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Dominic Alexander

Dominic Alexander is a member of Counterfire, for which he is the book review editor. He is a longstanding activist in north London. He is a historian whose work includes the book Saints and Animals in the Middle Ages (2008), a social history of medieval wonder tales, and articles on London’s first revolutionary, William Longbeard, and the revolt of 1196, in Viator 48:3 (2017), and Science and Society 84:3 (July 2020). He is also the author of the Counterfire books, The Limits of Keynesianism (2018) and Trotsky in the Bronze Age (2020).

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Economics as self-harm: why the Bank of England is risking stagflation 07 May 2022
The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution - book review 31 March 2022
Socialist Register 2022: New Polarisations, Old Contradictions, The Crisis of Centrism - book review 10 March 2022
The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity - book review 10 February 2022
Energy prices and the real cost of inflation 08 February 2022
Why is the labour theory of value so important? - explainer 17 January 2022
Is capitalism in decline? - explainer 27 December 2021
The Darker Angels of our Nature: Refuting the Pinker Theory of History and Violence - book review 16 December 2021
How ruling class greed, not immigration, brought down the Roman empire 07 November 2021
Climate and growth: Why driving down living standards won’t stop climate chaos 30 October 2021
Free Speech and the Suppression of Dissent during World War I - book review 28 October 2021
Why inflation is not caused by workers 30 September 2021
Chartist Revolution - book review 23 September 2021
The Last Man: A British Genocide in Tasmania - book review 24 June 2021
‘The people are the waters’: social revolt in London, 1196-1381 30 May 2021
The Return of Nature: Socialism and Ecology - book review 22 April 2021
The limits of Keynesianism - video 19 February 2021
The Adventures of the Communist Manifesto - book review 18 February 2021
Trotsky in the Bronze Age: why technology alone does not change society - video 23 January 2021
History as an uneven and combined process - Trotsky in the Bronze Age extract 06 January 2021

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