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Educational Justice: Teaching and Organising Against the Corporate Juggernaut - book review

Educational Justice: Teaching and Organising Against the Corporate Juggernaut - book review

Book Reviews December 14, 2017

Educational Justice provides a clear view of the corporate program to deform schools, and turn education into a profitable production line, finds Adam Tomes ...

How to expect the unexpected

How to expect the unexpected

Analysis December 13, 2017

It’s become a journalistic cliché to say that we live in times where the unexpected happens. But that doesn’t mean we have to wait on events, argues John Rees ...

Brexit: Friday’s deal hints at much, but says very little

Brexit: Friday’s deal hints at much, but says very little

Analysis December 11, 2017

Theresa May’s Brexit announcement on Friday was hailed as both a breakthrough and a betrayal. What has actually happened and what does it mean? ...

The Irish Question, the EU and the debate about borders - weekly briefing

The Irish Question, the EU and the debate about borders - weekly briefing

Opinion December 11, 2017

The end of the first phase of Brexit negotiations is neither the restoring of Theresa May's fortunes nor an indication that the Irish situation is stable argues...

Trump - Year One

Trump - Year One

Opinion December 9, 2017

Making sense of the Trump presidency is impossible without a systematic understanding of the forces of reaction and capitalism which paved his way, argues Da...

A country imprisoned: elections offer Catalans a chance to 'free themselves'

A country imprisoned: elections offer Catalans a chance to 'free themselves'

Analysis December 7, 2017

Enacting a Republic to break from Spanish state repression is close on the horizon for the movement, and there is evidence that mobilisation can reach new heigh...

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Walking to Hell

Walking to Hell

A poem on Grenfell

December 14, 2017 Alex Willmott

The prevalence of Islamophobia: a Europe-wide phenomenon

The prevalence of Islamophobia: a Europe-wide phenomenon

Prejudice against Muslims is high across Europe, but in Britain there are grounds for optimism thanks to a mass movement against Islamophobia

December 14, 2017 Kevin Ovenden

I'm a Palestinian from Jerusalem, where's my say?

I'm a Palestinian from Jerusalem, where's my say?

Trump's announcement last week marks the end of the peace process and once again Palestinians have been left in the dark argues Ahmad Muna from Jerusalem ...

December 12, 2017 Ahmad Muna

Liberal Media in the Age of Trump: shock and awe

Liberal Media in the Age of Trump: shock and awe

As the liberal media embraces an anti-populist business model, the left must continue to forge an independent opposition, argues Des Freedman

December 9, 2017 Des Freedman

Theory

Istvan Meszaros and Marx's theory of alienation

Istvan Meszaros and Marx's theory of alienation

The late Hungarian philosopher explained how alienation can only be overcome by collective action which challenges capitalist relations of production ...

November 19, 2017 Judy Cox

The 24 hour day: women, work and class

The 24 hour day: women, work and class

Lindsey German argues for the development of a theory that can respond to changes in work organisation and the feminisation of the workforce

September 26, 2017 Lindsey German

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

Books

How to understand racism: A review of Great War to Race Riots

How to understand racism: A review of Great War to Race Riots

A new history of the 1919 race riots locates the dynamics of racism in the context of class, imperialism and wider popular struggles, argues Chris Nineham ...

December 7, 2017 Chris Nineham

Reclaiming the State - book review

Reclaiming the State - book review

Reclaiming the State argues persuasively against decades of neoliberal dogma about the role of state intervention in the economy, finds Phil Armstrong ...

November 30, 2017 Phil Armstrong

Union Power: The United Electrical Workers in Erie, Pennsylvania - book review

Union Power: The United Electrical Workers in Erie, Pennsylvania - book review

Union Power is a revealing account of a vibrant and militant union in one US city in the century of Depression and McCarthyism, finds Kevin Crane ...

November 23, 2017 Kevin Crane

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