In The Invention of Sicily, Jamie Mackay offers a sweeping history of Sicily from ancient times to the present day. Mackay presents Sicily's history as one of an autonomous community fighting for liberation against their oppressors.
Why have parties of the centre-left come unstuck across Western Europe since the turn of the century, asks historian Donald Sassoon in an extract from his new book, Morbid Symptoms: Anatomy of a World in Crisis.
Stefano Palombarini, co-author of The Last Neoliberal, marks the return of the technocratic Italian Prime Minister and warns that this is only the morbid symptoms of a politics without future
In an interview with Lucion Nanni, historian Enzo Traverso looks at the current rise of Islamophobia and fascism in Europe today.
Alain Badiou gets to grips with the current political moment, and proposes that we are on the cusp of a new epoch: a new mass communism.
In an new preface from Disobey!, Frédéric Gros observes the gilet jaunes and proposes a new way of thinking about protest, and government's response to it.