Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Randolph Bourne 1886-1918

[Thanks to dr from the mrr blog for turning me on to Randolph Bourne]
John Dos Passos wrote that if ever a man had a ghost, it was Bourne:

A tiny twisted unscared ghost in a black cloak hopping along the grimy old brick and brownstone streets still left in downtown New York, crying out in a shrill soundless giggle: War is the health of the state. Dos Passos, 1919 (N.Y.: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1932), pp. 105-106.

Bigeye readers might also enjoy the following sites:

Randolph Bourne - The Heath Anthology of American Literature

"The Great Madness" by Scott Nearing

Randolph Bourne - Selections

A brief Bourne biography

The Randolph Bourne Institute

War is the Health of the State - Chapter from Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States

Our Enemy, the State by Albert Jay Nock

The Warfare State - A Brief Synopsis

Elections are a Scam

Natural Elites, Intellectuals, and the State

Waco and the Bipartisan Police State

The Antifederalists Were Right

Antony Sutton

Fascism: Clarifying a Political Concept

National Socialism in the USA

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