The Truth About Modern Slavery – Emily Kenway

January 4, 2024
The Truth About Modern Slavery reveals how modern slavery has been created as a political tool by those in power. It shows how anti-slavery action acts as a moral cloak, hiding the harms of the ‘hostile environment’ towards migrants, legitimising big brands’ exploitation of the poorest workers and oppressing sex

The Skin We’re In – Desmond Cole

August 7, 2023
In this bracing, revelatory work of award-winning journalism, celebrated writer and activist Desmond Cole punctures the naive assumptions of Canadians who believe we live in a post-racial nation.

Alpha City – Rowland Atkinson

January 11, 2022
The City is the epicentre of the world’s financial markets, an elite cultural hub, and a place to hide one’s wealth. Rowland Atkinson tells the story of eager developers, sovereign wealth, and grasping politicians, all of which paved the way for the plutocratic colonisation of the cityscape.

Street Fighting Years – Tariq Ali

January 3, 2022
Tariq Ali recounts a counter-history of the '60s rocked by the Prague Spring, student protests on the streets of Europe and America, the effects of the Vietnam war, and the aftermath of the revolutionary insurgencies led by Che Guevara. He takes us from Paris and Prague to Hanoi and Bolivia.

A Man and a Motorcycle – Bette Dam

August 22, 2021
With a secondhand motorcycle, the support of a few loyal tribesmen and the CIA, Hamid Karzai willed himself to power in post Taliban Afghanistan in 2001. Bette Dam chronicles the astonishing rise of Hamid Karzai from relative obscurity to presidency, revealing political opportunism at its finest.

Azadi – Arundhati Roy

April 4, 2021
In this series of electrifying essays, Arundhati Roy challenges us to reflect on the meaning of freedom in a world of growing authoritarianism.

World in Danger – Wolfgang Ischinger

March 23, 2021
Wolfgang Ischinger, a former German diplomat, offers a deceptively hopeful picture of future EU foreign policy. In his calls for a stronger Europe, Ischinger fails to realize the consequences this might have on the citizens of the EU and beyond.
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