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For August we are delighted to bring you The Global Police State.
'Gives powerful theoretical coherence to everyone's fear that fascism is being reborn' – Mike Davis
As the world becomes ever more unequal, people become ever more 'disposable'. Today, governments systematically exclude sections of their populations from society though heavy-handed policing. But it doesn't always go to plan. William I. Robinson exposes the nature and dynamics of this out-of-control system, arguing for the urgency of creating a movement capable of overthrowing it.
On Thursday 30th June we hosted our most recently monthly author discussion with writer Grace Blakeley and Chris Saltmarsh, co-founder of Labour for a Green New Deal. If you missed it, you can find this and other recent talks on Youtube. We'll announce the date of our next author discussion soon.
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