Alex Salmon reviews Failures of Command, a book about a family's search for truth about their son's death just two months after his deployment to Afghanistan in 2012.
Books & music
Mat Ward looks back at April's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for activists.
Ben Lewis, translator and editor of Karl Kautsky on Democracy and Republicanism, sits down to talk with Green Left.
Ian Ellis Jones reviews Don Fitz's recent book about Cuba's revolutionary heath care system.
Mexican novelist Emiliano Monge exposes the spiritual vacuum at the heart of machismo and the bleakness of Mexican patriarchal politics. Barry Healy reviews.
Do you think there's no good protest music these days? Mat Ward says it's always been out there - it's just a bit difficult to find
Ukrainian writer, journalist, artist and photographer Yevgenia Belorusets has been documenting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from inside Kyiv since February 24, reports Susan Price.
The Party is a detailed and lively account of the history of the CPA from its heyday in the early 1940s, to 1970 and its later Euro-Communist period, writes Jim McIlroy.
Chris Slee reviews a recent book exploring the rise and fall of workers' power in China.
Climate & Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents five new books for reds and greens.
Irish author Gavin McCrae has made a career of writing novels about Communist women. In The Sisters Mao, he weaves together disparate characters, but can't illuminate why Maoism makes any sense to them, writes Barry Healy.
Chris Slee reviews a new collection of articles dealing with the oppression of the Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim minorities in China's Xinjiang province.
Neville Spencer reviews Alan Woods' excellent and readable history of philosophy, which is essential reading for students of Marxism.
Mat Ward looks back at February's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents reading matter for reds and greens.