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Uncertain Futures: An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present

Uncertain Futures: An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present

Book Reviews August 17, 2017

Edmund Berger’s Uncertain Futures provides an important defence of Marxist economic theory, and an analysis of crisis, argues Sean Ledwith ...

Fighting back in the 21st century: the NUT and social movement trade unionism

Fighting back in the 21st century: the NUT and social movement trade unionism

Interview August 16, 2017

Alex Kenny from the National Union of Teachers talks to Counterfire’s Chris Nineham

'Intolerants, you are not welcome here!' Remembering the Battle of Lewisham

'Intolerants, you are not welcome here!' Remembering the Battle of Lewisham

Latest News August 13, 2017

Forty years after the confrontation between fascists and anti-racists in South London, protestors remembered the momentous event and pledged to continue the ...

Empire and partition: the violent end of the British Raj

Empire and partition: the violent end of the British Raj

Opinion August 13, 2017

Contrary to the rose-tinted view of decolonisation, the end of British rule in India was marked by blunder and duplicity, writes Sean Ledwith

The politics of immigration

The politics of immigration

Opinion August 8, 2017

Immigration is too important an issue to be debated on the terms set by Fortress Europe or the Tories, argues Lindsey German 

The secrets of success: how SOAS cleaners fought and won

The secrets of success: how SOAS cleaners fought and won

Opinion August 7, 2017

The historic victory of SOAS workers after a bold and militant campaign should serve as inspiration for struggles across the public sector, argues Feyzi Isma...

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Birmingham bin strike: the dust settles… for now

Birmingham bin strike: the dust settles… for now

Striker workers offer further evidence of a shifting industrial terrain, reports the Angry Trucker AKA Richard Allday

August 21, 2017 Richard Allday

Bannoned: the White House in turmoil

Bannoned: the White House in turmoil

Steve Bannon has gone but the threat remains, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

August 19, 2017 Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

Sarah, you're no champion of equality

Sarah, you're no champion of equality

In a time of resurgent racism, further stigmatisation of ethnic minorities is not just reckless, writes Kara Bryan ...

August 18, 2017 Kara Bryan

Suez Sita’s brand of eco-capitalism is a trap

Suez Sita’s brand of eco-capitalism is a trap

Hippy styled waste management in Doncaster has got workers’ resistance to look forward to, reports Mick Wattam  

August 16, 2017 Mick Wattam

Theory

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

Georg Lukacs and the actuality of revolution

Georg Lukacs and the actuality of revolution

Hungarian Marxist Georg Lukacs is under attack. We repost a talk given by Chris Nineham at the recent conference in Budapest to defend him   ...

May 6, 2017 Chris Nineham

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

Books

Voices from the 'Jungle': Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp - review

Voices from the 'Jungle': Stories from the Calais Refugee Camp - review

The stories of the Calais refugees reveal their struggles and solidarity, as well as their experiences of racism and oppression, finds Tom Griffiths ...

August 10, 2017 Tom Griffiths

Grunwick: The Workers' Story - review

Grunwick: The Workers' Story - review

The Grunwick strike, 1976-8, was a pivotal event for the labour movement, and this classic account contains key lessons for activists, argues Richard Allday ...

August 3, 2017 Richard Allday

Studio: Remembering Chris Marker

Studio: Remembering Chris Marker

Chris Marker, the innovative, left-wing filmmaker, is given a moving and insightful tribute in Studio: Remembering Chris Marker, finds Tom Griffiths ...

July 27, 2017 Tom Griffiths

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