Witchhunts

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Allan Bérubé, 1946-2007: Against The Current vol. 135
Kinsman, Gary
Article
2008
An inspiring and broad-ranging queer historian, Allan Bérubé died at the age of 61 on December 11, 2007. He left us with major contributions of exciting historical work, but also important unfinished ...
Ban of Russian Olympic Team: Cold War at its "Best"!
Vltchek, Andre
Article
2016
The West is using both old and new tactics to demonize and discredit all of its opponents, in what is becoming a new Cold War.
The Costs of McCarthyism: Against The Current vol. 85
Wald, Alan
Article
2000
Many Are the Crimes is far more than just an incisive diagnosis of the interlocking components of the historical era known as “McCarthyism.” Yeshiva University historian Ellen Schrecker has also produ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 13, 2016: Sports and Politics
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Sports and politics have always been intertwined, though perhaps never as much so as in the current era. In the modern sports era, survival and success depend largely on the favour of corporations, wh...
Rebels Without a Cause: The Assault on Academic Freedom
Vigo, Julian
Article
2017
Examining current academic culture which falsely labels "words as violence" and how it is affecting acedemic freedom, notably by some who think of themselves as being on the left, who are employing t...
Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of a Modern American Witch Hunt
Nathan, Debbie; Snedeker, Mike
Book
1995
About the wave of hysteria over alleged satanic abuse of children which hit the United States in the 1990s.
The Sixteenth Puerto Rican Political Prisoner: The Case of José Solís: Against The Current vol. 81
Ruiz, Carmelo
Article
1999
On Friday, March 12, 1999, a new name was added to the list of fifteen Puerto Rican political prisoners currently held in American jails: José Solís Jordán. That day, a federal jury in Chicago found S...
The Un-Canadians: True Stores of the blacklist Era
Sher, Len
Book
1992
Details the blacklisting which took place in Canada during the Cold War years.
Witch Hunt
Film/Video
A documentary about unfounded allegations of satanic abuse of children.