Afterword to “My Whirlwind Lives: Navigating Decades of Storms”

Afterword to “My Whirlwind Lives: Navigating Decades of Storms”

NOTE: A shorter, adapted version of this Afterword has been published in Democratic Left online, while I was still using the working title Life in the Whirlwind. by Dee Knight When I was in Nicaragua during the first Sandinista decade (the 1980s), there was a saying:...
Introducing my new book: My Whirlwind Lives

Introducing my new book: My Whirlwind Lives

by Dee Knight You could feel the storm brewing. Something was “blowin” in the wind. But it was a whirlwind: threats of nuclear catastrophe over Cuba blaring on the TV news, then images of police dogs and rednecks terrorizing civil rights marchers down...
Crash Course & Turn the Guns Around

Crash Course & Turn the Guns Around

I may write about many different books here, but the top two for now are Crash Course: from the Good War to the Forever War, by H. Bruce Franklin, and Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts and Revolutions,?by my friend John Catalinotto, an organizer of the...
Turn the Guns Around!

Turn the Guns Around!

Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts and Revolutions,?by my friend John Catalinotto, an organizer of the American Servicemen’s Union (ASU). I’ll post my review (below) of this hugely important book, and am likely to refer to it from time to...