To celebrate The World Transformed 2020 programme we're offering 50% off our essential socialist books of the moment!
Challenge your imposed reading. 40% off until the end of September.
Our selected reading on Race for the academic year ahead: all 40% off until the end of September.
Our selected History reading for the academic year ahead: all 40% off until the end of September.
The bestselling books of 2020, including Vivian Gornick, Adorno, Angela Davis, Mike Davis, and Judith Butler.
A report on the history and present day reality of police violence in India.
'From colonialism to apartheid and through to contemporary South Africa, it is the threat presented by the masses which means they need to be permanently contained, and this remains the enduring imperative of policing practices.'
Police brutality is endemic in modern Kenya, and a legacy of British colonial rule, write community organisers Gacheke Gachihi and Esther Waigumo Njoki.
This week on the Verso Blog, we bring you reports on the past and present roles of the police in five different countries.
An essay by W.E.B. Du Bois on the imperial roots of American racism.