The Promethean Dream: dark times & Climate Change

ISBN 978-0-19-933766-8. “Reason in a Dark Time – why the struggle against climate change failed – and what it means for our future” by Dale Jamieson was published by Oxford University Press in 2014. Given the level of praise heaped … Continue reading

“Armed Madhouse” by Greg Palast

ISBN 978-0-713-99797-2. “Armed Madhouse” by Greg Palast was published by Allen Lane/Penguin in 2006. Palast by now needs little introduction. We reviewed his 2003 “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy” and “Vultures’ Picnic” from 2011. “Armed Madhouse” straddles the two … Continue reading

When people give in to hate… & then learn to stop

ISBN 978-0-330-48757-3. “The Third Reich – A New History” by Michael Burleigh was published by Macmillan in 2000 (then Pan Books for this the paperback edition in 2001). This is an enormous book weighing in at over 800 pages alone … Continue reading