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A People’s History of Modern Europe

A People’s History of Modern Europe

Book Reviews May 25, 2017

Pelz’s People’s History of Modern Europe gives an illuminating history of the class struggles and revolts which accompanied the modernisatio...

Armed force on the streets: the French experience

Armed force on the streets: the French experience

Opinion May 24, 2017

France’s state of emergency has suspended civil liberties while failing to stop the menace of terrorism

Dementia tax u-turn: Theresa May’s contempt for the electorate

Dementia tax u-turn: Theresa May’s contempt for the electorate

Latest News May 23, 2017

Theresa May has done something that no party leader has done before - discarding a manifesto pledge days after it was announced

Vote Labour and prepare to fight

Vote Labour and prepare to fight

Opinion May 20, 2017

As the election approaches, we have a momentous fight on our hands

Tories of the world unite: why Theresa May's "workers' rights" are anything but

Tories of the world unite: why Theresa May's "workers' rights" are anything but

Analysis May 16, 2017

As Theresa May tries to appeal to working class voters, Chris Bambery takes a look at the reality behind the rhetoric

Where will the money come from?

Where will the money come from?

Opinion May 14, 2017

Higher taxes on the richest people are the key to funding Labour's policies

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Trump and NATO: a dangerous alliance

Trump and NATO: a dangerous alliance

It's been a significant week in the murky history of NATO, writes Shabbir Lakha ...

May 28, 2017 Shabbir Lakha

The Blitz and the Spanish Civil War: ways of remembering the past

The Blitz and the Spanish Civil War: ways of remembering the past

How to commemorate the victims of fascism in Britain and Spain is a tricky question, writes Chris Bambery

May 28, 2017 Chris Bambery

Silent boycott: the media blackout on the Palestinian hunger strike

Silent boycott: the media blackout on the Palestinian hunger strike

The media’s refusal to report on the plight of the Palestinians works to normalise the Israeli occupation, writes Jen Izaakson

May 27, 2017 Jen Izaakson

Why you should join Counterfire

Why you should join Counterfire

We need a dynamic, combative left, fit for the 21st century

May 26, 2017 Jonathan Maunders

Theory

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

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

Books

The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

The Econocracy: The Perils of Leaving Economics to the Experts

The Econocracy calls for reform and democratisation of the field of Economics so that it may suit the present needs of our society, finds Orlando Hill ...

May 18, 2017 Orlando Hill

W.E.B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line

W.E.B. Du Bois: Revolutionary Across the Color Line

This biography reveals W.E.B. Du Bois as a radical and revolutionary thinker who challenged capitalism, imperialism and racism, finds Adam Tomes

May 11, 2017 Adam Tomes

The Battle of Grangemouth: A Worker's Story

The Battle of Grangemouth: A Worker's Story

The story of the Grangemouth dispute of 2013 contains important lessons for trade unionism and the labour movement in general, argues Kevin Crane

May 4, 2017 Kevin Crane

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