Category: Reviews

Freedom Betrayed

  Review of: Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War of Independence, Alan Gilbert, 2012, University of Chicago Press By Mike Kolhoff The participation of African Americans in the War of Independence is widely known but only vaguely understood. Almost everyone knows that Crispus Attucks, a runaway slave and sailor, took an […]

Review of Fighting for Ourselves: Anarcho-Syndicalism and the Class Struggle

By Klas Batalo Fighting for Ourselves: Anarcho-Syndicalism and the Class Struggle tries to move in the direction of providing a framework and questions that can help the contemporary class struggle anarchist movement move past its’ current impasses, and fight back against the austerity crisis, as well as take the initiative against state capitalism. It sets out […]

Truth and Revolution– book review

By Nate Hawthorne AK Press recently published a book about a small revolutionary group that existed from 1969 to 1986, called the Sojourner Truth Organization (STO). The book is called Truth and Revolution: A History of the Sojourner Truth Organization, by Michael Staudenmaier. You can buy it here. It’s an excellent book. It reads well and […]

For a New Fanaticism: Analysis Will Never Be Enough

By Lou Rinaldi Imagine this: you wake up early in the morning before the sun even comes up for work.  You can’t afford a car so you take the bus forty minutes to work.  Because you only earn barely above minimum wage you live in a small apartment, but it’s crammed with your friends to […]