A book review every day until Christmas at Red Pepper

Red Pepper will be publishing a new book review each day until Christmas

December 2, 2016 · 1 min read

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To help you choose the best books for your loved ones this Christmas, Red Pepper is publishing a new book review every day until December 25. To keep up to date with the latest reviews visit www.redpepper.org.uk/culture/books

Our first two reviews are of Richard Seymour’s Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics and Keeanga-Yamahtta’s’ From #blacklivesmatter to black liberation.

#25BooksofChristmas



The Harland and Wolff workers want to make renewable energy. A Labour government would help them

In the 1970s, Lucas Aerospace workers had a plan to make socially useful products and went to minister for industry Tony Benn for help. Do the workers occupying their shipyard in Belfast have a similar ally in John McDonnell? By Hilary Wainwright

Lowkey: Soundtrack to the struggle

Ashish Ghadiali interviews British-Iraqi rapper Kareem Dennis, aka Lowkey, about viral videos, power in the community, the Grenfell fire and writing lyrics at the cutting edge of political debate

Out of the gloom

By Hilary Wainwright


Hungary: Europe’s creeping fascism

Luke Cooper reports on his recent visit to Hungary, an EU member state where democratic freedoms are no longer taken for granted

The reactionary rebellion

Neo-fascism is on the rise across Europe. It may have taken on a different form but its essence is the same, writes Walter Baier

They shall not pass: feminists on the front line

Across the world, feminists are fighting the far right and fascism. We hear from activists in seven countries.