Red Review – December 2016

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

New Jacobin Out Now: The Party We Need

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

Subversive Cinema: Capitalism Documentary Part 5 & 6 (of 6)

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.htmlContinue reading Subversive Cinema: Capitalism Documentary Part 5 & 6 (of 6)

From Mao to Now: The Ongoing relevance of Marxism in China

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

Book Talk – Big Farms Big Flu – Rob Wallace – Note: Date Change Now on Tuesday 25th, 7pm

Tuesday October 25th 7pm, New International Book Shop 54 Victoria St, Carlton, 3053  Admission: By Donation RSVP here Rob Wallace, U.S based author of a new book 'Big Farms Make Big Flu,' published by Monthly Review Press, will give a talk about the book at New International Bookshop. The book is a collection of dispatches, by … Continue reading Book Talk – Big Farms Big Flu – Rob Wallace – Note: Date Change Now on Tuesday 25th, 7pm