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The Case for and Against Richard Aoki

     Posted on: September 17, 2012

by Tony Platt The blogs are full of charges and countercharges about journalist Seth Rosenfeld's claim (in his recent book, Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power and published articles) that Black Panther Party cadre Richard Aoki was a "paid FBI informer." Here are a few thoughts ...

The Víctor Jara Case: Justice in 2013?

     Posted on: February 12, 2013

by J. Patrice McSherry*   In 2012 and 2013 there have been important developments in the case of Víctor Jara, the beloved Chilean folk singer and songwriter who was tortured and killed in the Stadium of Chile after the 1973 military coup in that country. The murder of Jara was one of ...

Drone War Is Coming Home: A View from across the Ocean

     Posted on: April 2, 2013

by Volker Eick*   Since Nobel Peace Prize laureate and US president Barack Obama began targeted killings of supposed Islamic terrorists using Special Forces and the CIA in Yemen, Pakistan, and Somalia,(1) an envious German government has sought to catch up with its Atlantic partner in the adoption of Unmanned Aerial Systems ...

Mixed Messages: World War II and the Uses of Oral History

     Posted on: May 1, 2013

by Tony Platt* I have been teaching about the history of inequalities in the United States for more than forty years. I started off using oral histories in my curriculum when it was against the grain to do so. I still use them today, though to do so now has become ...

Criminologists and Criminal Justice Reformers Say: Negotiate Now Before There Is Blood on Your Hands

     Posted on: August 28, 2013

Finally, there is some good news for critics of the American justice system: a decline in the nationwide prison and jail population; a significant drop in the rate of African American imprisonment; conservative activists advocating “criminal justice reform”; judges in New York and California blowing the whistle on unconstitutional police ...

International Women’s Day Greeting

     Posted on: March 8, 2014

by Margaret Randall* International Women’s Day, March 8th, is my favorite holiday. Every year I write a brief tribute—to remind my friends and also myself how much women everywhere give to resist oppression and sustain life. Usually I’ve focused on a group of women whose ordinary heroism was particularly noteworthy since ...

Adiós Muchachos/as Compañeros/as de la Vida (Dispatch from Argentina #1)

     Posted on: November 23, 2013

by Laurie Coyle* * This is the first in a series of dispatches by filmmaker Laurie Coyle and Chicana activist and former political prisoner Olga Talamante documenting their current trip to Argentina. The occasion is the November 28, 2013, premiere of Observando al Observador (Watching the Watchman) in Buenos Aires. The daughter of Mexican ...

The Gift of Food and Friendship (Dispatch from Argentina #4)

     Posted on: December 2, 2013

by Laurie Coyle* * This is the fourth in a series of dispatches by filmmaker Laurie Coyle and Chicana activist and former political prisoner Olga Talamante documenting their current trip to Argentina. Click on the “Previous” button at the top of the page to read the previous dispatches and learn more about ...

Julia Rothenberg and Andreas Heinz

     Posted on: December 10, 2013

Meddling with Monkey Metaphors -- Capitalism and the Threat of Impulsive Desires This essay should help progressives assess the social implications of the Pandora's box opened by genetic engineering, by the capability to create "designer babies" via genetic screening of the human embryo before implantation. Preventing certain cancers in vitro has ...

Matthew Knoester

     Posted on: December 10, 2013

War in Colombia Matthew Knoester's essay examines the "war on drugs" in Colombia, arguably the most violent country in the hemisphere. Americans know that the U.S. government and press targeted Colombia's outgoing president, Ernesto Samper, for accepting drug money in his campaign. Despite the $600 million granted by the United States ...

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