Fred Ho, Presente!

By Brad Duncan SAXOPHONIST, COMPOSER AND revolutionary Marxist activist Fred Ho (1957-2014) was a dynamic and prolific force within Jazz and radical left movements for over 40 years. A baritone saxophonist inspired by the avant-garde currents in African-American music, Ho…

Making the Rulers Obey

By Diana C. Sierra Becerra Until The Rulers Obey:Voices from Latin American Social MovementsBy Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein, editorsForeword by Raúl ZibechiPM Press, 2014, 528 pages, $29.95 paper.UNTIL THE RULERS Obey: Voices from Latin American Social Movements, edited by…

One Historian’s Journey

By Dan Clawson A Contest of Ideas:Capital, Politics, and LaborBy Nelson LichtensteinUniversity of Illinois Press, 2013, 336 pages, $25 paper.NELSON LICHTENSTEIN REPORTS that “My real education came from Berkeley’s [1960s] radical student milieu, especially from my political sect of choice,…