Book review: A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things

August 4th: A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things Raj Patel and Jason W.

Review: Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW

July 10th: This book deals with the international scope of the IWW, how it spread to other countries, often through the idea of the One Big Union being carried overseas by seafarers.

Book Review: The Doomsday Machine — Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

April 17th: Daniel Ellsberg points to uncanny truths in Stanley Kubrick’s Dr Strangelove (1964), including the fact that Russia does have an automated ‘Doomsday Machine’ system (called ‘Perimeter’) that will trigger nuclear war if a single nuclear bomb goes off in Moscow.

Radical lit roundup

April 7th: KSL’s quick roundup of recent anarchist books on 19th century history, First World War syndicalism and enigmatic figure Peter The Painter.

Book Review: Anarchists Never Surrender

April 2nd: This book is a collection of new translations of articles by Victor Serge (1890-1947).

Book Review: The Cambridge Squatter – architecture, cinema and education

March 27th: Accompaniment to Eliane Caffé’s original film, which blended documentary and fictive elements to tell the story of life at the Cambridge Hotel in São Paulo, Brazil.

Book Review: Private Government — How Employers Rule Our Lives

March 18th: This is both an important book which raises a key issue and one which simply states the obvious.

Book Review: The Anarchist Roots of Geography

February 16th: Anyone who wants evidence that anarchist geography is alive and well today need only read this book.

Book Review: Tramp Printers – Forgotten Trails of the Travelling Typographers

February 9th: This handsomely and mostly hand-produced book is a tribute to the craft of printing and of historical insight, both of which verge on extinction in the modern world.

Film Review: Detroit

January 26th: The misnamed film “Detroit” is more about a triple slaying by police than the city’s 1967 Rebellion.