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Capitalist Realism

Is there no alternative?

Mark Fisher

Nov 2009

An analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.

Towards a Conceptual Militancy

Mike Watson

May 2016

Politicises art with a sense of immediacy.

Can The Market Speak?

Campbell Jones

Apr 2013

This book attacks the ideological foundations of capitalism, starting with the mystifications surrounding the idea of ‘the market’.

Cloud Time

Rob Coley
Dean Lockwood

Apr 2012

This book maps capitalisms mobilization of cloud computing in its bid to archive and enclose the future.

Expanding World, The

Towards a Politics of Microspection

Michael Cronin

Feb 2012

The world gets bigger not smaller all the time and this is very good news for humanity.

Age of Nixon, The

A Study in Cultural Power

Carl Freedman

Jan 2012

  applies Marxism and psychoanalysis to the study of American politics. In America, every age is the Age of Nixon.

Wandering Who? The

A study of Jewish identity politics

Gilad Atzmon

Sep 2011

An explosive unique crucial book tackling the issues of Jewish Identity Politics and ideology and their global influence.

Architecture of Control, The

A Contribution to the Critique of the Science of Apparatuses

Grant Vetter

Dec 2012

Grant Vetter develops an entirely new lexicon for analyzing architectural power in the twenty first century.

Negative Capitalism

Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era

J.D. Taylor

Mar 2013

A lucid and groundbreaking analysis of contemporary neoliberalism and its devastating effects for young people today.

Human Rights Manifesto, The

Julie Wark

Nov 2013

Universal human rights are intrinsically radical in espousing liberty, equality and fraternity for every single person. We must claim them.

Poor but Sexy

Culture Clashes in Europe East and West

Agata Pyzik

Mar 2014

How the East stayed East and the West stayed West.

Productive Body, The

Stephen Shapiro
Philip Barnard
François Guéry
Didier Deleule

Mar 2014

What can a body do under capitalism? Ground-breaking explanation that links Marx to Foucault.

European Union and the End of Politics, The

James Heartfield

May 2013

Despite its crises the European Union keeps on getting stronger – its power comes from the decline of participation in national politics.

Neoliberal Undead, The:

Essays on Contemporary Art and Politics

Marc James Léger

May 2013

Charting new directions for cultural theory and practice and offering alternatives to the project of neoliberal class restoration.

Media Against Democracy, The

Thomas Field

Apr 2015

A radical critique of existing institutions.

Politics by Other Means

Selected Criticism from Review 31

Houman Barekat
Alison Hugill

Jun 2014

A collection of the site's very best reviews on art, culture & theory.

Last Night, The

Anti-Work, Atheism, Adventure

Federico Campagna

Oct 2013

By replacing hope and faith with adventure, The Last Night of our lives might finally become the first morning of an autonomous future.

Can Architecture Be an Emancipatory Project?

Dialogues on Architecture and the Left

Nadir Z. Lahiji

Mar 2016

Can architectural discourse rethink itself in terms of a radical emancipatory project? And if so, what would be the contours of such a discourse?

Lazarus in the Multiple

Awakening to the Era of Complexity

Camaren Peter

Jan 2016

Surviving the anthropocene; the era of complexity!

Continuity and Rupture

Philosophy in the Maoist Terrain

J. Moufawad-Paul

Dec 2016

A philosophical examination of the theoretical terrain of contemporary Maoism premised on the counter-intuitive assumption that Maoism did not emerge as a coherent theory until the end of the 1980s.

Uncertain Futures

An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present

Edmund Berger

Feb 2017

A detailed look into the economic and political conditions of our present moment from a Marxist perspective.

Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left

Ian Parker

Dec 2017

Fifty revolutionary keywords for a new left.

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