Urbanization absorbs capital and in the process transforms societies, the economy and the environment. It is a product and a site of class struggle and the Left must adapt its organization better to face the destruction urbanization brings with itself.
Yates has written a clear and concise manual for trade union activists that emphasizes their importance in an age of neoliberal onslaught on labour.
These essays explore different conceptions of the relations between humans and the environment that are embedded in world religions and traditions.
A concise presentation of dominant environmental ideas in the West and a knowledgeable critique of them. Pepper challenges the mainstream assumptions by situating each ideas social and historical origins.
Yearley discusses the problems related to the universalizing discourse of globalization and its impact on the environment. He shows how inequality in wealth and power structures our discourse and leaves the most vulnerable to suffer.
A powerful novel that explores the notions of identity and belonging of Palestinians in Israel and abroad through a masterful narrative, replete with nuance and melancholy beauty.
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda, Edward S. Herman, South End Press, 1982, pp. 252, ISBN 0-89608-134-6 One reason enough to read Herman’s The Real Terror Network is that it features at the top of the Chomsky…
Plagues and Peoples, William H. McNeill, Anchor Books Doubleday, 1977, pp. 365, ISBN 0-385-12122-9 Professor William McNeill’s career spanned the latter half of the 20th century and was devoted to macrohistorical explanations of change. He is most widely known for…
Infection and Inequalities: the Modern Plague, Paul Farmer, University of California Press, 2001, pp. 375, ISBN: 9780520229136 In 2018, a total of 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis in the world, with a further 10 million who fell ill with…
A terrifying true story about the origins and spread of different filo-viruses and people tasked with preventing it. Preston tells the story of a contained outbreak of Ebola in Reston, Virginia in 1989 and 1990.