By Jeremy Dewar Between 1969 and 1973, Britain deported 1,500 islanders from their homes on the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Many of them were descendants of African slaves, brought to the islands to work on coconut plantations, first by the Portuguese, then by the French. Twice removed from their homes, on both occasions […]
Making the case for a one state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By Peter Main In this short pamphlet, Simon Hannah seeks to, ‘outline the recent history of China as well as the ways in which the politics and economy of the country have shifted – making it one of the most powerful capitalist and emerging imperialist countries in the world’. More than that, as the title […]
Jeremy Dewar reviews Claude McKay: The Making of a Black Bolshevik
Dave Stockton reviews Our Bloc: How We Win by James Schneider
Tim Nailsea reviews A Collective Bargain: Unions, Organising and the Fight for Democracy by Jane McAlevey
Bernie McAdam reviews Common History, Common Struggle by Peter Hadden.
Andy Yorke reviews The Corona Crash: How the Pandemic will Change Capitalism by Grace Blakeley
Tim Nailsea reviews Despised: Why the Modern Left Loathes the Working Class by Paul Embery
Tim Nailsea reviews A People's History of the German Revolution
Bernie McAdam reviews Can't Pay, Won't Pay: The Fight to Stop the Poll Tax by Simon Hannah
Tom Sherwood reviews Superior: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini
Andy Yorke reviews Paul Mason, PostCapitalism
Richard Wilkinson, coauthor of the book The Spirit Level gave a half hour slide presentation about the corrosive effects of inequality on society at the Leeds Anti-Cuts Convention in February 2013. The “spirit level” refers to the carpenter’s tool to measure incline, and the slide show indeed measured in exhaustive detail the correlation between […]
Chris Clough reviews Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions by Paul Mason
Bill Jenkins reviews Robert Brenner, Merchants and Revolution: Commercial Change, Political Conflict and London's Overseas Traders 1550-1653