Marxist economist Michael Roberts reviews Kohei Saito's forthcoming book.
Books & music
Malik Miah reviews His Name is George Floyd, a new book that places George Perry Floyd jnr's life and death at the hands of police in the context of the racial history of the United States.
Chris Slee reviews Clinton Fernandes’ new book examining Australia’s alliance with United States imperialism and its role in its own region.
Maree Roberts reviews Karen Throssell’s book about her father’s persecution at the hands of Australian security services.
Inspiring socialist, feminist, lesbian, left-wing protest singer Grace Petrie spoke with Kamala Emanuel about music and politics.
Acclaimed comics journalist Joe Sacco travelled to the Arctic regions of north-west Canada to learn about the Dene people and their struggles for his latest book, Paying the Land. Andrew Chuter reviews.
Andrew Chuter reviews two classic graphic novels: Maus, which tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of the Holocaust; and Berlin, set during the German Weimar Republic prior to World War II.
Mat Ward looks back at November's political news and the best new music that related to it.
In his new self-published e-book, long-time Australian ecoanarchist Ted Trainer argues for a Simpler Way, where people shift from competition to cooperation, individualism to collectivism, and acquisitiveness to gaining life satisfaction from non-material pursuits. Hans A Baer reviews.
Fremantle singer/songwriter Dave Johnson has produced an album full of big themes, heart and musicality, writes Bill Lawrie.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents six new books for reds and greens.
Maree F Roberts reviews The Stasi Poetry Circle — a thought-provoking approach to the Cold War's culture wars in the former German Democratic Republic.
Alex Salmon reviews Danielle Laidley’s 2022 memoir, Don’t Look Away, which tells the story of her life — from growing up in Perth’s northern suburbs, through to her professional football career and gender transition.
Tim Minchin is BACK in this film of his last international tour. It shows him to be a remarkably talented, sharp-witted performer with astonishing musicality. Barry Healy reviews.
Chris Bambery pays tribute to author and class fighter, Mike Davis.
Mat Ward looks back at October's political news and the best new music that related to it.