US sanctions on more than 40 countries are a “wrecking ball.” But they’re also a boomerang that is devastating Europe, and rapidly surging into the lives of people at home. High prices for gasoline, food and other necessities are the tip of an iceberg, or the headwinds of a hurricane. Much worse is headed our way. We need this book to understand what’s coming and get ready. We need the explanations and background, to really understand what’s happening, and we need the “Sanctions Kill Toolkit.”
Reviews of books by author Dee Knight
Robin DG Kelley, the noted African American history professor, came to Harlem in September to share insights from Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination. I was inspired to review this new 20th anniversary edition: click here to see it. It’s a tour de force, a...
Two friends I’ve never met in person but feel I’ve known for decades, wrote of their own experiences of resistance, and how they found them reflected in My Whirlwind Lives. “The Wages of Exile: American War Resisters in Canada,” by Rick Ayers, appeared in Hollywood...
The launch event for My Whirlwind Lives was great fun. I chatted for about an hour with Danny Haiphong of Black Agenda Report. Lots of Q&A and storytelling. Here's the link to the People's Forum YouTube video:
This political journey would go from marching to exile; from exile to organizing resistance to the draft to organizing draft resisters in Canada and Europe… a personal testimony from a human who has dedicated his life to a more just world.
We launched My Whirlwind Lives May 26 at People's Forum – really good and really fun! Click here to watch & listen! People’s Forum is the home of 1804Books.com, which sells my book online. There's a small restaurant/coffee bar that also serves beer and wine, and...
A political history of the last six decades and a program worth discussing for staying in motion through today’s storms
By Richard Lemm Dee Knight’s “political memoir and manifesto” My Whirlwind Lives, with a central focus on the long struggle to win universal amnesty for Vietnam era draft dodgers and military deserters, has several outstanding virtues. First, it is a valuable history...
Once the Vietnam War ended, radicalized Knight did not return home to pursue a stereotypical American Dream.
“My Whirlwind Lives” by Dee Knight, published by Guernica Editions, reviewed by Buff Whitman-Bradley at veteransforpeace.org.
Book review of My Whirlwind Lives: A Chronicle of Decades of Resistance and Struggle. By the staff of Fight Back! News
My chat with old friend Barry Lynn was really nice. You can view it here. (It starts at 18:40 and goes for about an hour.) Barry asked me lots of questions – How I managed to change from supporting far-rightist Goldwater to where I am now What was it about the 1968...
Half-hour talk on the war crisis, given to northern Minnesota DSA and Veterans For Peace, based on my Covert Action Magazine article series.
Presentation of “My Whirlwind Lives” author Dee Knight at Chicago’s College of Complexes gave Saturday, March 19, 2022.
Two-part interview on KOOP.org Radio, Austin, Texas. Pedro Gatos in conversation with Dee Knight on the crisis in Ukraine.
Dee Knight spoke January 26, 2022, on Sputnik Radio about the war hysteria focused on Ukraine. What’s it about?
The world changed and I changed forever in 1968. It was really like a tidal wave. I was swept up in a torrent of change.