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Interview July 6, 2015
South African socialist and anti-apartheid activist Trevor Ngwane is interviewed Susan Newman
Video July 6, 2015
Video from the session 'How Labour lost and how the Left can win' at Dangerous Times Festival 2015. Produced by Paul Hanes
Opinion July 6, 2015
The Greek vote heralds the last few years of neoliberalism in Europe - the Left can win this time says James Meadway
Analysis July 2, 2015
John Rees looks at the political calculation behind the Tories new attempt to get us into a bombing campaign in Syria
Book Reviews July 2, 2015
Patrick Cockburn’s The Rise of Islamic State shows how and why the West bears responsibility for the crisis, argues Sean Ledwith
Opinion June 30, 2015
The government’s ‘counter-extremism’ crackdown won't reduce the threat, and is more likely to increase marginalization of British Musli...
Video of the session 'Austerity’s unelected technocrats: a Marxist critique of Europe' from Dangerous Times 2015. Produced by Paul Hanes
July 7, 2015 Paul Hanes
Video of the session 'Hero to Zero (hours)? The worker in the 21st Century' with Susan Newman, Guy Standing and Alex Snowdon from Dangerous Times Fes...
The relationship of celebrity philanthropy to capitalism is explored by Mikkel Thorup in the first of two extracts from his book Pro Bono?
July 7, 2015 Mikkel Thorup
Video of the session 'Building a movement to beat the government' at Dangerous Times Festival 2015. Featuring Rabina Khan, Faiza Shaheen, Francesca M...
July 6, 2015 Paul Hanes
From the session 'Women’s liberation, class and feminism today' at Dangerous Times Festival 2015
John Rees speaking at Dangerous Times Festival 2015. Video by Paul Hanes
John Rees speaking at Saturday's London protest in support of Greece
July 5, 2015 Counterfire
Campaigners are targeting UK arms companies as a new report exposes their role in supporting the infrastructure of Israel’s illegal occupation of Pales...
July 4, 2015 Elliot Murphy
A selection of Kevin Ovenden’s live posts from the massive No protest in Athens, 3 July 2015
July 4, 2015 Kevin Ovenden
Mike Quille reviews two new films: Miners’ Hymns which is out on DVD, and a new film called DS30, which will be shown in Durham a few days before the M...
July 4, 2015 Mike Quille
Jeff Hodge reports from the Unions Together Labour leadership hustings
July 2, 2015 Jeff Hodge
Stop the War Coalition has released the following statement in response to the Defence Secretary's call for air strikes on Syria
July 2, 2015 Stop the War
The forces which want to bury January's election outcome are regrouping through the Yes campaign. They may be using a democratic mechanism, but their met...
July 1, 2015 Kevin Ovenden
Mark Perryman argues that Labour's '45 Landslide should remain a cause to celebrate 70 years on
June 30, 2015 Mark Perryman
David Cameron describes the threat of terrorism in Britain as an ‘existential threat’. This is preposterous, and he knows it
June 30, 2015 Lindsey German
The following is a letter to the Turkish and Kurdish organisation Day Mer by Kevin Ovenden regarding the situation in Greece and the lessons for the Left
June 29, 2015 Kevin Ovenden
A decade of invasion, occupation and bombing in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and elsewhere has been the seed bed of Isis and other terrorist groups
June 27, 2015 Lindsey German
There is a stark choice facing us all: allow the elites to ruin the lives of millions, or build mass resistance across the continent writes Lindsey German
Lindy Syson finds that neoliberal capitalism extends corruption across society and the economy, reviewing the collection of studies, How Corrupt is Britain
June 25, 2015 Lindy Syson
Jeremy Corbyn’s announcement that he will stand for Labour leader has bolstered the anti-austerity movement. But will the trade unions back him, too?
June 24, 2015 Richard Allday
‘The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics’, declared suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst
November 18, 2010 Katherine Connelly
Lindsey German wrote this review for Historical Materialism over a decade ago but it wasn't published. We are posting it now as part of a series of contribution...
February 2, 2013 Lindsey German
Dominic Alexander debunks ten myths used to justify the slaughter of the First World War
November 9, 2014 Dominic Alexander
Johann Lamont's sudden departure as Scottish Labour leader has brought Labour's crisis in Scotland - and beyond - into sharp relief
October 29, 2014 Jonathon Shafi
Following the British establishment's undemocratic attempt to undermine the twice-elected mayor of Tower Hamlets it's clear whose side we should be on argues...
November 6, 2014 Reuben Bard-Rosenberg
Kevin Ovenden looks at the history of race and class in London's East End and the current battle to beat back the Tory attack on Tower Hamlets
November 14, 2014 Kevin Ovenden
John Rees takes a look behind the propaganda at the facts about terrorism
December 1, 2014 John Rees
To address climate change, many people agree we have to change the system. But what does ‘changing the system’ mean, and how can we do it?
March 26, 2015 Elaine Graham-Leigh
Attempts to smear the entire Muslim population on the basis of dubious opinion polls should be seen for what they are – unfounded and dangerous bigotry...
March 20, 2015 Ady Cousins
The new Penguin edition of Karl Marx’s The Communist Manifesto was an immediate bestseller. It’s even on sale in Tesco’s. Katherine Connell...
June 24, 2015 Katherine Connelly
Even IMF research now warns against imposing austerity on the UK, yet our political mainstream and the media agree it is necessary. Why is this?
June 22, 2015 James Meadway
A mass campaign with meetings up and down the country, drawing on the whole of the left, could seriously shake up politics in Britain
June 22, 2015 Lindsey German
No solution can be really radical that attempts to avoid, diminish or circumvent the direct participation of the masses argues John Rees
June 22, 2015 John Rees
Saturday's march demonstrated that the People's Assembly is now a genuine mass movement, now we have to take it to a higher stage writes Lindsey Germ...
June 21, 2015 Lindsey German
The massive End Austerity Now demonstration must be a springboard for more activity, locally and nationally
June 21, 2015 Counterfire
Jeremy Corbyn's leadership campaign gives us all an opportunity to profile socialist ideas and rebuild popular left organisation on the ground argues Chr...
June 17, 2015 Chris Nineham
Mark Perryman reviews the best of this Summer’s Sports Books
June 24, 2015 Mark Perryman
Nick O'Brien argues that the success of the Pride movie gives us a unique opportunity to reclaim the spirit of Pride this summer
June 22, 2015 Nick O’Brien
Western governments try to justify their failure to secure the Middle East militarily by blaming the Muslim community as a whole
June 19, 2015 Lindsey German
The bigger the turnout the better, as people who may otherwise feel disillusioned and powerless suddenly feel significant – they have agency
June 14, 2015 Jonny Dale
Mark Perryman makes the case for a two-wheeled revolution
June 12, 2015 Mark Perryman
Lee Jasper takes issue with the BBC's new 'fly on the wall' documentary about the Metropolitan Police
June 11, 2015 Lee Jasper
Capitalism has used new technologies to fuel an intensified wave of commodification, but faces contradictions too, argues Mike Quille, reviewing Huws, Labour...
June 17, 2015 Mike Quille
With the feminist movement on the rise, Elaine Graham-Leigh appraises contrasting approaches to challenging sexism and the place of women in today’s sy...
June 11, 2015 Elaine Graham-Leigh
A Diet of Austerity argues that to fight climate change, we need system change, and the blame must not be shifted onto individuals, finds Orlando Hill
June 4, 2015 Orlando Hill
The interwoven history of racism and liberation in Cuba and the United States in Race to Revolution illuminates a new historical narrative, argues William Bo...
May 29, 2015 William Booth
Enduring problems of class, class consciousness and political organisation are illuminated in this important new collection of E. P. Thompson’s essays...
May 22, 2015 Dominic Alexander
Communal Luxury is an effective account of the 1871 Paris Commune, and how understanding it aids our struggle for freedom within a decaying capitalism, argue...
May 15, 2015 John Westmoreland
Eric Hazan’s A People’s History of the French Revolution is an attempt to provide a new narrative, but fails to show the importance of the revolu...
May 7, 2015 William Alderson
The contradiction between capitalism and democracy, and the need for independent media, is well explored in McChesney’s Blowing the Roof off the 21st C...
May 1, 2015 Peter Stauber
Tariq Ali’s The Extreme Centre is a timely polemic against the establishment’s stranglehold on politics, but new energies are beginning to break ...
April 24, 2015 Dan Poulton
A radical day school providing an essential introduction to the theory and practice of radical change
March 17, 2015 Counterfire
Georg Lukács made a large contribution to Marxist theory, but especially significant are the series of essays he wrote under the title History and Class...
August 9, 2010 Tony McKenna
Text of a speech delivered by Trotsky to French Communists during the debates in the Communist International on the question of the united front.
June 20, 2010 Leon Trotsky
In the first part of 'Socialism and War' John Rees looks at capitalism and war
March 30, 2014 John Rees
This article aims to answer two questions. First, why build a revolutionary socialist organisation? Second, what is required to build such an organisation?
May 25, 2011 Alex Snowdon
Was the Peasants Revolt of 1381 the result of organised political action or a spontaneous response to the hated poll tax?
September 6, 2009 Dominic Alexander