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Climate protest

Thomas Klikauer and Meg Young review Hans A Baer's latest book, Climate Change and Capitalism in Australia — An Eco-Socialist Vision for the Future, which invites readers to imagine a world beyond capitalism.

Free by Lea Ypi

Alex Miller reviews Lea Ypi's fascinating memoir, which paints a vivid picture of growing up in Albania during Communist rule and the descent into casino capitalism and civil war.

Cricket player

The Sri Lankan government is hoping the Australian cricket tour will distract from the economic and political crisis engulfing the country, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Kapital: Sparks of Revolution game

Viv Miley reviews Kapital: Sparks of Revolution, a city building, resource management, simulation video game with a class antagonism basis.

Jack Lowden in Benediction (2021)

Barry Healy reviews a new film about Siegfried Sassoon, who was to become one of the great anti-war poets of World War I.

Coup D'Etat Factory film poster

A new documentary by Brazilian duo Victor Fraga and Valnei Nunes dissects the role of media in creating the conditions to dismantle democracy and pave the way for the rise of Jair Bolsonaro. Liván García-Duquesne reviews.

The Forger

Barry Healy reviews a new film based on the World War II experiences of Cioma Schönhaus, who was recruited into a circle of artists using their skills to create fake documents for Jews on the run.

Andrea Bortoli reviews Asylum! A socialist view of the refugee crisis — a timely pamphlet that provides an overview of the current refugee crisis.

Navalny film

Barry Healy reviews a new "fly-on-the-wall" documentary about the life of Alexei Navalny, following his sensational poisoning by Russian government agents in 2020.

Caged Birds film

Barry Healy reviews two Swiss films showing the country's extraordinary history of radical personal and political struggle.

The Last Execution film

Barry Healy reviews The Last Execution, set in the former German Democratic Republic.

Protest albums from May 2022

Mat Ward takes a look back at May's political news and the best new music that related to it.

Dark Winds

Barry Healy reviews a new crime series revolving around the struggles of the Navajo Tribal Police in Monument Valley, Arizona.

Ben Wishaw in This is Going to Hurt

Barry Healy reviews a new series is set in the British National Health Service, which is reeling from neoliberal funding cuts.

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Ben Radford reviews Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Caryl Churchill’s 1976 play co-directed by Hannah Goodwin and Helpmann Award-winning Eamon Flack.

Ecosocialist Bookshelf May

Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for understanding and changing the world.

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