US magazine Pop Matters reviews Disaster Capitalism

US website Pop Matters reviews my book, Disaster Capitalism; the reviewer is James Orbesen: An anecdote: as a resident of Chicago, I often use public transit. Although the system is in no way perfect, it is popular, extensive, and runs (mostly) on time, which is quite a feat in itself. In August 2013, the fare…

Why one-state for Palestine/Israel continues to be best option

In 2012 I co-edited a collection with Ahmed Moor called After Zionism: One State for Israel and Palestine. The issues within it have continued to become more relevant as… the two-state “solution” is increasingly viewed as unworkable and unethical. A long essay in the New Left Review by Perry Anderson discusses the necessity of one-state for… long-term…

Guardian book review of Disaster Capitalism

This book review by Owen Hatherley, of Disaster Capitalism,… was published in the Guardian Review last Saturday: At one telling moment in this unnerving and convincing book, Antony Loewenstein quotes the managing director of one of the many private military companies (“PMCs”) working in Afghanistan. The United States, says “Jack”, “is not capable of running empires”.…