Capitalism and catastrophe: an interview with Naomi Klein

Let’s start with a question. What seems like a bigger challenge: fixing a flawed economic system, or dealing with the catastrophic consequences of uncontrolled climate change? How about another one: would you rather hand over billions to bail out a bank, or to help ensure the our planet remains liveable? Extreme, right? No. We’re in … Continue reading Capitalism and catastrophe: an interview with Naomi Klein

Rewriting the narrative: Ghalib Islam’s Fire in the Unnameable Country

It’s difficult to know where to start on a review of Ghalib Islam’s Fire in the Unnameable Country. The book is a thing apart. It’s a unique entity without direct comparison, although maybe a collaboration between Jose Saramago, Haruki Murakami and Franz Kafka would come close. Islam’s tale breaks every rule you can think of, in … Continue reading Rewriting the narrative: Ghalib Islam’s Fire in the Unnameable Country