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MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? — Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx. Louis Proyect delves into this mysterious resurgence, giving a vivid assessment of Marx’s relevance in the era of globalized capitalism. THE MEANING OF MANDELA: Longtime civil rights organizer Kevin Alexander Gray gives in intimate portrait of Nelson Mandela and the global struggle of racial justice. FALLOUT OVER FUKUSHIMA: Peter Lee investigates the scandalous exposure of sailors on board the USS Reagan to radioactive fallout from Fukushima. SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT: Kim Nicolini charts the rise of Matthew McConaughey. PLUS: Mike Whitney on the coming crash of the housing market. JoAnn Wypijewski on slavery, torture and revolt. Chris Floyd on the stupidity of US policy in Ukraine. Kristin Kolb on musicians and health care. And Jeffrey St. Clair on life and death on the mean streets of an America in decline
Your CounterPunch editors have been on tour with their book on Gore. If you haven’t yet, order now on our800 line or use the yellow order form in this issue. Dedicatedgovernment agents in the US Postal Service (which includes quitea few CounterPunch subscribers) will rush the book to you.) Aftera stimulating swing through the Pacific […]

On the Road With Cockburn And St. Clair

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair

Your CounterPunch editors have been on tour with their book on Gore. If you haven’t yet, order now on our800 line or use the yellow order form in this issue. Dedicatedgovernment agents in the US Postal Service (which includes quitea few CounterPunch subscribers) will rush the book to you.) Aftera stimulating swing through the Pacific Northwest, the editorsare now heading east. Here’s the October schedule. We hope tomeet CounterPunchers along the way.

October 7, Everyone’s Books, 23 Elliot St,Brattleboro, Vt, 7pm (AC);

October 7, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana,IL, 7 pm (JSC);

Oct. 8, Pages for All Ages, Savoy, IL 7.pm(JSC);

Oct 10, Food for Thought Books, 106 North PleasantSt, Amherst, Mass, 7pm(AC);

Oct. 12 Judson Church, 55 Washington SquareSouth, Manhattan, NYC, 7pm (AC&JSC);

October 13, Olson’s Books, Georgetown, WashingtonDC, 6.30pm (AC&JSC);

Oct. 17, Great Expectations, 911 Foster St,Evanston, Illinois, 7pm;

October 18, Seminary Coop, 5757 S. UniversityAvenue, Chicago, 7pm (AC);

October 19, Rainbow Bookstore, 426 W. GilmanSt, Madison, Wisconsin, 7pm (AC);

October 20, Harry Schwartz Books, 219 N. MilwaukeeSt, Milwaukee, 8pm (AC);

October 22, Lucky Lab Pub, Portland, Oregon,6:30 pm (JSC);

October 24, Cody’s Books, 2454 Telegraph Ave,Berkeley, California, 7.30pm (AC&JSC);

October 26, City Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue,San Francisco, 7pm (AC&JSC);

October 28, Capitola Book Caf?, 147541st Ave, Santa Cruz, 7pm (AC);

October 29, Midnight Special, 1318 Third St,Santa Monica, 5pm (AC);

October 30, EDU Now/2000, 309 Pine Ave, Longbeach,Ca, 7pm (AC).