Jackie Walker assesses important issues discussed in a new book by Noam Chomsky
Tony Greenstein reviews The Responsibility of Intellectuals 50 years on, edited Chris Knight, Nicholas Allot and Neil Smith. London: UCL Press.
Privilege, Chomsky argues, brings with it the responsibility to tell the truth and expose lies, but our intellectual culture only pays lip-service to this ideal.
The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group promotes a new book on recent unrest in the country
“The job of the grassroots is not simply to get Labour elected and to defend it in government. Rather, it’s the other way round: the job of the Labour Party must be to serve the movements that will transform the economy, society and politics."
Norman Thomas, vice-chair South Thanet CLP, reviews People Get Ready! Preparing for a Corbyn Government, by Christine Berry and Joe Guinan, Or Books, £12.
Van Gogh’s time in London shaped his determination to reflect the harsh realities of life for the many.
“Nothing better illustrates the immorality of Britain’s relationship with the Gulf states than its support for the Saudi war on Yemen, much of which consists of aerial bombardment”. Mike Phipps review AngloArabia, by David Wearing, published by Polity