Charles Kaiser's 1968 in America is widely recognized as one of the best historical accounts of the 1960s. This book devotes equal attention to the personal and the political - and speaks with authority about such diverse figures as Bob Dylan, Eugene McCarthy, Janis Joplin, and Lyndon Johnson.
From antiglobalist activists and corporate adbusters to online hackers and guerilla street artists the influence of the Situationist International (SI) is writ large across our contemporary cultural landscape. Learn more from the Hardback book at a discount price!
Mary Wollstonecraft has been called the "first feminist" or "mother of feminism." Her book-length essay on women's rights, and especially on women's education, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, is a classic of feminist thought, and a must-read for anyone who wants to...
Originally published in 1954, Richard Wright's Black Power is an extraordinary nonfiction work by one of America's premier literary giants of the twentieth century. An impassioned chronicle of the author's trip to Africa's Gold Coast before it became the free nation of Ghana, it speaks eloquently of empowerment and possibility, and resonates...
Picking up from where he left off in Black Fire, African-American communist activist Peery extends his memoirs from the end of World War II and the formation of radical consciousness, through his involvement in the Communist Party USA, his eventual break with the party, and his dismay at the rise of black nationalism in the wake of the 1968 Watts
This is the first comprehensive overview of the work of Murray Bookchin, the left-libertarian social theorist and political ecologist who is widely regarded as the visionary precursor of anti-corporate politics.
The Classic East Bay Hardcore band's original "Sounds Of Nature" 12" , then the Skaterock, Vol.3 tracks, The original, unreleased version of the "Isn't Life a Dream" 7" and an Unreleased Avengers cover. Plus linernotes, photos and lyrix in the booklet.
Freedom's not dead in cyberspace. That's the premise of philosopher Peter Ludlow and most of the contributors to his Crypto Anarchy, Cyberstates, and Pirate Utopias, and it's hard to argue otherwise after reading it.
The leader and founder of the original queer rock punk band tells all in this memoir of his years on the road, in the studio and fighting for gay rights with his music. Replete with the requisite tales of sex, drugs, groupies, band fights and label battles, this rollicking memoir is also an impassioned account of staying true to the artistic vision of...
In 2006, Oaxaca, what began as a teachers' strike demanding more resources for education quickly turned into a massive movement that demanded direct, participatory democracy. En Espanol. This version is in Spanish
An Environmental Insider Reveals How A Good Cause Has Gone Bad - Christine MacDonaldRead how the leaders of environmental campaign organisations live well-heeled lifestyles and their dubious relationships with the corporate world.
Feisty and funny, angry and passionate, a truly triumphant story of female valor in the face of overwhelming odds. The long-awaited sequel to the bestselling and award-winning Lakota Woman continues Bird's powerful, dramatic tale. Filled with contrasts between the philosophies and lifestyles of whites and Native Americans.