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Ron Jacobs is a writer, library worker and anti-imperialist. He is the author of The Way the Wind Blew: a History of the Weather Underground and Short Order Frame Up. His collection of essays and other musings titled Tripping Through the American Night is now available and his new novel is The Co-Conspirator's Tale. He is a contributor to Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion, forthcoming from AK Press.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Transcontinental Occupation A conversation with veteran activist Peter Bohmer about the Occupy movement

Friday, March 19, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Of Course Narcs Are Crooked.... A look at Douglas Valentine's most recent book detailing the dirty war within the war on drugs.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Just Walk Away From the Democrats A look at the duplicity of the Democratic Party and a call for progressives and leftists to leave the Democrats behind if they truly want social change

Friday, January 1, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Interventions R Us - War on Terror or War on Disaffected Yemenis? Like Afghanistan, Yemen is a very poor country. It is also somewhat unstable politically. Its proximity to Saudi Arabia raises some concerns for Washington primarily because of its fear that the ideas informing the insurgencies might inspire Saudi Arabia's disenfranchised masses and upset the oil teat America depends on.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Waiting For A President to Do the Right Thing? A look at Obama and the antiwar movement

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
UE Local 1110-Think Like Them A look at the potential meaning of the Republic Doors and Windows worker sit-in.

Thursday, November 27, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Buy Someone A Book For the Holidays! A brief look at some good books published over the past few years.

Sunday, September 14, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Washington's False Logic of Torture A review of the Book The Trial of Donald Rumsfeld by Michael Ratner and the Center for Constitutional Rights

Sunday, August 31, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sweat and Sacrifice Make History: A Review of Dave Zirin's A People's History of Sports in the United States A review of Dave Zirin's latest book A People's History of Sports in the United States

Tuesday, July 22, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Afghanistan--It's Not the "Good War" A look at the lies being told about the US/NATO war in Afghanistan

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
What's A Voter to Do? Barack Obama's backtracking puts thinking progressives in a quandary

Sunday, June 22, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
They Call Me the Seeker: Review of Kendall Hale's Radical Passions A review of Sixties radical/singer Kendall Hale's memoir Radical Passions. Hale does not gloss over disappointments or victories. Her recounting of the years spent working in a Massachusetts shipyard as part of the 1970s new communist movement to organize the US working class includes not only the tribulations of being one of the few women in a yard full of men, but also the shortcomings of the communist cell she was part of.

Saturday, June 14, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
No Colors Anymore...The Sixties Painted Black A look at three new books about the 1960s--two novels and one collection of articles

Monday, June 2, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Robins Weep-The Music of I See Hawks In LA A review of I See Hawks In LA's newest CD Hallowed Ground--a call for environmental sanity.

Friday, May 30, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
War Addiction and Democracy A look at the antiwar movement and its malaise. We can restore democracy in this country. Rebuilding a popular mass-based antiwar movement whose members and leaders spend more time in the streets than in the halls of Congress or Democratic Party meetings is the first step in that direction.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Go to Work, Go to Jail A look at immigration policies targeting working immigrants with and without papers

Thursday, April 24, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Banning SDS in Olympia-Politically Charged Suspension of Student Group by College Administration Interview with two members of Olympia SDS--a group recently suspended by the Evergreen State College administration in Olympia, WA.

Monday, April 21, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Washington, al-Maliki and the Militias-Who Do They Think They're Fooling? A look at the situation in Iraq and the growing battle between the Sadrists and the Green Zone government and its US backers.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
If It Explodes, It Will Crush Their Rotten Heads-Washington Takes Sides in Basra A look at the upsurge in Iraq violence

Thursday, March 20, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Who'll Stop the Rain? Alook at the past and future of Iraq

Tuesday, March 11, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Walking the Lonely Road:A Review of Paul Robeson's Words of Freedom A review of the Freedom Archives CD release Paul Robeson's Words of Freedom

Sunday, February 17, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Shellshock and Redemption A look at two books profiling veterans.

Friday, February 8, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Innocent Flesh-- Recruiting Kids to Kill A look at recruitment techniques used by the US military and the Iraq insurgency

Sunday, January 6, 2008 (65 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Ron Paul-Is Being Against the War Enough? A look at what else Ron Paul stands for besides his opposition to the war. If you're thinking of voting for him, check this out!

Tuesday, January 1, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Transcending the Colonizer's History: A Review of Hamid Dabashi's Iran, A People Interrupted A Review of Hamid Dabashi's history of modern Iran titled Iran, A People Interrupted

Monday, December 24, 2007 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
It's Only Rock and Roll-Why Leon Russell Still Matters A tribute to the early music of Leon Russell

Sunday, December 9, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Conspiracy Continues-The Democrats and War Funding A look at the latest refusal by democrats to hold their ground against war funding.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Kickin' Out the Jams: A Review of John Sinclair's Guitar Army (Feral House 2007) Review of the re-release of John Sinclair's counterculture classic Guitar Army

Saturday, November 24, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"It is Not Chance But Courage That Makes the Future Unpredictable"- Review of the book Sin Patron:Stories from Argentina's Worker-run Factories

Friday, November 9, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Without Freedom of Speech, I Might Be in the Swamp: Attacks on Free Speech in Kennebunkport, Maine Article describing recent attempts to curtail freedom of speech and assembly in the Bush vacation town of Kennebunkport, Maine

Monday, October 29, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
For the Sake of A Future Review of Cathy Wilkerson's memoir Flying Close to the Sun

Monday, October 22, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Marc Estrin Takes on the Rapture in The Lamentations of Julius Marantz Review of Marc Estrin's new book, The Lamentations of Julius Marantz

Wednesday, October 10, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Mouth of a Graveyard: A Review of Dahr Jamail's Beyond the Green Zone: Review of journalist Dahr Jamial's new book.

Friday, September 28, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Illusion of Dividing and Conquering in Iraq A look at US hubris, Blackwater and the Senate vote to partition Iraq

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Forget About the Politicians, Remember the Streets A look at the failure of the antiwar movement to end the war and a radical suggestion how this could be changed

Thursday, August 16, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Dr. Strangelove Meets Dubya's Double Buzz Twofer: A Review of William Hart's Supergoose (Timberline Press 2007) Book review of William Hart's satirical novel of the Bush administation and the US "war on terror."

Saturday, August 11, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Free The San Francisco 8: Former Black Panthers in Prison Need Your Support Interview with member of the San Francisco 8 Defense Committee. The San Francisco are 8 former Black Panthers charged with a crime that took place over thirty years ago. The only evidence that attaches them to the crime was extracted by torture.

Friday, July 27, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
They Ain't Seen Nothing Yet!! Come to Kennebunkport A report about the upcoming protest against the Iraq War in Kennebunkport the last weekend in August

Monday, July 16, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad: A Review of Gary Corcoran's The Trip Into the Milky Way (Coldtree Press 2007) A review of Gary Corcoran's counterculture novel The Trip Into the Milky Way

Monday, July 2, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Ending the War, Organizing for Change: Two Books, One Task A discussion of two new books and their place in organizing for social change

Tuesday, June 26, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Are the Neocons Really Going? A look at the neocons--will their demise make any difference?

Thursday, June 21, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Intimidation of a Vet: An Interview with Liam Madden An interview with Iraq vet Liam Madden regarding the Marines' attempts to silence him for speaking out against the war in Iraq.

Monday, June 11, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Luv and Haight: A different Take on the Summer of Love A look back at 1967 in the US. Unfortunately, it wasn't all peace and love.

Thursday, May 31, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
So Long Cindy, Come Back Soon Her departure will leave a hole, but it should not leave a vacuum.

Monday, May 28, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sara Paretsky takes On the Crime of Silence: A Review of Writing In An Age of Silence (Verso 2007) A review of Sara Paretsky's powerful Writing In An Age of Silence

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Shut Up Dick! Blowhard Stands On Deck and Threatens More War Discussion of Cheney's recent threats to Iran in relation to the history of US-Iran relations

Tuesday, May 8, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Sitting In On Senator Kohl and the War-A Conversation With Antiwar Students Interview with students who sat in Senator Kohl's office against the war.

Friday, May 4, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Campus Murders 1970 A look back at the murders of college students by law enforcement at Kent and Jackson State in 1970

Thursday, April 26, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Runnin' Trotlines With Human Bait-Washington's War Strategy in Iraq A look at the US surge strategy in Iraq and the reports regarding splits between nationalist resistance groups and Al Qaida

Sunday, April 15, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
This Is Something Getting Old Very Fast: A Review of Saul Landau's A Bush & Botox World (Counterpunch/AK 2007)

Thursday, April 12, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
We Join Kilgore Trout in Mourning: Kurt Vonnegut Moves On Remembering Kurt Vonnegut

Sunday, April 8, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Good Friday, Beethoven and Patti Smith Thoughts on war, peace, religion and responsibility

Saturday, March 17, 2007 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Students are Stirring--A Campus Antiwar Movement Begins to Make Its Mark Interview with Kati Ketz of Students for a Democratic Society about the US student movement against the war(s).

Friday, March 9, 2007 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Union Makes Us Strong! A brief history of the autoworkers' wildcats in 1972 and a look at the recent labor orgainzing law passed by the House of Representatives

Friday, February 23, 2007 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Marching On the Pentagon A brief history of the 1967 March on the Pentagon and a call to attend the March 17, 2007 march

Wednesday, February 7, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Looming War On Iran--It's Not About Democracy A summary of US meddling in Iranian affairs and a look at Washington's threats of war against that country

Sunday, February 4, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Stopping the Torture Business in Our Hometowns--An Interview With Christina Cowger of North CarolinaStop Torture Now Interview with the coordinator of North Carolina Stop Torture Now, a citizen's group devoted to ending North Carolina business involvement in CIA renditions program

Wednesday, January 24, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Nothing Is More Important Than This Moment In History George Bush's State of the Union speech provided every single US resident that opposes the war in Iraq with a reason to take that opposition into the streets. This a call to get out and protest January 27th.

Monday, January 22, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
History Through Humor A review of comedian Mark Steel's history of the French Revolution, Vive la Revolution!

Monday, January 15, 2007      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Dead End Road We Call the Iraq War Who is really in control in Iraq?

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