Introducing ZED

To launch Zed’s new website, we’ve posted hundreds of extracts and chapters from some of our most recent titles, from Assata Shakur to Nawal El Saadawi

Asia | 08.06.16

Yanis Varoufakis on China

Yanis Varoufakis looks at the underlying weaknesses of the Chinese economy, its deep and complex connections with the rest of the global economy and the policy dilemmas it will face in the future

Middle East | 09.01.15

Islamism – A Eurocentric Position?

In this introduction to Sayyid’s A Fundamental Fear, Hamid Dabashi argues the fictive delusion of ‘the West’ is no longer a valid or legitimate interlocutor for the post-colonial world

Cities | 26.07.16

Inside the Ghost Cities

Across China strange replicas of European towns lie empty. In this extract from Ghost Cities of China Wade Shepard explores these fascinating and uncanny urban centres

Asia | 26.07.16

A Normal Day in Pyongyang

The closed nature of North Korea has hidden much of the everyday life of people in Pyongyang. In North Korea: State of Paranoia Paul French gives an idea of the day-to-day life of the city