Why would the worlds most powerful military spend ten years fighting an enemy that presents no direct threat to secure … More
Next Book Club, 6pm. Monday, 7th October in the shop. New members welcome. Book available in store and online.
LRB journalist James Meek looks at what the great experiment in privatisation has meant for the industries it covered. The … More
..before the grim onset of the strife-ridden 70s and 80s. 1996 could be seen in the UK as a subconscious … More
Exposing these global profiteers, Naomi Klein discovered information and connections that shocked even her about how comprehensively the shock doctors’ … More
Philip Mirowski finds an apt comparison to this situation in classic studies of cognitive dissonance. He concludes that neoliberal thought … More
Why? How? And with what social, economic and political consequences? The New Enclosure provides the first ever study of this … More
Klein’s third book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, was published on September 4, 2007. The book argues … More