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The Anthropocene Unconscious: Climate Catastrophe Culture The Uses of Disorder: Personal Identity and City Life Ending Fossil Fuels: Why Net Zero is Not Enough Uncomputable: Play and Politics In the Long Digital Age Space Forces: A Critical History of Life in Outer Space Salvage #10: The Disorder of the Future …

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Surviving Justice: America’s Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism Deport, Deprive, Extradite: 21st Century State Extremism Poets of the Chinese Revolution The Imperial Messenger: Thomas Friedman at Work Butter Honey Pig Bread F: Hu Feng’s Prison Years Deja Vu and the End of History …

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Anarchy! An Anthology of Emma Goldman’s Mother Earth Lenin: A Study on the Unity of His Thought Potential History: Unlearning Imperialism The World Turned Inside Out: Settler Colonialism as a Political Idea Investigative Aesthetics: Conflicts and Commons in the Politics of Truth A World Without Police: How Strong Communities Make …

Ottawa Book Launch: The Communist Necessity

As part of the Peoples Social Forum, on August 23rd, J. Moufawad-Paul, author of MLM Mayhem! (http://moufawad-paul.blogspot.ca/) will be in Ottawa to attend the launch of his book, The Communist Necessity. A sleek and punchy treatise about the problems of social movementism and the need for a “new return” to …

Basic Politics of Movement Security

Here are two “live” discussions by radical activists introducing the issues of movement security: u.s. activist and author J. Sakai & long-time Canadian organizer Mandy Hiscocks. There are many books and articles reporting state repression, but not on that subject’s more intimate relative, movement security. It is general practice to …

The Worker Elite: Notes on the “Labor Aristocracy”

Revolutionaries often say that the working class holds the key to overthrowing capitalism. But “working class” is a very broad category—so broad that it can be used to justify a whole range of political agendas. The Worker Elite: Notes on the “Labor Aristocracy” breaks it all down, criticizing opportunists who …

New From Kersplebedeb – Divided World Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour Under Capitalism

Divided World Divided Class, just published by Kersplebedeb (the books finally arrived on friday!), charts the history of the ‘labour aristocracy’ in the capitalist world system, from its roots in colonialism to its birth and eventual maturation into a full-fledged middle class in the age of imperialism. It argues that pervasive …