Should we start blowing up pipelines, occupying coal mines, and destroying property to address global climate change?
The authors present their Five Book Plan for imagining a utopian eco-socialist future – or a future at all.
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"If there is to be a liveable and shared future on our planet, it will be a future offline, uncoupled from the world-destroying systems and operations of 24/7 capitalism." – Jonathan Crary
Radical political solutions to the climate crisis.
Perspectives on Russia's history and the wider geopolitical landscape, featuring Tony Wood, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Ilya Budraitskis, and more.
As part of our series on book worker organizing, David Gutsche, who works at Half Price Books in Roseville, Minnesota, talks about the process and pitfalls of workplace organizing.
“A must read for post-capitalists and those who care about the climate crisis.” – Aaron Bastani, author of Fully Automated Luxury Communism
Jodie Hare argues that the public perception of autism needs to be radically revised through a better understanding of neurodivergence.
“As a strategy of resistance and protest, nonviolence is often seen as passive and resolutely individual. Butler’s philosophical inquiry argues that it is in fact a shrewd and even aggressive collective political tactic.” – The New York Times
“Ali remains an outlier and intellectual bomb-thrower; an urbane, Oxford-educated polemicist.” — Observer
“Gornick’s language is so fresh and so blunt; it’s a quintessentially American voice, and a beautiful one.” – Dwight Garner, New York Times
“Marlowe Granados writes with a delicious joy and confidence.... a pleasure to read.” – Sheila Heti
“If Walter Rodney’s assassins were under the impression that they could arrest the flow of his ideas by destroying his body, they could have not been more wrong.” – Angela Davis
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As his latest book Revolution is published, the Italian historian Enzo Traverso discusses the French presidential election and the uses that the left can make of the past to imagine its future.
Ben Smoke interviews Matt Foot and Morag Livingstone, authors of Charged: How the Police Try to Suppress Protest.