Mike Davis

Mike Davis is a contributing editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books and the author of Planet of SlumsCity of QuartzIn Praise of Barbarians, and more than a dozen other books. He teaches at the University of California Riverside.



The eye of the super-hurricane was reported to have come ashore at Cuixmala, where English robber baron Sir James Goldsmith built his Xanadu....

The Reds Under Romney’s Bed

IN 1884 THE JOURNALIST Edward Bellamy, struggling with an idea for a utopian novel, visited the only actually-existing Communist society on ...

No More Bubblegum

Our sit-in 46 years ago was a guerrilla raid; this is Wall Street under siege by the Lilliputians....

The Ghost of Wrath