Books


Politics in a Time of Crisis

1 February 2016 Politics in a Time of Crisis, by Pablo Iglesias, reviewed by Tom Walker

Bahrain’s Uprising

1 December 2015 Bahrain’s Uprising: Resistance and repression in the Gulf, eds Ala’a Shehabi and Marc Owen Jones, reviewed by Kitty Webster

The Mythology of Work

1 December 2015 The Mythology of Work: How Capitalism Persists Despite Itself, by Peter Fleming, reviewed by Kit Caless

Political Ecology: Beyond Environmentalism

1 December 2015 Political Ecology: Beyond Environmentalism, by Dimitrios Roussopoulos, reviewed by Mat Little

Encyclical on Capitalism and Inequality

1 December 2015 Encyclical on Capitalism and Inequality: On Care for Our Common Home, by Pope Francis, reviewed by Charlotte Sykes

Inventing the Future

1 December 2015 Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a world without work, by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams, reviewed by Daniel Whittall

Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason

20 October 2015 Hilary Wainwright reviews Paul Mason's latest book and questions how far information technology is leading us towards a post-capitalist economy

Octavia’s Brood

1 October 2015 Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, eds Walidah Imarisha and Adrienne Maree Brown, reviewed by Luke Wilson

The Racket

1 October 2015 The Racket: A Rogue Reporter Versus The Masters of the Universe, by Matt Kennard, reviewed by Ian Sinclair

Zionism and its Discontents

1 October 2015 Zionism and its Discontents: A Century of Radical Dissent in Israel/Palestine, by Ran Greenstein, reviewed by Richard Kuper

Unmasking Austerity

1 October 2015 Unmasking Austerity: Opposition and Alternatives in Europe and North America, by Dexter Whitfield, reviewed by Edward Dingwall

Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune

4 September 2015 Jane Shallice reviews Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune, by Kristin Ross

Strikers, Hobblers, Conchies and Reds

25 August 2015 Strikers, Hobblers, Conchies and Reds: A radical history of Bristol 1880-1939, by Dave Backwith, Roger Ball, Stephen E Hunt, Mike Richardson, reviewed by Gemma Edwards

The Left Hemisphere

25 August 2015 The Left Hemisphere: Mapping critical theory today, by Razmig Keucheyan, reviewed by Finn Smith

Alternatives to Capitalism

25 August 2015 Alternatives to Capitalism: Proposals for a democratic economy, by Robin Hahnel and Erik Olin Wright, reviewed by Heather Blakey

Gun Baby Gun

1 August 2015 Gun Baby Gun: A bloody journey into the world of the gun, by Iain Overton, reviewed by Jen Wilton

Blacklisted

1 August 2015 Blacklisted: The secret war between big business and union activists, by Dave Smith and Phil Chamberlain, reviewed by Claire Fauset

Rebel Footprints

1 August 2015 Rebel Footprints: A Guide To Uncovering London’s Radical History, by David Rosenberg, reviewed by Ian Sinclair

Sisters of the Revolution

1 August 2015 Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology, eds Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, reviewed by Kate Bradley

Cultural Capital

8 June 2015 Cultural Capital: The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain, by Robert Hewison, reviewed by Danielle Child

Women Against Fundamentalism

8 June 2015 Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity, by Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Nira Yuval-Davis (eds), reviewed by Charlotte Sykes

Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom?

8 June 2015 Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R Cole (eds), reviewed by Houman Barekat

Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change

6 May 2015 Honourable Friends? Parliament and the Fight for Change, by Caroline Lucas, reviewed by Ian Sinclair

A Precariat Charter

19 March 2015 A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens, by Guy Standing, reviewed by John Palmer

Ujamaa

27 February 2015 Ujamaa: The hidden story of Tanzania’s socialist villages, by Ralph Ibbott, reviewed by Ruth London

Drug War Capitalism

26 February 2015 Drug War Capitalism, by Dawn Paley, reviewed by Jen Wilton

Method and Madness

25 February 2015 Method and Madness: the hidden story of Israel’s assaults on Gaza, by Norman G Finkelstein, reviewed by Richard Kuper

Captive Revolution

24 February 2015 Captive Revolution: Palestinian women’s anti-colonial struggle within the Israeli prison system, by Nahla Abdo, reviewed by Kitty Webster

Smelling salts for the left: Russell Brand’s Revolution

22 February 2015 What if you actually read Russell Brand's book, instead of dismissing it as the mainstream media has? Alex Nunns writes

The People: the rise and fall of the working class

1 December 2014 The People: the rise and fall of the working class, by Selina Todd, reviewed by Rhian Jones

World in Chains

1 December 2014 World in Chains: the impact of nuclear weapons and militarisation, by Angie Zelter (ed), reviewed by David Mackenzie

After Occupy

1 December 2014 After Occupy: Economic democracy for the 21st century, by Tom Malleson, reviewed by Michelle Zellers

Stop, Thief!

1 December 2014 Stop Thief! The Commons, Enclosures and Resistance, by Peter Linebaugh, reviewed by Derek Wall

Crucible of Resistance: Greece, the Eurozone and the World Economic Crisis

7 October 2014 Trevor Evans reviews Crucible of Resistance: Greece, the Eurozone and the World Economic Crisis, by Christos Laskos and Euclid Tsakalotos

SOS Alternatives to Capitalism

6 October 2014 Jeremy Seabrook reviews SOS Alternatives to Capitalism (New Internationalist Publications, 2014) by Richard Swift

The Battle for Justice in Palestine

1 October 2014 The Battle for Justice in Palestine, by Ali Abunimah, reviewed by Hilary Aked

The Squatters’ Movement in Europe

1 October 2014 The Squatters' Movement in Europe: Commons and autonomy as alternatives to capitalism, by Squatting Europe Kollective, reviewed by Izzy Koksal

Reclaiming Local Democracy

1 October 2014 Reclaiming Local Democracy: A progressive future for local government, by Ines Newman, reviewed by Dexter Whitfield

From India to Palestine

1 October 2014 From India to Palestine: Essays in Solidarity, by Githa Hariharan (ed), reviewed by Puneet Dhaliwal

Change or be changed

16 September 2014 Kim Bryan reviews Naomi Klein's latest book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate

Discovery of the World: A political awakening in the shadow of Mussolini

6 August 2014 Jane Shallice reviews Discovery of the World: A political awakening in the shadow of Mussolini, by Luciana Castellina

Languages of the Unheard

1 August 2014 Languages of the Unheard: why militant protest is good for democracy, by Stephen D'arcy, reviewed by Andrew Dolan

Review: The Price of Experience

1 August 2014 The Price of Experience: writings on living with cancer, by Mike Marqusee, reviewed by Mika Minio-Paluello

Sex, Race and Class

23 June 2014 Sex, Race and Class – the Perspective of Winning: a selection of writings 1952–2011, by Selma James, reviewed by Ruth London

Silence Would Be Treason

23 June 2014 Silence Would Be Treason: Last writings of Ken Saro-Wiwa, by Ide Corley, Helen Fallon and Laurence Cox (eds), reviewed by Sarah Shoraka

The Queer African Reader

23 June 2014 The Queer African Reader, by Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas (eds), reviewed by Mel Evans

Creditocracy

23 June 2014 Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal, by Andrew Ross, reviewed by Jonathan Stevenson

Stitched Up

23 June 2014 Stitched Up: The anti-capitalist book of fashion, by Tansy Hoskins, reviewed by Paul Collins

Brazil’s Dance with the Devil

15 June 2014 Brazil’s Dance with the Devil by David Zirin, reviewed by Peter Chapman

The Failed Experiment

11 June 2014 The Failed Experiment, by Andrew Fisher, reviewed by Michael Calderbank



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