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:

Kucinich Surrenders on Anti-War Plank

The Panthers and the Rest

What Vietnam Tells Us About Iraq’s Future

Fourth of July Flashbacks

Iran Looks to Its West and Says: I Don’t Think So

Rounding Up Everyone Who Knows More Than They Do

The Hip Hop Insurgency Returns

Well, I Guess If You Say So, I Have to Pack My Things and Go

(Unless We Make It So)

IAEA, MAD, the US and Iran

He Was a Friend of Ours

Dan Senor is Safe!

Rumsfeld’s Sovereignty Shell Game

The Power of Patti Smith

The Secret History of the War on Drugs

Don’t Leave Mad; Just Leave

I Wish That It Were So

The Only Answer is Immediate Withdrawal

What Dubya Really Said

Film Reviews from the Discount Bin

A Review of "Enemies of the Ayatollahs"

Closer to the Brink of Cosmic Disaster?

Dying in Vain in Iraq

"Justice Cannot Be For One Side Alone, But Must Be for Both"

They Shoot Men in Wheelchairs, Too?

Let Me Ask You One Question: Is Your Money That Good?

Bedtime for Democracy

It Was About Something More Than Peanuts and Crackerjacks

Hecate Does Her Thing in Haiti and Iraq

Good Fight; Wrong Battlefield

Our Power is in the Streets and in Our Hearts

You Can Count Me Out (In)

US Policy and the Kurdish Nation

Homeland Security and "Legalized" Immigration

A Review of Revolution in the Air

Drugs in Uniform

His Satanic Majesty’s Royal Knight

Cratched Does California

The Prisoner Rights Movement and Latino Prisoners in New York State

Child Abuse as Public Policy

Remembering John Lennon

Are We Doing Body Counts, Now?

Knock Down Gets to Wearin’ Thin

Iraq Now

The Sixties’ Most Unforgiving Film

With a Peace Like This, Who Needs a War?

Standing Up to El Diablo

The Politics of Bob Dylan

First Syria, Then Iran

Yom Kippurs Past and Present