Political Development


The Wretched of the Earth
The Jakarta Method: Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
The Russian Revolution: A View from the Third World
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
The Black Revolution on Campus
Democracy at Work: A Cure for Capitalism

Leon Trotsky
...you must remember that the political development of the masses proceeds not in a direct line, but in a complicated curve. And is not this, after all, the essential movement of every material process? Objective conditions were powerfully impelling the workers, soldiers and peasants toward the banners of the Bolsheviks, but the masses were entering upon this path in a state of struggle with their own past, with their yesterday’s beliefs, and partly also with their beliefs of today. At a difficu ...more
Leon Trotsky, History of the Russian Revolution