Tag: Review

Abortion Rights protest, London 17th June 2023

Review | Bodies Under Siege

Even traditional mainstream conservative parties are linked to proponents of reactionary 'Great Replacement' theories.
Image shows Edward Norton as his character in Glass Onion, despairing, hands up in the air and screaming, with fire in the background.

Glass Onion – foolishly transparent

Evan Sedgwick-Jell reviews Glass Onion, asking what the film’s titular metaphor tells us about capitalist ideology.
Image of the book cover, China after Mao, along with a poster featuring Mao's head

Understanding China after Mao

Charlie Hore reviews China after Mao, finding a work with large omissions which fails to explain why China has changed so much since the 1970s.

Towards a truly radical Scottish independence movement

Jim Ritchie reviews Scotland After Britain, a new book on the Scottish independence movement.

The Overstory – eco-fiction and capitalism

In the first article of their new Substack Capture the Flag, Caliban's Revenge considers eco-fiction award winner The Overstory. Whilst it is an impassioned plea for environmental consciousness, they find a novel trapped by individualistic...

Hating capitalism more than The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto is one of the cornerstones of Marxism. Neil Rogall celebrates a compelling new account of its importance today by author and activist China Miéville. I first read the Communist Manifesto sometime in...
Painting of the swiss peasant wars. Right, the cover art for 'A People's Green New Deal' by Max Ajl.

Moving past the graveyard of Green New Deals

Gus Woody reviews 'A People's Green New Deal' by Max Ajl

Review | Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment

We need a feminism integrated with struggles for economic justice and against racism, homophobia and transphobia.
Image from Liang Village, a woman pulls a trolley next to brick.

Review | China in One Village

Charlie Hore reviews China in One Village by Liang Hong, finding an informative and personal account of the contradictions of rapid urbanisation and societal change in China. Liang Hong, China in One Village, translated by...