What is it that makes humans human? As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timely than ever.
"The trial of Angela Davis is remembered as one of America's most historic political trials, and no one can tell the story better than Davis herself.
Since the Great Recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves and the have-nots has turned into a chasm.
Despite the profound crisis of capitalism and the mass mobilizations of people around the world in response, there has been no successful contestation of neoliberalism's hegemony.
First published in 1990, Michele Wallace's Invisibility Blues is widely regarded as a landmark in the history of black feminism.
A narrative history of council housing--from slums to the Grenfell Tower
Urgent, timely and compelling, Municipal Dreams brilliantly brings the national story of housing to life.
In the fall of 2011, a small protest camp in downtown Manhattan exploded into a global uprising, sparked in part by the violent overreactions of the police.
Award-winning writer China Mieville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own distinctive take on its history.