Reviews
ReviewsChristian Hogsbjerg

A fitting tribute to Darcus Howe

Christian Hogsbjerg reviews Here to Stay – Here to Fight: A Race Today Anthology, edited by Paul Field, Robin Bunce, Leila Hassan and Margaret Peacock, Pluto Press, 2019.

ReviewsChristian Hogsbjerg
A fitting tribute to Darcus Howe
ReviewsJackie Walker

Speak truth: the harder it is, the more we need to do it

Jackie Walker assesses important issues discussed in a new book by Noam Chomsky

ReviewsJackie Walker
Speak truth: the harder it is, the more we need to do it
ReviewsMike Phipps

Building a Corbyn movement

Mike Phipps reviews Corbynism from below, edited by Mark Perryman, published by Lawrence & Wishart

ReviewsMike Phipps
Building a Corbyn movement
ReviewsTony Greenstein

The Responsibility of Intellectuals

Tony Greenstein reviews The Responsibility of Intellectuals 50 years on, edited Chris Knight, Nicholas Allot and Neil Smith. London: UCL Press.

Privilege, Chomsky argues, brings with it the responsibility to tell the truth and expose lies, but our intellectual culture only pays lip-service to this ideal.

ReviewsTony Greenstein
The Responsibility of Intellectuals
ReviewsPete Firmin

Know your enemy to defeat them

Pete Firmin reviews The New Authoritarians, Convergence on the Right (Pluto Press, 2019, £16.99) by David Renton

ReviewsPete Firmin
Know your enemy to defeat them
ReviewsMike Phipps

The suffering behind the statistics

Mike Phipps reviews Solito, solita: Crossing borders with youth refugees from Central America, edited by Steven Mayers and Jonathan Freedman, published by Haymarket.

ReviewsMike Phipps
The suffering behind the statistics
ReviewsGuest Author

Live from Nicaragua : Uprising or Coup? - A Reader

The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group promotes a new book on recent unrest in the country

ReviewsGuest Author
Live from Nicaragua : Uprising or Coup? - A Reader
ReviewsMike Phipps

In defence of humanism

Mike Phipps reviews Clear bright future: a radical defence of the human being, by Paul Mason, published by Allen Lane.

ReviewsMike Phipps
In defence of humanism
ReviewsStuart King

Chernobyl: The dangers of nuclear power

Stuart King reviews the HBO-Sky Atlantic mini series on the worst civil nuclear disaster the world has yet seen.

ReviewsStuart King
Chernobyl: The dangers of nuclear power
ReviewsMike Phipps

Preparing for government

Mike Phipps reviews People Get Ready: Preparing for a Corbyn Government, by Christine Berry and Joe Guinan, published by OR Books

ReviewsMike Phipps
Preparing for government

Learning from Thatcher?

“The job of the grassroots is not simply to get Labour elected and to defend it in government. Rather, it’s the other way round: the job of the Labour Party must be to serve the movements that will transform the economy, society and politics."

Norman Thomas, vice-chair South Thanet CLP, reviews People Get Ready! Preparing for a Corbyn Government, by Christine Berry and Joe Guinan, Or Books, £12.

50 Van Gogh masterpieces - no need for superfluous wrapping

Van Gogh’s time in London shaped his determination to reflect the harsh realities of life for the many.

50 Van Gogh masterpieces - no need for superfluous wrapping

Rebel footprints

Jeremy Corbyn was a guest speaker at the launch of the new edition of my book. He stressed how important it is to know our histories and draw on them in our campaigns today.

  Rebel footprints
ReviewsMike Phipps

Lessons of the Revolution

Mike Phipps reviews A People’s History of the Portuguese Revolution, by Raquel Varela, published by Pluto

ReviewsMike Phipps
Lessons of the Revolution
ReviewsMike Phipps

The Honduran catastrophe

What conditions are fuelling the exodus of Hondurans into the migrant caravan journeying north to the US border? Mike Phipps reviews The Long Honduran Night, by Dana Frank, published by Haymarket Books

ReviewsMike Phipps
The Honduran catastrophe
ReviewsMike Phipps

Complicity in murder

“Nothing better illustrates the immorality of Britain’s relationship with the Gulf states than its support for the Saudi war on Yemen, much of which consists of aerial bombardment”. Mike Phipps review AngloArabia, by David Wearing, published by Polity

ReviewsMike Phipps
Complicity in murder
ReviewsMike Phipps

Hope amid the devastation

Mike Phipps reviews The Battle for Paradise: Puerto Rico takes on the Disaster Capitalists, by Naomi Klein, published by Haymarket

ReviewsMike Phipps
Hope amid the devastation
ReviewsMike Phipps

Orwell's relevance today

Mike Phipps reviews George Orwell Illustrated, by David Smith and Mike Mosher, published by Haymarket, and explores how Orwell’s thinking can contribute to today’s struggle for socialism

ReviewsMike Phipps
Orwell's relevance today
ReviewsMike Phipps

A taste of utopia

Mike Phipps reviews Definable Traces in the Atmosphere, by Mike Marqusee, published by OR Books

ReviewsMike Phipps
A taste of utopia

Remembering TRICO

This book takes us back to the world of 1976, when workers could vote for strike action by a show of hands and walk out the same afternoon, gaining official recognition from the union at a later stage.

Remembering TRICO
ReviewsIan Illett

The US versus China?

Ian Illett reviews The US vs China: Asia’s new Cold War? by Jude Woodward,  published by Manchester University Press.     

ReviewsIan Illett
The US versus China?
ReviewsMike Phipps

The example of Hugo Blanco

Mike Phipps reviews We the Indians: the Indigenous Peoples of Peru and the Struggle for Land, published by Merlin, Resistance Books and the IIRE.

ReviewsMike Phipps
The example of Hugo Blanco
ReviewsMike Phipps

"Jeremy can now get his own way"

Now, with the departure of the general secretary, many other senior officials are leaving.

ReviewsMike Phipps
"Jeremy can now get his own way"