“Ten Days that Shook the World,” by John Reed.  This classic journalistic history of the Russian Revolution is required reading.  Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the revolution by buying a copy.

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Magazines & Newspapers

Mayday carries magazines like: The Nation, The Progressive, Monthly Review, Show Me The Money, New Internationalist, Earth Island Journal,  Science in Society, UTNE Reader, Z Magazine, Dollars & Sense, Bitch, Against the Current, Labor Notes and left-wing newspapers like: Fight Back, Workers Vanguard, 5th Estate, Slingshot, Socialist Appeal, Justice, Progressive Populist, Catholic Worker (1 cent), Socialist Action, The, 1908-1938 Match, etc.  Now in, the excellent “Jacobin,” magazine. 

Sample of Marked Down / Used Books in Stock:

“Hearts and Minds—a People’s History of Counter-Insurgency,” edited by Hannah Gurman.  Scathing takedown of the U.S. military practice of ‘soft’ counter-insurgency which pretends an affection for the occupied, which has failed time after time.  $8.00 Softback. 


“On Western Terrorism,” by Noam Chomsky and Andre Vltchek.  The book focuses on western uses of force since the 1940s, including Nicaragua, Cuba and China.  An ‘introduction to Chomsky” according to the book jacket.

“The Dilemmas of Lenin– Terrorism, War, Empire, Love & Revolution,” by Tariq Ali.  The long-time Marxist author examines the great questions of Lenin’s life, and how they were handled. 

“October—the Story of the Russian Revolution,” - China Mieville, 2017. From the jacket: “… a breathtaking story of humanity at its greatest and most desperate; of a turning point of civilization that still resonates loudly today.”   

Marx & The Earth—An Anti-Critique– by John Bellamy Foster and Paul Burkett.  Authors follow up on their initial classic by defending Marxist environmentalism on issues like dialectics, thermodynamics and other issues raised by eco-socialists.  (Will be reviewed on MD Books blog.)

“On Anti-Semitism—Jewish Voices for Peace,”  forward by Judith Butler.  Leftist essays on the false allegations of anti-Semitism regarding support for Palestinian rights and independence.

“The Animals Agenda, - Freedom, Compassion and Coexistence in the Human Age,” by Marc Bekoff and Jessica Pierce.  A discussion of the unknown emotional lives of animals you may know, in the grasp of the industrial food system, research institutions and zoos. 

“Caught in the Revolution,” by Helen Rappaport. Petrograd, Russia, 1917.  A world on the edge.  An exciting narration of the events of that year—’confusion, exhilaration, horror, despair.’  (from the Book jacket.)