The 1968 pamphlet “Who Rules Columbia?” is a model for organizers and researchers trying to map out university power today.
“We consider ourselves a sacrifice zone, because many of the people that live here are Black low-income folk.”
A lifelong resident of southwest Detroit and a leading local organizer on the pollution and the corporate actors that have harmed her community.
The “Research Arm” of the Peace Movement: How Power Researchers Helped the Vietnam Antiwar Movement
A firsthand account of how researchers and organizers worked together to resist the US war on Vietnam.
“Who Rules America?” After 50 Years: An Interview with Professor G. William Domhoff
The groundbreaking ‘Who Rules America?’ was first published in 1967. We spoke with its author, Professor G. William Domhoff, about a half-century of power structure research.
Researchers Against the War Machine: The Story of NARMIC
The fight against the Vietnam War was one of the biggest mass movements in US history. But few people know about the crucial role that researchers played in helping organizers to build a strong movement.
“We Were Interested in Regime Change”: An Interview with Courtland Cox on SNCC, Research, and Building for Power
SNCC veteran Courtland Cox talks to Eyes on the Ties about the role of power research in building for power
The Hidden History of the SNCC Research Department
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was at the forefront of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. But few people know that it had a vibrant research department that aided its on-the-ground organizing efforts to dismantle the southern Jim Crow system.