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UK after the rain

UK after the rain

Analysis June 26, 2016

Shabbir Lakha looks beyond the media blizzard surrounding last week’s referendum result and identifies anti-racist work as a campaigning imperative

 Why I voted Leave

Why I voted Leave

Opinion June 25, 2016

After the vote to leave the EU, student nurse Danielle Tiplady calls on people on the left to work together

This vote was about far more than immigration

This vote was about far more than immigration

Analysis June 25, 2016

The vote to leave the EU was fuelled by class divisions, argues Alastair Stephens

A History of the Barricade

A History of the Barricade

Book Reviews June 23, 2016

The barricade is the iconic tactic of historic class struggles, and its history is engagingly explored in Hazan’s history, finds William Booth ...

Looking beyond the Referendum

Looking beyond the Referendum

Opinion June 22, 2016

Whatever the outcome, the left will have to unite after the referendum to fight against racism, austerity and war argues Lindsey German.

A beacon of hope in dark times

A beacon of hope in dark times

Latest News June 21, 2016

Shabbir Lakha reports on the Convoy to Calais, which the French police shamefully turned back at the border

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Strategy beyond the referendum

Strategy beyond the referendum

As the established order falls apart, Chris Bambery argues how the left should respond

June 27, 2016 Chris Bambery

Podemos alliance on the verge of power?

Podemos alliance on the verge of power?

Europe is about to be shaken by another political earthquake as Podemos is predicted to become Spain's second party writes Alastair Stephens

June 26, 2016 Alastair Stephens

How the left should deal with the referendum results

How the left should deal with the referendum results

With many of the old political certainties breaking up, Lindsey German argues that the left have to rise to the challenge.

June 26, 2016 Lindsey German

Class struggle in France: a temporary stalemate

Class struggle in France: a temporary stalemate

The government has been stunned by the strength of the strikes and protests, but what now for the movement? John Mullen investigates

June 25, 2016 John Mullen

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

Another Europe is necessary

Another Europe is necessary

We cannot be neutral with regard to the upcoming referendum on EU membership. If Britain votes to stay in, we will be effectively signing up to all of Europe...

September 20, 2015 Reuben Bard-Rosenberg

The end of Blairism: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and the left

The end of Blairism: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and the left

New Labour orthodoxies, dominant in the Labour Party for at least two decades, are crumbling writes Alex Snowdon

August 27, 2015 Alex Snowdon

Anti-union bill is an attack on us all

Anti-union bill is an attack on us all

The Tories are planning the biggest assault on rights at work since the 1980s. Peter Stauber spoke to Richard Allday of Unite the Union’s National Exec...

October 18, 2015 Peter Stauber

Books

Food, free markets and capitalist philanthropy

Food, free markets and capitalist philanthropy

Free markets cause food shortages, and philanthrocapitalism does nothing to solve the problem, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh

June 16, 2016 Elaine Graham-Leigh

Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration

Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration

Matthew Carr’s Fortress Europe is a powerful indictment of the inhumanity of the EU’s policies towards refugees, argues Tom Griffiths ...

June 9, 2016 Tom Griffiths

Blood year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror

Blood year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror

David Kilcullen’s insider account of the war on terror should be a warning to us all, writes Chris Nineham

June 2, 2016 Chris Nineham

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