A book not only for history buffs but for activists focuses on the Levellers in a history from the bottom-up that tells the story of a revolutionary mid-17th century British radical group that turned its world upside down.
This book argues, says reviewer Maly, that "the Googles and Facebooks of this world are shaping an antidemocratic world," using our data to produce "raw material in the production of predictive products that eliminate our freedom."
Critics of Marxism craft a veritable mythic horror show of allegations against Marx and his critique of capitalist social relations. The book under review cleverly and effectively demolishes 10 of these myths. The review deep-dives into two of them.
In this book, writes reviewer Barsanti, author Ashley Dawson sets out not just to prove how cities "are gravely threatened by climate change," but to also show how "capitalism and class feed into and even exacerbate that threat."