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    Threads: From the Refugee Crisis by Kate Evans

    During Refugee Week, Threads is 40% off, with £1 from every purchase donated to Médecins Sans Frontières. Combining the techniques of eyewitness reportage with the medium of comic-book storytelling, Threads addresses one of the most pressing issues of modern times to make a compelling case for the compassionate treatment of refugees and the free movement of peoples.


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    Kate Evans

    Kate Evans is a cartoonist, artist, and activist. She is the author of numerous books and...

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    Naji al-Ali

    “Graphic warmth, inspiration and horror."
    – John Pilger on the work of cartoonist Naji al-Ali
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    Joe Sacco

    Joe Sacco lives in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of many acclaimed graphic novels, including...

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    China Miéville

    China Miéville is the multi-award-winning author of many works of fiction and non-fiction. His...
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    Arundhati Roy

    “The fierceness with which Arundhati Roy loves humanity moves my heart.” – Alice Walker
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    Angela Y. Davis

    “Angela Davis taught me that I did not have to tolerate the racism I was suffering in the playground, she told me that I was not alone.’” 
    – Benjamin Zephaniah




  • Threads: From the Refugee Crisis: 40% off

    During Refugee Week, Threads: From the Refugee Crisis is 40% off until June 25 at midnight UTC. Click here to activate your discount.

    Verso will donate £1 from every purchase to Médecins Sans Frontières.

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  • A Permanent Election

    What would a left government in the UK would look like? James Butler examines the left's challenges in building the Corbyn surge into a wholesale political transformation.

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  • It's Grime Wot Won It

    One of the most unexpected media storms of the 2017 general election was over the hashtag #Grime4Corbyn. The hashtag started trending after a string of Grime MCs–from doyens of the scene like JME and Saskilla to the up-and-coming young'uns AJ Tracey and Novelist–publicly declared their support for Jeremy Corbyn.

    But if all the fuss over #Grime4Cobyn passed you by, or if your only experience of London's greatest musical export of the past decade is seeing Stromzy on Jools Holland, then we've got you covered. In this extract from The Wire Primers, acclaimed music writer Simon Reynolds takes us on a tour of Grime's seminal records.

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  • Ibn Khaldun and The Myth of "Arab Invasion"

    This refusal to accept the mass of evidence, the stubborn repetition of the error, and the insistence on making it a central theme in any account of Maghrebian history cannot be accidental. The myth did not arise by chance. It was deliberately forged and inculcated into the framework of colonial ideology.

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