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...
New Life in Canada (My Whirlwind Lives, Chapter 3 preview)

New Life in Canada (My Whirlwind Lives, Chapter 3 preview)

by Dee Knight The Detroit-Windsor Tunnel was my departure point in August of 1968. I hitched a ride with a friend after the convention meltdown in Chicago, leaving Mayor Daley and his head-bashing cops behind. [1] Driving from Chicago following the meltdown of the...
The canonization of Bush Sr.

The canonization of Bush Sr.

The recent fawning canonization of George HW Bush (senior) on the occasion of his death was really too much for me. So I appreciate the comments of Glen Ford of Blackagendareport.com. He said, in part:? The daily whitewashing of imperial crimes that masquerades as...