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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

The Great Adaptation: Climate, Capitalism and Catastrophe By Romain FelliPublished by Verso, 2021, RRP £, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton The last few decades, from the 1987 UN Brundtland Report onwards, saw an increasingly globalist agenda on fighting…
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Swallowing Paregoric Babies By Pete Donohue Published by Uncollected Press (ML, USA)158 pp. $15 from publisher or £ from Amazon UKAlso available from local bookshops (signed) Review by Nick Pelling It is sometimes thought, wrongly, that poetry is a polite…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Oil Be Damned: Part three Eating Fossil Fuels: Oil, Food and the Coming Crisis in Agriculture By Dale Allen PfeifferPublished by New Society, 2006, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton Every ton of NH3 fertiliser requires tons of CO2…
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Antisemitism: Here and Now By Deborah LipstadtPublished by Schocken 2019 Review by Amy Bradford The recent events in Israel and Gaza have brought international attention to their situation. To those with the slightest familiarity with the region, there was nothing…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Oil Be Damned: Part TwoWhite Skin, Black Fuel: on thedangers of fossil fascism By Andreas Malm and the Zetkin CollectivePublished by Verso, 2021 Review by Tim Barton This is an odd book in many ways, but very interesting. It tracks…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Oil Be Damned: Part OneCrude Britannia: How Oil Shaped a Nation By James Marriott & Terry MacalisterPublished by Pluto, 2021 Review by Tim Barton The borough I went to school in, Castle Point in Essex, voted a shade over 72%…
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HIP REVIEW

Let me be beside the seaside Kent Barker reviews the summer exhibition at the Hastings Contemporary Does anyone NOT have vivid childhood memories of visits to the beach? Images stuck fast – sand and sea, sun and skies, buckets and…
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