Wednesday, September 13, 2017

ENG 102: Historical Thinking and Ethical Reasoning (Ongoing Archive)

[Personal, collective, social, political, critical and reflective -- also memory, remembering, biography and autobiography.  This is part of a ENG 102 reflective writing practice to develop Ethical Reasoning and Historical Thinking]

Monologism at its extreme denies the existence outside itself of another consciousness with equal rights and equal responsibilities, another I with equal rights (thou). With a monologic approach…another person remains wholly and merely an object of consciousness, and not another consciousness. No response is expected from it that could change everything in the world of my consciousness. Monologue is finalized and deaf to the other's response, does not expect it and does not acknowledge in it any decisive force. Monologue manages without the other, and therefore to some degree materializes all reality. Monologue pretends to be the ultimate word. It closes down the represented world and represented persons. (Bakhtin: 292-93)  
The dialogic nature of consciousness. The dialogic nature of human life itself. The single adequate form for verbally expressing authentic human life is the open- ended dialogue. Life by its very nature is dialogic. To live means to participate in dialogue: to ask questions, to heed, to respond, to agree, and so forth. In this dialogue a person participates wholly and throughout his whole life: with his eyes, lips, hands, soul, spirit, with his whole body and deeds. He invests his entire self in discourse, and this discourse enters into the dialogic fabric of human life, into the world symposium. (Bakhtin: 293)  
Bakhtin, Mikhail M. Problems of Dostoyevsky’s Poetics. ed. and trans. Caryl Emerson. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota P, 1984. 
As citizens of a globalized world it is imperative that we begin to develop a broader awareness of the interconnected cultures and societies that influence and shape world events. Anyone remotely aware of the American social/cultural landscape must recognize that many of our citizens are unaware of the broader relations and connections of the world in which they live in. Many Americans tend to have a narrow understanding of world history, they are educated through ethnocentric American textbooks and informed through mediatized narratives filtered through the lenses of the dominant center, both of these effectively ignore the realities of the margins (culturally, economically and socially). Many concerned citizens struggle to carve out meaning in the contemporary data stream and suffer the neglect of a mainstream media that limits itself to predigested dualistic positions. In this simplified media environment, vast regions of the world are presumed to be unable to speak for themselves and rarely, in the mainstream corporate media that serves as the news for a majority of American citizens, do we receive sustained and in-depth critical analysis of issues through the voices and experiences of multiple interested parties. - Michael Benton (August 2016)
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. "The danger of a single story." TED Talks (July 2009) 
"You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them." -- Ray Bradbury http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=19930312&slug=1689996   
McKay, Brett and Kate Mckay. "Beware the Too Compelling Narrative." The Art of Manliness (April 29, 2015)
Propaganda (Key Concept)  Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)
Political Compass Test (website)
Robinson, Ken. "Changing Education Paradigms." RSA Animate (2010)






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"50+ Films About Women That Will Inspire You, Anger You, and Make You Want to Change the World." Films for Action (August 4, 2015)

"60 Words." Radiolab (April 18, 2014) ["This hour we pull apart one sentence, written in the hours after September 11th, 2001, that has led to the longest war in U.S. history. We examine how just 60 words of legal language have blurred the line between war and peace. In the hours after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a lawyer sat down in front of a computer and started writing a legal justification for taking action against those responsible. The language that he drafted and that President George W. Bush signed into law - called the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) - has at its heart one single sentence, 60 words long. Over the last decade, those 60 words have become the legal foundation for the "war on terror." In this collaboration with BuzzFeed, reporter Gregory Johnsen tells us the story of how this has come to be one of the most important, confusing, troubling sentences of the past 12 years. We go into the meetings that took place in the chaotic days just after 9/11, speak with Congresswoman Barbara Lee and former Congressman Ron Dellums about the vote on the AUMF. We hear from former White House and State Department lawyers John Bellinger & Harold Koh. We learn how this legal language unleashed Guantanamo, Navy Seal raids and drone strikes. And we speak with journalist Daniel Klaidman, legal expert Benjamin Wittes and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine about how these words came to be interpreted, and what they mean for the future of war and peace."]

Abu-Jamal, Mumia and Michael Parenti. "Created Unequal (Law, Money and Mumia Abu-Jamal)." Unwelcome Guests #6 (April 12, 2000)

Abunimah, Ali. "The Economic Destruction of Gaza." TruthOut (April 10, 2014)  ["The following excerpt focuses on how the Gaza Strip, decimated by attacks and a collective punishment imposed boycott by Israel, is becoming increasingly an economic appendage of Israel. In the process, the independent business and farming structure of Gaza is collapsing."]

Achcar, Gilbert. "‘Nothing mysterious about Islamic State.’" The News on Sunday (December 27, 2015)

Acker, Caroline. "Talking Drug Policy and Addiction." History for the Future (January 29, 2010)

Adamson, Peter. "Old Man River: Heraclitus." History of Philosophy without Gaps #5 (December 28, 2010)

---. "The Road Less Traveled: Parmenides." History of Philosophy Without any Gaps #7 (January 11, 2011)

Agamben, Giorgio. State of Exception. Trans. Kevin Attell. The University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Ahmed, Nafeez, Keith Allen and Sibel Edmonds. "Unlawful Killing (Secrets of the UK and US Establishments)." Unwelcome Guests #680 (February 8, 2014)

Alexander, Elizabeth, Maya Angelou, and Arnold Rampersand. "W.E.B. Du Bois & the American Soul." On Being (January 7, 2016) ["One of the most extraordinary minds of American and global history, W.E.B. Du Bois penned the famous line that “the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line.” He is a formative voice for many of the people who gave us the Civil Rights Movement. But his passionate, poetic words and intelligence continue to enliven 21st-century life on the color line and beyond it. We bring Du Bois’ life and ideas into relief — featuring one of the last interviews the great Maya Angelou gave before her death."]

Alexander, Michelle. "Introduction." The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. NY: The New Press, 2010: 1-19.

---. "The New Jim Crow." The UO Channel (November 15, 2012) ["For reasons that seem to have little to do with crime or crime rates, we in the United States have chosen to lock up more than two million of our citizens. The U.S. has the highest per capita incarceration rate in the world, and it is continuing to rise. Michelle Alexander, a legal scholar and former civil rights attorney, examines this phenomenon, and offers her thoughts on what she believes to be the underlying racial biases that drive the U.S. criminal justice system. Alexander’s lecture ... will be based on her recent book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010)."]

---. "Who We Want to Become: Beyond the New Jim Crow." On Being (April 21, 2016) ["The civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander is one of the people who is waking us up to history we don't remember, and structures most of us can't fathom intending to create. She calls the punitive culture that has emerged the "new Jim Crow," and is making it visible in the name of a fierce hope and belief in our collective capacity to engender the transformation to which this moment is calling."]

Alexander, Michelle, et al. "Race, Incarceration, and the New Jim Crow." The Sociological Cinema (December 27, 2014)


Ali, Mostafa and Hani Shukrallah. "What Happened to the Egyptian Revolution?" We Are Many (June 2013)


Ali, Tariq. "The Rotten Heart of Europe." Unwelcome Guests #637 (January 5, 2013)

---. "Turning Points in the History of Imperialism." Law and Disorder Radio (Decenber 31, 2013)

Allen, Amy. "Feminist Perspectives on Power." Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Last revised July 6, 2016)
Alpert, Robert. "The Social Network: The Contemporary Pursuit of Happiness through Social Connections." Jump Cut #53 (Summer 2011)

Altman, Karen E. "Consuming Ideology: The Better Homes in America Campaign." Critical Studies in Mass Communication #7 (1990): 286-307.

Ammon, Francesca. "The Social History of the Bulldozer." Against the Grain (April 20, 2016)

Anderson, C. W. "Print Culture 101: A Cheat Sheet and Syllabus." The Atlantic (August 18, 2010)


Annas, Julia. "What is Virtue Ethics For?." Philosophy Bites (December 20, 2014) ["Julia Annas outlines the key features of Virtue Ethics, the approach to living well derived from Aristotle's writings, and explains what she thinks the purpose of this ethical approach is."]

Anonymous (Global Decentralized Association of Activist Hackers) Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)

Apostolidès, Jean-Marie. "Guy Debord, Situationism, and Psychogeography."  Entitled Opinions (April 27, 2016)

Appiah, Kwame Anthony. "How To Make a Moral Revolution." Open Source (November 12, 2010)


---. "Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity." Building Bridges ["Kwame Anthony Appiah, is a British-born Ghanaian-American philosopher, cultural theorist, and novelist whose interests include political and moral theory, the philosophy of language and mind, and African intellectual history."]

Appignanesi, Lisa, et al. "On Free Speech." London School of Economics & Political Science(June 2, 2015) ["What does it mean to have a right to free speech, and who has the right to curtail it? "]

Aravamudan, Srinivas. "Introduction: Perpetual War." PMLA (October 2009)


Armani, Frank, et al. "The Buried Bodies Case." Radiolab (June 3, 2016) ["In 1973, a massive manhunt in New York's Adirondack Mountains ended when police captured a man named Robert Garrow.  And that’s when this story really gets started. This episode we consider a string of barbaric crimes by a hated man, and the attorney who, when called to defend him, also wound up defending a core principle of our legal system.  When Frank Armani learned his client’s most gruesome secrets, he made a morally startling decision that stunned the world and goes to the heart of what it means to be a defense attorney - how far should lawyers go to provide the best defense to the worst people?"]

Armstrong, Kalim. "Telling the Story of Slavery." The New Yorker (February 17, 2016)

Arnove, Anthony and Viggo Mortensen. "10 Years of Howard Zinn’s Voices of a People’s History."Democracy Now (November 21, 2014)

Arnove, Anthony, et al. "Howard Zinn Read-In at Purdue University." We Are Many (November 5, 2013)

Arrowood, Emily. "Here Are The Conservative Pundits Branding Black Lives Matter A 'Hate Group'." Media Matters (September 2, 2015)

Ash, Timothy Garton. "The Stasi On Our Minds." The New York Review of Books (May 31, 2007)

Aslan, Reza. "Islam's Reformation." On Being (November 20, 2014) ["In a probing and personal conversation, Reza Aslan opens a refreshing window on religion in the world and Islam in particular. It’s a longer view of history and humanity than news cycles invite — certainly when it comes to the Arab Spring, or to ISIS. His life is a kind of prism on the fluid story of religion in this century. But in a globalized world, we all have a personal stake in how this story unfolds."]

Assange, Julian and Slavoj Zizek. "Full Video of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange & Philosopher Slavoj Žižek With Amy Goodman." Democracy Now (July 2, 2011) ["In one of his first public events since being held under house arrest, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange appeared in London Saturday for a conversation with Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek, moderated by Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman. They discussed the impact of WikiLeaks on world politics, the release of the Iraq and Afghanistan war logs, and Cablegate — the largest trove of classified U.S. government records in history. 'From being inside the center of the storm, I’ve learned not just about the structure of government, not just about how power flows in many countries around the world that we’ve dealt with, but rather how history is shaped and distorted by the media,' Assange said."]

"Astroturf." Sourcewatch (Last Modified: May 26, 2012)


"Astroturf Blogging." Sourcewatch (Last Modified: December 11, 2011)

Atkinson, Michael. "Archival Trouble: The fiction-free science fiction of Adam Curtis." Moving Image Source (February 16, 2012)

Auslin, Michael. "Pacific Cosmopolitans: A Cultural History of U.S.-Japan Relations." New in East Asian Studies (May 5, 2011)

Bacevich, Andrew. "Naming Our Nameless War: How Many Years Will It Be?" Common Dreams (May 28, 2013)

---. "The Revisionist Imperative: Rethinking Twentieth Century Wars." The Journal of Military History #76 (April 2012): 333-342. ["What students want (and citizens deserve) is an account of the past that illuminates the present. The conventional narrative of the twentieth century, exalting World War II as an episode in which Anglo-American good triumphs over Nazi evil, is no longer adequate to that purpose. Today, the “lessons” that narrative teaches mislead rather than guide. The moment is ripe for revisionism. Historians need to respond to the challenge, replacing the familiar and morally reassuring story of a Short Twentieth Century with a less familiar and morally ambiguous story of a still unfolding Long Twentieth Century."]

---. "Why Is No Candidate Offering an Alternative to Militarized U.S. Foreign Policy?" Democracy Now (March 10, 2016)

Bady, Aaron. "Lincoln Against the Radicals." Jacobin (November 26, 2012)

Baggins, Brian. "The Black Panther Party." Marxist Internet Archive (Archive: 2002)

Bagley, Will. "Blazing the Trails Westward." Radio West (September 5, 2011)

Baker, Katie J.M. "Here Is The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read Aloud To Her Attacker." Buzz Feed (June 3, 2016) ["A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have “a severe impact on him,” according to a judge. At his sentencing Thursday, his victim read him a letter describing the “severe impact” the assault had on her."  The father of the rapist also made a statement "‘20 minutes of action’: father defends Stanford student son convicted of sexual assault," Another father responds: "To Brock Turner's Father, From Another Father."  This has led to a recall attempt against the judge he gave a light sentence to the rapist: "Just Before Giving Stanford Rapist 6 Months, Judge Dealt Another Light Sentence to Domestic Abuser."]

Baker, Kevin. "The real-life 'negro removals' behind HBO mini-series Show Me a Hero." The Guardian (September 24, 2015) ["David Simon’s TV series follows the fight against social housing in 1980s Yonkers, New York – but, as Kevin Baker reveals, it’s just the tip of the iceberg of the sordid American history of kicking black people out of their neighbourhoods."]

Bakhtin, Mikhail. "The Dialogic Nature of Consciousness." (Excerpts) Dialogic Cinephilia (April 16, 2015)

Ball, Julien. "A People's History of the French Revolution." We Are Many (June 2010)

Ball, Norman. "The Power of Auteurs and the Last Man Standing: Adam Curtis' Documentary Nightmares." Bright Lights Film Journal #78 (November 2012)

Banks, Russell. "Apple's Security Debate is Everyone's Problem (Including Yours)." Note to Self (March 23, 2016)

Barker, Holly, et al. "The Secret, Silent Poisoning (Nuclear Victims in Peace and War)." Unwelcome Guests #616 (August 11, 2012)

Bass, Gary J. "The Blood Telegram." Lapham's Quarterly Podcast #52 (December 4, 2013) ["How did Pakistan's free elections in 1970 lead to a genocidal military crackdown against East Pakistan in 1971? And how did that result in the creation of an independent Bangladesh? And why was the United States involved? Professor Gary J. Bass explains the terrible events, which he chronicled in his book The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide."]

Batchelor, Stephen. "Confession of a Buddhist Atheist." FORA (March 19, 2010)

Bauer, Shane. "My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard." Mother Jones (July/August 2016)

Bazer, Diana, et al. "High Culture, Part 2." Ideas (May 19, 2016)

Beaty, Maev, et al. "Education for Transformation." Ideas (June 2, 2016) ["How do we go about building a better world that's more prosperous, more equitable, and happier? Maybe, it turns out, by improving the lives of girls and women, giving one half of the human race a fairer shake. That all seems to start with access to education. From the Stratford Festival, writer Marina Nemat, actor Maev Beaty, historian Natalie Zemon-Davis and social activist Samantha Nutt talk about the possibilities for global change when we level out the playing field of gender."]

Beaver, Elizabeth, et al. "When Are Terrorists Not Terrorists? (State sponsored assassination by drones)." Unwelcome Guests #706 (February 7, 2015) ["We focus on drone technology, looking at the relationship between language and law. A range of speakers explain how the framing of the War On Terror has served the US military's purposes, and note that the US keeps details of its pretexts for state sponsored assassinations by drone as vague as possible. Plausible deniability is only needed if people are in a position where their actions are subject to informed questions. The core of this week's show is made up with a set of speeches from a 2015 meeting about the use of drone warfare, introduced by Bruce Gagnon and augmented by SAS whistleblower, Ben Griffin and a few classic words of Chris Hedges on how war affects its participants."]

Beckert, Sven and Seth Rockman. "How Slavery Led to Modern Capitalism." Bloomberg (January 24, 2012)

Bender, Stephen. "Propaganda, Public Relations, & the Not-So-New Dark Age." LiP(Winter 2006)

Benjamin, Walter. "Theses on the Philosophy of History." Illuminations Trans. Harry Zohn. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1968: 253 - 264.

Benton, Michael Dean. "A nation starts to mobilize: Something’s happening here." North of Center (October 12, 2011)

---. "Astroturf and Front Group Research: The Center for Union Facts." Dialogic Cinephilia (January 20, 2014)

---. "Astroturf Organizations Spreading Propaganda: 'Don't Make Us Pay.'" Dialogic Cinephilia (March 3, 2011)


---. "Fragile Victory in Egypt: Will U.S. foreign aid impede the will of the Egyptian people?" North of Center (February 16, 2011)

---. "'he could resist': The Lexington Tattoo Project and A Noosed Life." North of Center (February 3, 2013)

---. "Here There Be Monsters: A Response to the Public Outcry Surrounding the San Diego High School Shootings." Dialogic (August 20, 2007)

---. "Initial Thoughts on the Aftermath of the Verdict in the Trial of George Zimmerman." Dialogic Cinephilia (July 16, 2013)

---. ""James Allen: Without Sanctuary; The Debate Over the Hanging of a Barack Obama Effigy on the University of Kentucky Campus; The History of Lynching in America." Dialogic (November 3, 2008)

---. "The Many Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic." Politics and Culture #3 (2001)

---. "Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story." The Smirking Chimp (November 3, 2009)

---. "Monsanto (Multinational Agricultural Biotechnology Corporation)." Dialogic Cinephilia (November 24, 2014)

---. "My Understanding of Anarchism 4.0" Dialogic Cinephilia (November 5, 2013)

---. "Notes on Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophernia." Dialogic (February 20, 2014)

---. "Occupy: One Year Later." North of Center (September 17, 2012)

---. "On Anarchism." Dialogic (June 10, 2010)

---. "On Feminism." Dialogic Cinephilia (October 21, 2015)

---. "The Politics of Meat 3.0" Dialogic (March 9, 2009)

---. "Rich Media, Poor Democracy: Researching the Issues." Dialogic (January 21, 2009)

Benton, Michael Dean and Michael Marchman. "So long—it’s been good to know ya: Remembering Howard Zinn." North of Center (February 13, 2010)

Bergen, Doris, et al. "The Struggle Over Mein Kampf." Ideas (December 29, 2015) ["What should be done with Hitler's autobiography Mein Kampf? Scholars in Munich have just finished a new, heavily annotated version of the book before the copyright expires on December 31, 2015. They want to pre-empt neo-Nazis from being the sole bearers of the Führer's message. But they're facing a barrage of criticism. Sean Prpick explores the debate."]

Berkowitz, Roger. "The Human Factor - Hannah Arendt." Ideas (June 26, 2016) ["Hannah Arendt's best-known work, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil was based on her reporting for The New Yorker magazine about the trial of Adolph Eichmann. The book made her both famous and infamous. Eichmann had been one of the principal architects of the Nazi holocaust against the Jews, in which six million people died. Captured in Argentina after the war and brought to Israel, the spectacle of Eichmann on trial riveted the world."]

Bernays, Edward L. "Manipulating Public Opinion: The Why and the How." American Journal of Sociology 33.6 (May 1928): 958-971.

---. Propaganda. Horace Liveright, 1928.

Biggers, Jeff. "Coal in the Heartland." History for the Future (November 23, 2010)

Billings, Andrew C. "Biographical Omissions: The Case of A Beautiful Mind and the Search For Authenticity." The Film Journal #1 (May 2002)

Blain, Keisha N. "Introduction to the #Blackpanthersyllabus." AAIHS (February 20, 2016)

Blakemore, Colin. "Mechanics of the Mind." The Reith Lecture (November 10 - December 15, 1976)

Bliss, Laura. "The Horror of Orlando and the Threat to Public Life." Citylab (June 14, 2016) ["In the absence of meaningful gun reform, it isn’t hard to imagine public spaces becoming more rigid, enclosed, and surveilled. That’s a problem."]

Block, Fred. "Malthus, Market Fundamentalism, and Welfare’s Trajectory." Against the Grain (August 30, 2016) ["The idea that human society and markets are self-regulating, and that therefore political intervention to address poverty and equality is wrong-headed, has taken over the political landscape. Fred Block shows how that idea, advanced by T. R. Malthus and much later by Charles Murray, has pushed governments to abandon safety-net protections."]

Blum, William. Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II." Common Courage Press, 2004.

Blyth, Mark, David Kaiser and Vanessa Williamson. "The French Sensation: Income Inequality in 700 Pages and a Hundred Graphs." Radio Open Source (May 1, 2014)


Bonner, Christopher. "The Bonds of History." AAIHS (February 25, 2016)

Bordwell, David. "How Motion Pictures Became the Movies 1908-1920." (Posted on Vimeo: 2013)

Bossis, Anthony, et al. "High Culture, Part 1." Ideas (May 12, 2016) ["LSD.  MDMA. Magic Mushrooms. The demonized drugs of the 1960's, some of them banned over four decades ago, are back. But now they're on the front-lines of medicine, as scientists around the world explore their healing properties. LSD for alcoholism. Psilocybin (magic mushrooms) for anxiety. MDMA (Ecstasy) for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder."]

Bowden, Charles. "Observations about the American psyche, essays on the natural world, and gritty stories about drug violence and other crimes." Radio West (September 5, 2014)

Brand, Emily. "Can Drinking Tea Turn You Into a Whore?" The History of Love (October 10, 2013)

Braund, Susanna. "The Poetry of Virgil." Entitled Opinions (October 25, 2005)


Brennerman, Sarah. "The War at Home: What America's Longest War Has Shown Us About Who We Are..." Oregon Humanities Center (October 18, 2011)

Brookes, Chris, et al. "Vestigial Tales, Pt. 1." Ideas (August 11, 2016) ["Analysing stories is usually territory claimed by writers, critics, and university scholars. But recently, evolutionary psychologists have begun to look at the human propensity for storytelling from a scientific perspective.  Why are we humans such suckers for a good story? Literary critics find the answer in story structure, characters, and plotlines. The literary Darwinists find the answer in evolution.  Documentary-maker Chris Brookes looks at the evolutionary origins of human storytelling."]

Bull, Henrik. "180." 99% Invisible #2 (September 9, 2010) ["In the beginning, former AIA-SF president Henrik Bull and the Transamerica Pyramid did not get along. The building was an affront to late 1960’s modernist ideals. It was silly. It looked like a dunce cap. Its large scale had no respect for the neighborhood in which it lived. But over 40 years, something happened…"]


Buncombe, Andrew. "The 17 books that could fix Donald Trump's ignorance of US history." Independent (August 21, 2017)

Burdon, Peter. "The Banality of Evil." Against the Grain (March 29, 2016) ["As the political theorist Hannah Arendt watched the Nazi official Adolf Eichmann give testimony before the District Court of Jerusalem in 1961, she came up with a notion of evil that generated enormous controversy. Peter Burdon shares his understanding of what Arendt mean by "the banality of evil," and discusses the contemporary relevance of Arendt's ideas."]

Burks, Raychell, et al. "Women of Science." Popaganda (May 8, 2015)


Butigan, Ken. "A May to Remember." Waging Nonviolence (May 3, 2012)


Calhoun, Craig and David Graeber. "The Democracy Project." The London School of Economics and Political Science." (April 30, 2013)

Campbell, Howard. "The Drug War Zone." History for the Future (February 15, 2011)

Carlin, Dan. "The American Peril." Hardcore History #49 (July 5, 2013) ["Imperial temptations and humanitarian nightmares force the United States of the late 19th Century to confront the contradictions between its revolutionary self-image and its expanding national interests."]

---. "Blueprint for Armageddon I." Hardcore History #50 (October 29, 2013)

---. "Blueprint for Armageddon II." Hardcore History #51 (January 30, 2014)

Carlin, Dan. "King of Kings, Pt. 1." Hardcore History #56 (2016) ["For more than 2,000 years the Greek and Persian Wars have been viewed through the lens of “The West”. It could hardly be otherwise given the near-monopoly Greek sources have on some of the historical narrative. The gateway to much of Achaemenid Persian history runs through Greek writers. When in 498bce the young and feisty democracy in Athens decides to send a small fleet to aid their fellow Greeks in Asia Minor to rebel against the Achaemenid Persians they incurred the wrath of the greatest empire the world had yet known. Herodotus says the Persian king tasked an attendant to prompt him thrice daily to “remember the Athenians” lest he forget to take revenge on them. From this moment on Greek and Persian destinies seem to become unbreakably intertwined. When Persia’s armies conduct amphibious landings in Greece in the 5thCentury bce they initiate what was at that time almost certainly the largest, most sophisticated military conflict in European history. Both sides will become perhaps the first adversaries to face off in what has often been portrayed as an ongoing, millenia-long competition between “East” and “West”. Both sides will also help sow the seeds for the other’s eventual historical eclipse."]

---. "King of Kings II." Hardcore History #57 (March 2016)

---. "Logical Insanity." Hardcore History (March 31, 2012)

---. "Old School Toughness." Hardcore History (April 27, 2010)

---. "Poking the Bear." Common Sense #270 (February 24, 2014) ["Ukraine has erupted in violence as protesters in Kiev oust the country's leader. Dan thinks U.S. efforts to clandestinely support or encourage one side of the conflict are dangerously short sighted."]

---. "Secret Leakage." Common Sense #248 (March 2, 2013)

---. "The Specter of Dissent." Common Sense #275 (May 24, 2014)
["The worst nightmare of the global Establishment isn't Islamic terrorism, it's critical mass levels of domestic dissent. If that's your worst worry, wouldn't you use every tool you had to forestall it? Dan thinks they are. Notes: 1. "The Six Principles of the New Populism (and the Establishment's Nightmare)" by Robert Reich, May 6, 2014; 2. "Sen. Warren's Floor Speech in Opposition to Michael Froman's Nomination for U.S. Trade Representative" (Text of speech on the Senate Floor); 3. "Glenn Greenwald: from Martin Luther King to Anonymous, the state targets dissenters not just "bad guys" " by Glenn Greenwald for The Guardian Newspaper, May 12, 2014."]

Carrusco, David. Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2012.

"Caveman." To the Best of Our Knowledge (May 16, 2010)

Chandler, Bill, et al. "Chokwe Lumumba: Remembering "America’s Most Revolutionary Mayor" Democracy Now (February 26, 2014)

"#Charlestonsyllabus."  AAIHS (2015)

Chatelain, Michael. "How to Teach Kids About What's Happening in Ferguson: A crowdsourced syllabus about race, African American history, civil rights, and policing." The Atlantic (August 25, 2014)

Chatterjee, Partha. "Nationalism, Internationalism and Cosmopolitanism: some lessons from modern Indian history." London School of Economics and Political Science (April 3, 2014)

"Chernobyl 25 Years On." Eurozine (April 22, 2011: Archive of Essays)

"Chile Rising." Fault Lines (Documentary video posted on Youtube: January 2, 2012)

Cho, Violet. "Thauk gya paw hee thwi deh thwi (Blood’s Oath to Beautiful Flower) — drama of insurgency in a Burmese Pwo Karen Film." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Chomsky, Noam: (Linguist/Political Economy/Historian/Philosopher/Cognitive Scientist) Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)

Chomsky, Noam.  "Concision." (Original 1992, Posted on Youtube: January 26, 2007)

---. Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of PropagandaNY: Seven Stories Pree, 1997.

---. "On Corporate Personhood." (8 minute video in which he answers a question at a public presentation on April 22, 2011)

---. Understanding Power: The Indispensable Noam Chomsky. The New Press, 2002.

---. "What the American Media Won't Tell You About Israel." AlterNet (December 3, 2012)

Chomsky, Noam and Edward Hermann. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media. Pantheon Books, 2002.

Chomsky, Noam and Lawrence Krauss. "An Origins Project Dialogue." (Posted on Youtube: March 31, 2015) ["Join intellectual giant Noam Chomsky and noted physicist and public intellectual Lawrence Krauss for an intimate evening of conversation at the Origins Project Dialogue. Science, Mind, and Politics is a candid and unscripted conversation on contemporary issues on the nature of humanity, the power of science and the mind, and global social justice."]

Chua, Amy. "The Myths of Globalization: Markets, Democracy, and Ethnic Hatred." Conversations with History (November 21, 2005)

Citizenfour (USA/Germany/UK: Laura Poitras, 2014: 114 mins) ["In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "CITIZENFOUR," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes."]

Cleaver, Kathleen, Danny Glover and Brian Jones. "The Black Power Mixtape." We Are Many (May 7, 2014) ["The New School and Haymarket Books present: Danny Glover, Kathleen Cleaver, and Brian Jones discussing the new book: The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975. Moderated by School of Media Studies Assistant Professor, Michelle Materre. The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 -- 1975 is an extraordinary window into the black freedom struggle in the United States, offering a treasure trove of fresh archival information about the Black Power movement from 1967 to 1975 and vivid portraits of some of its most dynamic participants, including Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael. The book — like the documentary film that inspired it — includes historical speeches and interviews by: Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture), Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey P. Newton, Emile de Antonio, and Angela Davis. And it also features new commentary voiced by: Erykah Badu, Talib Kweli, Harry Belafonte, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, Robin Kelley, Abiodun Oyewole, Sonia Sanchez, Bobby Seale, John Forte, and Questlove."]

"Coal Reignites Mighty Battle of Labor History." NPR (March 5, 2011)

Cockburn, Andrew. "'This is Our War & It is Shameful': Journalist Andrew Cockburn on the U.S. Role in the War in Yemen." Democracy Now (August 22, 2016) ["Even before the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen began more than a year ago, Yemen was ranked as one of the poorest countries in the world. But now, a year and a half into the war, Yemen’s health system has broken down, and the population is facing the threat of starvation. For more, we’re joined by Andrew Cockburn, the Washington editor for Harper’s magazine. His latest piece for Harper’s is headlined "Acceptable Losses: Aiding and Abetting the Saudi Slaughter in Yemen." He is author of Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins.]

Cohen, Adam. "Buck v. Bell: Inside the SCOTUS Case That Led to Forced Sterilization of 70,000 & Inspired the Nazis." Democracy Now (March 17, 2016) ["In the 1927 case Buck v. Bell, the court upheld a statute that enabled the state of Virginia to sterilize so-called mental defectives or imbeciles. The person in question was Carrie Buck, a poor, young woman then confined in the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and the Feebleminded, though she was neither epileptic nor mentally disabled. In the landmark decision, eight judges ruled that the state of Virginia had the right to sterilize her. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. wrote the majority opinion concluding, "Three generations of imbeciles are enough." The decision resulted in 60,000 to 70,000 sterilizations of Americans considered "unfit" to reproduce. At the Nuremberg trials, lawyers for Nazi scientists cited the opinion in defense of their actions. We speak to Adam Cohen, author of "Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck."]

Cole, Juan. "$206 Mn. to Hate Groups to Promote anti-Muslim Sentiment." Informed Comment (June 22, 2016)

Cole, Matthew and Jeremy Scahill. "Erik Prince in the Hot Seat: Blackwater Founder Under Investigation for Illegal Mercenary Biz." Democracy Now (March 25, 2016)

Coleman, Gabriella. "The Anthropology of Hackers." The Atlantic (September 21, 2010)

Collison, David J. "Corporate Propaganda: Its Implications for Accounting and Accountability." (Department of Accountancy and Business Finance University of Dundee, Scotland, U.K.: ND)

Conversations with History (University of California-Berkeley: "Conceived in 1982 by Mr. Kreisler as a way to capture and preserve through conversation and technology the intellectual ferment of our times, Conversations with History includes over 500 interviews.")

Cornell, Andrew. "The Lost History of 20th Century Anarchism." Against the Grain (April 18, 2016)

CounterPunch (Edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair. Magazine with extensive content online.)

Crane, John and Mark Hertsgaard. "Meet the Pentagon Official Who Blew the Whistle on Mistreatment of Other Whistleblowers." Democracy Now (May 23, 2016)

Crawford, Jarmahl, Peniel Joseph and Isabel Wilkerson. "Stokely Carmichael and Black Power." Radio Open Source (March 6, 2014)

Crawley, Heaven. "Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Migration Edition (Abroad)." On the Media (July 29, 2016) ["Migration and refugees have been in the news a lot in the last two years; a deeper understanding of migration and refugees, unfortunately, has not. From misleading language to distorted facts to the abuse of the very term "breaking news" (when in fact emigration, particularly into Europe, tends to remain constant) -- coverage of refugees and migration is all too often predictably poor. "]

Curtis, Adam. "The Baby and the Baath Water." The Medium and the Message (June 16, 2011)

Daesler, Graham. "Cutter's Way: The Mysterious Art of Film Editing." Bright Lights Film Journals #78 (2012)

Daston, Lorraine. "How To Think About Science #2: On Paradigms and Objectivity." Ideas (January 2, 2009)

Davis, Wade. "The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Knowledge Matters in the Modern World." (Posted on Vimeo: 2012)

Delblanco, Andrew. "A Vengeful Fury: Greg Grandin’s Empire of Necessity." The New York Times (January 12, 2014)

Dellums, Ronald V. "Legislating for the People." Conversations with History (November 21, 2005)

Desai, Anita and Andrew Robinson. "The Modern Resonance of Rabindranath Tagore." On Being (August 6, 2014) ["He bestowed the title “Mahatma” on Gandhi. He debated the deepest nature of reality with Einstein. He was championed by Yeats and Pound to become the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Rabindranath Tagore was a polymath — a writer and a painter, a philosopher and a musician, and a social innovator — but much of his poetry and prose is virtually untranslatable (or inaccessibly translated) for modern minds. We pull back the "dusty veils" that have hidden his memory from history."]

DiLeo, Petrino. "An Economic History of the Great Depression." We Are Many (June 18, 2009)

Dirty Wars (USA: Rick Rowley, 2013: 87 mins) ["Dirty Wars follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of the international bestseller Blackwater, into the hidden world of America's covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia, and beyond. Part action film and part detective story, Dirty Wars is a gripping journey into one of the most important and underreported stories of our time. What begins as a report on a deadly U.S. night raid in a remote corner of Afghanistan quickly turns into a global investigation of the secretive and powerful Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). As Scahill digs deeper into the activities of JSOC, he is pulled into a world of covert operations unknown to the public and carried out across the globe by men who do not exist on paper and will never appear before Congress. In military jargon, JSOC teams "find, fix, and finish" their targets, who are selected through a secret process. No target is off limits for the "kill list," including U.S. citizens."]

Doblin, Rick, et al. "High Culture, Part 3." Ideas (May 26, 2016)

Doctorow, Cory. "Laura Poitras's Whitney show and book are a glimpse into life under full-strength, targeted US surveillance." Boing Boing (March 2, 2016)

Doherty, Thomas. "Out of the Past." The Cinephiliacs #79 (May 15, 2016) ["History is a malleable object, and how we understand the past begins with important events, speeches, documents, and objects, and then the connections we make between them. But movies can tell us just as much about the past, and for Professor Thomas Doherty, the story of Hollywood is very much the story of American culture. Doherty sat down with Peter during the annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference to discuss how he found his way into the emerging field of film history, and his interest in everything from teenage exploitation films to "the most important man in Hollywood" who had his hands on every studio film. They explore the morality of history, and how one examines "characters" of the past and understanding their perspective (especially when it's their relationship with the Third Reich). Finally, the two look at the ultimate film noir, Out of the Past, and question how and why this seemingly frivolous B-movie has risen to an all time canonical classic."]

Donner, Fred and McQuire Gibson. "Iraq Before Saddam Hussein." CHIASMOS (April 3, 2003)

Dowling, Robert M. "Eugene O'Neil: A Life in Four Acts." UCD Humanities Institute (May 12, 2016)

Draper, Deborah Riley. "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: How 18 Black Olympians Defied Jim Crow & Hitler in 1936." Democracy Now (August 10, 2016)



Dunbar-Hester, Christina. "Beyond McLuhan: Your New Media Syllabus." The Atlantic (September 16, 2010)

Dunn, Jack and Anthony Mcintyre. "Revisiting the Belfast Project." On the Media (April 27, 2016) ["The Belfast Project is an archive of interviews with militia members from both sides of Ireland's "Troubles," the war that raged in Northern Ireland from the 1970s to the 1990s. The archives, which are housed at Boston College Library, are off-limits to the public and law enforcement, due to the fact that those interviewed agreed to speak on the condition that their testimonies not be published until their deaths. But since 2011, British authorities have launched a series of attempts to get their hands on the records, most recently this week when they subpoenaed Boston College for the files pertaining to lead researcher and former militant Anthony McIntyre."]

Durr, Clifford Judkins. "Freedom of Speech for Whom?" Public Opinion Quarterly 8.3 (Autumn 1944): 391-406.

"Dying Words." On the Media (June 3, 2016) ["Jeff Schmalz was diagnosed with AIDS 25 years ago after collapsing at his desk at the New York Times. The disease set him on a new course, one that eventually changed the way "the paper of record," and many others around the country, wrote about AIDS and about the lives of gay men and women."]

Edgett, Ruth. "Toward an Ethical Framework for Advocay in Public Relations." Journal of Public Relations Research 14.1 (2002): 1-26.

Eisen, Jill, et al.  "Fat and Sugar, Pt. 1." Ideas (June 15, 2016) ["First, fat was the dietary bad guy. We were warned back in the 1980s to cut back on eggs, meat and full-fat dairy to avoid heart disease. So we started eating more bread, rice and pasta and fat-free snacks. But we got sicker and fatter. Now sugar is the bad guy. Contributor Jill Eisen explores the complex, and sometimes contradictory, science of nutrition -- and tries to find clarity amidst the thicket of studies and ambiguous research."]

---. "Fat and Sugar, Pt. 2." Ideas (June 22, 2016).

Eugenics & Other Ethical Issues for Biotech 101 Guest Lectures Dialogic Cinephilia (ongoing Archive)

"The Fallout From the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Unintended Consequences and Lessons Learned." Common Cause (May 9, 2005)

Fanon, Frantz. Black Skin, White Masks. trans. Charles Lam Markmann. Pluto Press, 2008.

---. The Wretched of the Earth. trans. Richard Philcox. Grove Press, 2004.

"Father Daniel Berrigan, Anti-War Activist & Poet, Dies at 94." Democracy Now (April 30, 2016)

Figes, Orlando. "U.S.S.R. in the 1920s: The New Economic Policy." Lapham's Quarterly #60 (April 17, 2014)

"Finding Home." To the Best of Our Knowledge (June 27, 2010)

Fine, Cordelia. Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences. UK: Icon Books, 2012.

Finkelstein, Norman. "Norman Finkelstein on What Gandhi Says About Nonviolence, Resistance and Courage." Democracy Now (June 5, 2012)

Fleischmann, Alayne and Matt Taibbi. "'The $9 Billion Witness' Who Exposed How JPMorgan Chase Helped Wreck the Economy." Democracy Now (January 1, 2015)

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth. "Creating a Favorable Business Climate: Corporations and Radio Broadcasting, 1934 to 1954 ." Business History Review #73.2 (Summer 1999): 221-255.

Fones-Wolf, Elizabeth and Ken Fones-Wolf. "Cold War Americanism: Business, Pageantry, and Antiunionism in Weirton, West Virginia." Business History Review #77 (Spring 2003): 61-91.

"Forgotten Hollywood: The Blacklist." How Is This Movie (May 19, 2014) ["What happens when you combine the Salem Witch Hunts, 1950's Hollywood, ruthless propaganda and over zealous American politicians? Well...let's just say that we hope we aren't "blacklisted" ourselves for reminding people about this huge botch.Not only in Hollywood history, but American history as a whole, If you were a big time Hollywood player, there was a list you did NOT want to find your name. It ended careers; hell, it even ended lives. No one was safe, and everyone was afraid of being put on……….....The Blacklist!"]

Foster, John Bellamy. "Education and the Structural Crisis of Capital: The U.S. Case." Monthly Review (July 1, 2011)

---. "The Opt Out Revolt: Democracy and Education." Monthly Review 67.10 (March 2016)

Foster, John Bellamy and Robert W. McChesney. "The Internet's Unholy Marriage to Capitalism." Monthly Review 62.10 (March 2011)

Foster, John Bellamy, Robert W. McChesney and R. Jamil Jonna. "Monopoly and Competition in Twenty-First Century Capitalism." Monthly Review (April 1, 2011)

Foucault, Michel. "Panopticism." From Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (NY: Vintage Books 1995): 195-228.

---. Society Must Be Defended: Lectures at the College de France, 1975 - 1976. NY: Picador, 2003.

Framing/Discourse/Propaganda/Narratives Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)

France, David and Peter Staley. "How to Survive a Plague": As ACT UP Turns 25, New Film Chronicles History of AIDS Activism in U.S." Democracy Now (March 23, 2012)

Fricker, Miranda. "Epistemic Injustice." Philosophy Bites (June 17, 2007)

Froomkin, Dan and Jenna McLaughlin.  "Vindication for Edward Snowden From a New Player in NSA Whistleblowing Saga." The Intercept (May 23, 2016)

Fry, Douglas P. "Peace in Our Time: Steven Pinker offers a curiously foreshortened account of humanity's irenic urges." Bookforum (December/January 2012)

Fulcher, James. Capitalism: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press, 2004.

Galeano, Eduardo. "In Conversation with Maria Arana." Lannan Podcasts (May 20, 2013)

"Gender Pay Gap: Recent Trends and Explanations." Council of Economic Advisers Issue Brief (April 2015)

Gendler, Alex and Anthony Hazard. "How Did Hitler Rise to Power? : New TED-ED Animation Provides a Case Study in How Fascists Get Democratically Elected." Open Culture (July 25, 2016)

Gerard, Sarah. "On Thermonuclear Monarchy: An Interview with Elaine Scarry." The American Reader (2014) 

Gillepsie, Alex, Philip Horne and Sandra Jovchelovitch. "Literary Festival 2014: More Tales from the Two James(es)." The London School of Economics and Political Science (February 23, 2014) ["... readings from the work of William and Henry James to explore the links between psychology and fiction."]

Giovanni, Nikki. "Award winning poet and writer Nikki Giovanni shares her thoughts on black history, and the recent loss of Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, and her own mother." Uprising Radio (February 17, 2006)

---. "Soul Food, Sex and Space." On Being (March 17, 2016) ["In the 1960s, Nikki Giovanni was a revolutionary poet of the Black Arts Movement that nourished civil rights. She had a famous dialogue with James Baldwin in Paris in 1971. Now a professor at Virginia Tech, she brought beauty and courage by way of poetry after the shooting there. Today, she is a self-proclaimed space freak and a delighted elder — an adored voice to hip-hop artists and the new forms of social change this generation is creating."]

Giroux, Henry. "America’s Addiction to Violence." Counterpunch (December 25, 2015)

Glanville, Phillipa. "The Dichotomies of Drink: The History of Alcohol 1690 - 1920." The National Archive Podcast Series (September 28, 2006)

Gleick, James, et al. "Information." To the Best of Our Knowledge (September 4, 2011)

"Global Financial and Economic Crises of 2007 - 2009." History Commons (Historical Timeline)

"Global Warming." History Commons (Ongoing Historical Timeline)

Goddard, Stephen. "'So, Did You See Me?': Testimony, Memory and Re-Making Film History." LOLA #1 (2011)

Goldman, Wendy. "Purges in the USSSR." History for the Future (May 21, 2010)

Gonzalez, Pedro Blas. "Citizen Kane: Biography and the Unfinished Sentence." Senses of Cinema #57 (2010)

Goodman, David and Greg Mitchell. "Covering the First Atomic Bombs." On the Media (May 25, 2016) ["First, author and journalist Greg Mitchell discusses the case of George Weller, the first reporter on the scene after the bombings, whose first-hand accounts of the aftermath, and the mysterious illness that followed, were never published, only to be discovered in 2005. Then, David Goodman, co-author of Exception to the Rulers, tells the story of New York Times reporter William L. Laurence, who witnessed the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and won a Pulitzer for his heavily pro-bombing reporting -- only for it to be revealed that he was working for the US War Department all along."]

Gordon, Rebecca. "Torture, Ethically Speaking." Against the Grain (March 30, 2016) ["Is torture ever morally permissible? For what purposes does the U.S. government practice torture? And what should we make of the oft-repeated ticking time bomb scenario? Rebecca Gordon contends that examining torture through the lens of virtue ethics helps us understand what torture does in relation to its targets, its practitioners, and society at large."]

Gottschalk, Peter. "American Heretics: Catholics, Jews, Muslims and the History of Religious Intolerance." After Words (December 28, 2013) ["Peter Gottschalk talks about his book, American Heretics: Catholics, Jews, Muslims and the History of Religious Intolerance, in which he argues that religious intolerance has been strong in America since the middle of the nineteenth century."]

Gould, Stephen Jay. The Mismeasure of Man. W.W. Norton, 1996.

Gourevitch, Philip. "On the Rwandan Genocide and Its Aftermath." Entitled Opinions (June 15, 2016)

Graeber, David. "Debt: The First Five Thousand Years." Mute (February 10, 2009)

---. Debt: The First 5,000 Years. Melville House, 2011.

---. "Occupy Wall Street's anarchist roots: The 'Occupy' movement is one of several in American history to be based on anarchist principles." Al Jazeera (November 30, 2011)

Graeber, David and Richard Wolff. "The Vast Machine To Perpetuate Hopelessness (Marxian Class Analysis 1)." Unwelcome Guests #624 (October 6, 2012)

Graeber, David, et al. "Let Your Life Be A Friction (To Stop The Machine)." Unwelcome Guests #593 (March 3, 2012)

---, et al. "Occupy 2.0 (Peer Produced Politics)." Unwelcome Guests #594 (March 10, 2012)

---, et al. "The Psychology of Transition: Undoing Millennia of Social Control." Unwelcome Guests #597 (March 31, 2012)

Grandin, Greg. "Kissinger's Reactionary Idealism." Against the Grain (March 21, 2016) ["Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been denounced as a war criminal and celebrated as one of the most pragmatic statesmen of the 20th century. But historian Greg Grandin argues that something fundamental has been missed in the assessments of the now 93-year-old Kissinger. Grandin reflects on the philosophical underpinnings of Henry Kissinger's politics."]

"The Great Iraq War Fraud." Media Lens (July 13, 2016)

Green, James. "Death in the Haymarket." We Are Many (June 17, 2010)

Greenberg, Joel. "A Feathered River Across the Sky." Radio West (April 24, 2014) ["This year marks the hundredth anniversary of the death of Martha, the last passenger pigeon. Her species was native to North America, and in the 1800s the birds numbered in the billions. Their vast airborne flocks reportedly blotted out the sun and took days to pass overhead. But in just a few decades, they were gone. Naturalist Joel Greenberg has written a book about the passenger pigeon’s natural history and its speedy flight to extinction, and he joins us to examine what the bird’s demise reveals about our relationship to the natural world."]

Greenwald, Glenn. "Margaret Thatcher and misapplied death etiquette: The dictate that one 'not speak ill of the dead' is (at best) appropriate for private individuals, not influential public figures." Comment is Free (April 8, 2013)

"The Gun." To the Best of Our Knowledge (May 22, 2016) ["Guns are a part of our national mythology. Just consider the Western, Annie Oakley, Daniel Boone -- it's hard to deny the role guns had in shaping America. But what if all those stories were exaggerated at best? What if the gun myth was created in the 19th century by gun manufacturers? In other words, what if guns aren’t what we stand for, but instead, are just another thing we were sold."]

Gusterson, Hugh. "A Double Standard on Nuclear Weapons?" MIT Center for International Studies of the Conventional Wisdom  (April 2006)

Hacking, Ian and Andrew Pickering. "How To Think About Science #4: On Science as Experimental Philosophy." Ideas (January 2, 2009)


Halahan, Kirk. "Ivy Lee and the Rockefellers' Response to the 1913-1914 Colorado Coal Strike." Journal of Public Relations Research 14.4 (2002): 265 - 315.

Hall, Kevin. "A Reporter On The Panama Papers: The Basic Idea Is 'To Hide True Ownership.'" Fresh Air (May 19, 2016) ["Documents leaked from a Panama-based law firm have offered new insight into how easy it is for the rich and corrupt to hide their assets."]

Hall, Stuart. "Representation & The Media." (Posted on Youtube: June 23, 2011 - this is the first part and the other three parts will show up on the right side of your screen.  Here is a transcript of the video from the Media Education Foundation: transcript.)

Hamburger, Philip and Steven Waldman. "The Long Experiment of American Democracy." On Being (July 3, 2014)

Hancox, Dan. "Spain's Communist Village Is Making The Rest Of The World Look Bad." Business Insider (December 3, 2013)

Hari, Johanne. "Everything We Know About the Drug War & Addiction is Wrong." Democracy Now (February 4, 2015) ["As President Obama seeks $27.6 billion for federal drug control programs in his new budget, we talk to British journalist Johann Hari about the century-old failed drug war and how much of what we know about addiction is wrong. Over the past four years Hari has traveled to the United States, Mexico, Canada, Uruguay and Portugal to research his new book, "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War of Drugs." His findings may surprise you — from the U.S. government’s persecution of Billie Holiday, to Vancouver’s success in addressing its heroin epidemic, to Portugal’s experiment with full decriminalization of all drugs."  Part Two of the Interview ] 

Harvey, David. A Brief History of Neoliberalism. NY: Oxford University Press, 2007.

---. Reading Marx's Capital with David Harvey." (A close reading of the text of Karl Marx’s Capital Volume I in 13 video lectures by Professor David Harvey: 2011)

Hawkes, David. Ideology. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2003.

Hecht, Jennifer Michael. "A History of Doubt." Being (May 3, 2007)

Hedges, Chris. "America the Illiterate." Truthdig (August 31, 2016)

Hedges, Inez. "Amnesiac memory: Hiroshima/Nagasaki in Japanese film." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

"Hemp for Victory." US Department of Agriculture (1942)


Henry, James. "A Panama Papers Primer." The Brian Lehrer Show (April 5, 2016)

Hersh, Seymour. ""Horrified": Seymour Hersh Reacts to Obama's Plan to Send 250 More U.S. Special Ops Troops to Syria." Democracy Now (April 25, 2016)

---. "Sy Hersh's Book on Bin Laden Killing Rejects U.S. Story, Says Saudis Financed Hiding of Qaeda Leader." Democracy Now (April 25, 2016) [ Part Two ]

Herzog, Werner and Errol Morris. "The Act of Killing." Vice (Video posted on Youtube: July 17, 2013)

History Commons ("The History Commons website is operated by the Center for Grassroots Oversight ("CGO"), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. CGO was incorporated as a public benefit corporation in late 2006, and received its 501(c)3 status on February 26, 2009. The website is a tool for open-content participatory journalism. It allows people to investigate important issues by providing a space where people can collaborate on the documentation of past and current events, as well as the entities associated with those events.")

History for the Future [“History for the Future” is a weekly public affairs program created and hosted by Kevin Brown and aired on WRCT-Pittsburgh 88.3 fm. The show explores the historical underpinnings of contemporary social issues; by interviewing historians and journalists the show aims to demonstrate that knowing the past can inform public debate in constructive ways.]

"History of the Paris Commune." Marxists Internet Archive (Archive)

"History of US Interventions History Commons (Ongoing Historical Timeline)

Hoberman, J. "Behold the Man: Steven Soderbergh's Epic Film Biography of Che." VQR (Winter 2009)

Hofman, Sudie. "Rethinking Cinco de Mayo." Rethinking Schools (May 5, 2012)

"Hollywood DC - The MPAA." How Is This Movie (December 20, 2014) [The history of the MPAA: Motion Picture Association of America]

Hom, Andrew, et al. Time, Temporality, and Global Politics. E-International Relations Publishing, 2016.

Horne, Gerald. ""You Can't Disconnect History of the 2nd Amendment From the History of White Supremacy." Democracy Now (July 12, 2016) 

Horvat, Srećko and Igor Štiks. "Welcome to the Desert of Transition!: Post-Socialism, the European Union, and a New Left in the Balkans." Monthly Review (March 1, 2012)

Houp, Wesley. "Life by Rheotaxis: A River Rat's Perspective North of Center (April 13, 2011)

Hudis, Peter. "Frantz Fanon." Against the Grain (March 28, 2016) ["The revolutionary and psychiatrist Franz Fanon was arguably the greatest philosopher of anti-colonialism.  At a time when activists are turning the spotlight on racial oppression, he's never been more relevant. Peter Hudis discusses Fanon's writings on nationalism, race, and humanism. He also explores the controversial question of violence."]

Hudson, David. "The Civil War @ 150 MUBI (April 12, 2011)

Hudson, Michael and Frederick Obermaier. "Panama Papers' Reporters Explain How the Biggest Leak in Data Journalism's History Materialized." Democracy Now (April 5, 2016)

---. "Panama Papers: World Leaders from Iceland to Argentina Exposed in Massive Tax Evasion Scheme." Democracy Now (April 5, 2016)


Huerta, Delores and Jose Antonio Orozco. "The Non-Violent Path of Cesar Chavez." Making Contact (April 9, 2014)

Hunt, Patrick. "The Rosetta Stone." Entitled Opinions (October 12, 2011)

"Iraq War Timeline: From "Shock and Awe" to Civilian Toll, to Billions in Reconstruction, Vet Health." Democracy Now (March 19, 2013)

Islay, David. "The Everyday Art of Listening." On Being (April 17, 2014)

Isserman, Maurice. "Michael Harrington, 'The Other American.'" History for the Future (April 30, 2012)

Jabr, Ferris. "Why Walking Helps Us Think." The New Yorker (September 3, 2014)

Jasanoff, Sheila. "Democracy and Knowledge." Ideas (December 17, 2015) ["Is there a direct connection between knowledge and democracy? What kind of knowledge is required to sustain a healthy democractic society? How can we guarantee a solid foundation for sound policies and social practices? Does democracy help or hinder scientific progress? Can science contribute to the evolution and maintenance of a healthy civil society?"]

Jeffries, Stuart. "David Graeber interview: ‘So many people spend their working lives doing jobs they think are unnecessary.'" The Guardian (March 21, 2015)
Jhally, Sut and Roger Waters. "The Occupation of the American Mind: Documentary Looks at Israel's PR War in the United States." Democracy Now (September 14, 2017) ["We continue our conversation with legendary British musician Roger Waters, founding member of the iconic rock band Pink Floyd. Waters is the narrator of a recent documentary titled "The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States." We air clips from the film and speak to Roger Waters and Sut Jhally, professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts and founder and executive director of the Media Education Foundation, which produced the documentary."]

Johnson, Chalmers. "Militarism and the American Empire." Conversations with History (2005)

Johnson, Nicholas. "Negroes and the Gun." After Words (January 18, 2014) ["Fordham Law School Professor Nicholas Johnson talks about his book, [Negroes and the Gun], in which he argues that there is an unreported tradition of African Americans using firearms to defend their families and communities."]

Jones, Kathleen B. "The Idea of a Common World: Ada Ushpiz’s Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt." The Los Angeles Review of Books (April 29, 2016)

Jones, William P. and Gary Younge. "50 Years Later, the Untold History of the March on Washington & MLK’s Most Famous Speech." Democracy Now (August 21, 2013)

Kacere, Laura. "The Radical History of Mother's Day." Nation of Change (May 12, 2012)

Toobin, Jeffrey. "Colin Kaepernick and a Landmark Supreme Court Case." The New Yorker (September 15, 2016)

Kahle, Brewster and Rick Prelinger. "The 9/11 TV News Archive: 3,000 Hours of Video News Coverage of 2001 Attacks Posted Online." Democracy Now (August 24, 2011)

---. "Pioneering Internet Archivists Brewster Kahle and Rick Prelinger on Preservation in the Digital Age." Democracy Now (August 24, 2011)

Kalmár, György. "Body Memories, Body Cinema: The Politics of Multi-Sensual Counter-Memory in György Pálfi’s Hukkle." Jump Cut #55 (Fall 2013)

Kaplan, Alice. "Albert Camus and The Stranger." Entitled Opinions (May 18, 2016)

Kappeler, Victor E. "Ideology and the Historic Moment of Production: Part 1 of a 5 Part Series." Uprooting Criminology (November 25, 2013)

---. "Ideology and the Historic Moment of Production: Part 2 of a 5 Part Series." Uprooting Criminology (December 9, 2013)

---. "Ideology and the Historic Moment of Production: Part 3 of a 5 Part Series." Uprooting Criminology (January 9, 2014)

---. "Ideology and the Historic Moment of Production: Part 4 of a 5 Part Series." Uprooting Criminology (February 15, 2014)

Karski, Jan. "Polish Resistance Figure Jan Karski, Honored with Posthumous Medal of Freedom, in His Own Words" Democracy Now (June 5, 2012)

Katsiaficas, George. "1968, 40 Years Later: Student, Worker Protests Sweep France, Leaving Indelible Mark on the Country and the World. Democracy Now (May 14, 2008)

---. The Subversion of Politics: European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life. (AK Press, 2006)

Kendi, Ibram. "Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome Is A Racist Idea." AAIHS (June 21, 2016)

Khalidi, Rashid and Salim Yaqub. "Constraining and Shaping Nationalism: The United States and Iraq." CHIASMOS (April 7, 2003)

Kirshner, Jonathan. "Machinations of Wicked Men: A new biography falsifies Henry Kissinger’s intellectual legacy." Boston Review (March 9, 2016)

Kiely, Declan and Isaac Gewirtz. "Poe's Terror of the Soul." Lapham's Quarterly Podcast #51 (November 20, 2013)

Kilpatrick, Connor. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down." Jacobin (November 28, 2012)

King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Letter From a Birmingham Jail." African Studies Center of University of Pennsylvania (April 16, 1963)

---. "On 45th Anniversary of His Death, Martin Luther King Jr. on the Power of Media and the Horror of War." Democracy Now (April 4, 2013)

Kinsey, Valerie. "Public Memory." Entitled Opinions (May 25, 2016)

Kinzer, Stephen and William Murphy, Jr. "US Wars and Social Control (From Regime Change Abroad to the War on Drugs at Home)." Unwelcome Guests #304 (April 30, 2006) ["In our first hour, this week, Stephen Kinzer, whose book, Overthrow, details the US empire's long history of instigating regime change, both the public pretext and the real interests at play. In our second hour, William Murphy Jr speaks about the "War On Drugs"."]

Kleinman, Steven and Dror Ladin. "After a Landmark Legal Ruling, Will CIA Torture Victims Finally Have Their Day in Court?" Democracy Now (May 6, 2016)

Kortright, Chris. "Colonization and Identity." The Anarchist Library (2003)

Krauss, Lawrence M. "The House Science Committee's Anti-Science Rampage." The New Yorker (September 14, 2016)

Krul, Matthijs. "Mandela and Socialism." The Northstar (December 9, 2013)

Kuznick, Peter and Oliver Stone. "The Untold History of the United States." After Words (December 29, 2012)

---. "The Untold U.S. History from the Atomic Age to Vietnam to Obama’s Drone Wars." Democracy Now (November 16, 2012)

Kwoba, Brian. "How Capitalism Underdeveloped Africa." We Are Many (June 2009)

Lapham, Lewis. "Crowd Control." Lapham's Quarterly (Spring 2014)

Lears, Jackson. "A History of Disappointment." London Review of Books 34.1 (January 5, 2012)

Lee, Julia. "Our Gang: A Racial History of 'The Little Rascals.'" The Treatment (May 18, 2016)

Lennon, Joseph. "'Dreams that hunger makes’: Memory and the origins of the hunger strike." UCD Humanities Institute (2016)

Lepore, Jill. "Tea Party Time ... and the Death of Compassion." Open Source (October 14, 2010)

Levin, Yuval. "The Great Debate." After Words (January 4, 2014) ["Yuval Levin, founder and editor of National Affairs, talks about his book, The Great Debate, in which he discusses the origin of the political Left-Right divide, arguing that today's partisanship began with the debates over the French Revolution."]

Lewis, Daniel. "Daniel J. Berrigan, Defiant Priest Who Preached Pacifism, Dies at 94." The New York Times (April 30, 2016)

Lewis, John. "John Lewis Marches On." Moyers & Company (July 26, 2013)

Lichtblau, Eric. "The Nazis Next Door: Eric Lichtblau on how the CIA & FBI Secretly Sheltered Nazi War Criminals." Democracy Now (October 31, 2014)

---. "Pt. 2: On The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men." Democracy Now (October 31, 2014)

Lin, Maya, et al. "American Icons: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial." Studio 360 (May 26, 2016)  ["How do you build a monument to a war that was more tragic than triumphant? Maya Lin was practically a kid when she got the commission to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall. “The veterans were asking me, ‘What do you think people are going to do when they first come here?’” she remembers. “And I wanted to say, ‘They’re going to cry.’" Her minimalistic granite wall was derided by one vet as a “black gash of shame.” But inscribed with the name of every fallen soldier, it became a sacred place for veterans and their families, and it influenced later designs like the National September 11 Memorial. We’ll visit a replica of the wall that travels to veterans’ parades around the country, and hear from former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel about how this singular work of architecture has influenced how we think about war."]

Linebaugh, Peter and Marcus Rediker. The Many Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000.

Lippmann, Walter. Public Opinion. Harcourt, Brace, and Co., 1922.

Liu, Max. "Book review: ‘The Killing of Osama bin Laden’ casts new light on the US operation against the al-Qaeda leader." The Independent (April 23, 2016)

Lock, Margaret. "How to Think About Science #3: Biology and Culture." Ideas (January 2, 2009)

Longworth, Karina. "After the Fall: Arthur Miller (Blacklist Episode #14)." You Must Remember This (May 30, 2016) ["Arthur Miller considered Elia Kazan a close friend and collaborator, but when Kazan named names to HUAC, Miller broke with him and wrote The Crucible, a parable about anti-communist hysteria set amidst the Salem Witch Trials. But despite the committee’s sensitivity to criticism, HUAC didn’t subpoena Miller until he became engaged to Marilyn Monroe, then the biggest star and sex symbol of her day. Miller and Kazan would remain estranged for a decade, until the latter directed a play written by the former which, while drawing headlines for its depiction of Monroe, also seemed to parallel their falling out over HUAC."]

---. "Blacklist Flashback: Frank Sinatra Through 1945." You Must Remember This (June 6, 2016) 

---. "Frank Sinatra and Albert Maltz (Breaking the Blacklist, Part 1)." You Must Remember This (June 13, 2016) ["In the first of two episodes about major stars attempting to end the Blacklist, we’ll look at Frank Sinatra’s efforts to hire Hollywood Ten member Albert Maltz. Timing got in the way of Sinatra’s good intentions: this was the exact moment when Sinatra had become the coolest middle-aged man in America as “chairman of the board” of the newly-formed Vegas act now known as the Rat Pack. It was also the moment when Sinatra thought he was on the verge of acquiring real political power through his proximity to presidential candidate John F. Kennedy."]

---. "Kirk Douglas, Dalton Trumbo and Otto Preminger (Breaking the Blacklist, Part 2)." You Must Remember This (June 20, 2016) ["How did the Blacklist come to an end? If you ask Kirk Douglas, the end began with his hiring of Dalton Trumbo to write Spartacus -- or, rather Douglas flaunting of that hiring. Otto Preminger, who hired Trumbo to write Exodus, might see it differently. In truth, the end of the blacklist was a process that took over a decade, and couldn’t have happened without actions taken by, amongst others, Charlie Chaplin, director Joseph Losey, members of the Academy's Board of Governors and president John F. Kennedy. We'll talk about the connection between the end of the blacklist and the weakening of the production code, and what both had to do with the slow dissolution of the studio system amidst the rise of independent producers and a younger generation of audiences. Finally, we’ll discuss how those who had been blacklisted struggled to move on."]

Luna, Diego. "Diego Luna on His Directorial Debut, Cesar Chavez." Uprising Radio (March 24, 2014)

MacCulloch, Diarmaid. "Christianity - The First 3,000 Years." Radio West (November 29, 2010)

Magdoff, Fred. "Food as a Commodity." Monthly Review (January 1, 2012)

Mahani, Najmeh Khalili. "Mirroring History: Fassbinder’s The BRD Trilogy." Offscreen 17.2 (February 28, 2013)

Maher, Stephen. "The Political Economy of the Egyptian Uprising." Monthly Review (November 1, 2011)

Manningham-Buller, Eliza. "Securing Freedom." Reith Lectures (2011)

Marks, Ben. "Trailing Angela Davis, from FBI Flyers to 'Radical Chic' Art." Collector's Weekly (July 3, 2013)

Marritz, Ilya. "The Uneasy Future of Germany's Refugees." On the Media (July 29, 2016) ["Last summer, as headlines showed thousands of Middle Eastern refugees struggling to reach Europe--and often dying in the process--Germany set itself apart from many in the international community by warmly opening its doors. One year later, over a million refugees have migrated to Germany, but the warmth has begun to fade. Now, harnessing fears of immigration and disdain for the media, far Right groups are seizing the moment to advance their cause. Ilya Marritz went to Germany to witness the shifting tide of public opinion and examine how a decades-old media rule could tip the discourse in either direction."]

Marshall, Robert. "The Dark Legacy of Carlos Castaneda." Salon (April 4, 2007)

Massey, Doug. "Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Migration Edition (At Home)." On the Media (July 29, 2016) ["Princeton professor Doug Massey helps us navigate the pontificating, bombast, and straight up falsities surrounding immigration in America"]

Matos, Michaelangelo. "Genre Busting: The Origin of Music Categories." The Guardian (August 25, 2011)
McChesney, Bob. "The Crisis in Journalism and Democracy." History for the Future (March 23, 2010)

McChesney, Robert W. and John Nichols.  "The Bull Market: Political Advertising." Monthly Review 63.11 (April 2012)

McGuire, Randall. "Introduction." Archaeology as Political Action. Berkeley: University of California, 2008: 12-50.

McKormack, Owen. "Columbus Day and the Sanitization of History." TruthOut (October 12, 2014)

McLean, Bethany. "A Hidden History of the Economic Crisis." RSA (December 2, 2010)

McLemee, Scott. "CLR James and African American Liberation." We Are Many (June 18, 2009)

Mearsheimer, John and Robert Pape. "The War in Iraq and America's Role in the World." CHIASMOS (April 17, 2003)

Mechanic, Mike. "A Sneak Peek at Eric Schlosser's Terrifying New Book on Nuclear Weapons: His six-year investigation of America's mishaps and near-misses will scare the daylights out of you." Mother Jones (September 15, 2013)

Memmi, Albert. The Colonizer and the Colonized. Souvenir Press Ltd., 1974.

Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney Childhood and Corporate Power (USA: Daniel Picker, 2002: 52 mins)

Miller, Mark Crispin. "Propaganda 101." History Counts (July 4, 2010)

Milton, Giles. "The History of British Spying in Revolutionary Russia." Lapham's Quarterly #61 (April 30, 2014)

Mitchell, W.J.T. "Iconology Today."  Cultural Technologies (April 12, 2012)

Morgan, Jason. "'The Troubles' in Northern Ireland." History for the Future (March 2, 2010)

Morley, David and Bill Schwarz. "Stuart Hall obituary: Influential cultural theorist, campaigner and founding editor of the New Left Review." The Guardian (February 10, 2014)

Morris, Earl. "The Unknown Known: Errol Morris’ New Doc Tackles Unrepentant Iraq War Architect Donald Rumsfeld." Democracy Now (March 27, 2014)

---. "A Wilderness of Errors." On the Media (September 21, 2012)


Morrison, Toni. "The origins of prejudice: An examination of America’s racial imagination." Prospect (August 11, 2017)

Moulton, Gary. "Lewis and Clark's New Look." The UO Channel (November 4, 2004) ["This lecture will explore new ways of judging the characters and personalities of the leading figures of the Corps of Discovery–Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacagawea–in light of new research. Moulton is Thomas C. Sorenson Professor of American History Emeritus at the University of Nebraska and editor of The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition."]

Nace, Ted. Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005.

National Security Archive ["An independent non-governmental research institute and library located at The George Washington University, the Archive collects and publishes declassified documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act. The Archive also serves as a repository of government records on a wide range of topics pertaining to the national security, foreign, intelligence, and economic policies of the United States. The Archive won the 1999 George Polk Award, one of U.S. journalism's most prestigious prizes, for--in the words of the citation--"piercing the self-serving veils of government secrecy, guiding journalists in the search for the truth and informing us all." The Archive obtains its materials through a variety of methods, including the Freedom of Information act, Mandatory Declassification Review, presidential paper collections, congressional records, and court testimony. Archive staff members systematically track U.S. government agencies and federal records repositories for documents that either have never been released before, or that help to shed light on the decision-making process of the U.S. government and provide the historical context underlying those decisions. The Archive regularly publishes portions of its collections on microfiche, the World Wide Web, CD-ROM, and in books. The Washington Journalism Review called these publications, collectively totaling more than 500,000 pages, "a state-of-the-art index to history." The Archive's World Wide Web site, www.nsarchive.org, has won numerous awards, including USA Today's "Hot Site" designation. As a part of its mission to broaden access to the historical record, the Archive is also a leading advocate and user of the Freedom of Information Act. Precedent-setting Archive lawsuits have brought into the public domain new materials on the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Iran-Contra Affair, and other issues that have changed the way scholars interpret those events. The Archive spearheaded the groundbreaking legal effort to preserve millions of pages of White House e-mail records that were created during the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations. The Archive's mission of guaranteeing the public's right to know extends to other countries outside the United States. The organization is currently involved in efforts to sponsor freedom of information legislation in the nations of Central Europe, Central and South America and elsewhere, and is committed to finding ways to provide technical and other services that will allow archives and libraries overseas to introduce appropriate records management systems into their respective institutions. The Archive's $2.5 million yearly budget comes from publication revenues, contributions from individuals and grants from foundations such as the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Ford Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Open Society Institute. As a matter of policy, the Archive seeks no U.S. government funding."]

Nelson, Julie A. "Husbandry: A feminist reclamation of men’s responsibility to care." Transformation (May 31, 2016)

"Neoconservative Think Tank Influence on US Policies." History Commons (Ongoing Historical Timeline)

Newell-Hanson, Alice. "Rediscovered photos of the 70s hollywood skate scene: Take a trip into a world of tube socks, short shorts and empty swimming pools." i-D (August 12, 2015)

Nicholls, Tracey. "Frantz Fanon (1925—1961)." The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (September 21, 2011) ["Frantz Fanon was one of a few extraordinary thinkers supporting the decolonization struggles occurring after World War II, and he remains among the most widely read and influential of these voices.  His brief life was notable both for his whole-hearted engagement in the independence struggle the Algerian people waged against France and for his astute, passionate analyses of the human impulse towards freedom in the colonial context.  His written works have become central texts in Africana thought, in large part because of their attention to the roles hybridity and creolization can play in forming humanist, anti-colonial cultures."]

Nightingale, Andrea. "Epicurus and Epicureanism." Entitled Opinions (November 8, 2005)

Noisecat, Julian Brave and Anne Spice. "A History and Future of Resistance: The fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline is part of a centuries-long indigenous struggle against dispossession and capitalist expansionism." Jacobin (September 8, 2016)

Nordlinger, Jay. "Peace, They Say: A History of the Nobel Peace Prize, The Most Famous and Controversial Prize in the World." After Words (May 27, 2012)

Noujaim, Jehane. "The Square: Jehane Noujaim’s New Film Captures Egypt’s Ongoing Revolution After Mubarak’s Fall." Democracy Now (January 25, 2014)

Occupy! N + 1 (October 2011)

O'Cleary, Conor. "Moscow, December 25, 1991: The Last Day of the Soviet Union." After Words (December 24, 2011)

Oliver, Paul. "Michel Foucault - The Development of Knowledge." Excerpt from Foucault: The Key Ideas. Blacklick, OH: McGraw Hill, 2010: 17-21.

The Panama Papers: Politicians, Criminals, and the Rogue Industry That Hides Their Cash The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (Ongoing Archive)

Parenti, Michael. "Executive Power and Democratic Needs." Unwelcome Guests #5 (April 5, 2000)

---. "Globalization: The New Imperialism." Unwelcome Guests (March 22, 2000)

---. "The Sword and the Dollar." Unwelcome Guests #4 (April 5, 2000)

Paxton, Robert O. "The Truth About the Resistance." The New York Review of Books (February 25, 2016)

Peebles, Stacey. "Stories from the Suck: The First Wave of Iraq War Narratives." Berfois (April 15, 2011)

Pekron, Rebecca. "The Life and Work of Arthur Rimbaud." Entitled Opinions (June 8, 2016)

Penny, Laurie. "Let’s not abolish sex work. Let’s abolish all work." The New Statesman (May 26, 2016)

Perlstein, Rick. "Chicago History Repeats Itself As Cops and Protesters Clash." Rolling Stone (May 21, 2012)

Peter, Justin "The Idealist Aaron Swartz wanted to save the world. Why couldn’t he save himself?" Slate (February 7, 2013)

Pierson, Inga. "Mary Shelley's 1818 Novel Frankenstein." Entitled Opinions (June 29, 2016)

Piketty, Thomas.  "From the Introduction to Capital in the Twenty-First Century." (Harvard UP, 2014: posted on Harvard University Press website - for an archive of resources and reports on the book visit Harvard University Press)

Pinckney, Darryl. "Black Lives and the Police." The New York Review of Books (August 18, 2016)

Pinker, Steven. "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined." Radio Open Source (March 10. 2014)

Pitzer, Andrea. "Trotsky's Canadian Holiday." Lapham's Quarterly (May 6, 2014)

Poitras, Laura and Edward Snowden. "Edward Snowden Responds to Critics." The Brian Lehrer Show (March 18, 2016)

Pollitt, Katha. "Birth Control: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The Nation (August 15, 2011)

"Protest Music." To the Best of Our Knowledge (March 6, 2016) ["Music and social change go hand in hand. We explore the secret history of protest music. Songs and social movements you might have missed -- from the early days of rock and roll to the non-violent hip hop message of FM Supreme."]

Rampton, Sheldon. "Books on Propaganda." PR Watch (July 7, 2009)

Ransby, Barbara. "Remembering the Overlooked Life of Eslanda Robeson, Wife of Civil Rights Legend Paul Robeson." Democracy Now (February 12, 2013)

Ratner, Michael. "Ten Years after 9/11: War, Operation American Condor (Guantanamo) , Civil Liberties and Hope." Law and Disorder Radio (July 25, 2011)

Ravitch, Diane. "Public Schools for Sale." Moyers & Co. (March 28, 2014)

Rediker, Marcus. "The Slave Ship." History for the Future (May 18, 2010)

Rich, Adrienne. "Adrienne Rich with Carol Muske Dukes." Lannan (September 29, 1999) ["Adrienne Rich received the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1951 (from judge W. H. Auden), at the age of 21, and with strength and conviction has not stopped writing since in her distinct voice. Rich has said that her poetry seeks to create a dialectical relationship between “the personal, or lyric voice, and the so-called political—really, the voice of the individual speaking not just to herself, or to a beloved friend, but to and from a collective, a social realm.” Her National Book Critics’ Circle Award citation explains: “Rich has captured with subversive wit, compassion, precision, supple poetics, toughness and yes, opposition and resistance, what life has been like in the opening years of a new century.” She is the author of more than sixteen volumes of poetry, including, Diving into the Wreck, The Dream of a Common Language, The Fact of a Doorframe: Selected Poems 1950—2001, An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems 1988—1991, Dark Fields of the Republic: Poems 1991—1995, Midnight Salvage, Fox, and The School Among the Ruins, as well as the prose book Of Woman Born. Rich’s newest book of poems is Telephone Ringing in the Labyrinth (2007). Her new collection of essays, A Human Eye: Essays on Art in Society, was published in May 2009."]

Rich, Nathaniel. "Authenticity All Right: Lee Friedlander’s New Orleans." New York Review of Books (May 16, 2014)

Richter, Brent. "Culture warrior - How anthropology can save the world." North Shore News (September 10, 2016) [Wade Davis: "“The great revelation of anthropology was that the world that you’re born into is just one model of reality, the consequence of one set of choices your cultural lineage made, however successfully,” Davis said. “The other peoples of the world remind us there are other ways of thinking, other ways of being, other ways of orienting yourself in social, physical, even spiritual space.”]

Richman, Joe and Bridgette McGee-Robinson. "The Story of Willie McGhee." Re:sound (2010)

Rickford, Russell. "The Taming of Muhammad Ali." AAIHS (June 22, 2016)

Robb, Graham. "Paris: 18 Arrested Explosions." Radio Open Source (May 7, 2010)

Rosen, Jay. "The View From Nowhere: Questions and Answers." Press Think (November 10, 2010)

---. "Why Political Coverage is Broken." Press Think (August 26, 2011)

Rosenfeld, Seth. "A Secret History of America in the Sixties." Excerpt from Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012: 7-8.

---. "Spies in the Hill." Excerpt from Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012: 11-27.

---. "'Subversives': How the FBI Fought the 1960s Student Movement and Aided Reagan’s Rise to Power." (August 23, 2012)

Rosenzweig, Roy. "Wizards, Bureaucrats, Warriors, and Hackers: Writing the History of the Internet." The American Historical Review (December 1998: 1530-1552)

Rothenberg, David and Heather Ann Thompson. "45 Years After Legendary Attica Prison Uprising, New Book Reveals State Role in Deadly Standoff." Democracy Now (September 9, 2016) ["Today prisoners in at least 24 states are set to participate in a nationally coordinated strike that comes on the 45th anniversary of the prison uprising at Attica. Much like the prisoners who took over New York’s infamous correctional facility in 1971, they are protesting long-term isolation, inadequate healthcare, overcrowding, violent attacks and slave labor. We speak with the author of an explosive new book about the four-day standoff, when unarmed prisoners held 39 prison guards hostage, that ended when armed state troopers raided the prison and shot indiscriminately more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition. In the end, 39 men would die, including 29 prisoners and 10 guards. We are also joined by David Rothenberg, who was a member of the Attica observers’ committee that was brought into Attica to negotiate on behalf of prisoners. He is founder of The Fortune Society."]

Rubenstein, Richard L. The Cunning of History: The Holocaust and the American Future. NY: Harper Colophon, 1978. [excerpts from pages 15-33]

Ryle, Gerald. "Behind the Panama Papers." On the Media (April 6, 2016) ["The Panama Papers is by sheer volume of documents the largest whistle-blower leak in history. With over 100 news organizations from over 80 countries involved it is also the largest journalistic collaboration ever."]

Sainath, Palagummi.  "Imprisoned by Profit: Media & Democracy." Ideas (May 27, 2016) 

Saudi Arabia Uncovered (Frontline documentary: March 29, 2016)

Scahill, Jeremy. "The Dangerous US Game in Yemen." The Nation (March 31, 2011)

Schlosser, Eric. "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety." Book TV (October 6, 2013) ["Using recently declassified documents, Eric Schlosser details the ease with which an accident can occur when handling nuclear weapons and how little control military leaders and missile designers have over them. He speaks with Lynn Davis, the former U.S. undersecretary for arms control and the director of the RAND corporation's Washington office."]

Schnapp, Jeffrey. "The Phenomenon of Crowds." Entitled Opinions (November 29, 2005)

Schraeder, Paul. "Canon Fodder: As the sun finally sets on the century of cinema, by what criteria do we determine its masterworks?" Film Comment (September/October 2006)

Schulman, Sarah. "AIDs and Gentrification." Against the Grain (November 20, 2012)

Schulte, Elizabeth. "Eugene Debs and American Socialism." We are Many (June 18, 2009)

"Science and Technology." Dialogic Cinephilia (2016)

Seal, Kevin. "News of the Occupation: Occupiers Past and Present – Oakland Union of the Homeless." The Occupied Oakland Journal (November 17, 2011)

Segura, Liliana. "Pfizer's Death Penalty Ban Highlights the Black Market in Execution Drugs." The Intercept (May 19, 2016)

Shah, Anup. "Global Financial Crisis." Global Issues (March 24, 2013)

Shapin, Steven and Simon Schaffer. "How to Think About Science #1: Leviathan and the Air Pump Ideas (January 2, 2009)

Shaw, John. "The problem of the poor: faith, science and poverty in 19th century Britain." The National Archives Podcast Series (September 28, 2006)

Sheehan, Thomas. "On the Historical Jesus." Entitled Opinions (January 31, 2006)

Shiva, Vandana. Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000: 5-20.

Sifton, John. "A Brief History of Drones." The Nation (February 27, 2012)

Sisk-Franco, Caleen. "The War Dance of the Winnemem Wintu." Making Contact (May 13, 2009)

Sluga, Hans. "The Life and Work of Michel Foucault." Entitled Opinions (April 18, 2012)

Smith, Jordan Michael. "Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change." The Boston Globe (October 19, 2014)

Smith, Zadie. "Generation Why?" The New York Review of Books (November 25, 2010)

Solnit, David and Ananda Tan. "The Battle of Seattle 10 Years Later: Organizers Reflect on 1999 Shutdown of WTO Talks and the Birth of a Movement." Democracy Now (November 30, 2009)

"The Soundtrack to War and Peace." To the Best of Our Knowledge (October 1, 2010)

Sparrow, Taylor. "Thinking More Than The State Allows: Radical Politics In These Troublingly Quiet Times." People of Color Organize! (February 19, 2011)

Speri, Alice. "Myth of the Ferguson Effect is Hard to Kill." The Intercept (May 12, 2016)

Stark, Kid. "Stranger Studies 101: Cities as Interaction Machines." The Atlantic (September 1, 2010)

Steger, Manfred B. and Roy K. Ravi. A Very Short Introduction to Neoliberalism. Oxfrod University Press, 2010.

Stolberg, Sheryl Gay. "Paying Respects, Pentagon Revives Vietnam, and War Over Truth." The New York Times (October 9, 2014)

Stone, Oliver. "Untold History of the United States: WWII." Showtime (Posted on Youtube: 2012)

"The Stories We Tell: Ways of Seeing." Dialogic Cinephilia (Ongoing Archive)

Stout, Robert Joe. "Do the United States and Mexico Really Want the Drug War to Succeed." Monthly Review (January 1, 2012)

Sturken, Marita. "Conversations with the Dead: Bearing Witness in the AIDS Memorial Quilt." Tangled Memories: The Vietnam War, the AIDS Epidemic, and the Politics of Remembering. University of California Press, 1997: 183-219.

--- . "Excerpt of Chapter One from Tangled Memories: The Vietnam War, the AIDS Epidemic, and the Politics of Remembering." The New York Times (1997)

---. "Introduction." Tangled Memories: The Vietnam War, the AIDS Epidemic, and the Politics of Remembering. University of California Press, 1997: 3-17.

Sturken, Marita and Lisa Cartwright. "Consumer Culture and the Manufacturing of Desire." Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford University Press, 2001: 189-236.

---. "Practices of Looking: Images, Power and Politics." Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford University Press, 2001:10-44; 56-71.

---. "Scientific Looking, Looking at Science." Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford University Press, 2001: 279-314.

---. "Spectatorship, Power and Knowledge." Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Oxford University Press, 2001: 72-108.

Swanson, David. "Iraq War Among World's Worst Events." War is a Crime (March 2013)

Tabbi, Matt. "The Hunters and the Hunted: Seth Rosenfeld's Subversives: The FBI's War on Student Radicals and the Reagan's Rise to Power." The New York Times (October 5, 2012)

Taxi To the Dark Side (USA: Alex Gibney, 2007: 106 mins) ["Using the torture and death in 2002 of an innocent Afghan taxi driver as the touchstone, this film examines changes after 9/11 in U.S. policy toward suspects in the war on terror. Soldiers, their attorneys, one released detainee, U.S. Attorney John Yoo, news footage and photos tell a story of abuse at Bagram Air Base, Abu Ghraib, and Guantanamo Bay. From Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Gonzalez came unwritten orders to use any means necessary. The CIA and soldiers with little training used sleep deprivation, sexual assault, stress positions, waterboarding, dogs and other terror tactics to seek information from detainees. Many speakers lament the loss of American ideals in pursuit of security."]

Taylor, Keeanga-Yamahtta. "The Struggle for Black Liberation: Beyond 2016 Election & Establishment Politics." Shadowproof (May 1, 2016)

Theoharis, Jeanne. "On Rosa Parks’ 100th Birthday, Recalling Her Rebellious Life Before and After the Montgomery Bus." Democracy Now (February 4, 2013)

Theriault, Anne. "The Real Reason Women Love Witches." The Establishment (July 20, 2016)

"Timbuktu's 'Badass Librarians': Checking Out Books Under Al-Qaida's Nose." All Things Considered (April 23, 2016)

Tippett, Krista. "The Mystery and Art of Living." On Being (May 5, 2016) ["Writer and traveler Pico Iyer turns the tables on our host Krista Tippett by asking her the questions. Her latest book, Becoming Wise, chronicles what she’s learned through her conversations with the most extraordinary voices across time and generations, across disciplines and denominations. An illuminating conversation on the mystery and art of living."]

Torre, Miguel de la. "Dumping Satan: It’s Time to Let Go." Religion Dispatches (October 26, 2011)

"The Torture Question." Frontline (PBS: October 18, 2005)

Turse, Nick. "Kill Anything That Moves: New Book Exposes Hidden Crimes of the War Kerry, Hagel Fought in Vietnam." Democracy Now (January 15, 2013)

Varon, Jeremy. "Armed Struggle and the New Left." Against the Grain (September 28, 2011)

Venables, Robert. "Who Are These People?(The Onondaga Nation Encounters European Settlers)." Unwelcome Guests #302 (April 16, 2006)

Walker, Alice. "Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution." Monthly Review (February 2, 2013)

Wallerstein, Immanuel. "Structural Crisis in the World-System: Where Do We Go from Here?" Monthly Review (March 2011)

War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State (USA: Robert Greenwald, 2013: 67 mins) ["War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the fraud and abuse."]

Waxman, Zoe. "Words of Pain: Interpreting Personal Memories of the Holocaust." Backdoor Broadcasting Company (January 27, 2011)

Weinberg, Meyer. A Short History of American Capitalism. New History Press, 2003.

White, Rob. "Interview with Göran Hugo Olsson." Film Quarterly (Winter 2011)

Wilkerson, Isabel. "Isabel Wilkerson’s Leaderless March that Remade America." Open Source (October 12, 2010)

Wolff, Richard D. "The Continuing Economic Crisis." History for the Future (May 31, 2011)

---. "Housing and the Economy." History for the Future (September 14, 2010)

---. "Jettisoning Accustomed Categories of Thought (Marxian Class Analysis 2) Unwelcome Guests #625 (October 13, 2012)

Wright, Ann and Ed Kinane. "Drones on Trial: 38 Protesters Face Charges for Disrupting Syracuse Base Used in Overseas Attacks." Democracy Now (November 4, 2011)

Yoshioka, Maximilian. "History or Humanity? On Lu Chuan's City of Life and Death A Nietzschean Perspective on Nanjing." Bright Lights Film Journal #76 (May 2012)

Yue, Genevieve. "The Curtain’s Undrawn: An Interview with Olivier Assayas on Carlos." Senses of Cinema #57 (2010)

Wade, Lisa. "History Repeating Itself: Discriminatory Voting Laws." Sociological Images (July 1, 2013)

Wagner, Alex. "The Justices of Last Resort: Congress can't act, and the presidency is up against its limits—leaving only the Supreme Court to step in." The Atlantic (June 22, 2016)

Wall, Richard. "Who's Afraid of Noam Chomsky?" Lew Rockwell (2004)

Webb, Laura. "Landmarks and memory: On the “When separate is not equal” bus." North of Center (November 7, 2012)

Warren, Vincent. "Abu Ghraib 10 Years Later: Challenging Corporate Impunity for Torture." Truthout (April 28, 2014)

Weinberg, Meyer. A Short History of American Capitalism. New History Press, 2003.

West, Cornel. "Black Prophetic Fire: Cornel West on the Revolutionary Legacy of Leading African-American Voices." Democracy Now (October 6, 2014)

Westphal, Kyle. "Invasion of the Aspect Ratios." Northwest Chicago Film Society (July 2, 2012)

Wilkerson, Isabel. "The Warmth of Other Suns: Isabel Wilkerson on the Great Migration." Making Contact (February 25, 2014) ["Should they go or should they stay? That was a question millions of African Americans living in the South asked themselves in the 20th Century. For many the answer was simple. Life in the South was hard and dangerous, with lynching, Jim Crow laws, and lack of economic opportunities. From 1910 to the 1960s an estimated 6 million African Americans left the South and moved North, in what became known as 'The Great Migration.'"]

Williams, Lauren. "This Black, Gay, Badass Pacifist Mastermind of the March on Washington Is Finally Getting His Due." Mother Jones (August 27, 2013)

Wilson, Catherine. "On Epicureanism." Philosophy Bites (May 30, 2016) ["Epicureanism is often caricatured as a philosophy of indulgence. But what did followers of Epicurus really believe and do?"]

Wise, Jeff. "The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media." Daily Intelligencer (July 24, 2016)

Wise, Tim. "Terrorism and Privilege: Understanding the Power of Whiteness." Tim Wise (April 16, 2013)

Wolin, Sheldon. Democracy Incorporated: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism. Princeton University Press, 2008.

Wu, Timothy. "America's First Lesson in the Power and Peril of Concentrated Control Over the Flow of Information." Excerpt from The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires. Alfred A. Knopf, 2010: 22-24.

---. "On the Archetype of the Heroic Inventor." (Excerpt from the The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires. NY: Alfred A, Knopf, 2010: 18-20.)

Yaqub, Salim. ""The United States and the Arab World: Sources of Antagonism, Prospects for Accommodation." [MB: A revealing historical background on the US government's alternating relationship with Iraq and Iran.] CHIASMOS (March 9, 2004)

Zander, Ben. "'Rite of Spring' Revival." Radio Open Source (April 22, 2014)

Zinn, Howard. Declarations of Independence: Cross-Examining American Ideology. Harper Perennial, 1990.

---. A People's History of the United States: 1492 - The Present. History is a Weapon (Hosting the entire book)

Zirin, Dave. " ‘I Just Wanted to Be Free’: The Radical Reverberations of Muhammad Ali." The Nation (June 4, 2016)

---. "On the Death and Life's Work of the Unconquerable Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter." TruthOut (April 22, 2014)

---. "The Politics of Sports." Media Matters with Bob McChesney (August 29, 2010)

Zuckoff, Mickey. "Lost in Shangri-La." Radio West (August 19, 2011)

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