the rise of disaster capitalism

Best of Verso 2015: download our free ebook!

Best of Verso 2015: free ebook collection featuring extracts from some of our highlights this year!

We bring you a compilation of our most exciting reading from 2015, with contributions from Patrick Cockburn, John Berger, Bernie Sanders, Gabriella Coleman, Shulamith Firestone, Juliet Jacques, Tariq Ali, Pablo Iglesias, and Teju Cole; covering the rise of ISIS, post-capitalism, transgender politics, disaster capitalism, the Anthropocene, and lots more.

Contents: 

Patrick Cockburn, “The Battle of Mosul,” The Rise of Islamic State

John Berger, “The Fayum Portrait Painters (1st-3rd Century)” and “Michaelangelo (1475-1564),” Portraits

Julian Assange, “WikiLeaks and Empire,” The WikiLeaks Files

Kenneth Goldsmith, “Sound,” Capital

Bernie Sanders, “Socialism in One City,” Outsider in the White House

Gabriella Coleman, “The State of Anonymous,” Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy

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