Category: International politics & socialism

A dictionary of 20th-century communism

Princeton Univ Pr | July 26, 2010 | 921 pages
The first book of its kind to appear since the end of the Cold War, this indispensable reference provides encyclopedic coverage of communism and its impact throughout the world in the twentieth century. With the opening of archives in former communist states over the past twenty years, scholars... More Info

Lives on the Left

Verso Books | November 7, 2011 | 392 pages
Spanning the century after World War I, a volume of recollections by 15 leading intellectuals including Jean-Paul Sartre, Dorothy Thompson and Noam Chomsky features exchanges on a wide range of subjects from the theory of language and the gendering of private life to geography and communism.... More Info

Bleeding Afghanistan

Seven Stories Pr | February 21, 2019 | 315 pages
An on-the-ground report of how U.S. policy has affected Afghanistan's struggle to define itself post-9/11.  More Info

The Verso book of dissent

Verso Books | November 8, 2010 | 366 pages
A unique anthology presents the voices of political dissent through the ages, via poems and songs, pamphlets and speeches and plays and manifestos, in a collection that includes excerpts from Joe Hill, Eugene Debs, Frederick Douglass, Galileo, Olympe de Gouges and many more. Original.  More Info

Empire's law

Pluto Press | February 21, 2019 | 381 pages
Examines the impact of pre-emptive war on international law and human rights.  More Info

Fearmonger

Lorimer | October 11, 2011 | 230 pages
"Fearmonger" is the first comprehensive independent analysis of the "tough on crime" measures being implemented by the Canadian federal government under Stephen Harper. Author Paula Mallea, a former criminal lawyer and a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, lays out... More Info

Canada and the Changing Arctic

Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr | November 30, 2011 | 310 pages
The Arctic is being transformed. Climate change has generated new concerns about resources, transportation, sovereignty, security, and about the future of Northern peoples. In this book, three of Canada's leading commentators on Arctic issues debate what the country should do to frame and implement... More Info

Hopes and Prospects

June 1, 2010 | 327 pages
"This is a classic Chomsky work: a bonfire of myths and lies, sophistries and delusions. Noam Chomsky is an enduring inspiration all over the world for the simple reason that he is a truth-teller on an epic scale. I salute him."---John Pilger In this urgent new book, Noam Chomsky surveys the... More Info

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