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Bordered Lives How Europe Fails Refugees and Migrants

 Bordered Lives How Europe Fails Refugees and Migrants

£9.99

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

From Wulfstan to Colston: Severing the sinews of slavery in Bristol

 From Wulfstan to Colston: Severing the sinews of slavery in Bristol

£14.00

Massive and very timely title from the Bristol Radical History Group. "Tracing a thousand-year history, Mark Steeds and Ro…

1968: On the Edge of World Revolution

1968: On the Edge of World Revolution

£17.99

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'With the wildfire of uprisings and grassroots revolutions that shook governments and halted economies, 1968 was a year of se…

African Women and Feminism - Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood

African Women and Feminism - Reflecting on the Politics of Sisterhood

£26.99

"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…

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…

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 Minded: The Political Philosophy of Malcolm X

Black Minded: The Political Philosophy of Malcolm X

£18.99

"Known as 'the angriest black man in America', Malcolm X was one of the most famous activists to ever live. Going beyond biog…

Black People in the British Empire

Black People in the British Empire

£14.99

"Black People in the British Empire is a challenge to the official version of British history. It tells the story of Britain'…

Border Watch: Cultures of Immigration, Detention and Control

Border Watch: Cultures of Immigration, Detention and Control

£22.99

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

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

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

£3.00

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)

£1.00

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

Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies & Aid

£14.99

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

£5.00

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…

Eyes to the South: French Anarchists & Algeria

Eyes to the South: French Anarchists & Algeria

£19.00

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

Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World

Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World

£12.99

"For twenty-five years, Feminism and Nationalism in the Third World has been an essential primer on the late nineteenth- and …

Freedom 71/04 27th February 2010

Freedom 71/04 27th February 2010

£1.00

 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…

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

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

£17.99

'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

£11.00

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…

Hostile Environment

Hostile Environment

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"The UK government proudly calls the aim of its immigration policy to be the creation of a “hostile environment,” while r…

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

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"How Europe Underdeveloped Africa is an ambitious masterwork of political economy, detailing the impact of slavery and coloni…

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

£1.00

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

£19.99

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

Killing Hope

Killing Hope

£16.99

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

Liberation Lite: The Roots of Recolonization in Southern Africa

Liberation Lite: The Roots of Recolonization in Southern Africa

£17.99

An examination of post-apartheid southern Africa. and the very limited meaning that liberation has come to have for most peop…

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

£3.00

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

£10.00

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

MALCOLM X: The Man and His Times

MALCOLM X: The Man and His Times

£25.00

Edited by John Henrik Clarke - anthology of Malcolm X's writings, speeches, etc, and writings about him by African and Africa…

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

£21.95

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

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…

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

£12.99

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

Pandemic Pivot

Pandemic Pivot

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    Experts from the frontlines of global policy tackle the implications of Covid-19 Transformative ch…

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

£24.99

"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

£5.99

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

Prison, Poetry, Martyrdom: Saida Menebhi and the Moroccan Years of Lead

Prison, Poetry, Martyrdom: Saida Menebhi and the Moroccan Years of Lead

£2.50

New pamphlet from See Red Press: a selection of poems, translated to English for the first time, by the Moroccan Marxist and …

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

£20.00

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

Reparation

Reparation

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A comprehensive argument for reparations for the historic transatlantic slave trade, including newspapr articles, letters and…

Seeing Like a Smuggler: Borders from Below

Seeing Like a Smuggler: Borders from Below

£19.99

"The word smuggler often unleashes a simplified, negative image painted by the media and the authorities. Such state-centri…

Stanley's Exploits, or Civilising Africa

Stanley's Exploits, or Civilising Africa

£3.00

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

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…

Systems of Suffering: Dispersal and the Denial of Asylum

Systems of Suffering: Dispersal and the Denial of Asylum

£19.99

"Of the many state-enacted cruelties to which refugees and asylum seekers are subjected, detention and deportation loom large…

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 Common Wind Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution

The Common Wind Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution

£12.99

"Winner of: —The Museum of African American History’s Stone Book Award —The Gilder Institute of American History’s …

The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber

The Devil's Milk: A Social History of Rubber

£18.99

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

The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich

The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich

£19.99

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

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 co…

The Many-Headed Hydra

The Many-Headed Hydra

£16.99

 "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

£11.99

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

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 Politics of Genocide

The Politics of Genocide

£11.99

"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

£18.99

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

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 Wealth of (Some) Nations: Imperialism and the Mechanics of Value Transfer

The Wealth of (Some) Nations: Imperialism and the Mechanics of Value Transfer

£19.99

"In this provocative new study, Zak Cope makes the case that capitalism is empirically inseparable from imperialism, historic…

Threads from the Refugee Crisis

Threads from the Refugee Crisis

£16.99

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

Towards the Abolition of Whiteness

Towards the Abolition of Whiteness

£14.99

"This book collects David Roediger's essays and counts the cost of whiteness in the past and present of the US. It finds thos…

Undoing Border Imperialism

Undoing Border Imperialism

£12.00

Undoing Border Imperialism combines academic discourse, lived experiences of displacement, and movement-based practices into…

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

£15.95

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

We’re Here Because You Were There: Immigration and the End of Empire

We’re Here Because You Were There: Immigration and the End of Empire

£20.00

"Drawing on new archival material from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Ian Sanjay Patel retells Britain’s recent histo…

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

£12.99

"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

£24.99

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

World Inequality

World Inequality

£6.99

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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