Archive for January, 2011


January 31, 2011

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‘Dead Philosophers Are Cool: “Philosophy Bites Back”‘, Popmatters 8 March 2013 (Book review of David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton, Philosophy Bites Back, Oxford University Press 2013).

‘A Whole World of Bullshit: “Bullspotting: Finding Facts in the Age of Misinformation”‘, Popmatters 18 January 2013 (Book review of Loren Collins, Bullspotting: Finding Facts in the Age of Misimformation, Prometheus 2012).

“How China Grabbed Hold of the World in Order to Survive and Compete: “Restless Empire”‘, Popmatters¬†6 December 2012 (Book review of Odd Arne Westad, Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750, Basic 2012).

‘Thomas Friedman’s Paean to Globalization “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” Is Back, But We’ve Moved On’, Popmatters 9 October 2012 (Book review of Thomas L. Friedman, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization, Picador 2012).

‘We Need Glenn Greenwald’s “With Liberty and Justice for Some” for Its Courage’, Popmatters 17 September 2012 (Book review of Glenn Greenwald, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful, Picador 2012).

‘Enter the Posthuman: “Alien Phenomenology”‘, Popmatters 16 July 2012 (Book review of Ian Bogost, Alien Phenomenology, Or What It’s Like to Be a Thing, University of Minnesota Press 2012).

‘The Wheel, Reinvented: Occupy! Scenes from Occupied America’, Popmatters 8 May 2012 (Book review of Astra Taylor, Keith Gessen, and others, eds,¬†Occupy! Scenes from Occupied America, Verso 2011).

‘The Quantum Mind-Boggle’, Popmatters 4 April 2012 (Book review of Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw, The Quantum Universe, Da Capo 2012).

“Consumerism”, in Ben Fine and Alfredo Saad-Filho (eds) The Elgar Companion to Marxist Economics, pp. 78-83. (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012).

‘God Among the Test Tubes: “Science and Religion in Quest of Truth”‘, Popmatters 14 February 2012 (Book review of John Polkinghorne, Science and Religion in Quest of Truth, Yale University Press 2011).

Book review of Massimo Pigliucci, Nonsense on Stilts: How to Tell Science from Bunk, University of Chicago Press 2010. Marx and Philosophy Review of Books 22 January 2012.

‘Barbarians Against Barbarians: Henry Kissinger’s “On China”‘, Popmatters 3 November 2011 (Book review of Henry Kissinger, On China, Penguin 2011).

‘OMG, You Wrote Your Own Bible?’, Popmatters 14 September 2011 (Book review of A.C. Grayling, The Good Book: A Humanist Bible, Walker & Co 2011).

‘Smile, You’re in a Rat Race’, Popmatters 6 July 2011 (Book review of David Brooks, The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement, Random House 2011).

‘Gazing Upon the Bitch-Goddess of Quantification’, Popmatters 23 May 2011¬†(Book review of James Gleick, The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood, Pantheon 2011).

‘Save the World from Evil Math’, Popmatters 5 May 2011 (Book review of Charles Seife, Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception, Viking Adult 2010).

‘”Revolutionary Deists”: Fanatics for a Reason’, Popmatters 27 Apr 2011 (Book review of Kerry Walters, Revolutionary Deists: Early America’s Rational Infidels, Prometheus 2011).

‘The Ol’ Rebel Heart of “The Communist Manifesto” Beats On’, Popmatters 28 Mar 2011 (Book review of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto, Penguin 2011).

‘A Perfect Storm: Tipping Points, Critical Mass, and Dynamics of the Egyptian Revolution’, Countercurrents 02 March 2011.

Book review of Matthew B. Crawford, Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work, Penguin Press 2009. State of Nature, Summer 2010.

‘The Secret of New Age Thinking’, Butterflies and Wheels 10 July 2010 (Book review of Robert M. Price, Top Secret: The Truth Behind Today’s Pop Mysticisms, Prometheus 2008).

Book review of Jurgen Habermas, Between Naturalism and Religion: Philosophical Essays, Polity Press 2008. Marx and Philosophy Review of Books May 2010.

‘Counfound the Unbelievers’, Butterflies and Wheels 15 Oct 2009 (Book review of Dinesh D’Souza, What’s So Great About Christianity, Regnery Publishing 2007).

‘Dating Guide for the Left-Wing Writer’, Dissident Voice 11 May 2009.

‘The Age of Consumer Capitalism’, Cultural Logic 2007.

‘One World, One Lie: Tibet, The Olympics and Democracy’, Mute 24 July 2008.

‘Atheism Is Not Enough: A Socialist Dare to Religion and Science’, State of Nature Spring 2008.

‘Unproductive Bodies: A Materialist Critique of the “Corporeal Turn”‘, Reconstruction 7.4 2007.

‘Imperialism in the Twenty-First Century’, Theory and Science 8.1 Winter 2006.

‘China’s Modernization and the New Left’, Borderlands 5:1 2006. (Book review of Wang Hui, China’s New Order: Society, Politics, and Economy in Transition, Harvard University Press 2003).

Book review of Emmanuel Todd, After the Empire: The Breakdown of the American Order, Columbia University Press 2003. Review of Radical Political Economics 38: 3 Summer 2006.

Book review of Ulrich Beck, The Brave New World of Work, Polity Press 2000. Review of Radical Political Economics 37: 3 Summer 2005.

Book review of Poul Harremoes, David Gee, Malcolm MacGarvin, Andy Stirling, Jane Keys, Brian Wynne, and Sofia Guedes Vaz (eds.) The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century: Late Lessons From Early Warnings, Earthscan 2002. Millennium Journal of International Studies 33:1 2004.

Book review of Chris Benner, Work in the New Economy: Flexible Labor Markets in Silicon Valley, Blackwell 2002. Sociological Research Online 8: 4 November 2003.

Book review of Peter Dicken, Global Shift: Transforming the World Economy, Guildford 1998. Review of Radical Political Economics 35: 3 Summer 2003.