Independent Left is a growing group of community activists and Irish
socialists – workers, students, parents, older and younger alike – who
believe that it is possible to create an alternative to a way of
thinking and operating which sees privatisation and austerity as the
Peter Linebaugh is a child of empire, schooled in London, Cattaraugus
(NY), Washington, DC, Bonn, and Karachi. He has taught at Harvard
University and Attica Penitentiary, at New York University and the
Federal Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois. He used to edit Zerowork and was a member of the Midnight Notes Collective. He is the author of Stop, Thief!, The London Hanged, The Many-Headed Hydra (with Marcus Rediker), The Magna Carta Manifesto, and introductions to Verso’s selection of Thomas Paine’s writings and PM’s new edition of E.P. Thompson’s William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary. He lives in the region of the Great Lakes and works at the University of Toledo in Ohio.