• "Vividly accessible... required reading for the Seattle brigade"

  • "Mason, using an impressive range of primary sources, recounts nine of the great stories of working-class revolts"

    Irish Times
  • "This book tells stories of our past that are indispensable to understanding the present. it is a good answer to all who ask where the working class has gone. Brilliant"

    Ken Loach
  • "'Don't die stupid. If you haven't read Mason's book, you know nothing about how this planet works... breathtaking, fascinating, perceptive... Damn, I wish I'd written this book"

    Greg Palast, author of the New York Times bestseller Armed Madhouse
  • "This is micro-historical writing at its best"

    Walden Bello, author of Dilemmas of Domination