Changing Venezuela by Taking Power: The History and Policies of the Chavez Government by Gregory Wilpert

Since coming to power in 1998, the Chavez government has inspired both fierce internal debate and horror amongst Western governments accustomed to counting on an obeisant regime in the oil-rich state. In... Read more »

Blood in My Eye by George L. Jackson

Blood in My Eye is a political treatise from George Jackson which covers a wide range of topics from colonialism, capitalism, the irrelevancy of third party politics, fascism, revolution, the prison industrial... Read more »

The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

The Wretched of the Earth concerns the psychology of the colonized and the path to liberation. This book is one of the foundational works which led to the development of Conscientization Read more »

Pedagogy of the Oppressed, 30th Anniversary Edition by Paulo Freire

There are no blurbs or short explanations to write about Pedagogy of the Oppressed. To attempt to explain one aspect of this book would limit the depth of its analysis. Conscientization 101... Read more »

Class Struggle In Africa by Kwame Nkrumah

The best way to describe this book is by expanding the title to say Class Struggle Amongst Africans.  Nkrumah places the African struggle in the context of all African people in the... Read more »

Toward the African Revolution by Frantz Fanon

Toward the African Revolution is a collection of articles, essays, and letters which enumerates all the concessions the ruling class will give you to maintain control. It represents a warning which predicted... Read more »

Capital: Volume 1: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx

Capital was the product of thirty years close study of the capitalist mode of production. England is used as the subjective case study to prove objectively that capitalism is not a sustainable... Read more »

Petals of Blood by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The puzzling murder of three African directors of a foreign-owned brewery sets the scene for this hard-hitting novel about disillusionment in neocolonial Kenya. While Ngũgĩ’s novels are generally set in Kenya, Ngũgĩ... Read more »

Cyclonious – F.E.A.R. (False Evidence Appearing Real)

This track induces an automatic, “Damn that shit was deep!” From his mixtape entitled F.E.A.R. (False Evidence Appearing Real). Read more »