Upcoming events with Gerald Horne

July 24, 2014 nyupressblog 0

Author and historian Gerald Horne will be on a mini book tour this weekend to discuss his two new books, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America, released




Book giveaway: Open Veins of Latin America

May 29, 2014 nyupressblog 1

Since its publication in 1971, Open Veins of Latin America has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has sold more than a million copies. Written by Uruguayan journalist Eduardo Galeano, the book chronicles five




Mandela was not a Hallmark card

December 9, 2013 nyupressblog 1

—Alan Wieder Long-time South African educator and President of the New Unity Movement, R. O. Dudley had a quote that he used when speaking of various iconic South African struggle leaders: He “had arms, not wings.”  It




The barrel of the apartheid gun

July 3, 2013 nyupressblog 0

—Nadine Gordimer The nobel laureate on Ruth First and Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid, a new biography of South Africa’s revolutionary couple, published by Monthly Review Press. [Below is an excerpt of the




In memoriam: Hugo Chávez

March 11, 2013 nyupressblog 3

—Michael D. Yates The death of Hugo Chávez saddens those struggling for a better world. He was a great champion of the impoverished workers and peasants of both Venezuela and the world, and a steadfast




Slideshow: Brooklyn Book Festival 2012

September 24, 2012 nyupressblog 0

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth yesterday at the Brooklyn Book Festival! We had a blast sharing our excitement for forthcoming fall books and convincing our fans/visitors/friends to get “tatted” up in celebration of




Wisconsin Uprising and an ode to the unions

February 28, 2012 nyupressblog 0

by Julian Paul Keenan, Director of the Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory and Professor of Psychology, Montclair State University The labor movement over the past year in Wisconsin has reminded many of us what unions mean to the




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