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Corbyn: it isn't going to be like last year

Corbyn: it isn't going to be like last year

Analysis July 28, 2016

This is a decisive battle, and it's even bigger than Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, argues John Rees

Socialist Register 2016: The Politics of the Right

Socialist Register 2016: The Politics of the Right

Book Reviews July 28, 2016

The rise of the populist and racist right shows that the centre cannot hold, and an unequivocal socialist alternative is the only solution, argues Elaine Gra...

BHS collapse: Not just a case of a bad apple

BHS collapse: Not just a case of a bad apple

Analysis July 27, 2016

Vladimir Unkovski-Korica looks at the context behind BHS' collapse

Crisis of reformism: Corbyn, Sanders and the left

Crisis of reformism: Corbyn, Sanders and the left

Analysis July 27, 2016

The re-election of Corbyn is key, but an increase in the level of class struggle is critical to lasting success, argues Lindsey German

The Secret Left-wing Diary of Owen Smith, aged 46 and a half

The Secret Left-wing Diary of Owen Smith, aged 46 and a half

Opinion July 23, 2016

Counterfire has gained exclusive access to the diary of Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith

No time for faint hearts

No time for faint hearts

Opinion July 21, 2016

We have got this far by being radical, argues Chris Nineham, and now is not the time to moderate the message

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Corbyn: media manipulation and the militarisation of debate

Corbyn: media manipulation and the militarisation of debate

Des Freedman and Justin Schlosberg unpick astonishing levels of media bias in recent political coverage 

July 29, 2016 Des Freedman & Justin Schlosberg

Corbyn: realpolitik or radicalism?

Corbyn: realpolitik or radicalism?

Jeremy Corbyn's path to victory lies in remembering his roots and staying connected with the streets, argues Alex Snowdon

July 29, 2016 Alex Snowdon

Corbyn up against the establishment

Corbyn up against the establishment

Alex Snowdon takes a look at the current conjecture in relation to the Labour leadership contest, and the questions facing the wider movement

July 27, 2016 Alex Snowdon

Immigration detention and the private sector: state coercion on the cheap

Immigration detention and the private sector: state coercion on the cheap

A support group gathers disturbing testimony from people deported by commercial contractors, reports Lotte LS

July 26, 2016 Lotte LS

Theory

The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust - key texts

The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust - key texts

The Blairites' crocodile tears are about defending empire, writes David Moyles in this introduction to The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust  ...

May 3, 2016 David Moyles

The Communist Manifesto - key texts

The Communist Manifesto - key texts

The Communist Manifesto is a pamphlet that refuses to die. As incendiary as the day it was published, Paul Vernell unpacks this founding document

April 8, 2016 Paul Vernell

Rosa Luxemburg’s The Mass Strike - key texts

Rosa Luxemburg’s The Mass Strike - key texts

Rosa Luxemburg argued that the majority of people would be won to socialism through struggle, writes Paul Vernell in this introduction to The Mass Strike ...

April 3, 2016 Paul Vernell

Editors picks

The EU vote: this is what a social crisis looks like

The EU vote: this is what a social crisis looks like

Tail-ending the Cameron Remain campaign is hemorrhaging working class support for Labour and the left, argues John Rees

June 15, 2016 John Rees

Time is tight: the challenges to Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign

Time is tight: the challenges to Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign

The political challenges to a Jeremy Corbyn leadership of the Labour Party will come thick and fast…and long before a 2020 election, argues John Rees ...

August 31, 2015 John Rees

Immigration, racism and class

Immigration, racism and class

While mainstream ideology repackages its old myths and lies, Kevin Ovenden argues for a radical re-assertion of class-based anti-racism 

June 14, 2016 Kevin Ovenden

Books

Wall Street’s Think Tank

Wall Street’s Think Tank

Wall Street’s Think Tank shows that the Council on Foreign Relations is a pivotal institution for the US ruling class, finds Dominic Alexander ...

July 21, 2016 Dominic Alexander

China on Strike: Narratives of Workers' Resistance

China on Strike: Narratives of Workers' Resistance

China on Strike gives in insights into Chinese workers’ struggles and the nature of capitalism in China, writes Orlando Hill

July 14, 2016 Orlando Hill

The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations Are Shaping a Climate-Changed World

The Secure and the Dispossessed: How the Military and Corporations Are Shaping a Climate-Changed World

Climate change is driven by the demand for profits, but the ruling class is recasting it as a security issue, finds William Alderson

July 7, 2016 William Alderson

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