Our understanding of innocence, guilt, victims, and criminals shapes the worlds we are able to build. New books by Mariame Kaba and Harsha Walia pry open political possibilities.
Vicky Osterweil’s new book, In Defense of Looting, provides a robust defense of uncivil disobedience and its potential for both radicalizing and exacting change. By dodging the essential issue of organization, however, it leaves many questions unanswered.
Simon Balto's Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power tells the racist history and development of the Chicago Police Department.
Ashley Bohrer’s Marxism and Intersectionality is indispensable reading for socialists trying to understand how class, race and gender mesh.