Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six important new books on climate, food, waste, Venezuela’s communes and basic income.
Books & music
Walkley Award-winning Australian-Jewish journalist Antony Loewenstein’s book, The Palestine Laboratory, is a brilliant piece of investigative work, bringing together mountains of research and interviews, which lays bare the relationship between Israel’s brutal oppression of Palestinians and its booming arms industry, writes Ben Radford.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents new books on Cuba’s degrowth, viruses, Bluefin tuna, small farm solutions, capitalism, slavery and poverty.
Under the Shadow is a forthcoming podcast series hosted by journalist and producer Michael Fox, which delves into the history of rebellions and interventions by the United States in Latin America. Green Left’s Federico Fuentes spoke to Fox about the upcoming first season.
Activist and author Micheal Euade has traced the history of the struggle for Catalonian nationhood and its intersection with class struggle from the medieval period to the present in his 2022 book, A People’s History of Catalonia. Alex Salmon reviews.
Bill Nevins reviews Fintan O’Toole's 2022 book, We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland.
Water, farming, nuclear tests, copper mining, new biology, and sugar. Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six books to help understand and change the world.
A recording of the public forum "Ukraine resists! Fighting back against Russian tanks and Western banks" organised by Green Left.
Cabaret performer and "Eco-Worrier" Hannah Gwatkin speaks with Alex Bainbridge about her climate cabaret coming up at the Sydney Fringe.
John Smith is the author of Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century: Globalization, Super-Exploitation, and Capitalism’s Final Crisis. He spoke with Green Left’s Federico Fuentes about the realities of 21st century imperialism. This is the first of a two-part interview.
Chris Slee reviews Liang Hong's 2021 book, China in one Village, which examines the alienation from village life that accompanies China's reliance on rural migrant labour.
Jonathan Strauss introduces a new collection published by Resistance Books in Australia, featuring the voices of Ukrainian leftists, Russian left anti-war activists and members of the international left who defend Ukraine’s right of national self-determination.
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