The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 was hailed as the beginning of a new era of peace and co-operation between East and West. But in the years since, Russia has made incursions into Georgia, Ukra..
The collapse of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991 appeared to usher in a remarkable new era of peace and co-operation with the West. This, we were told, was the end of history: now the entire world ..
A new book on the state of the world today -- from one of the most respected and revered political commentators alive Noam Chomsky: philosopher, political writer, fearless activist. No one has done m..
Internationally renowned political commentator Noam Chomsky examines America's pursuit and exercise of power in a post 9/11 world. Noam Chomsky is the world's foremost intellectual activist. Over the ..
For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive..
This is a provocative bestseller that explains why the world is divided into nations with wildly differing levels of prosperity. Why are some nations more prosperous than others? "Why Nations Fail" se..
"Hitchens presents a George Orwell fit for the 21st century. "-Boston Globe. In this widely acclaimed biographical essay, Christopher Hitchens assesses the life, the achievements, and the myth of the ..
Democracy is under siege. The reason isn't politics. It's personalities- too many countries have come under the sway of high-conflict politicians (HCPs). Most of these HCPs have traits of narcissistic..
In this insider's investigation of the global elite's efforts to 'change the world', Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, where the rich and powerful fight for equa..
What explains the spreading backlash against the global elite? In this revelatory investigation, Anand Giridharadas takes us into the inner sanctums of a new gilded age, showing how the elite follow a..
"If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power..
The classic text of Italian workerism available in English for the first time. Workers and Capital is universally recognised as the most important work produced by operaismo, a current of political th..
In the second decade of each century, a new global order commonly starts to assert itself. In the 19th, Napoleon's defeat gave birth to the world of rivalrous European powers. In the 20th, the First W..
The bestselling author of Banker to the Poor and Creating a World Without Poverty and co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize outlines his radical economic vision for tackling inequality, joblessness, and ..
In World Order, Henry Kissinger - one of the leading practitioners of world diplomacy and author of On China - makes his monumental investigation into the 'tectonic plates' of global history and state..
When you see your nation's flag fluttering in the breeze, what do you feel?; For thousands of years flags have represented our hopes and dreams. We wave them. Burn them. March under their colours. And..
As the political climate gets increasingly unpredictable, here is someone with the answers.Robert Peston helps us make sense of the significant events which are changing our lives.It has never been a ..
The first published work by a sitting Chinese President, Xi Jinping: The Governance of China (September 2014) offered a unique look inside the Communist Party of China and its vision for the future. I..
The story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill country. Reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy and ambition tha..