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An independent publisher of radical, left‐wing non­‐fiction books. Established in 1969, we are one of the oldest radical publishing houses in the UK, but our focus remains making timely interventions in contemporary struggles.
A radical history of Turkey, from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present day, rejecting traditional narratives of a 'clash of civilisations'
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Why is Turkey Authoritarian?
From Atatürk to Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s electoral victory returned him to the presidency, a disappointment for all those alarmed by his authoritarianism and rejection of democratic principles. But why does democracy continue to elude Turkey?

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Urban marginalisation, police violence and institutional discrimination in modern France
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World Cup Summer in Postcolonial France

France is a bellwether for postcolonial anxieties and populist politics. Football is the stage wherein these anxieties and politics often play out. How are the social and cultural contours of the nation represented during the 2018 World Cup?

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A myth-busting popular history of the German Revolution focusing on the roles of women, workers and ordinary people
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Women and the German Revolution 1918-1919

Going beyond the familiar names of Rosa Luxemburg or Clara Zetkin and onto the factory floors and the streets, we examine the significant role of women in the fight for a radical popular democracy during the 1918-1919 German Revolution.

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These are the stories of the workers who undermine capitalism at its weakest point.
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‘Stop Treating Us Like Dogs!’
Worker Resistance at Amazon in Poland

When Amazon arrived in  Poland, attracted by cheap labour costs and strict union laws, little did it know that the high-pressure working conditions it institutes would produce wildcat strikes and cross-border solidarities amongst its workforce.

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The history and politics of Syrian Kurdistan, with a special focus on the revolution in Rojava.
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How class is structured in the call-centres, office blocks and fast-food chains of modern Britain.
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Charles Umney

Charles Umney

Our guests bring Marxist analysis out of the 19th century textiles mill, and into the call centres, office blocks and fast food chains of modern Britain, to reassert how core Marxist concepts are vital to understanding increasing pay inequality,...

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PODCAST: ‘Radicals in Conversation’
Cracks in the Wall - Pluto Live

This month’s episode is an edited recording of the first ever ‘Pluto Live’ event. Ben White and Karma Nabulsi lead a wide ranging discussion about the question of Israel/Palestine in 2018.

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