Tariq Ali has been a leading figure of the international left since the 60s. Growing up in a communist milieu in Lahore, his first recorded attendance of a meeting was at the age of six on May Day 1949. From the student movement in Pakistan to the Vietnam Solidarity Campaign, from Trotsky to Malcolm X, from Lenin to Lennon, his works have had a seismic and global influence on leftist thought.
His latest book, Winston Churchill: His Times, His Crimes, is out now in paperback.
A challenge to the worship of Winston Churchill, A chronicle of the consequences of the invasion of Afghanistan, and a rediscovered conversation with Ernest Mandel.
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Tariq Ali shares his account of his time as an activist and young radical in the 1960s! It is a story that takes us from Paris and Prague to Hanoi and Bolivia, encountering along the way Marlon Brando, Henry Kissinger, and Mick Jagger.
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Including an insightful portrait of Lenin’s deepest preoccupations, an essential critique of Obamaism, and a discussion of the future of socialist politics in Britain.
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Ali maintains an international perspective in his work, writing on the War on Terror, the unending occupation of Kashmir, and the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela.
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These historical novels examine the encounters among Muslims, Christians, and Jews through the ages, from the Crusades to twenty-first-century London.
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