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Mon
24
Aug

The Prophet Farmed: Murray Bookchin on Bernie Sanders

by Andrew Stewart
CounterPunch
August 24, 2015

I want to talk to you about a socialist from Vermont. Born in New York, he was active in the anti-Vietnam and civil rights movements in the 1960’s before moving to the town of Burlington, where he spent the next several decades creating a new set of socio-political ideas that combined the basic outlines of old European socialist ideology with the harsh realities of modern industrial capitalism, as well as a powerful critique of the ecological havoc wrought by the global hegemony of greenhouse gas pollution.

Fri
21
Aug

The Plague of American Authoritarianism

by Henry Giroux
CounterPunch
August 21, 2015

Fri
21
Aug

Listen, Platformist!: Fragments of a Twenty-First Century Manifesto

by Shane Burley
The Hampton Institute
August 19th, 2015

Mon
17
Aug

An Anarchist Icelander Walks Into a Texas University . . .

By Molly Gore
Texas Monthly
August 14, 2015

Jón Gnarr is wearing shorts the way someone who is not used to wearing shorts wears shorts: with a tweed sportcoat, tall black socks, and suede ankle boots. He keeps his ruddy blond hair clipped to a Nordic norm, cropped close on the sides and long on top, and the screenprint of a mustachioed baby peers out from his t-shirt. He would blend nicely with the punkish, urban clash that populate the streets of his hometown in Reykjavik, Iceland, but here, on a lawn in the center of Rice University’s campus, on a hot and humid March afternoon, Gnarr sticks out like an arctic tern in Texas.

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