Heavy Radicals: The FBI’S Secret War On America’s Maoists.

Posted: February 18, 2015 in For your information, Tools of the ruling class

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Join us and author Aaron Leonard for the Montreal launch of Zero BooksHeavy Radicals: The FBI’s Secret War on America’s Maoists.

A critical history of the largest Maoist organization to emerge in the US out of the tumultuous sixties, and the FBI’s unrelenting campaign against it. Never-before revealed information on the collapse of Students for Democratic Society; the internal political struggles and the FBI’s efforts to leverage political differences to further their schismatic aims.

About the Authors:

Aaron Leonard is a writer and historian. He publishes regularly inTruthout.org, Rabble.ca, History News Network, and Physics World. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Conor Gallagher is a researcher and educator from Brooklyn, New York. He currently lives with his wife Michelle in China where he teaches history.

Reviews:

“In this masterfully written and extensively researched book, Aaron Leonard with Conor A. Gallagher offers a no-nonsense critical analysis of one of the most resilient, misunderstood, and controversial anti-capitalist organizations of the last fifty years. This book is a MUST READ for anyone invested in nuancing their understanding of revolutionary political struggle and unrelenting state repression in the United States.”
—Robeson Taj Frazier, Author of The East Is Black: Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination

From Truthout : http://truth-out.org/opinion/item/28957-new-book-showcases-fbi-efforts-to-sabotage-the-us-left

From CounterPunch (official) Magazine: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/01/23/revolutionary-communists-in-the-us-of-a/

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