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It’s the Left that can beat Le Pen and fascism, not Macron

It’s the Left that can beat Le Pen and fascism, not Macron

Opinion April 24, 2017

With the fascist Le Pen winning a place in the the second round of the French election, Cameron Panting takes a look at how the Left should respond

The left surge in France: a breakthrough in the making?

The left surge in France: a breakthrough in the making?

Interview April 22, 2017

On the eve of the presidential election in France, Feyzi Ismail talks to Daniele Obono, a leading figure in the campaign of left-wing hopeful Jean-Luc Mélenchon...

Re-examine revolution, but don't abandon it

Re-examine revolution, but don't abandon it

Book Reviews April 20, 2017

Re-examine revolution, but surely now is not the time to abandon it. Chris Nineham reviews Socialist Register 2017: Rethinking Revolution

Bring it on

Bring it on

Opinion April 18, 2017

We need to make Theresa May's election gamble her last, argues John Rees

Is Britain breaking up? - video

Is Britain breaking up? - video

Video April 12, 2017

With Scottish independence looking more likely, and murmurings in Northern Ireland too, Tom Griffiths looks at the prospects for Britain breaking up ...

Article 50: how we can shape a People's Brexit

Article 50: how we can shape a People's Brexit

Analysis March 29, 2017

As Theresa May signs off Article 50, Lindsey German takes a look at where we stand

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The nuclear question: Tory warmongers’ first strike

The nuclear question: Tory warmongers’ first strike

The case against a trigger-happy Prime Minister

April 25, 2017 Shabbir Lakha

French elections: Le Pen, Macron and the radical left

French elections: Le Pen, Macron and the radical left

The first round results for the French presidential election confirm the deep political crisis in the country, which will no doubt deepen at the legislative ele...

April 24, 2017 John Mullen

The vilification of a peacemonger  - Election briefing #02

The vilification of a peacemonger - Election briefing #02

The desire to skewer Jeremy Corbyn over questions of war and peace seemingly knows no bounds, notes Lindsey German

April 24, 2017 Lindsey German

French elections: the banker, the fascist...or the streets?

French elections: the banker, the fascist...or the streets?

After the anti-capitalist left's unprecedented achievement in the first round, attention will now focus on Mélenchon’s engagement with the m...

April 24, 2017 Susan Ram

Russian Revolution

Russia's road to revolution

Russia's road to revolution

The revolutionary events of 1905 profoundly affected the revolutionary parties themselves, argues Sean Ledwith

January 25, 2017 Sean Ledwith

Must revolution always mean catastrophe?

Must revolution always mean catastrophe?

Neither Cromwell, nor Robespierre, nor Lenin, could become an icon or avatar for the reactionary regimes they helped to overthrow, but Stalin was different argu...

January 16, 2017 Bill Bowring

1905: The 1917 Revolution's dress rehearsal

1905: The 1917 Revolution's dress rehearsal

The Russian Revolution of 1917 was led by a working class who, in 1905, had already tasted their own power and experienced bitter defeat

January 14, 2017 Judy Cox

Imperialist rivalries and the First World War - the world of the Russian Revolution:

Imperialist rivalries and the First World War - the world of the Russian Revolution:

The causes of the First World War and Russian Revolution can be located in the imperialist tensions of world capitalism argues Dominic Alexander

January 7, 2017 Dominic Alexander

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

Syria: a tragedy foretold

Syria: a tragedy foretold

John Rees on the lessons to be learnt from a lost revolution

December 14, 2016 John Rees

The Trump disaster: the chickens come home to roost

The Trump disaster: the chickens come home to roost

How did America elect its most reactionary President ever, asks John Rees

November 9, 2016 John Rees

 E.P. Thompson on how to save the university

E.P. Thompson on how to save the university

Over four decades ago, the Marxist historian called for resistance against the commercialisation of higher education

December 1, 2016 Dragan Plavšić

Books

No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age

US union organiser, Jane McAlevey, gives us an outspoken and compelling argument about how union organising needs to change, argues Kevin Crane

April 13, 2017 Kevin Crane

Epidemics, multinationals and capitalism

Epidemics, multinationals and capitalism

From Ebola to swine flu, multinationals and their capitalist production systems are the real causes of new epidemic diseases, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh ...

April 6, 2017 Elaine Graham-Leigh

Europe Isn’t Working

Europe Isn’t Working

Europe Isn’t Working is a valuable resource for the arguments against the neoliberal austerity machine that is the EU, argues Richard Allday ...

March 30, 2017 Richard Allday

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