“Newspeak in the 21st Century” by David Cromwell & David Edwards

ISBN 978 0 7453 2893 5. “Newspeak in the 21st Century” by David Edwards and David Cromwell was published by Pluto Press in 2009. This is one of three books from the writing team behind Media Lens. [We have previously … Continue reading

“Snake Oil” by Richard Heinberg

ISBN-13: 978-0976751090. “Snake Oil – How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future” by Richard Heinberg was published by the Post Carbon Institute in 2013. Heinberg is now the author of ten books of which we have reviewed seven … Continue reading

“The Great Disruption” by Paul Gilding

ISBN 978-1-60819-353-0. “The Great Distruption – Why the climate crisis will bring on the end of shopping and the birth of a new world” by Paul Gilding was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2011 (this paperback edition 2012 with new … Continue reading

“The Unpatriotic History of the Second World War” by James Heartfield

ISBN 978-1-78099-378-2. “The Unpatriotic History of the Second World War” by James Heartfield was published by Zero Books in 2012. This is a work of history and a re-interpretation of events 1939 to 1945. What has increasingly disturbed me is how ‘remembrance’/celebration … Continue reading

“The Power of Just Doing Stuff” by Rob Hopkins

ISBN 978 0 85784 117 9. “The Power of Just Doing Stuff – How local action can change the world” by Rob Hopkins was published by Green Books in 2013. By our reckoning this is Rob’s third book after the … Continue reading