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Let Freedom Ring: A Collection of Documents from the Movements to Free U.S. Political Prisoners

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Let Freedom Ring presents a two-decade sweep of essays, analyses, histories, interviews, resolutions, People’s Tribunal verdicts, and poems by and about the scores of U.S. political prisoners and the campaigns to safeguard their rights and secure their freedom. In addition to an extensive section on the campaign to free death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, represented her ...more
Paperback, 912 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Kersplebedeb/PM Press (first published January 1st 2008)
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Amy
Aug 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Important historical collection of documentation from early 90’s-2008 surrounding US (political) prisoners and the struggle for their individual and collective liberation.
If you are new to this stuff then it is a treasure trove of fascinating histories and testimonies and organizing strategies. If you are not new to this, you will likely get annoyed at the tremendous redundancy that exists between the texts throughout the book. The editor argues in the beginning the book should not be read from
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Ernesto Aguilar
May 15, 2009 rated it it was amazing
The Sixties presented social movements with some of recent history's most spectacular schisms, many of which continue to be debated. Assimilation versus revolutionary nationalism versus cultural nationalism; and Old Left aesthetics versus New Left rejection of convention were among them. But none so clearly defined the troubles of that period like the verbal and other skirmishes over militancy.

Pacifism, the use of political violence and the peculiar merging of the two that came to be called self
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