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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.
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Pluto's classic diary is back!
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Activists, academics and artists deliver a myriad of views on the fire for which there has been no justice
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A History of Pluto Press
50 years of Radical Publishing

Pluto Press is 50 years young! To celebrate our Golden anniversary, we asked our founder Richard Kuper to cast his mind back to the dawn of Pluto.

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PODCAST: ‘Radicals in Conversation’
Climate Justice

Public concern about the climate crisis is at a record high. In the era of Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion and the Green New Deal, we talk about the importance of putting ‘climate justice’ at the heart of the environmental movement.

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The classic walking guide for the intrepid radical in London.
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VIDEO: 3 Ways the Far-Right has Changed – and How We Can Fight Back

David Renton shows 3 ways in which the far-right has changed, why this makes them such a threat, and how the left should approach a strategy of resistance.

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The story of one of Britain's most famous radicals visiting the 'Land of the Free'
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Featured Authors

Mike Wendling

Mike Wendling is a writer, producer and broadcaster. An editor at BBC Trending, which investigates social media stories, he's spent years covering extremism and internet culture for radio, online and television, and was part of the BBC team covering... VIEW
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Eight years on, Syria is still a battleground. Why has the state remained so strong?
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An inspiring reminder of the great strength of twentieth century Communism in the Global South.
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After Grenfell
Remembering the Fire Two Years On

On the 14th June 2017, a fire engulfed the Grenfell Tower. On the 2nd anniversary, Phil Scraton remembers the disaster.

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A bold thesis arguing that fascism is not the main enemy today - but a new and dangerous alliance of the right.
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