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Review – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution

Review – Perspectives on the Grenada Revolution

With chapters drawn from a wide range of authors, this collection succeeds in furthering our understanding of the Grenada Revolution’s complexities and enduring legacy.

Interview – Bernard D’Mello

Interview – Bernard D’Mello

Journalist Bernard D’Mello discusses Fidel Castro’s legacy in the Global South, imperialism, Maoist movements in South Asia and India’s status as an emerging power.

Review – Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

Review – Civil Wars: A History in Ideas

An exponent of longue durée history, Armitage brings together several trains of thought in this volume which begins in ancient Rome and ends in contemporary Syria.

Interview – Antoni Kapcia

Interview – Antoni Kapcia

Antoni Kapcia discusses the recent détente between Cuba and the US, considers the future of Cuba’s leadership, and emphasizes the unique nature of the Cuban system.

Review – The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Review – The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

An important and groundbreaking interdisciplinary scholarly volume which highlights the lessons that can be drawn from the errors and triumphs of the Grenada Revolution.

Review – Marx’s Concept of The Alternative to Capitalism

Review – Marx’s Concept of The Alternative to Capitalism

An unusually clear and fertile book which demonstrates that, contrary to popular and scholarly opinion, Marx did have a coherent concept of the postcapitalist future.

Review – Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt

Review – Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt

Although this title makes some valid points to support its hypothesis regarding corporate capitalism, ultimately a clear and substantial vision of revolution is lacking.

Review – Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

Review – Dragon in Ambush: The Art of War in the Poems of Mao Zedong

Ingalls’ translation of Mao’s poems and thought-provoking thesis have considerable merit, but readers will benefit most by approaching it with a critical eye.

Egypt’s Crisis and Its Polarised Narratives

Egypt’s Crisis and Its Polarised Narratives

How a crisis is simplified and framed can say a lot about the strategic choices being made by certain actors, as can be seen from the polarised narratives arising out of Egypt’s crisis.

Revolutionary Politics in Grenada – A Retrospective

Revolutionary Politics in Grenada – A Retrospective

Almost 30 years ago the US, supported by several countries in the Caribbean, controversially invaded Grenada ending its imported, and largely unloved, Marxist-Leninist political model.

Reconstructing Arab States: Do Fractured Politics Require the Tools of Transitional Justice?

Reconstructing Arab States: Do Fractured Politics Require the Tools of Transitional Justice?

The way to clear a path towards true revolutions in the Arab world that reconstitute public spheres in more open and pluralistic ways begins with coming to terms with the past.

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