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The publication of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff shook up the political terrain before the book was even released. Trump is no stranger to bizarre tweets, but his twitter...

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Kill All Normies Online culture wars from 4chan & Tumblr to Trump & the alt-right By Angela Nagle Published by Zero Books, 2017 Reviewed by Conor Payne Originally published by the Socialist Party of Ireland....

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Per-Åke Westerlund (first published in the Swedish socialist paper, Offensive) One hundred years after the Russian revolution shook the world, every socialist, anti-capitalist and militant will hugely profit from analysing those momentous events. A new...

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Book Review Trotskyists on Trial Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR by Donna T. Haverty-Stacke On June 27, 1941, the FBI carried out a raid on the offices of the Socialist...

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The financial crisis of 2007/08 delivered a shock to the capitalist system from which it is yet to recover. It cut across globalisation – and the triumphalism that followed the collapse of Stalinism. HANNAH SELL...

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No Is Not Enough:  Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need  By Naomi Klein  Published by Haymarket Books (2017), $16.95  Reviewed by Laura Fitzgerald, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) “[Trump is] the...

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd 1917 By Helen Rappaport Published by Hutchinson, 2016, £25 Reviewed by Niall Mulholland Helen Rappaport’s Caught in the Revolution provides many telling eyewitness reports from the then capital of Russia,...

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BP Blowout: inside the Gulf oil disaster By Daniel Jacobs Brookings Institution Press, 2016, £18.95 Reviewed by Becci Heagney “BP put profits before people, profits before safety, profits before the environment”. Those are the words...

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Big business is increasingly taking over the housing sector – social rented as well as private ownership. The results have been devastating as tenants face sky-high rents, fewer rights, worsening conditions, and government policies of...

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Review of Dan Healey’s book: Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia The socialist October Revolution in 1917 brought about fundamental, thoroughgoing changes in Russian society. Millions of people in the largest country on Earth quickly found themselves...

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