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The Salzburg shakedown

The Salzburg shakedown

Analysis September 21, 2018

May is toast... unless a second referendum throws her a lifeline, argues John Rees

October Song - book review

October Song - book review

Book Reviews September 20, 2018

Paul le Blanc’s history of the Russian Revolution shows that the tragic outcome was not inevitable, and there is much to learn from it, argues Lindsey German ...

Learnt nothing and forgotten everything: the next crash is coming - weekly briefing

Learnt nothing and forgotten everything: the next crash is coming - weekly briefing

Opinion September 17, 2018

Finance capital is a game for the rich and when it goes wrong it's our side who are expected to pay the price, argues Lindsey German

Is Israel a racist endeavour?

Is Israel a racist endeavour?

Opinion September 11, 2018

Israel is a racist state and supporting Palestine is an anti-racist, anti-colonial struggle argues Shabbir Lakha

It's time to fight back: help launch Counterfire Media

It's time to fight back: help launch Counterfire Media

Opinion September 7, 2018

We are launching Counterfire Media. We need your help to do so.

Corbyn’s leadership in danger

Corbyn’s leadership in danger

Analysis September 4, 2018

The defeat for the Palestinian cause at the hands of the Labour Party’s NEC should not be underestimated

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Corbyn makes defiant speech as thousands welcome him to Liverpool

Corbyn makes defiant speech as thousands welcome him to Liverpool

At a Labour rally at Liverpool's pier on the eve of Conference, Jeremy Corbyn gave a radical speech to rapturous applause and loud chanting

September 23, 2018 Counterfire's Liverpool Team

No Business as Usual: Trump’s Trade Wars

No Business as Usual: Trump’s Trade Wars

Trump’s trade war is another phase of capitalist crisis that could lead to a harsher world, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

September 22, 2018 Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

Project Macron in crisis

Project Macron in crisis

From the Benalla affair to the Hulot resignation and plunging poll ratings, there's no end in sight for the troubles of the French President, writes S...

September 22, 2018 Susan Ram

Why the Labour left must hold the line at conference

Why the Labour left must hold the line at conference

As Labour Party Conference commences, Sean Ledwith argues it is essential the left defends the Corbyn project against further retreats, as recent...

September 21, 2018 Sean Ledwith

Theory

Media and the infrastructure of radical movements

Media and the infrastructure of radical movements

Our movements need media that inspire mass participation, amplifying analysis to reach new audiences turning to the left, writes Des Freedman

September 17, 2018 Des Freedman

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Engels’ popular pamphlet offers one of the best concise accounts of capitalist development and an accessible introduction to Marx's revolutionar...

June 20, 2018 John Rees

The limits of Keynesianism part 5: can the working class make advances within capitalism?

The limits of Keynesianism part 5: can the working class make advances within capitalism?

In the final part of our series, Dominic Alexander looks at how working class advancement means moving beyond the confines of reformism

May 18, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Books

A Party with Socialists in It - book review

A Party with Socialists in It - book review

A history of the left in the Labour Party highlights the need for a strong extra-parliamentary movement, argues Chris Nineham

September 13, 2018 Chris Nineham

Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows - book review

Dead-End Lives: Drugs and Violence in the City Shadows - book review

A study of poverty and drug addiction in the slums outside Madrid reveals the callous and destructive nature of the neoliberal city, argues Chris Bambery ...

September 6, 2018 Chris Bambery

A New Hope for Mexico - book review

A New Hope for Mexico - book review

AMLO, the new Mexican president, represents a break from neoliberalism, despite the political limitations of his programme, argues Orlando Hill

August 30, 2018 Orlando Hill

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