Neoliberal whitewashing of neo-Nazis in Ukraine There is no such ‘miracle’ that cannot be done with the help of just media whitewashing. As if with a wave of a magic wand, those who were first portrayed as reactionary thugs suddenly… Read More ›
Media & Culture
Working Class perspective on books, movies, video games and other art.
by Alfonso Casal There are certain assumptions one can make, with a high degree of certainty, regarding Grover Furr’s Khrushchev Lied. The first is that, had Furr written a similar book in any area of historical specialization other than Soviet-era… Read More ›
The opening title of Lesson Plan: The Story of the Third Wave (2011) reads: “In 1967 a High School student asked his history teacher how the German people could so easily follow Adolph Hitler. What follows is the result of… Read More ›
Moscow (AFP) – The freed members of the Pussy Riot punk band said Friday they still wanted Russian President Vladimir Putin out of power and would like ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to replace him. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, 24, and Maria Alyokhina, 25,… Read More ›
A historian argues that one of the defining elements of American culture is merely a “social fiction” by LAURA MILLER Jacqueline Jones’ provocative new history, “Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race From the Colonial Era to Obama’s America,” contains a startling sentence on… Read More ›