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Mexican photographer Efrain Ascencio Cedillo was an incredible photographer (and teacher) who will likely never be known outside of Mexico, because he didn’t have the privilege of being from the United States or Europe, writes Tamara Pearson. But his photos were beautiful, respectful, and generous.

In Peace Crimes, journalist Kieran Finnane provides readers with an engrossing account of the resistance to the United States military facility at Pine Gap, writes Denis Doherty.

First written in 1938 by Tennessee Williams, Not About Nightingales tells the story of how four hunger-striking prisoners died while being locked in a steam-heated cell. Alex Salmon looks at a new adaptation of this play premiering in Australia.

Sam Wallman is a talented political comic artist with a strong worker and union focus in his work, writes Andrew Chuter

The Robbery of Nature demonstrates the importance of understanding nature and society with a Marxist perspective, writes Neville Spencer.

Jane Mayer’s book reveals how a small group of libertarian capitalists in the United States pushed their ideology into the mainstream — and ultimately shifted public opinion and government policy, writes Sean Walsh.

Continuing his reviews of graphic novels and comics, Andrew Chuter presents Fun Home, Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir of growing up with her emotionally distant and closeted gay father.

Black Wave explores the rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and their struggle for influence in the Islamic world, writes Chris Slee

Dave Zirin argues striking players are posing the question that all great strikes pose: “Which side are you on?”

Political albums from August 2020

As US President Donald Trump continues to piss off musicians by using their music at his rallies, Mat Ward takes a look back at August's political news and the best new music that Trump definitely won't be playing.

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