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Creating an Ecological Society: Towards a Revolutionary Transformation - book review

Creating an Ecological Society: Towards a Revolutionary Transformation - book review

Book Reviews January 18, 2018

Magdoff and Williams provide a powerfully argued case that impending ecological disaster can be overcome by a revolutionary transformation of social relation...

Carillion: vampire capitalism stalks again

Carillion: vampire capitalism stalks again

Analysis January 16, 2018

We have to challenge the idea that the private sector is fit to run our public services, and we can only do that with mass social protest, argues Richard Allday...

Look who isn't coming to dinner - weekly briefing

Look who isn't coming to dinner - weekly briefing

Opinion January 15, 2018

Trump deflected is an object lesson in the power of protest but it is only a beginning, writes Lindsey German

The NHS crisis is deliberate

The NHS crisis is deliberate

Opinion January 14, 2018

The ongoing crisis is manufactured as a precursor to further privatisation. Don't let the Tories fool you

The second coming of the referendum

The second coming of the referendum

Opinion January 12, 2018

Calls for a second Brexit referendum, from the unholy confluence of establishment Remain and Farage, must be resisted by all the left, argues Martin Hall ...

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 ...

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An anti-war government: a formation whose time has come

An anti-war government: a formation whose time has come

Jeremy Corbyn’s roots in the global anti-war movement offer an unprecedented opportunity to marginalise the warmongers, asserts Chris Nineham  &nb...

January 23, 2018 Chris Nineham

University staff set to strike after ballot victory

University staff set to strike after ballot victory

University staff are set for 14 days of strike action after voting decisively for walkouts in opposition to attacks on their pensions reports Des Freedman ...

January 22, 2018 Des Freedman

Scavenger capitalists - weekly briefing

Scavenger capitalists - weekly briefing

Carillion’s spectacular demise reveals the brute vampirism at the heart of privatisation, writes Lindsey German   

January 22, 2018 Lindsey German

Frances O’Grady puts workers’ rights in the hands of the EU

Frances O’Grady puts workers’ rights in the hands of the EU

The TUC should focus on the problems facing working people. Workers' rights and the Single Market don't go together, argues Martin Hall

January 19, 2018 Martin Hall

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

The Winds of October - book review

The Winds of October - book review

The Winds of October, a story of young people bringing about the end of a brutal class system during the Russian Revolution, is welcomed by Richard Allday ...

January 11, 2018 Richard Allday

Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation - book review

Tales of Two Americas: Stories of Inequality in a Divided Nation - book review

A new collection of writing about poverty in the US shows that America is broken, but the answer is to join in the struggles on the streets, argues Elaine Gr...

January 4, 2018 Elaine Graham-Leigh

Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949 - book review

Final Solution: The Fate of the Jews 1933-1949 - book review

David Cesarni’s posthumous Final Solution is an essential and magisterial history on Hitler’s war against Europe’s Jewish population, argues Chris Bambery. ...

December 21, 2017 Chris Bambery

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