Modern Monetary Theory has gained in popularity in the past couple of years. Neville Spencer reviews two recent books that provide excellent guides as to what MMT is about.
Continuing his reviews of graphic novels and comics, Andrew Chuter focuses on a work that has had a lasting impact on the global protest movement.
The extradition trial of the world’s most famous whistleblower, Julian Assange, is set to recommence in London next month. Fred Fuentes reviews a new film that documents Assange's father's fight to free his son.
Bernard Collaery is well known as a legal champion of Timor-Leste and a thorn in the side of successive Australian governments as they have illegally and immorally stolen that country's resources. Barry Healy takes a look at his new book Oil Under Troubled Water.
Chasing the Present focuses on the psychological and spiritual journey of a successful young New York businessperson who finds himself at a mental crossroads, beset by panic attacks while advancing a successful career, writes Barry Healy.
Going Dark tracks author Julie Ebner’s two-year undercover journey inside right-wing extremist groups, writes Alex Salmon
Ian Fleming had few pretensions about the literary merit of his James Bond novels, writes Phil Shannon.
Comics, graphic novels, narrative drawing, illustrated fiction are a growing arena for serious social and political commentary. Andrew Chuter reviews five that are a must read for activists today.
Here's a look back at July's political news and the best new albums that related to it, by Mat Ward.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for ecosocialists.