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Bordered Lives How Europe Fails Refugees and Migrants

 Bordered Lives How Europe Fails Refugees and Migrants

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"Bordered Lives is (journalist) Hsiao-Hung Pai's landmark book in the reporting of what we know as Europe’s "refugee crisis…

African Women and Feminism - Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood

African Women and Feminism - Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood

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"The relationship between African women and feminism is a contentious one. Embedded in this connection is the question of …

After the Party

After the Party

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 Now in paperback, Andrew Feinstein's exposé of corruption in South Africa's post-apartheid politics. "After the Party i…

Against All Odds: A Chronicle of the Eritrean Revolution

Against All Odds: A Chronicle of the Eritrean Revolution

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"A firsthand account of Eritrea's epic 30-year struggle for independence and social justice. An inspiring story of courage, d…

An A-Z of Borders: Perspectives from the UK No Border network

An A-Z of Borders: Perspectives from the UK No Border network

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 The history, ideas, campaigns, organisations and philosophy of the No Borders campaign.

Arab Spring, Libyan Winter

Arab Spring, Libyan Winter

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The Arab Spring captivated the planet. Mass action overthrew Tunisia's Ben Ali and Egypt's Hosni Mubarak. The revolutionar…

Before I Am Hanged - Ken Saro-Wiwa: Literature, Politics and Dissent

Before I Am Hanged - Ken Saro-Wiwa: Literature, Politics and Dissent

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The definitive biography of Ken Saro-Wiwa, the Ogoni Minority and Human Rights activist who was judicially murdered on Nov…

Black Flag 224

Black Flag 224

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In depth articles on the Miner's Strike, Zapatistas, May Day, Piquetaras among others along with reviews and comment. Our …

Black Skin, Black Flag: Standard Issue 2

Black Skin, Black Flag: Standard Issue 2

£1.50

Apartheid Continues! South Africa Then and Now. Ralph McDowell, 2012.

Border Watch: Cultures of Immigration, Detention and Control

Border Watch: Cultures of Immigration, Detention and Control

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Questions over immigration and asylum face almost all Western countries. Should only economically useful immigrants be all…

Class Struggle and Resistance in Africa

Class Struggle and Resistance in Africa

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The African continent has been central to the project of capitalist globalization, and the dominance of Western economic a…

Collective Expulsion: The Case Against Britain's Mass Deportation Chart Flights

Collective Expulsion: The Case Against Britain's Mass Deportation Chart Flights

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In depth research reports from Corporate Watch, looking at the shadowy practice of using charter flights to deport people …

Corporate Watch 44 (August/September 09)

Corporate Watch 44 (August/September 09)

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 On Mass Mobilisations; G8; Anti-Militarism; Calais: a European refugee camp.

Crude: The Story of Oil

Crude: The Story of Oil

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A weaving together of the social history, economics, science and politics of oil. There's a human drama here, discovery an…

Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

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An insider's look at war and humanitarian aid - the author, Dr Samantha Nutt, was the founder of the charity War Child. Pu…

Dodgy Development: Films and Interviews Challenging British Aid in India

Dodgy Development: Films and Interviews Challenging British Aid in India

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Ever wondered where all the money the government gives to 'develop' poorer countries really goes? In this ground-breaking …

Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa

Elite Transition: From Apartheid to Neoliberalism in South Africa

£24.99

Examines the economic and social compromises that have been, and are being, made between the past and present powers in So…

Endless War?: Hidden Functions of the 'War on Terror'

Endless War?: Hidden Functions of the 'War on Terror'

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"Casts a critical light on the real motives behind war and terror. David Keen explores how winning war is rarely an end in…

Ethiopia - Power & Protest: Peasant Revolts in the 20th Century

Ethiopia - Power & Protest: Peasant Revolts in the 20th Century

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This highly praised study of popular protest and resistance focuses on three important peasant-based rebellions that occur…

Extracting Profit: Imperialism, Neoliberalism, and the New Scramble for Africa

Extracting Profit: Imperialism, Neoliberalism, and the New Scramble for Africa

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'A piercing historical explanation of poverty and inequality in African societies today and the social impact of resource-dri…

Eyes to the South: French Anarchists & Algeria

Eyes to the South: French Anarchists & Algeria

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Eyes to the South explores important issues from the last six tumultuous decades of Algerian history, including French col…

Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?

Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?

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"In this urgent response to violence, racism and increasingly aggressive methods of coercion, Judith Butler explores the medi…

Freedom 71/04 27th February 2010

Freedom 71/04 27th February 2010

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 Leading with energy costs; labour issues (the construction industry blacklist and the high court banning strike action) …

Freedom 71/13 - 3 July 2010

Freedom 71/13 - 3 July 2010

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 Leading with government cuts after their first budget; the eviction of the Lewes Road Community Garden in Brighton; part…

Freedom 73 February 2012

Freedom 73 February 2012

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 Leading with the unemployment stats; kettling; the recent protests about attempts to legislate the internet; houising b…

Freedom May 2012

Freedom May 2012

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Pieces on squatting, workfare, the NHS, wildcat strikes in Poland and anarchism in Africa in the 1950s.  Plus the usual l…

From Eve to Dawn: A History of Women in the World (Vol III)

From Eve to Dawn: A History of Women in the World (Vol III)

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Infernos and Paradises: The Triumph of Capitalism in the 19th Century "Infernos and Paradises is the third installment…

From Eve to Dawn: A History of Women in the World (Vol IV)

From Eve to Dawn: A History of Women in the World (Vol IV)

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From Marilyn French, this is a huge volume on revolutions and the struggles for justice in the 20th century. Foreword …

Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

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'This groundbreaking new book presents the most important examples of world-changing journalism, spanning one hundred years a…

Goodbye America!: Globalisation, Debt and the Dollar Empire

Goodbye America!: Globalisation, Debt and the Dollar Empire

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Analyses globalisation and the international debt crisis as aspects of Western economic imperialism. Explores the origins …

Green Politics, Green Economics: The Basics of Ecology

Green Politics, Green Economics: The Basics of Ecology

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"Given the world-wide ecological crisis, to what extent do the current economic systems of production and consumption need to…

Industrial Worker #1705

Industrial Worker #1705

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Official newspaper of the Industrial Workers of the World. Vol. 105, No. 3 – May 2008.

Industrial Worker #1706

Industrial Worker #1706

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Official newspaper of the Industrial Workers of the World. Vol. 105, No. 4 – June 2008.

Inventing Africa: History, Archaeology and Ideas

Inventing Africa: History, Archaeology and Ideas

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A critical account of narratives which have selectively interpreted and misinterpreted the continent's deep past. By R…

Killing Hope

Killing Hope

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The definitive catalogue of US military and CIA interventions since World War II.

Land Grabbing - Journeys in the New Colonialism

Land Grabbing - Journeys in the New Colonialism

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"To the governments and corporations buying up vast tracts of the Third World, it is ‘land leasing’; to its critics, it…

Legacy of Bitterness: Ethiopia and Fascist Italy, 1935-1941

Legacy of Bitterness: Ethiopia and Fascist Italy, 1935-1941

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In-depth historical study with ongoing implications. From the back cover: "Italy's colonial ambitions in Ethiopia and …

Living with Landmines: From International Treaty to Reality

Living with Landmines: From International Treaty to Reality

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"Living with Landmines analyzes, in detail, the dangerous misconception that the world's landmine problem has been solved.…

Lobster 43

Lobster 43

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Needs little introduction. THE investigative research/secret state magazine, without a doubt. From the far right, to far o…

Low Intensity Democracy: Political Power in the New World Order

Low Intensity Democracy: Political Power in the New World Order

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A large majority of nation states within the Third World now claim to be run on democratic lines. But how far are these cl…

Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization Vol II: Capitalism, the Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings

Manifesto for a Democratic Civilization Vol II: Capitalism, the Age of Unmasked Gods and Naked Kings

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The second in a five volume work: "to understand how capitalism has come to engulf our world, we must understand how it devel…

Memoirs of a Born Free

Memoirs of a Born Free

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Reflections on the new South Africa by a member of the Post-Apartheid generation. "Apartheid isn't over—so Malaika Wa Az…

Moving Against The System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness

Moving Against The System: The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness

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"In 1968, as protests shook France and war raged in Vietnam, the giants of Black radical politics descended on Montreal to di…

Nautical Women - Women Sailors and the Woemn of Sailortowns: A Forgotten Diaspora c.1693-1902

Nautical Women - Women Sailors and the Woemn of Sailortowns: A Forgotten Diaspora c.1693-1902

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In Nautical Women, Rosemary Caldicott explores the stories of women whose lives were inextricably linked to the sea. She tell…

Negative Ethnicity: From Bias to Genocide

Negative Ethnicity: From Bias to Genocide

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'Negative ethnicity' is Wa Wamwere's name for the deep-seated tensions in Africa that the world has seen flare so terrifyi…

No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration

No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration

£7.99

Good introduction to the paradoxes of the international movement of people: borders; workers; immigrants; economics.

On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare

On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare

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Noam Chomsky discussed Western power and propaganda with filmmaker and investigative journalist Andre Vltchek. "A re…

Panther Vision

Panther Vision

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"Essential Party Writings and Art of Kevin 'Rashid' Johnson, Minster of Defense, New Afrikan Black Panther Party - Prison …

Political Interventions: Social Science and Political Action

Political Interventions: Social Science and Political Action

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"Pierre Bourdieu, one of the most influential critical social theorists of the second half of the twentieth century, once d…

Power Writers and the Struggle Against Slavery

Power Writers and the Struggle Against Slavery

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Celebrating five African Writers - Phyllis Wheatley, Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, John Marrant, Olaudah Equiano and Quobna Ottobah …

Queer Africa

Queer Africa

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" In recent years some African governments have attempted to clamp down on sexual diversity. But Queer Africa will…

Race to Revolution: The United States and Cuba During Slavery and Jim Crow

Race to Revolution: The United States and Cuba During Slavery and Jim Crow

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"The histories of Cuba and the United States are tightly intertwined and have been for at least two centuries. In Race to Re…

Rasta And Resistance

Rasta And Resistance

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Superb history, from Walter Rodney to Marcus Garvey. Written by Hrace Campbell, published by Hansib Publications, 2007…

Speechless: World History Without Words

Speechless: World History Without Words

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 This graphic novel starts with 9/11 and the state of the modern world but then tells the whole story from the beginning.  …

Stanley's Exploits, or Civilising Africa

Stanley's Exploits, or Civilising Africa

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 David Nicoll was an anarchist militant, active in Sheffield and London, who was never afraid to give the powerful the sh…

Staying Power: The History Black People in Britain

Staying Power: The History Black People in Britain

£21.99

A comprehensive and epic history, from the time of the Roman occupation to the present day.

Sylvia Pankhurst - A Life In Radical Politics

Sylvia Pankhurst - A Life In Radical Politics

£26.99

A long deserved reappraisal of a women whose work has been often marginalised or overlooked, from the labour movement and int…

The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation

The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation

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 The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation tells the gripping story of Robert King, Herman Wallace and …

The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean

The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, and Capitalism in Seventeenth-Century North America and the Caribbean

£18.99

What it says in the subtitle – a thoroughly researched exploration of Europe's seventeenth-century settler colonialism a…

The Black Consciousness Reader

The Black Consciousness Reader

£18.95

"Black Consciousness is turning up the heat agains toppressive rule, exploitation and racism n South Africa and around the ow…

The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the British Empire

The Blood Never Dried: A People's History of the British Empire

£13.99

 John Newsinger sets out to to uncover the neglected history of repression and resistance at the heart of the british Emp…

The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World

The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World

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"In The Darker Nations, praised internationally by critics as a welcome antidote to apologists for empire, award-winning hist…

The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber

The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber

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"Capital, as Marx once wrote, comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt.”…

The Dying Sahara: US Imperialism and Terror in Africa

The Dying Sahara: US Imperialism and Terror in Africa

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"Western intervention against Islamist insurgency in Mali and vilence in Algeria have thrust North Africa into the headlin…

The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich

The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich

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The Fair Trade Scandal takes aim at the Fair Trade consumer movement which many assume to be entirely benign. Through a razo…

The Fanon Reader

The Fanon Reader

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 Edited and introduced by Azzedine Haddour, this is a collections of extracts from his major works, including Black Skin,…

The Global Imagination of 1968: Revolution and Counterrevolution

The Global Imagination of 1968: Revolution and Counterrevolution

£20.99

'Brings to life social movements of the 1960s, a period of world-historical struggles. With discussions of more than fifty…

The Many-Headed Hydra

The Many-Headed Hydra

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 "Long before the American Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a motley crew of sailors, slaves, pirates, l…

The Meaning of Freedom CD

The Meaning of Freedom CD

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 New spoken word CD from PM Press: an Angela Davis speech delivered at a conference organised for the 200th anniversary o…

The Military Strategy of Women and Children

The Military Strategy of Women and Children

£7.50

Collection of radical feminist essays working on the question 'how can women make revolutionary change?' Written by Bu…

The No Nonsense Guide to World History

The No Nonsense Guide to World History

£7.99

Most peoples's idea of the history of the world is hazy and partial. We know bits and pieces - battles in a tiny corner of…

The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health

The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health

£6.99

A clear yet wide-ranging introduction to the state of health worldwide, exploring the ways in which health provision is of…

The Politics of Genocide

The Politics of Genocide

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"Edward S. Herman and David Peterson examine the uses and abuses of the word “genocide.” They argue persuasively that …

The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South

The Poorer Nations: A Possible History of the Global South

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"Vijay Prashad tells the tory of the Global South, a term that properly refers not to geographical space but to a concaten…

The Raven # 18 - Anthropology, Anarchism and Africa

The Raven # 18 - Anthropology, Anarchism and Africa

£3.00

Theoretical and discussion journal from Freedom. often with good essays from some of the Freedom regulars (Colin Ward et a…

The Scramble For Africa: Darfur, Intervention and the USA

The Scramble For Africa: Darfur, Intervention and the USA

£14.99

Authors Steven Fake and Kevin Funk examine the massive huumanitarian crisis and the surrounding hubub of NGOs, government and…

The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad

The Verso Book of Dissent: From Spartacus to the Shoe-Thrower of Baghdad

£12.99

Across the ages and in every continent, people have struggled against those in power and raised their voices in protest—…

The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism

The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism

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Spokesman edition of this classic tome from Noam Chomsky and Edward S Herman. Subtitled ' The Political Economy of Human R…

Threads from the Refugee Crisis

Threads from the Refugee Crisis

£16.99

"In the French port town of Calais, the historic home of the lace industry, a city within a city has arisen. This new town…

Trigger Issues: Diamonds

Trigger Issues: Diamonds

£4.99

"Bling, romance and blood... All are linked by diamonds, the most glittering of prizes – or a symbol of greed, lust and …

Urban Revolt: State Power and the Rise of People's Movements in the Global South

Urban Revolt: State Power and the Rise of People's Movements in the Global South

£17.99

Edited by Trevor Ngwane, Luke Sinwell and Immanuel Ness this collection of case studies (with photos) looks at the current…

W. E. B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line

W. E. B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line

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Author Bill V. Mullen sites his biography of Du Bois' extraordinary life firmly in the seismic political developments of t…

Watermelons, Nooses and Straight Razors: Stories from the Jim Crow Museum

Watermelons, Nooses and Straight Razors: Stories from the Jim Crow Museum

£21.99

"Malcolm X and James Baldwin both refused to eat watermelon in front of white people. They were aware of the jokes and other …

We Are The Poors: Community Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa

We Are The Poors: Community Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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"When Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, freedom-loving people around the world hailed a victor…

Weaponizing Anthropology

Weaponizing Anthropology

£12.00

 In the years since September 11, 2001, David Price has been at the forefront of public debates over the ethical and poli…

When Race Burns Class: Settlers Revisited

When Race Burns Class: Settlers Revisited

£4.00

 An interview with Sakai plus an essay "The Continuing Appeal of Anti-Imperialism" from Balagoon.

Whose Trade Organisation? A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO

Whose Trade Organisation? A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO

£13.99

 Authors Lori Wallach and Patrick Woodall take a critical look at the actions and aims of the WTO, looking at the negativ…

Why Don't The Poor Rise Up? Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance

Why Don't The Poor Rise Up? Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance

£16.50

Poverty is on the rise, especially since the 2008 economic meltdown. Riots and urban insurrections are also on the rise, and …

Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

Why It's Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

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"The world is facing a wave of uprisings, protests and revolutions: Arab dictators swept away, public spaces occupied, slum-d…

Without Papers in Europe

Without Papers in Europe

£3.00

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A4 pamphlet looking at the (historical) situation of illegalized refugees and migrants, giving an overview of conditions o…

Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW

Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW

£19.99

Edited by Peter Cole, David Struthers and Kenyon Zimmer, who have collected a truly international representation of the IWW's…

World Inequality

World Inequality

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A selection of articles constituting an international debate on inequality and development.

You Cannot Kill Us, We Are Already Dead – Algeria's Ongoing Popular Uprising

You Cannot Kill Us, We Are Already Dead – Algeria's Ongoing Popular Uprising

£2.50

A4 pamphlet introduction. "You can feel from her rough and ready handshake that she is used to handling stones. She ha…

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