Ben Lear

Occupied London: revolt and crisis in Greece

Published online July 2011. Review of the book "Revolt and Crisis in Greece: Between a Present Yet to Pass and a Future Still to Come", edited by Antonis Vradis and Dimitris Dalakoglou: an Occupied London Project (published by AK Press, 2011).

Precarious life?

Written by Shift Editor Ben Lear, published online February 2012. This was the call out for articles for a short series on Precarity.

Neither National nor International: Notes against Europe - Ben Lear

Ben Lear argues that we must avoid both defending the European project and slipping into nationalism. Anti-capitalist politics can't be reduced to a defence of a geographical territory or reformist politics such as the Tobin tax. Originally published in September 2010.

A Cop15 diary - Ben Lear

A COP-15 diary by Ben Lear. Originally published in January 2010.

Lifeboat communism - A review of Franco 'Bifo' Berardi’s 'After the Future'

Ben Lear's review of Franco 'Bifo' Berardi's book After the Future. Originally published in Viewpoint Magazine on 18th May 2012.