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Understanding the Crash

UNDERSTANDING THE CRASH

by Seth Tobocman, Eric Laursen and Jessica Wehrle
with an introduction by Doug Henwood

This graphic book illustrates how Wall Street created an economic whirlpool with the help of Washington. Along the way we explain mortgage backed securities, derivatives, foreclosures and the deregulation that allowed it all to happen. We also discuss solutions and highlight the radical response of community organizations such as Cleveland's East Side Organizing Project and Miami's TAKE BACK THE LAND.

Available from Softskull press
www.softskull.com

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO FUCK PEOPLE OVER TO SURVIVE

YOU DON’T HAVE TO FUCK PEOPLE OVER TO SURVIVE

by Seth Tobocman
with an introduction by Alan Moore

Originally published in the 1980s, this book became an underground classic. It is now in it’s third printing. It is an attack on the morality, politics and social conditions of the Reagan era, expressing the passions and convictions that led to the formation of ACT-UP and to the Tompkins Square Riots. Many of these graphics have been used by peoples movements world wide, from the Squatters on New York’s Lower East Side to the African National Congress in South Africa.

Available from AKpress
www.akpress.org

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DISASTER AND RESISTANCE

DISASTER AND RESISTANCE
(comics and landscapes for the 21st century)

by Seth Tobocman,
with an introduction by
Mumia Abu Jamal

A collection of comics describing the disastrous first decade of the 21st century : 9-11, George Bush, the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine, Global Warming, Hurricane Katrina. But it also illustrates inspiring acts of resistance: the protest in Seattle, the work of volunteers who fix homes in Louisiana or defend the rights of the Bedouin in the Negev. Taken together these pieces form a panorama, the tumultuous landscape of a new century.

Available from AKpress
www.akpress.org

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THREE CITIES AGAINST THE WALL

THREE CITIES AGAINST THE WALL

The catalog of a visionary exhibition uniting artists in Tel-Aviv Israel, Ramallah Palestine and New York City in protest against the Israeli government’s building of a wall of imprisonment through the occupied territories. Includes works by Leon Golub, Nancy Spero, Tayseer Barakat, Larry Abramson, Sliman Mansour, Dudu Geva, Eric Drooker, Susan Greene, Khalia Abu Arafeh, Ronen Eidelman, Mumia Abu Jamal and many others. With text in Hebrew, Arabic and English.

Available from Seth

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PORTRAITS OF ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS

PORTRAITS OF ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS
for my parents

by Seth Tobocman

This was my sketchbook as I traveled through the occupied territories in the Summer of 2002. I taught art and English in a Palestinian village and visited the religious community in Safed. It is my attempt to capture the beauty of people who maintain their humanity in the face of war and oppression.

Available from Softskull press
www.softskull.com

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War In the Neighborhood

WAR IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD

A 328 page graphic novel about the struggles over homelessness, gentrification, police brutality and human rights that raged in the area surrounding New York's Tompkins Square park in the 1980s and 90s. It is a first hand account of the Squatters movement during which abandoned buildings were seized to make low income housing, and then had to be defended within a divided community.

Available from Autonomedia
www.autonomedia.org

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World War 3 Illusrated

WORLD WAR 3 ILLUSTRATED

This is the most recent issue of the comic magazine I founded in 1980 with the help of Peter Kuper and Christoff Kolhofer, in response to the rise of Ronald Reagan and the Christian right. It became a forum for a wide variety of anti-establishment cartoonists. And it’s still going strong today.


www.worldwar3illustrated.org

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