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Is the East Still Red? by Gary Blank

Is the East Still Red?

Gary Blank

Feb 2015

Leftist observers of China's political economy, whether they are adulatory or dismissive, have fundamentally misunderstood the role of the market

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant  by Joshua  David Gonsalves

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant

Joshua David Gonsalves

Feb 2015

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant explicates the ethnic, racial and sexual ambiguity of Cary Grant’s star persona as both an inculcation of (and resistance to) biopolitical imperatives in fifties-era “America”.

Cartographies of the Absolute by Jeffrey Kinkle, Alberto Toscano

Cartographies of the Absolute

Jeffrey Kinkle
Alberto Toscano

Feb 2015

An aesthetics of the economy for the twenty-first century.

Psychology and Capitalism by Ron Roberts

Psychology and Capitalism

Ron Roberts

Feb 2015

How your state of mind makes Big Business Happy

We Have Never Been Neoliberal by Kean Birch

We Have Never Been Neoliberal

Kean Birch

Feb 2015

How to understand the crisis and stop the top 1% all at the same time.

Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists by Aaron J. Leonard, Conor A. Gallagher

Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists

Aaron J. Leonard
Conor A. Gallagher

Feb 2015

A critical history of the largest Maoist organization to emerge in the US out of the tumultuous sixties, and the FBI's unrelenting campaign against it.

Creepiness by Adam Kotsko

Creepiness

Adam Kotsko

Feb 2015

A sequel to Awkwardness and Why We Love Sociopaths, Creepiness explores popular culture to examine the worst character trait of all.

Resilience & Melancholy by Robin James

Resilience & Melancholy

Robin James

Feb 2015

Neoliberalism co-opts noisy riots like feminism and hardcore music--can melancholic siren songs fight back?

Strangled by Phil Knight

Strangled

Phil Knight

Jan 2015

If the Sex Pistols and The Clash represented punk's sacred, then The Stranglers were its profane. Strangled sets out to explain why discussion of this most taboo of bands has for so long been silenced-a collective cultural Omerta.

Infinite Fictions by David Winters

Infinite Fictions

David Winters

Jan 2015

Selected writings by one of today's leading young literary critics.

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be by Rich Moreland

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be

Rich Moreland

Jan 2015

Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world of filmed sex.

Seen and Not Seen by Jasun Horsley

Seen and Not Seen

Jasun Horsley

Jan 2015

If movies and popular culture shape us from an early age, how do we separate the real from the imaginary?

Selling Our Death Masks by Yesenia Barragan

Selling Our Death Masks

Yesenia Barragan

Dec 2014

Are we pawning our golden immortality for a fistful of cash?

Grave Desire by Steve Finbow

Grave Desire

Steve Finbow

Nov 2014

From Ancient Egypt to True Blood - death, sex and culture.

Cyber Disobedience by Jeff Shantz, Jordon Tomblin

Cyber Disobedience

Jeff Shantz
Jordon Tomblin

Nov 2014

Few activities have captured the contemporary popular imagination as hacking and online activism, from Anonymous and beyond. Few political ideas have gained more notoriety recently than anarchism. Yet both remain misunderstood and much maligned.

BioShock by Robert Jackson

BioShock

Robert Jackson

Nov 2014

A historical, critical look at the famous videogame franchise BioShock.

Unmaking Merlin by Elliot Murphy

Unmaking Merlin

Elliot Murphy

Nov 2014

A unique exploration of how anarchist philosophy and practice has inspired some of the English language's most revered, and reviled, authors.

Malign Velocities by Benjamin Noys

Malign Velocities

Benjamin Noys

Oct 2014

Against the need for speed, Malign Velocities tracks acceleration as the symptom of the ongoing crises of capitalism.

Small Towns, Austere Times by Steve Hanson

Small Towns, Austere Times

Steve Hanson

Oct 2014

This book explores small town austere Britain.

Last Tape, The by Alex Niven

Last Tape, The

Alex Niven

Oct 2014

In this haunting debut collection, Alex Niven explores a poetic hinterland that is also a psychological and cultural wilderness.

OccupyMedia!  by Christian Fuchs

OccupyMedia!

Christian Fuchs

Sep 2014

OccupyMedia! shows how Occupy activists confront capitalism and communication in a world of crisis, capitalism, surveillance and social media.

Chaos Ethics by Chris Bateman

Chaos Ethics

Chris Bateman

Sep 2014

Facing ethical disaster perhaps what we need isn't moral law but moral chaos.

Melancology by Scott Wilson

Melancology

Scott Wilson

Sep 2014

Melancology addresses Black Metal as a form of environmental writing and provides a provocative contribution to debates on ecology.

Open Book Theater Management by Rafe Beckley

Open Book Theater Management

Rafe Beckley

Sep 2014

How to run a low/no budget theatre company or production, without losing either your integrity or your shirt.

Magic Kingdom, The by Dan Hind

Magic Kingdom, The

Dan Hind

Sep 2014

What would you need if you wanted to live in a democracy? What would living in a democracy be like?

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