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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
1. Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses (ATO advance); 2. Mike Ireland and Holler, Try Again (Ashmont advance); 3. The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main Street Demos (Tropical Disease bootleg); 4. Caitlin Cary, While You Weren’t Looking (Yep Roc); 5. Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise, New Ground (Vanguard); 6. The Harmonizing Four, That Old Time Religion/Spirituals That Will […]

What’s Playing at My House

by Dave Marsh

1. Patty Griffin, 1000 Kisses (ATO advance);

2. Mike Ireland and Holler, Try Again (Ashmont advance);

3. The Rolling Stones, Exile on Main Street Demos (Tropical Disease bootleg);

4. Caitlin Cary, While You Weren’t Looking (Yep Roc);

5. Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise, New Ground (Vanguard);

6. The Harmonizing Four, That Old Time Religion/Spirituals That Will Live Forever (Vee Jay/Collectables);

7. BoyzIIMen, Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection (Universal);

8. The Mooney Suzuki, People Get Ready (Estrus);

9. Eddie Boyd, 7936 South Rhodes, (BCD UK);

10. Lara Croft Tomb Raider, soundtrack (Elektra)

Dave Marsh coedits Rock and Rap Confidential. He can be reached at: marsh6@optonline.net

Dave Marsh’s Previous DeskScan Top 10 Lists:

March 18, 2002

March 11, 2002