Fredric Jameson claimed it was easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism. Was he right? Watch Robert Wade, Pippa Malmgren and Pnina Werbner in discussion.
Authors, journalists and activists are rallying to re-read Assata Shakur’s 1988 memoir Assata: An Autobiography, republished this month by Zed Books with a new foreword by Angela Davis.
A teaser trailer and author interview with Richard Jackson, author of Confessions of a Terrorist
Ha-Joon Chang, Guardian journalist Ellie Mae O’Hagan and Oxfam’s Duncan Green join up to launch the Critique, Influence, Change series
On UK Budget Day 2014 Lorenzo Fioramonti asks “What is GDP, and how does it affect us?”
A panel discussion examining Africa’s rapidly growing urban centres at the Africa Research Institute
As radical publishers of critical books that seek to affect real change, the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day – ‘Inspiring Change’ – is particularly close to Zed’s heart.
A round-up of reviews and interviews with economist Lorenzo Fioramonti, whose new book How Numbers Rule the World explores the use and abuse of statistics on a global scale
In the run up to the festive period, are you looking for a present for that radical in your life? Then check out our selection of great political reads – perfect for Christmas gifts!
Decided not to give your mum another Nigella this Christmas? The Guardian recommends Stephen Chan’s The Morality of China in Africa and Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure as curve ball stocking fillers
Interviewed for The China Story by Jeremy Goldkorn, Leta Hong Fincher talks about the phenomenon of ‘leftover’ women in China, and the challenges faced by women in the rapidly urbanising nation
What fuels migration from Mexico to the US? In this short video Peter Watt discusses the effect of the drug war on cross-border migration
John Crabtree presents his new book on the Morales administration, Bolivia: Processes of Change at a launch event at the Washington Office on Latin America
Peter Watt recounts the dirty war and the drug war in Mexico