This summer marks IIRE’s thirtieth anniversary. In commemoration of the occasion, the latest issue of IIRE Notebooks for Study and Research is dedicated to covering the origins, activities and highlights of the Institute’s three decades of existence.
- by co-founder Joost Kircz and former director Murray Smith (ed.) - 106 pages€7,00
- (with Ernest Mandel's 'Basic Theories of Karl Marx') by Raphie De Santos, Michel Husson, Claudio Katz - 216 pages€11,00Not available
The credit crunch of 2008 produced an international recession in 2009.
- by Phil Hearse ed. - 144 pages€11,00
In this 144-page collection of essays, some of the world's most dynamic progressive thinkers discuss how to change the world: including John Holloway, Daniel Bensaid , and Michael Lowy.
- by Iain Bruce ed. - 162 pages€25,00
Brazilian socialists André Passos Cordeiro, Ubiratan de Souza, Pepe Vargas, Raul Pont and João Machado describe in The Porto Alegre Alternative how Porto Alegre's participatory budget was born, how it works, how it developed in interaction with popular movements and spread with local Workers' Party (PT) victories, and how it has staked out new ground in promis
- by Gilbert Achcar - 128 pages€20,00Not available
The US shift towards "unlimited war" precipitated by the events of 11 September 2001 was long in the making. Gilbert Achcar traces the rise of militant, anti-Western Islamic fundamentalism to its roots in US policies aimed at control ling the oil reserves of the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia, the "Muslim Texas".
- by Robert Went - 170 pages€25,00
In this clear and concise overview, Robert Went refutes the myth that globalization is an entirely new phenomenon and an unavoidable process. While recognizing that globalization poses serious strategic challenges to progressive movements, he argues that these challenges are not insurmountable and that there is hope for real change.