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Robert Jensen


Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center in Austin. We Are All Apocalyptic Now: On the Responsibilities of Teaching, Preaching, Reporting, Writing, and Speaking Out is online in print and on Kindle.

Jensen is also the author of Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialogue (City Lights, coming in April 2013); All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice, (Soft Skull Press, 2009); Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity (South End Press, 2007); The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege (City Lights, 2005); Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity (City Lights, 2004); and Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream (Peter Lang, 2002). Jensen is also co-producer of the documentary film “Abe Osheroff: One Foot in the Grave, the Other Still Dancing” (Media Education Foundation, 2009), which chronicles the life and philosophy of the longtime radical activist. An extended interview Jensen conducted with Osheroff.


07/13/2016 11:29:13Can the United States transcend white supremacy?
03/25/2016 08:49:22Review of 'The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States'
09/30/2015 10:46:54Can Bernie Sanders be labeled?
09/29/2014 12:54:30Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset
06/14/2014 13:36:45After the harvest — learning to leave the planet gracefully
05/01/2014 11:03:02Rape, rape culture and the problem of patriarchy
03/28/2014 11:54:55Barking Dogs and Sinking Ships
02/04/2014 11:26:16‘Declaring victory wherever we can’
01/14/2014 13:17:01The ideology problem
11/26/2013 12:50:43Thanksgiving Anxieties, Political and Personal
11/08/2013 10:37:19The future must be green, red, black, and female
07/26/2013 08:56:15Peace talks: A new chapter in an old book
06/08/2013 10:44:09The Craziest Person in the Room
05/15/2013 09:00:34The collapse of journalism and the journalism of collapse
05/04/2013 07:33:32The Universe is an Undifferentiated Whole
03/18/2013 08:25:45Important truths behind an anti-war slogan
02/09/2013 09:16:31Rationally Speaking, We Are All Apocalyptic Now
01/18/2013 09:37:25Torture is trivial
01/02/2013 09:58:47Living your life honestly
11/16/2012 12:03:05UT Motto Modification
09/24/2012 09:26:14From Start to Finish: Why We Won and How We Are Losing
07/09/2012 12:56:59'Hope is for the Lazy: The Challenge of Our Dead World'
04/23/2012 11:10:51'There are Marxists in India?'
04/03/2012 09:43:44The corporate media crisis: Everything old is new again
03/22/2012 16:24:04Journalists Rock! Journalism Sucks!
03/09/2012 09:47:46Holding onto the joy in teaching
02/26/2012 10:48:13The Emperor's Messenger Has No Clothes
02/03/2012 11:07:39Prophetic politics: Charting a healthy role for religion in public life
01/23/2012 13:40:55The plow and the iPhone
11/08/2011 11:16:40The fire next time is now
10/31/2011 11:19:31Occupy Demands
09/29/2011 11:22:30As the earth turns
09/13/2011 08:49:43Combating ignorance, avoiding arrogance
09/07/2011 10:09:35The imperial delusions of the United States
08/08/2011 11:57:47Nature bats last
07/22/2011 07:31:27Green is the New Red: An interview with Will Potter
06/23/2011 08:07:54The Anguish in the American Dream
05/05/2011 09:45:08Imperial delusions and the killing of Bin Laden
03/15/2011 09:09:09Journalism and democracy in a dead culture
03/09/2011 09:51:31Listening to Life, before it’s too late
02/25/2011 09:11:10Consciousness rising, world fading
01/28/2011 13:10:01Technological fundamentalism
01/02/2011 15:08:42'Greatest nation' rhetoric roars back
12/16/2010 09:48:25'All That We Share' isn’t enough
11/15/2010 12:13:56Projecting Power or Promoting Peace
10/05/2010 08:43:10Honest talk about economics, empire, and energy
08/30/2010 08:54:56Glenn Beck’s redemption song
07/08/2010 07:51:20Struggling to be 'fully alive'
06/22/2010 08:23:41The anguish of the age: Emotional reactions to collapse
06/16/2010 16:42:24Critiquing Masculinity at the Corps
06/07/2010 18:56:58The soul seeker: A neuroscientist’s search for the human essence
03/25/2010 09:54:46The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse
02/28/2010 08:01:23'Getting rid of hope and faith'


01/13/2015 14:36:16Diversity of Rural India
03/14/2014 13:06:26Realistic left politics in Texas
08/30/2013 09:17:52Our Democracy?
06/24/2013 11:01:33Terror v. Surveillance?
03/21/2013 06:55:56An illegal anniversary
08/29/2012 10:44:22Learning to Hate Longhorn Football
11/28/2011 10:23:24Occupy Congress
01/10/2011 10:40:58The machines change, the work remains the same
10/30/2010 08:46:22Elections: The day after
10/11/2010 14:02:21Soils and souls: The promise of The Land
06/14/2010 19:18:53No Nukes/No Empire

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