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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?

Theory May 18, 2018

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

Mapping My Way Home - book review

Mapping My Way Home - book review

Book Reviews May 17, 2018

Stephanie Urdang’s memoir reveals her courageous personal involvement in the struggles against apartheid and for national liberation in southern Africa...

Be part of a socialist organisation committed to fundamental change

Be part of a socialist organisation committed to fundamental change

Opinion May 16, 2018

We have a once in a generation chance for change, and must take it

Gaza massacre: Trump’s embassy move legitimises murder of Palestinians

Gaza massacre: Trump’s embassy move legitimises murder of Palestinians

Opinion May 14, 2018

Israel’s massacre of unarmed civilians shows that there’s no right kind of resistance for Palestinians and that Trump has legitimised their murde...

50 years after 1968: Storms raging in Macron’s France

50 years after 1968: Storms raging in Macron’s France

Opinion May 10, 2018

Neither Macron and the bosses, nor France's working class have made a decisive breakthrough in recent weeks. But the movement is solid and imaginative, writes J...

The phoney war must end: crossing the Brexit Rubicon

The phoney war must end: crossing the Brexit Rubicon

Opinion May 9, 2018

The mask of the EU has slipped; Corbyn must seize this opportunity to make the case for a clean break, argues Martin Hall

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Change is coming: be a part of it

Change is coming: be a part of it

The upcoming National People’s Assembly, is a necessary step towards refreshing and refocusing the anti-austerity movement

May 19, 2018 Tom Griffiths

Two sides of a city: homelessness and the royal wedding

Two sides of a city: homelessness and the royal wedding

We cannot turn a blind eye to the class cleansing where homeless people are moved on whilst royal wedding fans camp out unhindered

May 19, 2018 Daryl Egart

The royal wedding: a grateful subject gives thanks

The royal wedding: a grateful subject gives thanks

Never mind austerity, feast on the joy that is a royal wedding and stop moaning, says Jonathan Maunders

May 18, 2018 Jonathan Maunders

Royal wedding alienation

Royal wedding alienation

Marx200: Why do working class people get swept up in the orchestrated, costly drama of a Royal wedding? The answer lies in Marx’s theory of alienation. ...

May 18, 2018 Judy Cox

Theory

The limits of Keynesianism part 4: the Keynesian attack on the labour theory of value

The limits of Keynesianism part 4: the Keynesian attack on the labour theory of value

In the fourth part of our series, Dominic Alexander looks at the problems with Keynesian critiques of Marx's labour theory of value 

May 11, 2018 Dominic Alexander

The limits of Keynesianism part three: Marx, Keynes and the analysis of the trade cycle

The limits of Keynesianism part three: Marx, Keynes and the analysis of the trade cycle

In the third part of our series on Keynesianism, Dominic Alexander looks at cycles, crisis, and why Keynesianism always looks to fix capitalism  ...

May 4, 2018 Dominic Alexander

The limits of Keynesianism part two: the assumptions Keynes makes

The limits of Keynesianism part two: the assumptions Keynes makes

In the second part of our series on Keynesianism, Dominic Alexander outlines the economic and philosophical underpinnings of Keynesian thought

April 27, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Books

Rethinking Democracy: Socialist Register 2018 - review

Rethinking Democracy: Socialist Register 2018 - review

Socialism and democracy belong together, and recent popular movements of the left make possible a fight for authentic democracy, argues Sean Ledwith ...

May 10, 2018 Sean Ledwith

The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story - book review

The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story - book review

The Last Earth tells the moving stories of eight Palestinian women’s and men’s experiences of persecution and the refugee camps, finds Ellen Grau...

May 3, 2018 Ellen Graubart

What Is Islamophobia? - book review

What Is Islamophobia? - book review

The contributions in What is Islamophobia? show it as a form of racism driven in the first instance by the state and the war on terror, finds Shabbir Lakha ...

April 26, 2018 Shabbir Lakha

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