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Paul Street - The Empire's New Clothes

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 6:30 p.m. Radical author and historian  Paul Street speaks about his new book: The Empire's New Clothes: Barack Obama and the Real World of Power. Paul is an independent radical-democratic policy researcher, journalist, historian, and speaker based in Iowa City, Iowa, and Chicago. He is the author of four books to date: Empire and Inequality: America and the World Since 9/11 (Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2004); Segregated Schools: Educational Apartheid in the Post-Civil Rights Era (New York: Routledge, 2005); Racial Oppression in the Global Metropolis: a Living Black Chicago History (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007); and (most recently) Barack Obama and the Future of American Politics.

A Majority Agenda for Our Times

Final Event Video by Mark Quevillon

Tuesday, February 3, 2009, 6:30 - 8:50 p.m. Major economic, environmental and global security crises are upon us! They demand our movements’ full engagement. At the same time, majorities of the public support the effective solutions to these crises being offered by our social movements: a single-payer universal health care system; bring all the troops home; a stimulus package based on investing in the lives and economic security of our people; debt relief to homeowners and families; and confronting climate change head-on, renewable energy and green jobs.

After Bush What?

This essay explains the place of the "What's Next?" conversation in our overall goal of building greater progressive unity.

C. Why this matters! [full essay]

On the eve of his 80th birthday, Noam Chomsky is taking the time to sit down with all of us and reflect on the election and what comes next. More than a fundraiser or a thinking session with a great mind, this is also AN ORGANIZING MEETING: we plan to use this event to connect with people interested in the many campaigns and structured conversations that Mass Global Action and its many partners have been organizing but that may not be so well known. [*]

After Bush, What?