This section’s articles
Lybia and the Holy Triumvirate, William Blum
Sri lanka.The simulated politics of diaspora, Nirmala Rajasingam
The Trials of Pinar Selek, Cynthia Cockburn
Israel. The Genie is out of the Bottle, Uri Avnery’s Column
Trade unions in Israel stand in Solidarity with the Egyptian popular (...)
The American Dream Conspiracy. Cultural Critique in Tennessee William’s "A Streetcar Named Desire", Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman", and Edward Albee’s "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ?" (2)
PART 2: The Critique of Late Imperialist Culture
Why weren’t the material advantages coming from the post-war economic boom enough for the working and middle-class people depicted in Williams’, Miller’s and Albee’s plays?
Perhaps the answer is obvious. Even Virginia Woolf, the English aristocrat, (...)
The American Dream Conspiracy. Cultural Critique in Tennessee William’s "A Streetcar Named Desire", Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman", and Edward Albee’s "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1)
PART 1: The False Promises of the American Dream
There was once a mythical and forgotten time in American history, when the U.S. government funded the arts, valued its writers and artists and dramatists, and allowed radical theaters like The Group Theater to flourish, and even, with (...)
In these very days, marking 100 years of Women’s International Day, a new chapter is being written in history by millions of women and men in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and elsewhere. We salute the workers who first raised the banner of revolt in Egypt in 2008, who persisted and who (...)
This seminar will bring together representatives from organisations from all over the world that campaign against different forms and aspects of war profiteering – the reaping of financial benefits from conflict and war – for three days of mutual learning and network building.
The organisers (...)