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After Europe

Ivan Krastev

Label University of Pennsylvania Press Genre Protest Cat no. 9780812249439

In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union—and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on ...

Adults in the Room

Yanis Varoufakis

Label Bodley Head Genre Protest Cat no. 9781847924452

Varoufakis sparked one of the most spectacular and controversial battles in recent political history when, as finance minister of Greece, he attempted to re-negotiate his country’s relati...

The New Rulers of the World

John Pilger

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784782115

John Pilger is one of the world s renowned investigative journalists and documentary filmmakers. In this classic book, with an updated introduction, he reveals the secrets and illusions o...

The Righteous Mind

Jonathan Haidt

Label Penguin Genre Protest Cat no. 9780141039169

In The Righteous Mind, psychologist Jonathan Haidt answers some of the most compelling questions about human relationships:

I Am Not Your Negro

James Baldwin

Label Penguin Genre Protest Cat no. 9780141986678

In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malco...

Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History of Jewish Radicalism

Alain Brossat and Sylvia Klingberg

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784786069

Recovering the history of the revolutionary Jewish traditionJewish radicals manned the barricades on the avenues of Petrograd and the alleys of the Warsaw ghetto; they were in the vanguar...

The Philosophy of Marx

Etienne Balibar

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784786038

A rich and accessible introduction to Marx’s fundamental concepts from a key intellectual—now updated

How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

George Monbiot

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786630780

Leading political and environmental commentator on where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it.

The Origin of Capitalism: A Longer View

Ellen Meiksins Wood

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786630681

In this original and provocative book Ellen Meiksins Wood reminds us that capitalism is not a natural and inevitable consequence of human nature, nor is it simply an extension of age-old ...

The Shock of the Anthropocene: The Earth, History and Us

Christophe Bonneuil and Jean-Baptiste Fressoz

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784785031

Dissecting the new theoretical buzzword of the Anthropocene.

The Production of Money: How to Break the Power of the Banks

Ann Pettifor

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786631343

Money makes the world go round: but what is it really? And how is it produced? Above all, who controls its production, and in whose interests? Money is never a neutral medium of exchange....

Speaking of Universities

Stefan Collini

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786631398

In recent decades there has been an immense global surge in the numbers both of universities and of students. In the UK alone there are now over 140 institutions teaching more subjects to...

Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties

Mike Marqusee

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786632425

When Muhammad Ali died, many mourned the life of the greatest sportsman the world had ever seen. In Redemption Song, Mike Marqusee argues that Ali was not just a boxer but a remarkable po...

Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy

Richard Murphy

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786631671

The revelations from the Panama Papers show unknown levels of secret money: how the superrich hide their wealth from the rest of us."Dirty Secrets" uncovers the extent of the corruption b...

Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism

Wolfgang Streeck

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786630711

The financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 still has the world on tenterhooks. The gravity of the situation is matched by a general paucity of understanding about what is happen...

It Can't Happen Here

Sinclair Lewis

Label Penguin Genre Protest Cat no. 9780241310663

It's 1935 and discontent is rife in America. From the political margins appears Buzz Windrip, charismatic presidential candidate and 'inspired guesser at what political doctrines the peop...

On Palestine

Noam Chomsky

Label Penguin Genre Protest Cat no. 9780241980811

On Palestine is Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappé's indispensable update on a suffering region.

On Anarchism

Noam Chomsky

Label Penguin Genre Protest Cat no. 9780241980804

On Anarchism is an essential introduction to the Noam Chomsky's political theory.

Power Systems

Noam Chomsky

Label Penguin Genre Protest Cat no. 9780241965245

Power Systems is the latest collection of searing insights from intellectual superstar Noam Chomsky.

Corbyn and Trident: Labour's Continuing Controversy

Carol Turner

Label Public Reading Rooms Genre Protest Cat no. 9780995535213

Carol Turner has produced a fascinating account of the turbulent debates within the Labour Party over this most crucial of questions.

Black Power 50

Sylvaine A. Diouf and Komozi Woodward

Label The New Press Genre Protest Cat no. 9781620971482

Black Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics and fashion that opened the eyes of millions of people across the globe. In the United States, the movement spread like...

Dreams from My Father

Barack Obama

Label canongate Genre Protest Cat no. 9781782119258

The son of a black African father and a white American mother, Obama was only two years old when his father walked out on the family. Many years later, Obama receives a phone call from Na...

The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution

Bryan Shih and Yohuru Williams

Label Nation Genre Protest Cat no. 9781568585550

October 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, an organization that remains one of the most misunderstood of the twentieth century. But beyond the...

Bad Girls Throughout History

Ann Shen

Label Chronicle Books Genre Protest Cat no. 9781452153933

Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Je...

Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy

Alain Badiou

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784786250

In Pocket Pantheon Alain Badiou, one of today's leading political and philosophical minds, invites readers to engage with some of the great thinkers of the postwar Western tradition such ...

The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784785345

The Beautiful Struggle is an extraordinary memoir from the most important new voice in the US race debate and the author of New York Times bestseller list no. 1 Between the World and Me, ...

Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

Richard Seymour

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784785314

With a landslide in the first round, this unassuming antiwar socialist crushed the opposition, dealing a huge blow to the Blairite opposition. For the first time in decades, socialism is ...

Scotland Yardie

Bobby Joseph and Joseph Samuels

Label Turnaround Genre Protest Cat no. 9780861662517

With institutionalised racism at an all-time high, the Metropolitan Police embark on their yearly drive to recruit more ethnic people in the police force. With little or no success they b...

The Pinch

David Willetts

Released 08/03/18 Label Atlantic Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786491220

The baby boom of 1945-65 produced the biggest, richest generation that Britain has ever known. Today, at the peak of their power and wealth, baby boomers now run our country; by virtue of...

The Right to Have Rights

Stephanie Degooyer, Alastair Hunt, Samuel Moyn and Astra Taylor

Released 23/01/18 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784787547

Sixty years ago, the political theorist Hannah Arendt, deprived of her German citizenship as a Jew and in exile from her country, observed that before people can enjoy any of the 'inalien...

Police: A Field Guide

David Correia and Tyler Wall

Released 09/01/18 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786630148

This book will arm activists on the streets - as well as anyone with an open mind on one of the key issues of our time - with a critical analysis and ultimately a redefinition of the very...

Europe's Fault Lines: Racism and the Rise of the Right

Elizabeth Fekete

Released 07/01/18 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784787226

It is clear that the right is on the rise, but after Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the spike in popularity of extreme-right parties across Europe, the question on everyone's mi...

The Crunk Feminist Collection

Brittney C. Cooper, Robin M Boylorn, Susana M. Morris

Released 01/12/17 Label feminist press Genre Protest Cat no. 9781558619432

For the Crunk Feminist Collective, their academic day jobs were lacking in conversations they actually wanted - relevant, real conversations about how race and gender politics intersect w...

How Will Capitalism End? Essays on a Failing System

Wolfgang Streeck

Released 14/11/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786632982

In How Will Capitalism End? the acclaimed analyst of contemporary politics and economics Wolfgang Streeck argues that capitalism is now in a critical condition. Growth is giving way to se...

How Will Capitalism End?

Wolfgang Streeck

Released 14/11/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784784010

The provocative political thinker asks if it will be with a bang or a whimperIn How Will Capitalism End? the acclaimed analyst of contemporary politics and economics Wolfgang Streeck argu...

Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History of Jewish Radicalism

Alain Brossat and Sylvia Klingberg

Released 07/11/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784786076

Jewish radicals manned the barricades on the avenues of Petrograd and the alleys of the Warsaw ghetto; they were in the vanguard of those resisting Franco and the Nazis. They originated i...

Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Reece Jones

Released 10/10/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784784744

A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policed Forty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the...

Out of the Wreckage: A New Politics in an Age of Crisis

George Monbiot

Released 03/10/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786632883

Mainstream politics is stuck, torn between the redundant doctrines of Keynesianism and neoliberalism. Neither have much to offer a world facing environmental collapse, civic breakdown and...

Against Everything: On Dishonest Times

Mark Greif

Released 12/09/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784785932

Against Everything is a thought-provoking study and essential guide to the vicissitudes of everyday life under twenty-first-century capitalism. Mark Greif is one of the most exciting writ...

Che: A Graphic Biography

Spain Rodriguez

Released 17/08/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786633286

Since his murder 50 years ago in Bolivia, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara has become a universally known revolutionary icon and political figure whose image is among the most recognizable in the wo...

Mandela, The Graphic Novel

Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Umlando Wezithombe

Released 03/08/17 Label Robinson Genre Protest Cat no. 9781472139870

Freedom fighter, fugitive, celebrated prisoner, president: the hero of a nation. Nelson Mandela was called a terrorist, forced into hiding, captured, threatened with the death penalty and...

The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain

Ron Ramdin

Released 01/08/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786630650

This is the first comprehensive historical perspective on the relationship between black workers and the changing patterns of Britain's labour needs.

The End of Policing

Alex Vitale

Released 01/08/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781784782894

Recent years have seen an explosion of protest and concern about police brutality and repression - especially after months of violent protest erupted in TKyear in Ferguson, Missouri follo...

A Reader's Guide To Marx's Capital

Joseph Choonara

Released 20/07/17 Label Bookmarks Genre Protest Cat no. 9781910885482

The first volume of Marx's Capital was published 150 years ago. It continues to entice readers eager to grapple with the author's account of the 'laws of motion' of capitalism. Yet for ma...

Lenin 2017: Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through

Slavoj Zizek

Released 11/07/17 Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786631886

Lenin's originality and importance as a revolutionary leader is most often associated with the seizure of power in 1917. But, Zizek argues in his new study and collection of original text...

1917: Revolutionary Russia And The Dream Of A New World

Dave Sherry

Label Bookmarks Genre Protest Cat no. 9781910885406

When women workers' anger exploded onto the streets of Petrograd on International Women's Day in 1917, it lit a fuse that was to turn the world upside down. It sparked the toppling of the...

As Radical as Reality Itself: Marxism and Tradition

Neil Davidson

Label haymarket Genre Protest Cat no. 9781608466030

In this book of essays Neil Davidson examines Marxism's relationship to previously existing traditions (the Enlightenment), as well as the precise boundaries of the Marxist tradition itse...

Threads: From the Refugee Crisis

Kate Evans

Label verso Genre Protest Cat no. 9781786631732

A heartbreaking, full-color graphic novel of the refugee drama. In the French port town of Calais, the historic home of the lace industry, a city within a city has arisen. This new town, ...