Issue #87

January 2013
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  • Words as weapons

    Peter Dwyer reviews Reading Revolution: Shakespeare on Robben Island by Ashwin Desai
  • War and Capital

    Todd Chretien reviews Discovering Imperialism: Social Democracy to World War I by Richard B. Day and Daniel Gaido
  • How China's party rules

    David Whitehouse reviews The Party: The Secret World of China's Communist Rulers by Richard McGregor
  • Cause or cure?

    Hannah Wolfe reviews Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America by Robert Whitaker
  • Teachers as scapegoats

    Laura Taylor reviews Bad Teacher!: How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture by Ken K. Kumashiro
  • “Dystopia is for losers”

    Dan Sharber reviews Catastrophism: The Apocalyptic Politics of Collapse and Rebirth by Sasha Lilley, David McNally, Eddie Yuen, James Davis and Doug Henwood
  • Is small beautiful?

    Michael Ware reviews No Local: Why Small-Scale Alternatives Won’t Change the World by Greg Sharzer
  • Embedded bias

    Helen Redmond reviews Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan by Rajiv Chandrasekaran

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Issue #99

Winter 2015-16

The Left after Syriza

Issue contents

Top story

Editorials

Features

Reviews

  • Revolutionary parliamentarism?

    Todd Chretien reviews Lenin’s Electoral Strategy from Marx and Engels through the Revolution of 1905: The Ballot, the Streets—or Both by August H. Nimtz and Lenin’s Electoral Strategy from 1907 to the October Revolution of 1917: The Ballot, the Streets—or Both by August H. Nimtz
  • Slavery, capitalism,
 and imperialism

    Sandy Boyer reviews The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward E. Baptist; Empire of Cotton: A Global History by Sven Beckert; River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom by Walter Johnson; and The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860 by Calvin Schermerhorn
  • The roots of the deep state

    Joe Cleffie reviews Phantom Terror: Political Paranoia and the Formation of the Modern State, 1789–1848 by Adam Zamoyski

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