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Global Justice

Priyamvada Gopal, Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent

Verso, 2019; 624pp; £25


Ndongo Samba Sylla, The Fair Trade Scandal: Marketing Poverty to Benefit the Rich

Pluto Press, 2014; 208pp; £17.99


Demystifying the World Bank and IMF

From the Bretton Woods Project



PN In the book you don’t embrace or push any single ideology. Why?

International Network on Disarmament and Globalisation

In February Peace News caught up with Steve Staples Chair of the International Network on Disarmament and Globalisation and talked with him about the value of a network aimed at bridging movements.


John Bowles (ed), 'The Fair Trade Revolution' and Orla Ryan, 'Chocolate Nations: Living and Dying for Cocoa in West Africa'

The Fair Trade Revolution, Pluto Press, 2011; 257 pages; £12.99. Chocolate Nations: Living and Dying for Cocoa in West Africa, Zed Books, 2011; 176 pp; £12.99


Paul Rogers, 'Losing Control: Global Security in the Twenty-First Century, 3rd Edition'

Pluto Press, 2010; 220pp; £17.00


Jeff Conant, A Poetics of Resistance – The Revolutionary Public Relations of the Zapatista Insurgency

(AK Press, 2010; 384pp; £14)




“Think global; act local” is a very good principle but it is scary when you have no choice but to do so. Here in East London we are being forced to think globally.

Noise demo

On 10 November, a noise demo was held outside a ceremonial dinner in the City of London being addressed by prime minister Gordon Brown.