Review: Ethics, Politics, and Anarcho Punk Identifications

January 11th: by Edward Anthony Avery-Natale ISBN: 978-1-498519-98-4 PP: 235 Publisher: Lexington Books 2016 Review by Ruhe Like many anarchists who came of age in the 1990s, my first exposure to anarchism came through the punk scene.

Review: Syria’s Disappeared by Sara Afshar

January 4th: The Syrian government led by president Bashar al-Assad is responsible for systematic and widespread torture targeting its opponents, activists and civilians.

Film Review: New Town Utopia

November 23rd: Directed by Christopher Ian Smith Release date: 2018 Running time: 80 minutes ‘New Town Utopia is a feature documentary film about utopian dreams and concrete realities…

Book Review: Divide and Conquer or Divide and Subdivide?

October 30th: by Mark Leier ISBN: 978-1-62963-383-1 PP: 32 Publisher: PM Press 2017 £4.50 ($5.95) This pamphlet is by the author of the best biography of Bakunin, Bakunin: The Creative Passion, Mark Leier and covers the Marx-Bakunin conflict in the First International.

Book Review: +KAOS Ten years of Hacking and Media Activism

October 26th: Autistici/Inventati 139pp Link to book.

Book Review: Squatting in Britain 1945-1955

August 25th: by Norman Spinrad ISBN: 978-1-60486-810-4 PP: 264 Publisher: The Merlin Press £16.99 After World War II, many people squatted empty properties, often government-owned ex-Army camps, since a housing crisis had been created as a result of the hugely damaged housing stock, slow state action to build new homes and a huge influx of returning servicemen as well

Film Review: Dunkirk

August 17th: Directed by Christopher Nolan Released Jul 2017 Running Time 106 minutes Nolan’s Dunkirk amounts to a nostalgic remake of a 1950s World War II film where the brilliant cinematography and immersive sound fails to make up for the nationalist myth making and glorification of war.

Book review: Raising Hell

August 10th: by Norman Spinrad ISBN: 978-1-60486-810-4 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press, 2014 £9.99 Raising Hell opens this installment of Outspoken Authors (OA) with a doozy: union organisers, sentenced to Hell, unionise demons and eventually help Lucifer with his own identity crisis.

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Book review: Against Doom — A Climate Insurgency Manual

August 3rd: by Jeremy Brecher ISBN: 978-1-62963-385-5 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press 2017 £11.99 Easy to read 100 page book about how to collaborate and proactively work to stop the end of the world — or at least the extermination of humanity — aka climate change.

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Book Review: The Day the Country Died — A History of Anarcho Punk 1980–1984

July 27th: by Ian Glasper ISBN: 978-1-60486-516-5 PP: 496 Publisher: PM Press, 2014 £19.43 There are many great things about Ian Glasper’s The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho Punk 1980–1984.