Coffeehouses connected goods and capital streams with seekers, facilitating the very aspect of slavery that amplified capitalism. Enslaved peoples’ bodies were not only bought and sold, but made into part of the processes of of credit and finance.
“The Handmaid’s Tale” may have just ended its latest season, but the commentary on female oppression continues on Hulu with the return of “Harlots.” Now in its sophomore season, the drama about warring brothels digs deeper into the underlying issues
A founding member of California's independent Richmond Progressive Alliance pens a memoir detailing how her fledgling group waged its successful electoral and community organizing effort against Chevron, the city’s largest, predatory employer.
We now live in a world where "alternative" facts have replaced truth and feelings are now counted as "evidence." How did such a discourse become so widespread? What does it mean? This new book offers some perspective.
From his debut film about the ‘criminally insane’ to Ex Libris, his latest documentary on the New York Public Library, the award-winning octogenarian is as committed to fighting injustice as ever – especially in the era of Trump.
Photographer David Bacon shares stunning images of farmworkers harvesting cabbage the old-fashioned way, and writes that the ubiquitous if undervalued vegetable is actually a shared cultural touchstone.
This new volume surveys the changes in U.S. foreign policy as successive governments have downplayed diplomacy. The book is based on first-hand reporting by a prize-winning journalist of conversations with diplomats and others.
Two books posit the BDS movement fighting Israeli aggression against Palestinians as the worthy extension of more than a century of opposition to white supremacy, colonialism, and the kindred pariah status Jews suffered under European fascism.