Extinction Rebellion’s cofounder Roger Hallam wants a mass revolt against climate change. But while his new book calls for activists to engage in “disruption” against politicians, it offers no blueprint for the workers who have the power to transform the economic structures that created our climate crisis.
Marcie Smith teaches in the department of economics at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She has a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
The New York Times is trying to convince us that “Middle America” can never be won over to Bernie Sanders’s left-wing platform. Don’t listen to the nonsense — workers everywhere can and should be organized.
The legendary nonviolence theorist Gene Sharp wasn’t just a lonely scholar studying how political change happens. He was a Cold War defense intellectual whose ideas left a profound imprint on the way America wields power in the world.
Gene Sharp has been called the most important American political figure you’ve never heard of. How did a militant Cold Warrior come to wield so much influence in protest movements from Venezuela to the Middle East?