The Three Trillion Dollar War
Joseph Stiglitz and Linda Bilmes
Now the world is in deep recession the evidence of the true cost of the Iraq conflict laid out by the authors is even more vital in exposing capitalism’s priorities.
Mad, Bad and Sad
In this excellent history of women and “mind doctors” Appignanesi argues women’s oppression and poverty can lead to mental illness, both of them creations of the mad system in which we live.
Subtitled An Oral History of Vietnam Veterans against the War, Stacewicz’s book has brought together a wealth of personal accounts which are all the more poignant today.
In Pakistan on a family holiday from his home in Rochdale, 15 year old Khalid is abducted. He ends up in a living nightmare when he is transported to Guantanamo Bay prison. For teenage readers.
Solo play confronts racism, trauma and homophobia
Animated film retells Anne Frank’s story
A pick of the highlights