log in
Join
Become a member of Counterfire
Donate
Help fund the Counterfire website and paper
The limits of Keynesianism part one: John Maynard Keynes and orthodox economics

The limits of Keynesianism part one: John Maynard Keynes and orthodox economics

Theory April 20, 2018

In the first part of our series considering the merits and pitfalls of Keynesian economics, Dominic Alexander looks at the history of Keynes' contributio...

The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey - book review

The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey - book review

Book Reviews April 19, 2018

Veli Yadirgi argues that there is a clear relationship between the intentional de-development of mostly Kurdish regions of Turkey and the Kurdish question, f...

The Windrush scandal: It's time to deport Theresa May from office

The Windrush scandal: It's time to deport Theresa May from office

Opinion April 19, 2018

This terrible scandal shows us that racism is driven primarily from the top of society, not the bottom, argues Kevin Ovenden

The mission accomplished that is nothing of the sort – weekly briefing

The mission accomplished that is nothing of the sort – weekly briefing

Opinion April 16, 2018

A primed anti-war movement finds the new warmongers much the same as the old warmongers, writes Lindsey German

Six things we learnt from the Syrian airstrike

Six things we learnt from the Syrian airstrike

Opinion April 14, 2018

John Rees on the immediate conclusions we can draw from the US led airstrike on Syria

University workers' statement on UCU ballot result

University workers' statement on UCU ballot result

Latest News April 13, 2018

The strike is over: our fight is not

next
prev

Latest

Marx and the national question

Marx and the national question

Marx's understanding of the fight for self-determination at national level as a step on the road to socialism is useful for us today, argues Chris Bambery ...

April 20, 2018 Chris Bambery

Justin Trudeau's dirty deeds for dirty oil

Justin Trudeau's dirty deeds for dirty oil

He reps for poisonous pipelines whilst claiming climate piety; Trudeau’s slick cynicism springs protest from London to British Colombia, reports John Clarke ...

April 20, 2018 John Clarke

Nationwide opposition to Syria airstrikes

Nationwide opposition to Syria airstrikes

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in over 40 towns and cities across the country to voice their opposition to Theresa May's bombing of Syria ...

April 18, 2018 Stop the War Coalition

The idea that the West have been “inactive” in Syria is completely untrue

The idea that the West have been “inactive” in Syria is completely untrue

Politicians and commentators supporting more military action in Syria say inaction has consequences, but the West haven't been inactive in Syria argues Shabbir ...

April 17, 2018 Shabbir Lakha

Theory

Istvan Meszaros and Marx's theory of alienation

Istvan Meszaros and Marx's theory of alienation

The late Hungarian philosopher explained how alienation can only be overcome by collective action which challenges capitalist relations of production ...

November 19, 2017 Judy Cox

The 24 hour day: women, work and class

The 24 hour day: women, work and class

Lindsey German argues for the development of a theory that can respond to changes in work organisation and the feminisation of the workforce

September 26, 2017 Lindsey German

Lenin, state and revolution: an introduction

Lenin, state and revolution: an introduction

Lenin’s classic pamphlet on the role of the state in capitalist society has lost none of its relevance, writes Dragan Plavšić

August 3, 2017 Dragan Plavšić

Books

Republic of Islamophobia - book review

Republic of Islamophobia - book review

Republic of Islamophobia effectively analyses the nature and rise of the vindictive Islamophobia that has come to grip French politics and society, finds Sus...

April 12, 2018 Susan Ram

Brazil: Neoliberalism versus Democracy - book review

Brazil: Neoliberalism versus Democracy - book review

The root of the constitutional coup in Brazil lay in Lula and Rousseff’s attempt to marry inclusive democracy with the exclusionary logic of neoliberal...

April 5, 2018 Orlando Hill

Revolt on the Clyde - book review

Revolt on the Clyde - book review

William Gallacher’s account of the early-twentieth-century socialist movement in Glasgow shows how we can challenge our rulers today, argues Richard Al...

March 29, 2018 Richard Allday

Log in or create an account