Progressive reviews

Mandela – by Peter Hain

Terry Philpot  |  15 November 2010

Peter Hain's new book on Nelson Mandela offers something new to the library of Mandela studies, from an honest account of the man himself to the nuances of the regime's eventual downfall.

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Hamas: “to study is not to support”

Ben Garratt  |  7 April 2010

Hamas cannot be simply wished away, say the authors of a new book. Instead, new solutions must be found and the organisation thoroughly understood.

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We mean power: ideas for the future of the left

Paul Richards  |  22 March 2010

There are reasons for Labour to be cheerful, as the new essay collection edited by James Purnell and Graeme Cooke at Demos demonstrates

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Where the power lies

Peter Riddell  |  4 March 2010

The respected chief political commentator of The Times reviews former spin doctor Lance Price's book 'Where the Power Lies - Prime Ministers v The Media', and enjoys its thoughtful balance on the role of the press.

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