SOURCE: Boston Review
by Justin H. Vassallo
Terence Renaud's history places the international New Left movements that emerged in the 1960s, and today's left activism, in the context of radical traditions that have sought to avoid hierarchy and rigidity. Questions remain about how ideals and ethics can combine with organizing to change institutions.
Alleged members of the leftist terror group had been harbored in France under policies of its former Socialist president François Mitterand, with the proviso that such sanctuary was only for those who had not been involved in violence.
by Eric Laursen
Maurice Brinton--the pseudonym of a British neurologist--authored an influential series of works of radical political thought that urged the British left to move away from rigid party structures and doctrinal disputes toward social movements.
SOURCE: The Intercept
The Revolutionary Life of Paul Robeson: Scholar Gerald Horne on the Great Anti-Fascist Singer, Artist, and Rebel (Podcast)
Historian and Robeson biographer Gerald Horne discusses the singer and activist's legacy and politics.
SOURCE: The Nation
by Rick Perlstein
How leftists turned into rightists: they projected their own extremism onto the entire left and thus became conservative heroes.
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