Essays and insights on a new global awakening
Various; Edited by Rob Harrison
A unique historical graphic novel that captures key moments in the fight against oppression through the centuries.
From Occupy to the Arab Spring: how the internet and social media are changing activism and movements.
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Among the growing range of books on the Occupy movement Dreaming in Public will stand out for one simple reason. It is of the movement, not about it.
Amy Schrager Lang and Daniel Lang/Levitsky
To celebrate the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives, The Co-operative Group has created a graphic novel, depicting the history, scale and diversity of co-operation.
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Counterpower is the single idea which explains why social movements succeed or fail. It has helped win campaigns, secure human rights, stop wars and even bring down governments.
Toxic debt, rising job losses, collapsing commodity prices and expanding poverty. How can we rein in these beasts unleashed by the free market economy?
David Ransom & Vanessa Baird
Meet nine remarkable individuals who tell their inspiring life stories and are blazing trails for others to follow.
A brief history of contraception and a fascinating look at this crucial piece of latex.
A diverting look at the history, politics and extraordinary paradoxes of the beautiful game.
An exploration of cotton and fashion through this most ubiquitous item of everyday wear.
Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.
‘The Wicked Witch is dead’ but although he’s celebrating, Alan Hughes urges us to fight on against everything she stood for.
Argument: Should prostitution be legalized?
Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?