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Gee, David

Anthony Barnett, Iron Britannia: Time to take the great out of Great Britain

Faber & Faber, [first published 1982] republished 2012 with a new preface and additional texts by the author; 216pp; £11

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Control Freaks

In this extract from his forthcoming book, 'Spectacle, Reality, Resistance: Confronting a culture of militarism', David Gee explores how contemporary militarism attempts to control public opinion, passing over its horrific reality.

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The poor die young

Official statistics of British forces fatalities in Afghanistan obscure the fact that it is younger people from poorer backgrounds who are suffering most from the increasing intensity of the fighti