Category Archives: 32

Statement of Gerardo Hernández

[extract] (December 12, 2001) […] Your Honor, I have always said, and will repeat now, that I deeply regret the loss of those four lives [in the 1996 Brothers to the Rescue clash], and I understand the suffering of their … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Statement of Ramón Labañino

(December 13, 2001) Your Honor, ladies and gentlemen: First of all, I join in all of the arguments put forward by my four brothers in this case and in my recognition of the professional behavior of the officials in this … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Three Short Works on Cuba

Three Short Works on Cuba 1. Lilah Rosenblum, A Time For Change: Rethinking US-Cuba Policy (Washington Office on Latin America [WOLA], Washington, D.C. 2002). 75pp Lilah Rosenblum, WOLA’s Special Assistant on Cuba, has produced a useful booklet on US policy … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

The Writings of the Young Marcel Proust (1885-1900): An Ideological Critique

Frank Rosengarten, The Writings of the Young Marcel Proust (1885-1900): An Ideological Critique (New York: Peter Lang, 2001). When approaching the early works of Marcel Proust, students of À la recherche du temps perdu hope to find the matrix-historical, literary, … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Werke, Artikel, Entwürfe Januar bis Dezember 1855

Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels: Werke, Artikel, Entwürfe Januar bis Dezember 1855. Hans-Jürgen Bochinski, Martin Hundt et al. (eds.), GESAMTAUSGABE (MEGA) Sec. I, Vol. 14 (Berlin: Akademie- Verlag, 2001). Last year saw the publication of two volumes in the series Karl … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Documents on the History of the Communist Movement in Germany

DOKUMENTE ZUR GESCHICHTE DER KOMMUNISTISCHEN BEWEGUNG IN DEUTSCHLAND [Documents on the History of the Communist Movement in Germany] Reihe 1945/1946, 6 vols. Edited by Günter Benser and Hans-Joachim Krusch, K.G. Saur Verlag, Munich 1993-1997. The documents published in these volumes … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Red Scare: FBI & The Origins of Anti-Communism in the United States

Regin Schmidt Red Scare: FBI & The Origins of Anti-Communism in the United States (University of Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2000). The young lack a sense of history-of the Cold War, of anti-communism, of the vibrancy of progressive movements in … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

The Culture of Conformism: Understanding Social Consent

Patrick Colm Hogan, The Culture of Conformism: Understanding Social Consent (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2001). Conformity to the social order has proven perplexing to the most acute commentators on the human condition. Perhaps the greatest essayist of early … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Workfare States

Jamie Peck, Workfare States (New York: Guilford Press, 2001). Jamie Peck’s thesis is that the campaign to transform the rights-based benefit programs of the industrial-era welfare state into a post-industrial-era “workfare state” is an international movement or a “transnational regulatory … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment

Tearing Down the Streets: Adventures in Urban Anarchy

Liberatory Urbanism vs. Control of Public Space Jeff Ferrell, Tearing Down the Streets: Adventures in Urban Anarchy (New York: Palgrave/St. Martin’s Press, 2001). The final weeks of Rudy Giuliani’s term as mayor of New York City revealed as much about … Continue reading

Posted in 32, Volume 16, No. 2 | Leave a comment