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Ludopolitics by Liam Mitchell

Ludopolitics

Videogames against Control

Liam Mitchell

Dec 2018

If the fantasy of control is the problem, then videogame controllers are the solution.

Zinnophobia by David Detmer

Zinnophobia

The Battle Over History in Education, Politics, and Scholarship

David Detmer

Sep 2018

A detailed defense of the work of radical historian Howard Zinn against his many critics.

All Things are Nothing to Me by Jacob Blumenfeld

All Things are Nothing to Me

The Unique Philosophy of Max Stirner

Jacob Blumenfeld

Dec 2018

Max Stirner’s "The Unique and Its Property" (1844) is the first ruthless critique of modern society.

Trump's Counter-Revolution by Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen

Trump's Counter-Revolution

Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen

Oct 2018

A radical Marxist analysis of Trump which finds Trump to be a preventive counter-revolutionary derailment of the coming-into-being of a new world.

Meaning of Trump, The by Brian Francis Culkin

Meaning of Trump, The

Brian Francis Culkin

Jun 2018

An ideological critique of Donald Trump's Presidential election. What is the meaning of Trump?

Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher

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 by Mike Watson

Towards a Conceptual Militancy

Mike Watson

May 2016

Politicises art with a sense of immediacy.

Can The Market Speak? by Campbell Jones

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 by Rob Coley, Dean Lockwood

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 by Michael Cronin

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 by Carl Freedman

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 by Gilad Atzmon

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 by Grant Vetter

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 by J.D. Taylor

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 by Julie Wark

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 by Agata Pyzik

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 by Stephen Shapiro, Philip Barnard, François Guéry, Didier Deleule

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 by James Heartfield

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:  by Marc James Léger

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 by Thomas Field

Media Against Democracy, The

Thomas Field

Apr 2015

A radical critique of existing institutions.

Politics by Other Means by Houman Barekat, Alison Hugill

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 by Federico Campagna

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? by Nadir Z. Lahiji

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 by Camaren Peter

Lazarus in the Multiple

Awakening to the Era of Complexity

Camaren Peter

Jan 2016

Surviving the anthropocene; the era of complexity!

Continuity and Rupture by J. Moufawad-Paul

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 by Edmund Berger

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 by Ian Parker

Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left

Ian Parker

Dec 2017

Fifty revolutionary keywords for a new left.

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