Ben Terrall

Ben Terrall is a writer living in the Bay Area. He can be reached at:

The Spoils of War

The New Deal, Writers and Rediscovering America

Not “A Nation of Immigrants”

Central America’s Forgotten History

How to Win Back the Sharing Economy

The World After COVID

Revisiting the Indonesian Massacres of 1965-1966

Hollywood’s Second Fiddles: Screenwriters in the 30s

Surviving the Trump Autocracy

The Literary Scene in the Great Depression (and Today)

The Rise of Silicon Valley

Nelson Algren and the Pathologies of Life in the USA

Noir From the Fringe of American Society

Streetopia: Dissident Art in an Urban Landscape

Narco Politics: the Political Economy of the Drug War

Raw Deals: Challenging the Sharing Economy

From the Shadows of the Cold War: the Rise of the CIA

Eastwood Babylon: Clint’s Cinematic Brutalism

San Francisco: A City in Crisis

The Origins of American Outlaw Cinema

The Murder of Trayvon Martin, Three Years On

House Keys, Not Handcuffs

Down, Out and Evicted in San Francisco

Dark Passages

Cockburn’s America

Murder, Class and Late-Capitalism in the Tenderloin

Life and Death in Snitch World

Starving the Postal Service

Popular Democracy Under Attack in Haiti

Haiti’s Blood-Soaked Paramilitaries

Motörhead Versus the System

Wikileaks and Haiti

Animating "Howl"

Call of the Grisly

When Ike Hit Haiti

Haiti and the Washington Consensus

Return to Port-au-Prince

Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid

Dealing Sleep

Losing Haiti

The Future is Unwritten

Cindy Sheehan Challenges Democratic Party Complacency

What Happened to Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine?

The Real Price of Sugar

Thank You, Ehren Watada

Haitian Human Rights Advocate Kidnapped

The Streets of San Francisco

Where’s Nancy?

Indonesia’s Bloody Brand of CounterTerrorism

Iraq Union Leaders Speak Out Against the Occupation