Tag: review

Review: One Man’s Terrorist by Daniel Finn

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Provisional IRA. This new book, One Man’s Terrorist: A political history of the IRA, is therefore a timely study of this movement. Seán Burns looks at the book and the lessons that can be learned for today.

Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Reviews tend to over-focus on either the micro-detail of the relationship between the two protagonists, or the capital ‘P’ Politics (or lack thereof) in both works.

A ‘third industrial revolution’

New technological innovations are having a huge impact on the capitalist system, a subject explored in a new book, The Zero Marginal Cost Society. The Zero Marginal Cost Society: the internet of things, the collaborative commons and the eclipse of capitalism By Jeremy Rifkin Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, £17.99 […]

This Changes Everything: capitalism v the climate, Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein’s newly published book is a welcome and much needed addition to the debates on how to tackle global warming. Klein not only outlines its enormous threat to humanity, but shows the need for a fundamental change of strategy to avoid disaster and instead seize the opportunity to “dramatically […]