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21 Questions for 2008

Each December, a quiz makes the rounds on the blog-myspace-facebook circuit. As I brainstormed ways to write 2008′s Year in Review, I thought?wouldn’t it be great if the movement had such a quiz?  So here I present to you, 21 … Continue reading

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The Best Moments for Revolutionaries in ’06 According to Claire Tran

The Best Moments for Revolutionaries in '06 According to Claire Tran: Times of Smash-Downs, Love-making, Tears and Little Dances I'm sure many could come up with a long list of what went wrong in 2006. I certainly have my list. … Continue reading

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Military Matters #19 — Bring ‘Em On?

(The following Military Matters originally appeared as an article in Counterpuch. It was also reprinted as an editorial in Truthout.)   In 1970, when I arrived at my unit, Company A, 4th Battalion/503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, in what was … Continue reading

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Let’s Get to Work – A New Year’s Message from the Freedom Road Socialist Organization

Let's Get to Work – A New Year's Message from the Freedom Road Socialist Organization Download this piece as a PDF

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It Was in the Year of the Strike

It was in the year of the strike.The city lay, a patient stripped of coverings,in the landscape.Fever dreams of birds long flown south.Now the streets exploded with people.They were hungry, and worse; they’d had enoughof war.Their leaders waved slogansand we,we … Continue reading

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A New Year Wish (For the People)

Another year has comeAnother year has goneWe've got to keep movingOn and on Struggle to openOur eyes and seeThough the illusionsOf hypocrisy Another year toCast asideAnother twelve monthsOf genocide Starvation, alienation, discrimination,Negation, social-deviation—Denigration of our worldAnd of our nation Terrorisn't … Continue reading

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Park Bench

Poem of the Week4/8/01-4/14/01 Park Bench I live on a park bench.You, Park Avenue.Hell of a distanceBetween us two. I beg a dime for dinner–You got a butler and maid.But I'm wakin' up!Say, ain't you afraid That I might, just … Continue reading

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