Revolution Come and Gone

Just how significant was the end of the Cold War? Could we have seen its rapid replacement with the “War on Terror”? In “Deterring Democracy” by Noam Chomsky (ISBN 9780099135012 first published by Verso in 1991, review edition by Vintage in … Continue reading

Fossil Fuelled Suicide & other Power System stories

ISBN: 978-0-241-96524-5. “Power Systems” – conversations between David Barsamian and Noam Chomsky – was published by Penguin in 2013 (from an original 2012 US publication by Metropolitan Books). Once again another outing for the “world’s greatest public intellectual” although not an … Continue reading

The Road to Fascism

ISBN 978-0-141-18529-3. “The Road to Wigan Pier” by George Orwell was first published by Victor Gollancz in 1937. This edition by Penguin in 2001 includes an introduction by Richard Hoggart (Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Contemporary … Continue reading