance had blackened the eyes of global capitalism and its shock troops, if only for a few raucous days and nights.
  800. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander: The FBI and the Myth of the Fingerprint
    The Real Crime is in the Crime Lab

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Decade after decade people have been sent to prison for years or dispatched to the death cells, solely on the basis of a single, even a partial print. However the lab scandals threw a shadow over the FBI’s forensic procedures
  801. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander: How We Fought the War
    Bob Kerrey's Revolting Medal of Honor

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001   Published: 2016
    On May 16, 2016, former Nebraska Senator Bob Kerrey was named chairman of Fulbright University, a US-backed college with ties to the State Department in Ho Chi Minh City. During his recent visit to Vietnam, President Barack Obama heaped praise on Kerrey, a former Navy SEAL who served in Vietnam from 1967 to 1969. What Obama failed to mention is that Kerrey also supervised one of the most atrocious war crimes of that ghastly war. The unit he lead killed women and children during an assassination mission in 1969. Some of the victims had their throats slit. Instead of being charged with war crimes, Kerrey was awarded a Medal of Honor for his role in another operation of that year in Nha Trong Bay.
  802. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander: Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction: Who Said What When
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    This is a list of quotations is excerpted from Imperial Crusades: a Diary of Three Wars.
  803. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander: Kosovo: Where NATO Bombing Only Made the Killing Worse
    The Big Lie: From Serbia to Syria

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The NATO powers brandished the charge of genocide as justification for the bombing that destroyed much of Serbia’s economy and killed around 2,000 civilians, with elevated death levels predicted for years to come.
  804. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander: The Whack 'Em and Stack 'Em Mentality of American Cops
    Killers on the Road

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Killings by police are not a negligible proportion of the United States' firearms death toll. The public apprehension that cops are often borderline psychotic, hair-trigger-ready to open fire on the slightest pretext, virtually immune from serious sanction, is growing apace, fueled by such incidents as the dog slaughter on an interstate.
  805. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander: When Clearcuts Kill
    Logging and Landslides

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Jeffrey St. Clair and Alexander Cockburn on the linkages between corporate logging and deadly landslides and the broader corporate mantra of privatizing profits and socializing the losses.
  806. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Frank, Joshua: Facing Down the Machine
    Mike Roselle Draws a Line

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Federal and state governments have long targeted the civil rights of environmentalists. In the mid-1980s swaths of new laws were passed that targeted the acts of direct action oriented environmental protests.
  807. St. Clair, Jeffrey; Ridgeway, James: Showdown in the Malheur Marshes: the Origins of Rancher Terrorism in Burns, Oregon
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    During the spring of 1995, shortly after the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, James Ridgeway and I spent a couple of weeks traveling across the West for a series of stories in the Village Voice that chronicled the rise of militant new rightwing movements of militias, white supremacists, Christian Identity sects and anti-government groups, including a profile of central Oregon rancher Dwight Hammond, now at the centre of the armed seizure of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters near Burns.
  808. Staats, Greg: Manifest Destiny? A Native Perspective on 1992
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1990
    1992 will be a year of mourning for North American Indians; a mourning for the fragmentation and loss of our traditional way of life.
  809. Stacy, Kate: Karen J. Kassirer: Artist, Friend and Comrade
    Against The Current vol. 130

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Karen was my oldest and dearest friend. We were young women together in Detroit, working for the newspaper of the International Socialists beginning in the early ‘70s. She had moved to Detroit along with IS members from other cities, mostly on the West or East coasts, to help establish our political center and an infrastructure to support our factory and trade union activism.
  810. Staeck, Klaus; Adelmann, Dieter: Die Kunst findet nicht im Saale statt
    Politische Plakate

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1976
  811. Stainsby, Macdonald: Challenging Tar Sands at its Source
    Grassroots Greens Versus Big Greens

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    With fracking changing the US oil-production and consumption numbers so dramatically, it seems time to challenge the notion that tar sands – and the carbon released if tar sands production continues to climb – is the “make or break point,” an “endgame” whose development signifies “game over for the climate,” as stated several years ago by Dr. James Hansen. Tar sands development is no less extreme, of course, no less destructive, no less genocidal to those living in the affected areas. Shutting down the tar sands– completely, and not negotiated as a phase out nor leaving the corporations in power afterward – is more important than ever, and on as many fronts as possible.
  812. Stainsby, MacDonald: The Collaborative Model Takes Root in Alberta's Tar Sands
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Relationship between Big Oil, Enviromental Groups and Government in Alberta Tar Sands.
  813. Stainsby, Macdonald: Fracking Indigenous Country
    Big Green, Sun Media and Elsipogtog

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Police attack the Mi’kmaq community of Elsipogtog in New Brunswick.
  814. Stainsby, Macdonald: How Tides Canada Controls the Secret North American Tar Sands Coalition
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Mainstream environmental groups are being positioned to make a bad deal on the Tar Sands.
  815. Stainsby, Macdonald: Just the Beginning of Canada's Filthy Tar Sands 
    A Qualitative Jump Down a Black Hole

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The technology used in Canada's tar sands will be used to open up other potential oil deposits that could more than double all know oil reserves. The disaster threatens to keep expanding.
  816. Stainsby, MacDonald: Mongolia, Canada, Israel & the United States
    Colonialism, Mining and Oil Shale: Don't Let the Genie Out of the Bottle

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Genie Energy announces a deal they struck with the Petroleum Authority of Mongolia.
  817. Stalker, Peter: The Money Crisis: How bankers grabbed our money -- and how we can get it back
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015
    A historical analysis exposing the flaws in the system that led to financial crisis.
  818. Stalker, Peter: The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Finance
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    An incisive introduction to global finance – where money comes from, the current mechanisms and the need for control and reform.
  819. Stalker, Peter: The No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration
    Resource Type: Book
  820. Stallman, Richard: Who does that server really serve?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010   Published: 2013
    On the Internet, proprietary software isn't the only way to lose your freedom. Service as a Software Substitute, or SaaSS, is another way to let someone else have power over your computing.
  821. Stallman, Richard: Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009   Published: 2012
    An article decoding the important differences in terminology, underlying philosophy, and value systems between two similar categories of software.
  822. Stallman, Richard: Words to Avoid (or Use with Care) Because They Are Loaded or Confusing
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002   Published: 2010
    There are a number of words and phrases that GNU recommends avoiding, or avoiding in certain contexts and usages. Some are ambiguous or misleading; others presuppose a viewpoint that GNU disagrees with, and they hope you disagree with it too.
  823. Stan, Adele M.: Overshadowed by Tea Party Movement, the Christian Right Scrambles to Claim It Isn't Racist
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The Tea Party movement has the juice as the religious right is on the wane. Survival may mean joining up, but that presents an image problem for Christians.
  824. Stan, Adele M.: Right Wingers Marching in DC Is Big News -- But the Same Old Faces Are Pulling the Strings
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The right is never truly defeated; its leaders are patient, and they learn from their errors. When they're out of power, they stay busy, building institutions and mailing lists, all the while waiting for their moment to strike.
  825. Stan, Sabina: Why socialism can be nothing else than ‘real’: Lessons from ‘really existing socialism’ – Part I.
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    In this guest post, Sabina Stan from the Transnational Labour Project in Oslo critically questions this understanding and asks what the real lessons from ‘really existing socialism’ are for the understanding of today’s capitalism.
  826. Standing Committee on the Environment: Out of Balance
    The Risks of Irreversible Climate Change

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  827. Stanford, Jim: Economics for Everyone
    A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
  828. Stanic, Ana: In search of the unseen: an investigation into plastics in our oceans
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    One of the biggest threats facing marine life is the 'microplastic' particles found in ocean ecosystems from bottom to top of food chains. Just back from a voyage of environmental exploration in the tropical Atlantic sampling the waters to build up a global picture of this ubiquitous pollutant, Ana Stanic writes of the joys and trials of life on the waves, and the need to keep our oceans clean.
  829. Stanley, Jason: FRANCE: Battling Over Pensions
    Against The Current vol. 151

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    France was rocked in September-October 2010 by some of the country’s largest protests in recent memory, as workers fought to prevent cuts to their public pensions. President Nicolas Sarkozy’s agenda promised to raise the minimum retirement age from 60 to 62 and the age for a full pension from 65 to 67.
  830. Stanley, Jason: France: The NPA in Crisis
    Against The Current vol. 156

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    France's new Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) is in crisis. While only two years ago many on the international left talked about the NPA as one of the brightest lights on an otherwise dim revolutionary horizon, today the Party is hemorrhaging members and struggling to stay afloat.
  831. Stanley, Jason: How Propaganda Works
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2015   Published: 2016
    Jason Stanley argues that more attention needs to be paid to propaganda. He examines how propaganda operates subtly, how it undermines democracy -- particularly the ideals of democratic deliberation and equality -- and how it has damaged democracies of the past.
  832. Stannard, David E.: American Holocaust 
    Columbus and the Conquest of the New World

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
    For four hundred years -- from the first Spanish assaults against the Arawak people of Hispaniola in the 1490s to the U.S. Army's massacre of Sioux Indians at Wounded Knee in the 1890s -- the indigenous inhabitants of North and South America endured an unending firestorm of violence. During that time the native population of the Western Hemisphere may have declined by as many as 100 million people.
  833. Stanton, Bill: Klanwatch
    Bringing the Ku Klux Klan to Justice

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1992
  834. Stanton, John: Fascism, American-Style
    One-Step from the Third Reich?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Unbeknownst to most Americans the United States is presently under thirty presidential declared states of emergency. They confer vast powers on the Executive Branch including the ability to financially incapacitate any person or organization in the United States, seize control of the nation’s communications infrastructure, mobilize military forces, expand the permissible size of the military without congressional authorization, and extend tours of duty without consent from service personnel.
  835. Stanton, John: Never Say Die!
    Resource Type: Book
    Autobiography of labour lawyer John Stanton with an account of Canadian labour history since the 1930's.
  836. Stanton, John; Palmer, Bryan D.: My Past is Now
    Further Memoirs of a Labour Lawyer

    Resource Type: Book
    This account begins with Stanton's childhood, leading to cases such as his defence of Fergus McKean, and a Cold War libel suit in BC.
  837. Starhawk: Only Poetry Can Address Grief
    Moving Forward after 911

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    A guide for global justice activism in the face of increased repression and potential public opposition.
  838. Stark, James T.: Cold War Blues
    The Operation Dismantle Story

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  839. Starkloff, Carl: 1992: A White Christian Perspective
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1990
    I would hope that we can enter into a very sober 1992 event, so that native Christians might be able to retrieve those symbols that will give them new strength. I would hope that God is acting now as a kind of psychoanalyst, fresh dialogue might continue between the Church and native groups not within its "fold".
  840. Starr, Amory: Naming the Enemy
    Anti-corporate social movements confront globalization

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2001
    A wide and heterogeneous range of social movements now oppose the very fundamentals of market capitalism. Their challenge is beginning, Amory Starr shows, to amount to a sweeping critique of its purposes and practice.
  841. Stauber, John; Rampton, Sheldon: Toxic Sludge Is Good for You
    Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    Explains how modern public relations (PR) transforms the favoured policies of the rich and the powerful into uncontroversial 'common sense'.
  842. Staudenmaier, Michael: Truth and Revolution
    A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization, 1969-1986

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2012
    In the 1970s and 1980s, as the movements of the sixties receded from view, the revolutionary left in the United States went through a series of profound political, demographic, and cultural transformations as it struggled to find its footing in a rapidly changing world. The unorthodox political agenda of the Sojourner Truth Organization represents a small but powerfully resonant thread running through this arc of history.
  843. Stavro-Beauchamp, Laura: Take a STAND Canada. An Interview on the Darfur advocacy group's path to success with director Ben Fine
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    An interview on the Darfur advocacy groups's path to success with director Ben Fine.
  844. Steedman, Mercedes: Angels of the Workplace
    Women and the Construction of Gender Relations in the Canadian Clothing Industry, 1890-1940

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
    Examines how the intricate weaving together of the meanings of class, gender, ethnicity, family, and the workplace created a job ghetto for women. Detailing the disparities between men and women in terms of wages and representation, this book is the definitive history of discrimination against women in Canada's clothing industry.
  845. Steel, Carolyn: Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2008
    Hungry City details the transformation of the food industry and it's not so benevolent impact on humanity. Obesity, diabetes and heart disease are the by-products of a system that is characterized by over consumption in one part of the world and starvation in others. Output and the complex international infrastructure that supports are controlled by profit. Steel also documents how production of food is controlled by fewer companies accountable to no one but themselves. Her examples include the following: 90% of milk in the United States comes from one breed of cow; the same proportion of commercial eggs from a single breed of hen; British supermarkets have reduced the 2000 varieties of apples down to two. The food chain becomes vulnerable to disease, contamination or terrorism. As well as a guide to the the history of the food chain from farm to plate to landfill it is also a warning on the waste and destruction of our current food systems.
  846. Steel, Mark: Jeremy Corbyn's supporters are so dangerous they took over the Labour Party before they were even born
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    If you were cynical you might wonder if, despite their ability to reach out to people, Corbyn's opponents feel they'd be unlikely to beat him in a straight vote of members.
  847. Steele, Jonathan: The settlers' retreat was the theatre of the cynical
    Resource Type: Article
    The settlers' retreat from Gaza was the theatre of the cynical.
  848. Steffen, Alex ed: Worldchanging: A User's Guide to the 21st Century
    A User's Guide for the 21st Century

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    A User's Guide to the 21st Century is a compendium of everything a generation of environmental activists has to offer.
  849. Steigerwald, Lucy: The FBI Wants Teachers To Go Stasi On American Kids
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    While Apple and the federal government duke it out over the encrypted phone of a dead terrorist, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is keeping things old school by advocating that educators start paying close attention to any radical leanings among their students.
  850. Stein, David Lewis: Living the Revolution
    The Yippies in Chicago

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
    David Lewis Stein portrays the Yippie movement as a middle-class endeavour in which the leaders (Rubin and Hoffman) represent a new version of an old middle-class virtue: ambition. They are media savvy and know how to court the press and televison.
  851. Stein, David Lewis: Toronto For Sale: the Destruction of a City
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    An account of how the Toronto City Council rezoned land to maximize land densities, favoring the interests of private developers over the public in the 1970s.
  852. Stein, Michael B.: Separatism
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

    Resource Type: Article
  853. Steinbach, Peter: Gedenkstatte Deutscher Widerstand
    Exhbition Resistance to National Socialsim

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    A thorough and chronological account of the many forms of resistance to Nazism in Germany.
  854. Steinbrecher, Sabine: Successful Event Marketing Strategies
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Tips for marketing your events.
  855. Steiner, Edie (Director): Northland
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2007
    A touching look back at the director's father, Albert Steiner, and his life as a miner. Detailing his death, caused by working in the mine and the reality of getting compensation from mining companies at that time.
  856. Steiner, Henry J.: Diverse Partners
    Non-Government Organization in the Human Rights Movement

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
  857. Steiner, Isaac: After Katrina: A View from the Ground
    Against The Current vol. 122

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    interview with Isaac Steiner. Against The Current interviewed Isaac Steiner, a member of Solidarity in Atlanta, about his experiences in a grassroots reconstruction project in New Orleans.
  858. Steiner, Isaac: DREAM Deferred, Fight Continues
    Against The Current vol. 150

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
  859. Steinzor, Rena: Why Not Jail?
    Industrial Catastrophes, Corporate Malfeasance, and Government Inaction

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    Analyzes five industrial catastrophes that have killed or sickened consumers and workers or caused irrevocable harm to the environment. Steinzor recommends innovative interpretations of existing laws to elevate the prosecution of white-collar crime at the federal and state levels.
  860. Stephen, Lynn: We Are the Face of Oaxaca: Testimony and Social Movements
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2013
    Stephen emphasizes the crucial role of testimony in human rights work, indigenous cultural history, community and indigenous radio, and women's articulation of their rights to speak and be heard. She also explores transborder support for APPO (Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca), particularly among Oaxacan immigrants in Los Angeles.
  861. Stephens, Alastair: The Sochi Games, Homophobia and Western Media Hypocrisy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Alastair Stephens looks at the hypocritical response of the Western media to the Sochi Games.
  862. Stephens, Alastair: This vote was about far more than immigration
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The vote to leave the EU was fuelled by class divisions, argues Alastair Stephens.
  863. Stephens, R.L.: What is the Left?
    Resource Type: Article
    Stephens argues that class struggle is central to overcoming oppression.
  864. Stephens, Thomas: The Flint River Lead Poisoning Catastrophe in Historical Perspective
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    By now the main facts of the Flint River lead poisoning are pretty well known and essentially undisputed. A spectacular regulatory failure by all levels of government -- enabled by Michigan Governor Snyder's unprecedented "emergency management" policies for African-American majority cities. The big remaining question is why this disaster happened?
  865. Stephenson, Amanda: Borneo's Killer Dams
    Mega-Dams in Sarawak Threaten Indigenous Tribes with Ethnocide

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Sarawak, Malaysia, is home to thousands of endemic species, forty indigenous groups, and one of the largest transboundary rainforests remaining in the world. The state is also suffering from one of the world's highest rates of deforestation; only 5% of its primary forests remain. Now, Sarawak's forests and their inhabitants face another threat: the damming of its rivers for hydroelectric power.
  866. Stepherd, Naomi: A Price Below Rubies, Jewish Woman As Rebels and Radicals
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
    A tour of radical thought and movements in Europe from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century, refracted though the lives of a series of remarkable, courageous women.
  867. Steppling, John: The Big Split
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The article depicts how despite Trump being likened to the perfect wrong play, wrong director and wrong cast as in Mel Brooks' The Producers, he has managed to claim victory. The author argues that this was more due to the Democratic party's failure than it was Trump's success.
  868. Sterling, Jeffrey: I Was a CIA Whistleblower. Now I’m a Black Inmate. Here’'s How I See American Racism.
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    From the moment I crossed the threshold from freedom to incarceration because I was charged with, and a jury convicted me of, leaking classified information to a New York Times reporter, I needed no reminder that I was no longer an individual. Prison, with its "one size fits all" structure, is not set up to recognize a person's worth; the emphasis is removal and categorization. Inmates are not people; we are our offenses. In this particular prison where I live, there are S-Os (sex offenders), Cho-Mos (child molesters), and gun and drug offenders, among others. Considering the charges and conviction that brought me here, I'm not exactly sure to which category I belong. No matter. There is an overriding category to which I do belong, and it is this prison reality that I sadly "compare unto the world": I'm not just an inmate, I'm a black inmate.
  869. Sterling, Rick: The Biased Report that led to Banning Russians at the Olympics
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Canadian lawyer Richard Mclaren's report infuenced the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for the banning of all Russian athletes from the Rio Games.
  870. Steven: Flight from the land and food riots
    Excellent article by Wildcat Germany analysing the food crisis and the global agricultural industry under capitalism.

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2007
    Article discuss about reasons behind the exploding food prices.
  871. Steven: The Flint sit-down strike, 1936-1937
    Jeremy Brecher

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    210,000 auto workers joined the American Federation of Labor (A.F.L.) to take part in the strike but the A.F.L leadership however wanted no part in a strike, and managed to postpone it again and again. The workers won control over the rate of production, despite a union contract that conceded this authority to management.
  872. Steven: Notes from the class struggle: small group workplace organising 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    This pamphlet aims to show what small groups and unions can achieve in workplace disputes. These examples and analyses of successful small-scale actions should prove instructive to workers in a variety of fields from a variety of backgrounds, whether they are in the transport or manufacturing sector, students or illegal immigrants, or are employed in another branch of industry.
  873. Steven, Peter: Brink of Reality
    New Canadian Documentary Film and Video

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    From angles both practical and philosophical, Peter Steven examines the business of making documentaries in Canada and reaching audiences with them.
  874. Steven, Peter: The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
    Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available.
  875. Stevens, Barry: The March
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1986   Published: 1987
    An account of a peace march.
  876. Stevens, Leslie: Tenant Research Guide
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1978
    The author intends the above publication to be an aid in laying open to view the operations of the owners of rental housing which accommodate 50 per cent of Toronto's citizens.
  877. Stevenson, William: SUPA - Student Union for Peace Action
    Connexipedia Article

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    A Canadian student organization active from 1964 to 1967.
  878. Steward, Gillian & Taft, Kevin: Clear Answers
    The Economics and Politics of For-Profit Medicine

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2000
  879. Stewart, Roderick; Majada, Jesus: Bethune in Spain
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    After getting divorced, being diagnosed with tuberculosis, and failing to introduce medicare to Canada, Norman Bethune left this country. In 1935, the Spanish Civil War began, and Bethune, who supported the Rupublican government during the war, was determined to offer his medical services. He went on to become recognized internationally as a surgeon and for creating and operating a mobile blood transfusion unit.
  880. Stewart, Susan; Blackridge, Persimmon; Jones, Lizard: Drawing the Line
    Lesbian Sexual Politics on the Wall

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
  881. Stewart, Walter: Bank Heist
    How Our Financial Giants Are Costing You Money

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1997
  882. Stienne, Agnes: Ethiopia's stolen land.
    'A common property of the nations and peoples'

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Government plans to reform Ethiopia’s agriculture failed to consider the country’s peasant culture, subsistence farming and basic needs such as water to drink. Instead, it let the agrifood and financial giants take much of the most fertile land from peasant farmers.
  883. Stienne, Agnès: The high price of cheap meat
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    A tiny percentage of the wrong animal passed off as beef in industrially processed food in western Europe? It’s a small misdemeanour set against the misuse of the world’s agricultural land to produce the luxury of meat.
  884. Stiglitz, Joseph: The Roaring Nineties
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2003
  885. Stillman, Peter G.: The Myth of Marx's Economic Determinism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    Karl Marx is often represented as an "economic determinist" who credited economic structures with a basic determining role in just about every aspect of human life, and simple models such as "base"/"superstructure" are often invoked to support this. Whilst it may be true that Marx understood individuals to have the scope for meaningful thought and action determined by their social context, as Peter G. Stillman shows, it does not follow that there is a direct causal relationship between "economic" circumstances and spheres such as religion, politics or culture.
  886. Stirk, Sarah: Coughing up coal
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2014
    India is rivaling China -- in its plans to consume coal. India is aggressively expanding construction of coal fired power plants to meet growing energy needs. Emissions from coal power plants were linked to 80,000 - 150,000 premature deaths in India between 2011 and 2012 alone and to a wide range of diseases from cancers, to respiratory and cardiovascular disorders. Singrauli -- an industrial hub in north central India -- embodies the tragic human toll that a largely unregulated coal industry can extract.
  887. Stirk, Sarah: India's Coal Inferno
    100,000 Premature Deaths a Year and Rising

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    As India pursues its aggressive path of coal-powered industrialisation, its leaders are showing themselves willing to sacrifice millions of people and huge swathes of the country to a dark and uncertain future.
  888. Stockely, Grif: The Elaine Massacre, 1919
    Resource Type: Article
    One of the worst incidents of racial violence in American history when hundreds of African-Americans were murdered and tortured by white racists and security forces after black farm workers tried to organise for better pay.
  889. Stocking, Rachel: SIU's Community of Resistance
    Against The Current vol. 157

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    A solidarity rally to prepare for a joint strike.
  890. Stoddart, Greg L.: Privatization in the Canadian Health Care System
    Assertions, Evidence, Ideology and Options

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1985
  891. Stoddart, Greg L.; Barer, Morris L.; Evans, Robert G.; Bhatia, Vandna: Why Not User Fees?
    The Real Issues

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1993
  892. Stoddart, Greg. L.; Barer, Morris L.; Evans, Robert G.: User Charges, Snares and Delusions
    Another Look at the Literature

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
  893. Stoehr, Taylor (ed.): Decentralizing Power 
    Paul Goodman's social criticism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    In this new collection of his most acute and durable political writing, readers will recognize the spirit of indignation and hope Goodman first roused in the 1960s with Growing Up Absurd. He was articulate about many concerns, and believed that States and institutions interfere too much in people's lives.
  894. Stoehr, Taylor (ed.): Format and Anxiety
    Paul Goodman critiques the media

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1995
    Welcomed anthology of various Goodman essays on the media.
  895. Stoker, David: A New Language is the Number One Imperative for a New Left Project
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Socialists “use words few people know to make arguments few people understand to fight for causes few people recognise on people who don’t care.”
  896. Stoker, Russell: The Rise of British Imperialism
    Part I: The Protestant Reformation to the English Revolution

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014   Published: 2015
    Russell Stroker of the Trotskyist League goes back to the origins of the world capitalist system in the 16th century to explain how imperialism emerged out of the political and economic logic of capitalism.
  897. Stoker, Russell: The Rise of British Imperialism
    Part II: Capitalism and Slavery

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    On the ascent of Britain as the first modern imperialist power.
  898. Stone Brown, Peter: Pete Seeger: a Troubadour for Peace and Justice
    Farewell to a Great American

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Pete Seeger is a man who stood up, lived live on his own terms and never stopped speaking out.
  899. Stone, Andrew: A history of struggle - book review
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    In his review of "Neil Faulkner, A Marxist History of the World: From Neanderthals to Neoliberals", Stone posits that Neil Faulkner’s history is one which, in the classical Marxist tradition, is both profoundly internationalist, and which celebrates the self-activity of the exploited and oppressed and their potential to shape the future.
  900. Stone, Elaine Murray: Dorothy Day
    Champion of the Poor

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2004
  901. Stone, I.F.: Epilogue to Underground to Palestine
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1946   Published: 1978
    The epilogue to I.F. Stone's first-hand account of the movement of European Jews to Palestine in 1946.
  902. Stone, I.F.: The Haunted Fifties
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1969
    I.F. Stone reports on the 1950s in the United States, an era of political suppression, public apathy, the cold war, and the arms race.
  903. Stone, I.F.: I.F. Stone's Weekly
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1953   Published: 1971
    Weekly newsletter published by I.F. Stone from 1953 to 1971. All issues between January 17, 1953 and December 1, 1971 are online.
  904. Stone, I.F.: The I.F. Stone's Weekly Reader
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
    An anthology of 20 years of journalism by independent journalists I.F. Stone.
  905. Stone, I.F.: In a Time of Torment
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1968
    Independent journalist I.F. Stone on the events and issues of the 1960s.
  906. Stone, I.F.: Polemics and Prophecies 1967-1970
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1972
    An anthology of I.F. Stone's articles from 1967 - 1970.
  907. Stone, I.F.: Reflections and Meditations Thirty Years After
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1978
    I.F. Stone's reflections on Israel thirty years after writing his first-hand account "Underground to Palestine'.
  908. Stone, I.F.: The website of I.F. Stone
    Resource Type: Website
    Website devoted to the journalism and life of radical journalist I.F. Stone (1907-1989).
  909. Stone, I.F.: Underground to Palestine 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1946   Published: 1978
    Underground to Palestine was written in the spring of 1946 when Stone was the first newspaper reporter to accompany survivors of the Holocaust on their epic clendestine journey to Palestine.
  910. Stone, Judith: Quest for Justice
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    Judith Stone, an American Jew, argues that Jews of conscience must support the right of return of the Palestinian people.
  911. Stone, Ken: Steel Strike
    Hamilton 1946

    Resource Type: Book
  912. Stone, Oliver (director): Untold History of the United States
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2012
    A 2012 documentary series directed, produced, and narrated by Oliver Stone. The ten-part series is supplemented by a 750-page companion book, The Untold History of the United States, also written by Stone and Kuznick, released on Oct 30, 2012.
  913. Stone, Sharon Dale (ed): Lesbians in Canada
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
  914. Stoody, Jan: Anti-Nuke Songs
    Resource Type: Audio
    First Published: 1978
    A collection of anti-uranium and anti-nuclear songs.
  915. Storey, Mark: Naturism and Civil Disobedience
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    May a naturist go so far as to break the law to encourage the liberalization of anti-nudity laws? When is nonviolent civil disobedience justified in advocating the naturist cause?
  916. Storey, Mark: The Naturist Society: A Brief History
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    What is The Naturist Society? How, why, and where did it begin? What does it hope to accomplish?
  917. Storey, Mark: The Offense of Public Nudity
    Resource Type: Article
  918. Storm, Peter: Ukraine: what's going on, and what does it mean?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Some thoughts on the protests happening in Ukraine. Things are not completely what they may seem.
  919. Stout, Linda: Bridging the Class Divide and Other Lessons for Grassroots Organizing
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1996   Published: 1997
    A guide to grassroots organizing with a focus on bridging the gap between middle class organizers and affected members of lower class communities.
  920. Stracansky, Pavol: Focus Shifts to Trafficking of Men in Europe
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    The public perception is that human trafficking victims are all vulnerable females forced into prostitution and sexual slavery. But this is not the case. It does not occur to many people that trafficking is much broader on its scale, and that it affects a sizeable amount of men.
  921. Strafford, Chris: Looking back in anger - The Miners' Strike 30 years on
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    With new papers released by the National Archives about the Miners’ Strike Chris Strafford caught up with Harry Paterson, author of the upcoming book Look Back in Anger: The Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire 30 years on, to discuss what we have learnt.
  922. Strand, Ginger: Beautiful Ruination
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Iin the last half-century, even as the prophets of prosperity have spurred the U.S. on to ever more growth, ruins have become increasingly common features in the American landscape. Braddock, littered with decrepit hulks, is not alone.
  923. Stratman, Dave: Does Revolution Make Sense?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    Fighting for revolution allows and demands that we abandon petty concerns and narrow issues and think big. Revolution forces us to try to understand the whole world and to imagine a new one. As we explore the inter-relatedness of the problems which we face, we can begin to understand all the many human interconnections which will provide the solution. A truly revolutionary movement will touch people's deepest desires and encompass their highest dreams.
  924. Stratman, Dave: High Stakes Testing
    Why Are They Doing This To Our Kids?

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    The tests are very destructive educationally. They test students on such a broad range of materials that teachers have to rush through the curriculum; they cannot allow real discussion or in-depth study. Education is reduced to memorization of disconnected facts.
  925. Stratman, Dave: How Can We Step Outside the Box?
    Resource Type: Article
    To sustain our efforts and help them to grow, we need a solid core of relationships and ideas that confirm the best of what we know and do against the pressure of capitalist ideas and values. Building an organization of our own, an organization not dominated by capitalist ideas or by anti-worker ideology or by creeps, is how we step outside the box of corporate and elite domination.
  926. Stratman, Dave: How the Unions Killed the Working Class Movement
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2006
    An analysis of how the vertical integration of unions disempowers workers and forces them to use captilist systems such as courts instead of relying on friendship and solidarity.
  927. Stratman, Dave: Let's Be Practical
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    Building a movement to destroy capitalism and create a society which truly reflects the aspirations of most people, though it may sound scary, is actually more practical than trying to reform a union.
  928. Stratman, Dave: Making Connections
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2001
    The pressure to view things narrowly and out of context is a form of social control. Without seeing connections, we can't make sense of the world, and if we can't make sense of the world, we can't change it. "Making connections" among the many different issues and areas of our experience is a vital task of the revolutionary movement.
  929. Stratman, Dave: School Reform and the Attack on Public Education 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1997
    The education reform movement is part of a wider corporate and government plan to undermine democracy and strengthen corporate domination of our society.
  930. Stratman, Dave: We Can Change the World 
    The Real Meaning Of Everyday Life

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1991
    Stratman draws on his experiences as a parent in the Boston school busing battle and later as Washington director of the National PTA, interviews with British coal miners and striking American meatpackers, and wide ranging research and historical analysis, to show that fundamental social change is possible. The key to changing the world he argues, lies in a different view of ordinary people.
  931. Stratman, Dave: What Is Missing From the World?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    The lack of a revolutionary alternative to capitalism has had a very negative effect on people's ability to organize a new movement for change. If there is no alternative to capitalism, then it seems we will forever have to give in to the companies' demands for jointness or pay cuts or two-tier systems and all the other claims made in the name of "competitiveness." With no alternative to capitalism, we cannot oppose its logic.
  932. Stratman, Dave: Why We Can Change the World
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2000
    Many good people support the "diversity" concept, because they see it as a way of building unity and respect for each other across cultural divides. But diversity is about "celebrating and respecting our differences." Despite many people's best intentions, it's not really about finding what we have in common, but about focusing on differences as if these supposed differences are what define us as human beings. Diversity as a framework, as a way of thinking about each other, will always stand in the way of the goal that most of us share, of multi-racial, multi-ethnic unity. Diversity in fact is no different from the basic capitalist view that society consists of various groups competing for their own interests. Such a view does not present any threat to capitalism or to inequality but reinforces it.
  933. Stratman, Dave: You'll Never Be Good Enough: Schooling and Social Control
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1998
    The remarkable thing about the public schools isn't that some teachers become demoralized and "burned out," or that some students drop out or do poorly, but that so many teachers and students achieve so much in the face of a system designed to fail.
  934. Strauss, Jesse: Lessons From Arizona
    Direct Action Organizing From 1999 to Now

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    What we saw in Arizona over the summer showed a new model of organizing, wherein cooperation between people who are dedicated to different tactics as well as space for accountability within the struggle takes centre stage.
  935. Street, Paul: Among the Pipeline Fighters in Central Iowa
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Iowans protest the Bakken pipeline, fighting against Big Carbon and 21st century petro-capitalism.
  936. Street, Paul: Donald Trump and the Vicious Culture of Neoliberal Mass Idiocy
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The U.S. media and educational elites share responsibility for creating a world where a despicable idiot like Trump coud be president.
  937. Street, Paul: An Idiot's Guide to Why They Hate Us
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Nobody who is reasonably knowledgeable and honest about the long and ongoing history of U.S.- and Western-imperial policy in the Middle East, Southwest Asia, and Africa has any business claiming to find the origins of anti-American and anti-Western terrorism in the Muslim world mysterious.
  938. Street, Paul: Political Correctness: Handle with Care 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Racial, gender, and ethnic diversity matters, of course, but political correctness (PC) tied to bourgeois identity politics can be deadly to left thinkers and activists and to the causes of peace and social justice.
  939. Street, Paul: "Progressive" Obama: He's Melting, He's Melting
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Beneath progressive pretentions, Barack Obama the national political phenomenon has never been anything other than a tool of the US corporate and financial ruling class.
  940. Street, Paul: Race Without Class: the "Bougie" Sensibility of Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
  941. Street, Paul: The Ruling Class's Hatred of Trump is Different Than Yours
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The master class's fear and loathing of Trump – one of their own, sort of – can be detected in the normally Republican-leaning corporate elite.
  942. Street, Paul: Some Big Things Ha-Joon Chang Doesn’t Tell You About Capitalism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Chang exposes deadly falsehoods in many of the prevalent neoliberalism’s supposedly self-evident “free market” truths. But Chang’s book is plagued by key difficulties that belie its claim to iconoclasm, suggesting Chang’s own conservative adherence to dominant Western power structures and doctrines.
  943. Street, Paul: The Wages of Whiteness is Early Death
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The white working class has never had it easy in American history. It's been viciously exploited, disrespected, deceived, divided, repressed, and otherwise and generally abused from the United States' colonial origins through the present day.
  944. Street, Paul: Why Exxon Executives Deserve the Ultimate Punishment
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    In a series of articles based on internal documents from Exxon Mobil going back to the 1970s and on interviews with former company scientists and employees, ICN shows that Exxon's "own research confirmed fossil fuels' role in global warming decades ago." Yes, decades ago -- during the late 1970s to be precise.
  945. Street, Paul: Yes, There is an Imperialist Ruling Class
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Contemporary history is neither a series of random occurrences nor the predetermined plaything of a small cabal of super-empowered conspirators. The truth is somewhere in-between.
  946. Strether, Lambert: Three Myths About Clinton's Defeat in Election 2016 Debunked
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A debunking of the explanations for Hillary Clinton's defeat in the 2016 election commonly given by the Democratic party establishment and Clinton loyalists - in particular the role of racism, sexism, and the loss of key Obama-supporting counties.
  947. Stricker, Ulla de & Dysart, Jane I.: Business Online
    A Canadian Guide

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
  948. Strong, Wes: Reflections on October 7th
    Against The Current vol. 149

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Students, workers, teachers, parents and faculty throughout the country participated in the October 7th National Day of Action to Defend Public Education. As part of a growing movement, activists from 25 different states were involved.
  949. Strossen, Nadine: Defending Pornography 
    Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
    Traditional explanations of why pornography must be defended from would-be censors have concentrated on censorship's adverse impacts on free speech and sexual autonomy. In contrast, Nadine Strossen focuses on the women's rights-centered rationale for defending pornography.
  950. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS): The Port Huron Statement 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1962
    A seminal statement of the New Left, adopted by SDS in 1962.
  951. Stumm, Jim: Directory of Libertarian Periodicals
    5th Edition

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1989
  952. Stumm, Jim: Living Free
    Periodical profile published 1989

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1989
  953. Stutsman, Douglas: A Parable of Pigs
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1972
    There once was a pig farm that was operated by an old farmer, his son, and a hired man. The farmyard was filled with hundreds of pigs of all sizes, and they all ate their swill from a huge trough.
  954. Suarez, Tom: Terrorism: How the Israeli state was won
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    Transcript of a speech by the author on December 14, 2016 at the House of Lords, giving a history of the conflicts and terrorist tactics of Zionists in the formation of the state of Israel.
  955. Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos: DID YOU HEAR IT? It's the sound of their world ending. It's that of ours resurging.
    Communique from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Communiqué of the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee – General Command of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Mexico.
  956. Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos: "Our Path Doesn't Depend on Media Coverage"
    The Zapatistas and Their Coming Strategy Together with Mexico's Original Peoples

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Communiqué from the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee-General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army.
  957. Suber, Malcolm: New Orleans' Police Death Squads
    Against The Current vol. 151

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    An interview with Malcolm Suber, a New Orleans community activist and fighter for justice, and a former candidate for city council. Against the Current asked him to comment on the struggle around murders by police during Hurricane Katrina and the ongoing fight over police brutality.
  958. Subramanian, Meera: India's Vanishing Vultures
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Can the world's fastest growing nation restore its prime scavenger before there are untold human consequences?
  959. Sugiyama, Jim: Film Review: Revolutionary Medicine - A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A review of the provocative documentary Revolutionary Medicine, which tells the story of the first Garifuna hospital, in Honduras.
  960. Suleiman, Susan Rubin (ed.): The Female Body in Western Culture
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1986
    The female body has occupied a central place in the Western imagination, inspiriing both attraction and fear, seen as both beautiful and unclean, alluring and dangerous, a source of pleasure and evil. In this book, twenty-three scholars and critics explore these representations and their implications for contemporary art and culture.
  961. Sullivan, Rosemary: Let's wage war for energy independence
    Resource Type: Article
  962. Sumaria, Sheena: Why we voted leave: voices from northern England - documentary
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2016
    A short look at why those in the north of England mainly voted to leave the EU - from Guerrera Films.
  963. Summerchild, Alex: Pungesti, Romania: people versus Chevron and riot police
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Pungesti is at the terrifying front line of Romania's resource war - where villagers are fighting off rapacious corporations and their private army of violent riot police, backed by corrupt politicians.
  964. Sun, Rivera: Celebrating Mother Jones
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    This week commemorates the anniversary of the Haymarket Affair, International Workers' Day, and the claimed birthday of Mother Mary Harris Jones. While the United States' official Labour Day falls in September, the international community celebrates workers and workers rights on May 1st, in recognition of actions taken by Americans in 1886, and the events that led up to the Haymarket Massacre.
  965. Sun, Rivera: Dorothy Day Refuses To Duck-And-Cover
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    On June 15th, 1955, Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day joined a group of pacifists in refusing to participate in the civilian defense drills scheduled on that day. These drills were to prepare the citizenry in the event of a nuclear attack, and involved evacuations of city centers, taking shelter in subway tunnels, and, for schoolchildren, "duck-and-cover" to hide under their school desks. Such actions would be futile if a nuclear attack were underway, but the drills were part of a government propaganda program to convince Americans that nuclear weapons were a necessary part of the US arsenal, and that it would be possible to survive a nuclear war.
  966. Sun, Rivera: Remembering Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Campaign Nonviolence is a movement to build a culture of active nonviolence. We share the stories of nonviolent action, drawing lessons, strength, and strategy from the global grassroots movements for change. This week commemorates the 39th anniversary of the first protest of the Argentina's Mothers of the Disappeared.
  967. Sun, Rivera: Remembering Nonviolent History
    Freedom Rides

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    By May 1961, federal law had already ruled that segregation on interstate public buses was illegal. Southern states, however, maintained segregation in seating, and at bus station bathrooms, waiting rooms and drinking fountains and the Interstate Commerce Commission refused to take action to enforce federal law. To change this, the Civil Rights Movement (CORE, SNCC, NAACP) began a series of Freedom Rides on May 4th, 1961.
  968. Sun, Rivera: White Rose Begins Leaflet Campaigns June 1942
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In June 1942, a pair of German university students formed The White Rose, a German resistance movement that used a series of leaflets to decry Nazi militarism and call for an end to the war. Hans Scholl and Alexander Schmorell wrote the first four leaflets between the end of June and beginning of July. In the fall, Hans' sister, Sophie Scholl, discovered that her brother was one of the authors of the pamphlets, and joined the group. Shortly after, Willi Graf, Christoph Probst, and Kurt Huber became members.
  969. Sun, Riviera: The Nonviolent History of American Independence
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Often minimized in our history books, the tactics of nonviolent action played a powerful role in achieving American Independence from British rule. Benjamin Naimark-Rowse wrote, "the lesson we learn of a democracy forged in the crucible of revolutionary war tends to ignore how a decade of nonviolent resistance before the shot-heard-round-the-world shaped the founding of the United States, strengthened our sense of political identity, and laid the foundation of our democracy.'
  970. Sundar, Aparna: Terror As It Was and Is
    Against The Current vol. 146

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    Despite the centrality today of “terrorism” as a political phenomenon, justifying a re-ordering of global power relations as well as the suppression of dissent and civil liberties domestically, it is in fact a far older phenomenon, as Nivedita Majumdar’s wonderful anthology of writing on the subject reminds us. The work excerpted in The Other Side of Terror includes fiction, poetry, and essays on the subject of terrorism by South Asians over the course of more than a century.
  971. Sundaram, Kumar: India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent is a Crime
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised. Opponents of nuclear power, coal mines, GMOs, giant dams, are all under attack as enemies of the state and a threat to economic growth.
  972. Sunkara, Bhaskar: The KKK and Other Grassroots Movements
    Venezuela isn’t as divided as its right-wing opposition would have you believe

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    A sign of a real revolution is its knack for conjuring a counter-revolution. To the extent that the Bolivarian Revolution has problems, the solution to them won’t come from chats with those looking to overthrow it, but rather the organization of workers trying to fulfill its potential. There can be no neutral ground between those two positions.
  973. Sunkara, Bhaskar: Let Them Eat Diversity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Alter Benn Michaels says that “'left neoliberals' are people who don’t understand themselves as neoliberals. They think that their commitments to anti-racism, to anti-sexism, to anti-homophobia constitute a critique of neoliberalism. But if you look at the history of the idea of neoliberalism you can see fairly quickly that neoliberalism arises as a kind of commitment precisely to those things."
  974. Sunkara, Bhaskar: Why We Loved the Zapatistas
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    It would be absurd to admonish the Zapatistas for failing to overcome generations of poverty in a single sweep, but is it too much to ask their privileged supporters abroad to pay more attention to the material conditions in Chiapas and less on the innovative ways they use their laptops to conjure “resistance”?
  975. Sunkara, Bhaskar; Wrigglesworth, Phil: The ABCs of Socialism 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2016
    A slim, accessible, inexpensive, irreverent introduction to socialism by the writers of Jacobin magazine.
  976. Sunkara, Bhasker: The "Anarcho-Liberal"
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    The diversity of the global justice movement is undeniable, but to the extent its prominent intellectual voices represented broader trends, we can see the crystallization of a new type of radical that would come to prominence on the Left. The reconfiguration of the Left at the end of the twentieth century created a void. The “anarcho-liberal” filled it.
  977. Sunshine, Spencer: Rebranding Fascism: National-Anarchists
    Resource Type: Unclassified
    First Published: 2008
    On the organizational and intellectual history of national anarchism.
  978. Sunstein, Cass R: On Rumours
    How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2009
    Describes the social and pyschological forces that make the spread of misinformation inevitable. Its argument runs like this: whether or not we choose to believe something, and whether we feel inclined to pass it on, depends largely on what we already believe.
  979. Sunstein, Cass R.: Green by default - how a nudge and wink can save the planet
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    There's a simple way to induce us to make good environmental choices: make them the default setting. Whether it's selecting double sided photocopies or renewable electricity tariffs, defining easily-overridden 'green defaults' is by far the most efficacious means to influence consumer choices for the environment and the planet.
  980. Surasky, Cecilie: Naomi Klein Shows You Can Boycott Israel Without Cutting Off Dialogue Over Palestine
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    An interview with Klein and Israeli publisher Yael Lerer on why boycotting Israel will pressure the country to live up to international law.
  981. Surgey, Nick: The Googlization of the Far Right: Why Is Google Funding Grover Norquist, Heritage Action and ALEC?
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Google, the tech giant, has been funding a growing list of groups advancing the agenda of the Koch brothers. The policies advocated by some of the Google’s grantees are in stark contrast with the progressive image that Google has worked to promote.
  982. Surin, Kenneth: Resolutions Advocating a Boycott of Israel
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    The Modern Language Association (MLA) Delegate Assembly voted in Philadelphia on two resolutions, for and against, of an academic boycott of Israel.
  983. Surman, Janet: This is about systems – the food system, the capitalist system and the socialist system
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    This is about systems – the food system, the capitalist system and the socialist system.
  984. Survila, Mindaugas: The Field of Magic
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    First Published: 2011
    Field of Magic is a docu-poem about people living for over two decades in Buda forest near the closed down Kariotiške.s dump, 40 km from Vilnius, Lithuania. A result of four year’s work, the film captures the perspective of the dump dwellers in telling the story of a dissolving community, its uniqueness, daily rhythm, peculiar way of life, every-day joys and sorrows.
  985. Susanne Thorbek: Voices from the City
    Women of Bangkok

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1987
    Bangkok, Thailand is an Asian city where growth has taken place at breakneck speed. But what has the impact been in human terms of this rapid development on Bangkok's female population, the great majority poor and living in slums? This sensitive investigation produces stark evidence. Thorbek produces a remarkable portrait of the harsh human impact of rapid and unplanned urbanization in a Third World environment.
  986. Susler, Jan: The Case of Oscar Lopez Rivera
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Examing the criminal case against and incarceration of Oscar Lopez Rivera, a Puerto Rican activist and organiser charged and convicted of seditious conspiracy in 1980.
  987. Sussman, Amanda: The Art of the Possible
    A Handbook for Political Activism

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
  988. Sussman, Gerald: Russkies at the Doorstep
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    In a year noted for crude political discourse, eagerly serialized in the mainstream media, the MSM are themselves bellowing anti-Russian rhetoric, conspiracy theory, and fear-mongering.
  989. Sustar, Lee: Bookwatch: Fighting to Unite Black and White
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1996
    The common view on ‘race relations’ in the US today is that black and white people live in two separate worlds that will continue to diverge.
  990. Sustar, Lee; Ovenden, Kevin: An Act Of State Terrorism
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2010
    We have to appeal to the core of people who have already been active on one level or another around the Palestinian question, or those who are already convinced, to re-galvanize the movement, and go out and convince yet wider layers of people. We must argue the Palestinian case, and also push the case more generally to very wide layers of people.
  991. Sutherland, John R. (ed.): Us and Them
    Building a just workplace community

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
  992. Sutton, Ed: The JFRP: For a New Communist Party
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    Real change, the kind of change that Occupy Wall Street had hoped to start, can be achieved through -- I know you’re going to find this hard to believe -- a political party. I found it hard to believe, until I read Jodi Dean's book Crowds and Party. Jodi is here to explain to us how a political party can bring about real change.
  993. Sutton, Maira: TPP Undermines User Control and That's Disastrous for Accessibility
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens all users' ability to access information and participate in culture and innovation online, but it's especially severe for those with disabilities or who otherwise depend on content in accessible formats. That's because it doubles down on broken policies that were heavily lobbied for by Hollywood and other major publishers that impede the distribution of accessible works.
  994. Suzi Weissman and Hillel Ticktin: Putin's Contribution to Democracy
    Against The Current vol. 86

    Resource Type: Article
    Behind Vladimir Putin's election are the accoutrements of Russia's 21st century democracy -- a controlled media which smears opponents and lies about the war in Chechnya, journalists who publish their price to regurgitate government propaganda (the going rate is $4000 for a laudatory article), unbridled patriotism and just in case none of this works, filling the voter roster with dead souls.
  995. Suzuki, David: The beauty of wind farms
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2005
    Windmills are beautiful. They harness the power of the wind to supply us with heat and light. They provide local jobs. They help clean our air and reduce climate change.
  996. Suzuki, David; Hanington, Ian: Wind offers a healthy way to generate power
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    To reduce global greenhouse gas emissions at a pace and scale that experts agree is necessary to avoid increasing catastrophic effects of global warming, we need a mix of renewable energy. Wind power will play a large role.
  997. Suzuki, David; Hanington, Ian: Wind power opponents may be blowing hot air
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    When it comes to wind power, we have to be careful to ensure that impacts on the environment and on animals such as birds and bats are minimized, and we should continue to study possible effects on health. But we must also be wary of false arguments against it.
  998. Svenska, Anneka: South Africa's conservation success story: the 'Black Mambas' mean business!
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    A unique, all female anti-poaching unit has transformed the conservation picture in South Africa's Kruger National Park. In just three years the Black Mambas have cut poaching by more than 75%, removed over 1,000 snares, and become role models for local youth. And this weekend they arrive in the UK to collect Helping Rhinos' 'Innovation in Conservation' Award.
  999. Svrluga, Susan: Forgotten Graffiti Sheds New Light on Long, Hot Journeys to Vietnam
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Inside a rusting former US army ship, historians found vivid details of the hopes and fears of soldiers bound for war.
  1000. Swados, Harvey: Standing Fast
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1970
  1001. Swaim, Lawrence: Politics and the Prayer Warriors
    Dominionism Hits the Big Time

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Dominionism is a totalitarian movement within Christian evangelicalism that aims at taking over the centers of power—law, culture, government and the like—and establishing a dictatorship. Once having gotten power, Christian Dominionists would then impose their religious practices on the rest of America.
  1002. Swanson, David: Allegations Against Russia Less Credible Every Day
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2017
    Swanson calls into question the US government-driven media accusations that the Russian government had direct involvement in swaying the 2016 US election for Trump, and exames the motivations behind these claims.
  1003. Swanson, David: Doing Time for Peace
    Moral Lights

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Hundreds of Americans, young and old, are regularly going to prison, sometimes for months or years or decades, for nonviolently resisting U.S. militarism.
  1004. Swanson, David: If Paris Killers Had Western Media on Their Side
    Flip the Script

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Imagine if the Charlie Hebdo killings had been reported on in a slightly different manner, say in the manner that drone strike killings are reported.
  1005. Swanson, David: It's The Blind Partisanship
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Why did the peace movement grow large around 2003-2006 and shrink around 2008-2010? Military spending, troop levels abroad, and number of wars engaged in can explain the growth but not the shrinkage. Those factors hardly changed between the high point and the low point of peace activism.
  1006. Swanson, David: Obama Crowned Himself on New Year's Eve
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
  1007. Swanson, David: Operation Nazification
    Of Empire and Government

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Annie Jacobsen’s new book is called Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America. It isn’t terribly secret anymore, of course, and it was never very intelligent. Jacobsen has added some details, and the U.S. government is still hiding many more. But the basic facts have been available; they’re just left out of most U.S. history books, movies, and television programs.
  1008. Swanson, David: Prisons Full of Innocents
    The Big Lockup

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    The number of convictions and the lengths of sentences has increased and some men have been wrongly convicted of crimes they simply did not commit.
  1009. Swanson, David: Rigged
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The 2016 Republican presidential primary was rigged. It wasn't rigged by the Republicans, the Democrats, Russians, space aliens, or voters. It was rigged by the owners of television networks who believed that giving one candidate far more coverage than others was good for their ratings. The CEO of CBS Leslie Moonves said of this decision: "It may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS." Justifying that choice based on polling gets the chronology backwards, ignores Moonves' actual motivation, and avoids the problem, which is that there ought to be fair coverage for all qualified candidates (and a democratic way to determine who is qualified).
  1010. Swanson, David: Robots Kill, But The Blood Is On Our Hands
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Killing individuals (and whoever is near them) has become the primary substitute in U.S. public policy for capture/imprisonment/torture. Torturing someone to death is not what former CIA General Counsel John Rizzo calls "clean." Blowing them and anyone near them into little bits is "clean." As Medea Benjamin documents, the United States has avoided detaining people, only to murder them with a drone days later.
  1011. Swanson, David: Shadow Facts About Shadow Government
    The Era of "Tiny Wars"

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
    Tom Engelhardt keeps churning out great books by collecting his posts from TomDispatch.com. His latest book, Shadow Government, is essential reading.
  1012. SWANSON, David: Three Things Young People Should Know to Save the World
    Know Your Rights!

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    Old people should know these things too. Energy seems better invested in trying to teach them to young people who have less to unlearn in the process.
  1013. Swanson, David: Top 50 US War Criminals
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2009
    Brief profiles of men and women who planned wars of agression and other war crimes.
  1014. Swanson, David: Top 10 Proofs People Can Be Completely Manipulated Without Hypnosis
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2014
  1015. Swanson, David: War is a Lie
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2010
    A thorough refutation of every major argument used to justify wars, drawing on evidence from numerous past wars, with a focus on those wars that have been most widely defended as just and good. This is a handbook of sorts, a manual to be used in debunking future lies before future wars have a chance to begin.
  1016. SWEAP: A Regulatory Agenda for Solid Waste Reduction
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1990
  1017. Sweet, Diane: Occupy's A**hole Problem: Flashbacks from An Old Hippie
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2011
    Watching the OWS organizers struggle with drummers, druggies, sexual harassers, and racists brings me back to a few lessons we had to learn the hard way back in the day, always after putting up with way too much over-the-top behavior from people we didn’t think we were allowed to say no to. It’s heartening to watch the Occupiers begin to work out solutions to what I can only indelicately call the a**hole problem.
  1018. Sweetman, George "Mick": The Quebec general strike 1972
    Resource Type: Article
    The story of one of the largest working class rebellions in American history. 300,000 workers participated in North America's largest general strike to that date, radio stations were seized, factories were occupied, and entire towns were brought under workers' control, and it won important gains.
  1019. Sweezy, P.M; Dobb,M; Takahashi H.K; Hilton,R; Hill,C.: The Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism
    A Symposium

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1967   Published: 1979
  1020. Sweezy, Paul: Can the Ruling Class Shape History?
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
    Originally entitled "Vietnam: Endless War".
  1021. Sweezy, Paul: Modern Capitalism
    Resource Type: Book
    Sweezy treats capitalism as a world system within which the so-called underdeveloped regions are a necessary part, backward precisely because they have been forced to contribute so much to the development of the advanced capitalist countries.
  1022. Sweezy, Paul M.: The Theory of Capitalist Development
    Principles of Marxian Political Economy

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1942   Published: 1968
  1023. Sweezy, Paul M; Bettelheim, Charles: On the Transition to Socialism
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1971
    Essays discussing the economic, social, and political aspects of the attempt to create a new society after the governmental power of the old has been destroyed and replaced. Central to the discussion is the possibility that the policies adopted by the new governments under the stress of economic and political difficulties may result in the creation of a new capitalist in "statist" forms.
  1024. Sweezy, Paul M; Magdoff, Harry: Economic History As It Happened - Volume III
    The Deepening Crisis of U.S. Capitalism

    Resource Type: Book
    In these essays, written between 1977 and 1981, the authors assess the results of efforts taken to stabilize the economy after the epochal changes of the early 1970s, the end of capitalism's 'golden age,' by attempts to counteract the effects of inflation, debt dependence, speculation, and financial instability.
  1025. Sweezy, Paul; Magdoff, Harry: Economic History As It Happened - Volume I
    The Dynamics of U.S. Capitalism: Corporate Structure, Inflation, Credit, Gold, and the Dollar

    Resource Type: Book
    The unique feature of these essays is the point of view of the authors. Unlike almost all others possessing their kind of technical expertise, they view these matters from the standpoint of society. It is this socialist or Marxist approach, combined with expert knowledge which enabled them to pinpoint and illuminate the central trends and developments of an entire epoch.
  1026. Sweezy, Paul; Magdoff, Harry: Economic History As It Happened - Volume II
    The End of Prosperity: The American Economy in the 1970s

    Resource Type: Book
    Paul M. Sweezy and Harry Magdoff, the editors of Monthly Review, set out the development of U.S. and global capitalism from the late 1960s to the 'financial explosion' age of the early 1990s and after.
  1027. Sweney,Mark: BBC defends reality show involving poor, dubbed 'Hunger Games'
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2015
    Britain's Hardest Grafter will pit 25 of Britain's lowest-paid workers against each other for cash prize in series it claims is a 'serious social experiment'.
  1028. Swenson, Kristin: The Radicalness of the Accessory
    Book review

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2013
    A book review of Accessorizing the Body: Habits of Being 1.and Exchanging Clothes:
    Habits of Being 2. edited by Cristina Giorcelli and Paula Rabinowitz
  1029. Swerdlow, Max; Kealey, Gregory S.: Brother Max
    Labour Organizer and Educator

    Resource Type: Book
    Max Swerdlow outlines his work beginning in Depression-era Winnipeg, leading to his involvement with the International Labour Organization.
  1030. Swift, Jamie: Civil Society in Question 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1999
    Civil Society ranks as flavour of the month among community volunteers, academics and policy makers. Many view it as a key concept in the struggle against poverty and for social justice and democracy. Is civil society anything more than a projection of our desires, a chameleon concept that can mean all things to all people? Does it risk being co-opted beyond recognition and usefulness?
  1031. Swift, Jamie: Cut and Run
    The Assault on Canada's Forests

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1983
    Examines the crisis in Canada's forest industry and the reasons for the crisis.
  1032. Swift, Jamie: Wheel of Fortune
    Work and Life in the Age of Falling Expectations

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1995
    Jamie Swift combines sharp-eyed journalism that brings out the nuances of daily life with a penetrating analysis of jobless recovery. He describes the emerging world of work through the eyes and experiences of people in Kingston and Windsor -- two Ontario cities with roots in the pre-industrial past, places poised for the post-industrial information age.
  1033. Swift, Jamie, and the Development Education Centre: The Big Nickel
    Inco at home and abroad

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1977
    An account of the economic power of the world's largest producer of nickel, how it operates in Canada and the Third World, and its human consequences. The Big Nickel also looks at the resistance to the corporation, and the union-busting, attacks by company goons, and successful organizing drives.
  1034. Swift, Richard: Cynicism From Above: Cynicism From Below
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1980
    The state bureaucracies of Eastern Europe are unable to accept any challenge to their right to decide and control.
  1035. Swift, Richard: Military Ethics in Society
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1978
    This paper is part of a kit on "militarism" which is to be published soon by Project Ploughshares. It begins by outlining the traditional role of the military, namely, that of defending society against outside aggression. The paper then refers to a new source of socialism. Accordingly, much of the opposition to those in power is seen to come from subversive elements.
  1036. Swift, Richard: The No-Nonsense Guide to Democracy 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2002
    Ths book explores how democracy is constricted and deformed by economic power-brokers and a self-serving political class.
  1037. Swift, Richard: Portugal
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1976
    The revolutionary process in Portugal is not one that lends itself very easily to a coherent political analysis. Political leadership is quickly thrown up by the creative energy of the workers and peasants and as quickly discarded as its usefulness to them wears thin.
  1038. Swift, Richard: Preparing the Ground
    Left Strategy Beyond the Apocalypse

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2012
    Richard Swift considers the fall -- and future rise -- of left politics.
  1039. Swift, Richard: SOS Alternatives to Capitalism 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2014
    An investigation of the alternatives to capitalism, including socialism, anarchism and deep ecology.
  1040. Swift, Richard: TCL'd Pink: 20 Years of Solidarity
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 1993
    Swift talks about his memories of TCLPAC, the Toronto Committee for the Liberation of Portugual's African Colonies, dating back to the 1970s, a different time when clarity about the causes and cures for the world's ills seemed a lot easier to achieve.
  1041. Swift, Richard: Trigger Issues: Mosquito
    One Small Item, One Giant Impact

    Resource Type: Book
  1042. Sykes, Philip: Sellout
    The Giveaway of Canada's Energy Resources

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1973
    Documents the misdevelopment of Canadian energy resources.
  1043. Systemic Disorder: We can dream, or we can organize 
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2016
    The swift rise, and swift crumbling, of the Occupy movement brings to the surface the question of organization. Demonstrating our anger, and doing so with thousands of others in the streets, gives us energy and brings issues to wider audiences. Yes spontaneity, as necessary as it is, is far from sufficient in itself. For all the weeks and sometimes months that Occupy encampments lasted, little in the way of lasting organization was created and thus a correspondingly little ability to bring about any of the changes hoped for. Nor is social media a substitute for mass action.
  1044. Szamuely, George: The Absurdity of "Independent" Kosovo
    A Saga of Injustice and Hypocrisy

    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2008
    The West's entire approach to Kosovo has been marked by sordid dishonesty and bad faith, supporting national self-determination and the right to secession in one place and territorial integrity in another, cheering on ethnic cleansing by one ethnic group and demanding war crimes trials for another, trumpeting the virtues of majority rule when it's convenient to do so and threatening to impose sanctions and penalties on majorities when that's convenient. For the Americans, Kosovo is nothing more than the hinterland of a giant military base.
  1045. Szweed, John: The Man Who Recorded the World  
    A Biography of Alan Lomax

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2011
    Documentarian of the folk culture of American life,, Lomax was diligent and tireless in preserving the irreplaceable vernacular cultures that have fallen into the past.



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