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Counting The True Costs Of War. The Secret Lives Of Young Arab Women.

Norman Solomon – War made Invisible: How America Hides The Human Toll Of Its Military Machine More than twenty years ago, 9/11 and the war in Afghanistan set into motion a hugely consequential shift in...

A Blueprint For Global Action

Robin Broad and John Cavanagh are passionate about their cause. The story they tell in The Water Defenders – How Ordinary People Saved A Country From Corporate Greed tells the inspirational story of a community...

The Opinion Of Dr. Binoy Kampmark. The Real Tony Montana(s)?

The learned Dr. Binoy Kampmark, senior lecturer at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia is a frequent and welcome contributor to Life Elsewhere. His regular commentaries for CounterPunch are often the raison d’être to invite the...

Coffeeland. Restoring Eden.

Augustine Sedgewick – Coffeeland: One Man’s Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug What do you know about coffee? A wonderful new book will change how you look at – or taste coffee...

Rebooting American Health Care. Unprecedented Behavior. Captivating Music.

Liran Einav & Amy Finkelstein – We’ve Got You Covered: Rebooting American Health Care Few of us need convincing that the American health insurance system needs reform. But many of the existing proposals focus on...

A Conversation With The 3 Clubmen

Setting up a Zoom conversation with three people you have not met before could be really daunting. Do they all have sound and lighting that works properly?  Will we have to spend ages in edit...

The Wobblies. Red Cinema.

Ahmed White: Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers In 1917, the Industrial Workers of the World was rapidly gaining strength and members. Within a decade, this radical union...

A Conversation With Steve Turner

Before I pressed record, I shared this true story with Steve Turner. Bruce and John of SubPop came to me and said, “You know John Peel, right? Could you send him some of our records?”...

Wreckless Eric Is Wreckless Eric, Again

As Wreckless Eric he needs little introduction — he wrote and recorded the classic Whole Wide World and had a hit with it back in 1977. Since then it’s been a hit for countless other...

The Long-Building War On Democracy

David Neiwert The Age of Insurrection: The Radical Right’s Assault On American Democracy From a smattering of ominous right-wing compounds in the Pacific Northwest in the 1970s, to the shocking January 6, 2021 insurrection at...

A Unique History Of The West. A Love Letter To A Transgender Child.

Naoise Mac Sweeney –  The West: A New History In Fourteen Lives Prize-winning historian Naoíse Mac Sweeney delivers a captivating exploration of how Western Civilization the concept of a single cultural inheritance extending from ancient...

The Opinions Of Dr. Kampmark

Media Responsibility. Can the outrage over CNN’s “Town Hall” with Trump be a case of the pot calling the kettle black? After all Trump was good for ratings as the head of CBS said before...

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