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Though sometimes misdiagnosing political problems as spiritual pathologies, James Suzman's book provides an compelling history of how work came to dominate our lives. Review by Madoc Cairns
As more and more video games infuse their narratives with explicitly political themes, B.G.M. Muggeridge asks why so many fall short in actually challenging capitalism
Magee's memoir isn't an intimate history of the Brighton Bombing. Instead, it delivers a much more powerful treatise on struggle and reconciliation, writes Daniel Baker
The crisis unfolding in India underlines the need for global, coordinated, industrial vaccine strategy, argues Luke Cooper
Reviewing two recent books on care in the 21st century, Emily Kenway suggests the only solution to the current crisis lies in a wholescale reorganisation of our political economy
A guilty verdict for a murderous cop is not a ‘victory’. It’s time to abolish the police, says Lauren Pemberton-Nelson