Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell

The Spanish Civil War was the making of Orwell - both by showing him what he thought was the real possibility of a functioning workers' regime and by showing him what happened when the Communists got into a position where they could persecute their fellow leftists.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Bloody Nasty People, Daniel Trilling

This is a short history of Britain's extreme political right, told by Daniel Trilling, an assistant editor at the New Statesman.