Society & Culture > Reviews
American ‘Blue Labour’?
15 Apr 2021
Mike Macnair reviews 'Virtue hoarders: the case against the professional managerial class' by Catherine Liu
Nationalist dreams and nightmares
08 Apr 2021
Mike Macnair reviews 'Workers and nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918' by JS Beneš and 'The Fiume crisis: life in the wake of the Habsburg empire' by DK Reill
Royalty and the Reich
08 Apr 2021
Eddie Ford reviews Channel 4's 'Queen Elizabeth and the spy in the palace', directed by Andy Webb
Regime change MI6-style
18 Mar 2021
Torab Saleth reviews the online documentary 'Coup 53' which was written, produced and directed by Taghi Amirani
Lamb dressed as mutton
18 Mar 2021
Lawrence Parker reviews 'A centenary for socialism: Britain’s Communist Party 1920-2020' by the Communist Party of Britain, edited by Mary Davis
25 Feb 2021
Michael Roberts reviews 'Mission economy: a moonshot guide to changing capitalism' by Mariana Mazzucato
Collapse of Corbyn project
04 Feb 2021
Tony Greenstein reviews 'Left out: the inside story of Labour under Corbyn' by Benjamin Pogrund and Patrick McGuire as well Owen Jones's 'This land: the struggle for the left'
21 Jan 2021
Gaby Rubin reviews 'The farming of bones' by Edwidge Danticat
Engels’ original sin?
14 Jan 2021
Mike Macnair reviews 'Marx, Engels and modern British socialism: the political thought of HM Hyndman, EB Bax and William Morris' by Seamus Flaherty
10 Dec 2020
Bernard Mattson reviews Victor Grossman's 'A socialist defector - from Harvard to Karl-Marx-Allee'
Waste, destruction and misery
29 Oct 2020
Michael Roberts reviews Hadas Thier's 'A people’s guide to capitalism'
Units of state terrorism
15 Oct 2020
David John Douglass reviews Harry McCallion 'Undercover war: Britain’s special forces and their secret battle against the IRA'
08 Oct 2020
George Evans reviews Clare Cowen's 'My search for revolution - and how we brought down an abusive leader'
17 Sep 2020
Mike Macnair reviews 'Degrowth in movement(s): exploring pathways to transformation', essays edited by Corinna Burkhart, Matthias Schmelzer and Nina Treu
Positive and negative
10 Sep 2020
Daniel Lazare reviews Christian Parenti's "Radical Hamilton: economic lessons from a misunderstood founder"