Ron Jacobs

Ron Jacobs is the author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies published by CounterPunch Books. His latest offering is a pamphlet titled Capitalism: Is the Problem.  He lives in Vermont. He can be reached at:

Keeping It Radical

Now, When Exactly Did the UN Lose Its Street Cred?

We Would Have to Die Working, So We Decided to Die Striking

Japan and Pre-Emptive Strikes

Towards a Radical Youth Movement

2008 Might Be Too Late

Killing a Nation to Rescue a Soldier

The Dogs of War

Publicity Stunts as Public Policy

Let’s Forget It, Better Still

You Can’t Call Me al-Zarqawi, Anymore

Hand Wringing and Warfare

One, Two, Three Many Olympians

Voting Rights and Multilingual Ballots

Optimism of the Will

Circling the Wagons and Building Walls

Haggard and Dylan Take the Stage

From San Diego Up to Maine, In Every Mine and Mill

May Day in Asheville, North Carolina

Neil Young Kicks Out the Jams

"I Know I’m Not Dreaming, Because I Can’t Sleep Any More"

Resistance: the Remedy for Fear

Bush, the Constitution, the Pentagon and Washington’s Silver

Leaving Iraq Now is the Only Sensible Solution

France Shows the Way

Think Twice Before You Oppose the Minutemen

King Harvest Has Yet to Come

New Tenants for Abu Ghraib?

Condi and Iran

Stealing Back Adam’s Rib

Iraq’s Going According to the Plan?

Volunteers of America

An Interview with Anti-War Faster Mike Ferner

Countering the Propaganda of History

The Once and Future Sly Stone

Religion and Political Power

For Stew

Our Country ‘Tis of Thee, Sweet Land of Hypocrisy

Struggle and Lose, Struggle and Win!

MLK Day Below the Mason-Dixon Line

Fifteen Years of War

Would Ethan Allen Pay to Protest?

Pity the Miner

A Dead New Year’s Eve

"Here’s to the Land You’ve Torn the Heart Out Of"

The Antiwar Movement, the Democrats and the Delusions of Bushworld

No One is Illegal; No One is an Infidel

Hard Rain


If It Walks Like a Withdrawal Resolution, and Talks Like One, Then Why Won’t You Vote For It?