Hi all, NIBS will be open, as normal, until Friday 23rd December We will then close down from 24th December to 30th January. We will reopen on Tuesday 30th January at 12pm. We wish all our supporters and customers a happy festive season and a new year full of creative and enjoyable activism as we … Continue reading NIBS Holiday Close-Down
Date: Thursday 2nd Feb, 7pm (doors and bar open at 6:30pm) Venue: Bella Union Bar, Level 1, Trades Hall , 54 Victoria Street (corner of Victoria & Lygon Streets), Carlton South (enter via Lygon Street) Admission: $5 NIBS members, $7 non-members. Pre-book tickets here. Brexit, the election of Trump, and the rising popularity of several other … Continue reading Left Q/A: The populist right and the anti-globalisation backlash: how should the left respond?
No 1, December 2016, Marko Beljac. Richard Seymour, Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics, (London, Verso, 2016). The neoliberal era, to no small degree, has been characterised by an assault on democracy. Viewed discretely neoliberalism assails public education, public housing, public transportation, public enterprise, even public space be damned, in short anything with the … Continue reading Red Review – December 2016
Description from Jacobin website: "When we were planning our new issue many of us didn’t take the prospect of a Trump presidency too seriously. The lead that Hillary Clinton had built seemed insurmountable — and, beyond the backing of organized labor and other Democratic Party stalwarts, she had the support of every major sector of … Continue reading New Jacobin Out Now: The Party We Need
A NIBS gift voucher would make a wonderful present for your progressive (or not so!) friends and family this Christmas. To order a print off a gift voucher now simply click on the button below and you can choose a printable gift voucher for an amount that suits your needs. The voucher than can then … Continue reading Online NIBS Gift Vouchers – Now available
Mind of Islamic State - Robert Manne - $23 Who Rules the World - Noam Chomsky - $35 Fight Like a Girl - Cllementine Ford - $30 In the Vales of Tears on Marxism - Roland Boer - $48 A Handful of Sand: The Gurindji Struggle, After the Walk-Off - Charlie Ward - $30 Why The future … Continue reading New Books in November
Thursday November 24th, 7pm New International Bookshop, 54 Victoria St Carlton Entry: $5 or $3 for NIBS members Book here. In November, we continue our screening of CAPITALISM - an ambitious and accessible six-part documentary series that looks at both the history of ideas and the social forces that have shaped the capitalist world. http://www.icarusfilms.com/new2015/capi.html … Continue reading Subversive Cinema: Capitalism Documentary Part 5 & 6 (of 6)
Tickets here Author Roland Boer's argues that anybody who wants to understand contemporary China simply has to have some understanding of Chinese Marxism. As such, Roland has spent the last few years developing and teaching a massive online course on the nature, debates, and practices of Marxism in China today. Roland will discuss Chinese Marxism as … Continue reading From Mao to Now: The Ongoing relevance of Marxism in China