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

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


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.


“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/

On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Heavy-Radicals/1539522006296841


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