Tag Archives: Greg Ruggiero

Ralph Nader Talks Breaking Through Power and more on Democracy Now!

Ralph Nader appeared on Demorcacy Now! on Monday, September 19th with Amy Goodman. In the interview, Nader talks about the exclusion of third-party candidates from the upcoming first presidential debate, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and his new book, Breaking Through … Continue reading

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Live from Ralph Nader’s “Breaking Through Power” Event in D.C.

By Greg Ruggiero Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending Ralph Nader’s 4-day gathering on the importance of mounting a civic insurgency to bring corporate power under greater public control. Staged in Washington D.C.’s historic Constitution Hall, Nader … Continue reading

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Juan Felipe Herrera Visits Democracy Now!

On October 9, 2015 U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera visited the set of Democracy Now! for an interview with host Amy Goodman. He read poems from his new book with City Lights, Notes on the Assemblage and spoke at … Continue reading

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Printers Ink Is the Greater Explosive: Pamphlet Publishing as Insurgent Art

By Greg Ruggiero Howard Zinn once wrote that “perhaps the most important publication in the history of the United States was neither a book nor a periodical, but a pamphlet.” For Zinn, “the pamphlets of history are a perfect expression of … Continue reading

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Radioactive on the Derby Line: A Meeting with the U.S. Border Patrol

By Greg Ruggiero After going camping in Quebec with my family last weekend, I rolled up to the U.S. checkpoint in what appeared to be a remote and rural area. Having recently worked on such books as Border Patrol Nation, … Continue reading

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When Nudity Is Contraband

99 Problems but a BAN on Frances Goldin Ain’t One By Greg Ruggiero WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014 Every three months for over twenty years, legendary NYC literary agent and activist Frances Goldin would take a two-day trip to a maximum … Continue reading

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