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Aaron Bastani's manifesto promises a utopian world of plenty, but one in which the fundamental relations of the capitalist system remain untouched.
By Bernie McAdam To mark the 30th anniversary of the Trafalgar Square Poll Tax demo-turned-riot, Simon Hannah has produced an excellent and enthralling account of the epic struggle that helped […]
David Goodhart's new book presents a deeply conservative analysis of the post-Brexit convulsions in British politics
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, a leading member of the International Socialist Organisation until its dissolution earlier this year, has provided a useful analysis of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement that erupted across the US in the aftermath of the police killing of Mike Jones in Ferguson, Missouri in 2016
Angela Saini’s third book, Superior, is a logical follow-on from her second, Inferior, on the failure of science in relation to women. She is a science journalist and BBC scientific […]
ANDY YORKE critiques Costas Lapavitsas’ recent book making the case for Lexit
By Andy Yorke PAUL MASON left Channel Four to become an independent left commentator back in early 2016, citing his desire for political freedom, to back Corbyn’s Labour Party, and […]
The images of the Black Panthers – black berets and leather jackets, afros, guns, the pouncing panther – and their enduring inspiration are so great that it’s hard to believe […]
Joy Macready reviews Katha Pollitt, ‘Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights’, Picador, 2014, pp258, $25 “We need to talk about ending a pregnancy as a common, even normal, event in the reproductive lives […]