Reviews

Why isn’t God answering? 

Andy Stowe reviews Silence by Martin Scorsese.   Any film about Jesuit missionaries that has Ad maiorem Dei gloriam (for the greater glory of God), the Catholic [...]

January 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sport’s dance with the devil

Jane Shallice reviews Brazil’s dance with the devil : The World Cup, the Olympics and the fight for democracy by Dave Zirin Haymarket Books $17.95 The Olympics!  Who [...]

November 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Politics in a Time of Crisis

Dave Kellaway reviews: Politics in a Time of Crisis : Podemos and the future of a Democratic Europe by Pablo Iglesias published by Verso Books One passage that made me sit up [...]

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Facing the Anthropocene

Facing the Anthropocene – fossil capitalism and the crisis of the earth system by Ian Angus (1) Monthly Review Press, October 2016 £15.99 Reviewed by Alan Thornett [...]

October 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Austerity kills real people

Terry Conway reviews Ken Loach’s new film I, Daniel Blake I, Daniel Blake’s first showing in Britain was as part of the World Transformed organised by Momentum,  on [...]

September 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Spirited lessons from the platinum mines

The Spirit of Marikana: The Rise of Insurgent Trade Unionism in South Africa by Luke Sinwell with Siphiwe Mbatha Pluto Press reviewed by Norman Traub The lead author of this [...]

August 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

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