Sunday, December 09, 2012

Against the Grain: Jeremy Varon - Armed Struggle and the New Left

Armed Struggle and the New Left
Against the Grain

Armed struggle by militant groups in the 1970s, who hoped to topple unjust and racist governments and end imperial wars, may seem like the dark side of a tumultuous but increasingly distant era. Yet they posed questions still unanswered today. Historian and activist Jeremy Varon talks about the complex legacy of the Weather Underground and the Red Army Faction.

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