Satire has long been a favorite device of artists seeking to subvert by making fun of those in power, be it church, state, king or landlord. If they are especially...
Guatemala: Bridge of Courage
Guatemala is the largest and most populous of the Central American republics. It was the center of the great Mayan civilization. The country was conquered by Spain in 1524 and...
The U.S. and Latin America
Fuentes, one of Mexico's leading writers, points out the inadequacies of the term Latin America. A more accurate description would encompass the indigenous, African, and Iberian components which make the...
The Edward Said Memorial Lecture 2011
2 CDs The Edward Said Memorial Lecture, November 5, 2011, at the University of Adelaide, Australia.
Martin Luther King Jr & the FBI
The FBI has a long history of persecuting people for having the wrong political ideas. J. Edgar Hoover was the Bureau's first director and he served in that post for...
Pillar of Fire: Martin Luther King
Taylor Branch's Pillar of Fire covers the epic years of 1963 to 1965 in the civil rights movement. It is the second volume of his trilogy. Parting the Waters, the first book, was...
Michael Eric Dyson
Dr. King and the American Dream
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr has been branded and packaged. The sharp edge has been largely replaced with a dull and unthreatening one. King moved way beyond his poetic "I...
A People's History of the United States
2 CDs "You wanna read a real history book?" Matt Damon asks Robin Williams in the movie Good Will Hunting. "Read Howard Zinn's People's History of the United States. That book'll knock you...
2 CDs First program: Justin Lews - Media & Consumer Capitalism Rene Descartes, the 17th century French philosopher once said, “I think, therefore I am.” In today’s context it may be...
Medea Benjamin, Madawi Al-Rasheed, Richard Falk
Saudi Arabia Primer
Medea Benjamin - The Saudi-U.S. Sinister Alliance The Saudi-U.S. relationship takes crucial shape in 1945 when FDR meets with Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, the king of Saudi Arabia, on a...
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