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Rise up: Billy Bragg on books about holding power to account

posted on 02 Jun 2019

bragg1.jpgThe songwriter and activist picks the best books on dissent, from Paul Foot’s masterly final work to Naomi Klein’s Shock Doctrine

All the way back to Magna Carta, the struggle to hold power to account has shaped our society, to the extent that it is possible to argue that dissent is the tradition that best defines the English, from the meadow at Runnymede to the vote for Brexit.

Read the full article on this link to The Guardian