reviews

Black Flag 237 (2015)

The last of the titles from the 2007-15 Black Flag collective looked at a brief wave of squatting in the capital and took an in-depth look at the then-somnolent Parliamentary scene before the rise of Corbynism. A direct action bent saw it pick over the rise and fall of the animal rights movement, and consider how the Trade Union Bill could potentially be resisted.

Review: Soldiers of the night: the story of the French resistance by David Schoenbrun

Simone Seguin, French resistance fighter, Paris

Stuart Christie's review of David Schoenbrun's book on the French resistance during World War II.

Catching up on the Discource

A brief bit on how I reclaim a portion of my labour time.

Review: The anarchists of Casas Viejas

Aftermath of the Casas Viejas massacre

A review by "Anarcho" of the book The Anarchists of Casas Viejas, by Jerome R Mintz, the most detailed history of the unsuccessful anarchist uprising in 1933.

Fighting the fascists in Devon, 1930s

Blackshirts campaigning in Plymouth, 1930s

A review of Blackshirts in Devon, by Todd Gray, telling the story of resistance to fascism in Plymouth and Devon in the early 1930s.

Democracy inside out - Fedor Kapelusz

Ostrogorsky Democracy and the organization of political parties

'Demokratija naiznanku', Bolshevik 1927, No. 21: 96–102. Review of the Russian translation of Ostrogorski, Moisei 1902, Democracy and the organization of political parties Volume I: England, New York: Macmillan.

Review: Can neuroscience change our minds? - Hilary and Steven Rose

rose

A review of the new book by Hilary and Steven Rose which presents both a scientific and political critique of the growth of 'neuro' disciplines.

The faux-wokeness of film reviews: in defense of The Free State of Jones

A response by Crystal Stella Becerril and Jason Netek of some reviews of the movie, The Free State of Jones.

The Stillitoe Thesis

DAVID DOWNES is 23 and has been doing post-graduate research on juvenile delinquency for the LSE for the last two years.