The Seven Griefs of Inmigration and Interculturality
How does migration affect the life and psychology of each person? Do all migrants experience this process in the same way? What are the difficulties for the families they leave behind? Above all, what is the change like for the society in which they decide to start from scratch? The impact of migrat..
John Perkins has seen the signs of today's economic meltdown before. The subprime mortgage fiascos, the banking industry collapse, the rising tide of unemployment, the shuttering of small businesses across the landscape are all too familiar symptoms of a far greater disease. In his former life as an..
My Seditious Heart collects two-decades of work from when Arundhati Roy devoted herself to the political essay, opening space for justice, rights, and freedoms in hostile environment. Radical and superbly readable, the essays speak in a voice of unique spirit marked by compassion, clarity, and coura..
From ruined towns on the edge of Siberia, to Bond-villain lairs in London and Manhattan, something has gone wrong. Kleptocracies, governments run by corrupt leaders that prosper at the expense of their people, are on the rise. Once upon a time, if an official stole money, there wasn't much he could ..
Marta Sanz is thoughtful on how to "protect" the feminist struggle from the simplification and commercialization of a capitalism that can absorb everything, and also thinks about power, coming to the conclusion that perhaps what needs to be modified is the notion of power itself. / Tres acontecimie..
This volume shows a Mexico in which the State betrays its purpose for being to become the main aggressor of society. Here are soldiers who would kill and make innocents vanish, police conducting executions, and nurses healing victims only to give them a new cycle of torture. / Las crónicas que inte..
In 2016, a young Afghan driver and translator named Omar makes the heart-wrenching choice to flee his war-torn country, saying goodbye to Laila, the love of his life, without knowing when they might be reunited again. He is one of millions of refugees who leave their homes that year. Matthieu Aikins..
Properly understood, the climate crisis is an unparalleled opportunity to finally and effectively address many persistent causes of suffering and misery that have long been neglected, and to transform the prospects of future generations, giving them a chance to live healthier, more prosperous lives ..
Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary
A virus is not human, but how you react to it is a measure of humanity. The United States has not fared well. Hundreds of thousands of its citizens have died needlessly. America is supposed to be the land of freedom, but disease and fear make us less free. Freedom is impossible when we are too sick ..
In Our Bodies, Their Battlefields, longtime intrepid war correspondent Christina Lamb shares about the lives of women in wartime. An award-winning war correspondent for twenty-five years (she’s never had a female editor) Lamb reports two wars—the “bang-bang” war and the story of how the people behin..
Authoritarianism, particularism, fanaticism, catastrophism, terrorism, solutionism... are the faces of a broad anti-illustrated reaction to the current crisis of civilization. Our present is caught in a radical dilemma: either condemned or saved. Behind this alternative lies a surrender. / Autorita..
Since its sudden appearance in September 2011, the Occupy Movement has spread to thousands of cities across the world. For some it’s the economy. For others, it’s something deeper that now occupies the global conscience. From the onset, Noam Chomsky was there, offering his voice, his support, and hi..