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Issue #81

January 2012
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Critical Thinking

Reviews

  • The politics of climate change activism

    Chris Williams reviews The Rise of the Green Left: A Global Introduction to Ecosocialism by Derek Wall and Toward Climate Justice: Perspectives on the Climate Crisis and Social Change by Brian Tokar
  • Anything went

    Paul D'Amato reviews Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá
  • Marx redux

    Brooke Horvath reviews Why Marx Was Right by Terry Eagleton
  • Racism on trial

    Jason Netek reviews People Wasn't Made to Burn: A True Story of Housing, Race, and Murder in Chicago by Joe Allen
  • The life behind the icon

    Charles Peterson reviews The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World by John Carlos and Dave Zirin

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Issue #62

November 2008

Crisis of Capitalism

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Interviews

Critical Thinking

Reviews

  • Energy Imperialism

    Lance Selfa reviews Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy by Michael Klare and The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism by Lance Selfa
  • What to read about Afghanistan

    Charles Peterson reviews Koran, Kalashnikov, and Laptop: The Neo-Taliban Insurgency in Afghanistan 2002-2007 by Antonio Giustozzi; Descent into Chaos: The U.S. and the Disaster in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia by Ahmed Rashid; The Taliban and the Crisis of Afghanistan edited by Robert D. Crews and Amin Tarzi; Organizations at War in Afghanistan and Beyond by Abdulkader H. Sinno; and Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence by Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls
  • Medication nation

    Helen Redmond reviews Our Daily Meds: How the Pharmaceutical Companies Transformed Themselves into Slick Marketing Machines and Hooked the Nation on Prescription Drugs by Melody Petersen
  • Deadly lines on the map

    Avery Wear reviews Dying to Live: A Story of U.S. Immigration in an Age of Global Apartheid by Joseph Nevins
  • Raising the alert levels on bathtubs

    Shaun Joseph reviews Overblown: How Politicians and the Terrorism Industry Inflate National Security Threats, and Why We Believe Them by John Mueller

Letters

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