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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

Mission impossible

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'

Hispaniola shibboleth

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

No apologia

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'

Shattering account

08 Oct 2020

George Evans reviews Clare Cowen's 'My search for revolution - and how we brought down an abusive leader'

Incoherent mosaic

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"

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