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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

The Trial of Julian Assange By Nils MelzerPublished by Verso, 2022, hardback, £20 at Bookbuster, 39 Queens Road. Review by Tim Barton In HIP194 Nick Pelling gives a satirical perspective on lies and the liars that tell them. Those who…
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COP26 Part 3 Who Owns The Wind? By David McDermott HughesPublished by Verso, 2021 Paperback, £ rrp Review Tim Barton Here we are post-COP26, hopefully angry at the usual greenwash and fig-leafing on display. It is not as if the…
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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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Inequality and the Labyrinths of Democracy By Göran TherbornPublished by Verso, 2020Review by Tim Barton Therborn has written on the problems of democracy over many decades, and this book brings several of his essays together in one volume. The meatiest,…
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The Care Crisis: What Caused It and How Can We End It? By Emma DowlingPublished by Verso, 2021, RRP £, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton The care industry, in a broad definition that covers childcare, nursing care, care…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

How to Blow Up a Pipeline By Andreas MalmPublished by Verso, 2021, RRP £, £ at Bookbuster Review by Tim Barton Subtitled Learning to Fight in a World on Fire, this book is in the great radical tradition of the…
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BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

Automation and the Future of Work By Aaron BenanavPublished by Verso, 2020, hardback rrp £ Review By Tim Barton Wandering into town last week, a friend and I got chatting and she commented on my T-shirt, which depicted the Worm…
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Literature

BOOKBUSTER REVIEW

The Conservation Revolution: radical ideas for saving nature beyond the AnthropoceneBy Bram Büscher and Robert Fletcher Verso, RRP £ Bookbuster price £  Review by Tim Barton We face a global crisis of threatened systems failure, of which greenhouse gas emissions…
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