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Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason - book review

Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason - book review

Book Reviews October 19, 2017

David Harvey’s latest book, using all three volumes of Marx’s Capital, demonstrates the social irrationality of modern capitalism, finds Dominic ...

Who was James Connolly?

Who was James Connolly?

History October 13, 2017

In the first of our series looking at significant revolutionary figures, Chris Bambery asks what Irish republican James Connolly can tell us about the...

The Spanish state has ensured Catalonia's exit

The Spanish state has ensured Catalonia's exit

Opinion October 7, 2017

Further repression will only radicalise the situation in Catalonia further, argues Chris Bambery

May Day, May Day! The Tory ship is sinking

May Day, May Day! The Tory ship is sinking

Analysis October 4, 2017

John Rees on the reasons for the Tory debacle and what comes next

Automation and Basic Income: beyond the hype

Automation and Basic Income: beyond the hype

Analysis September 29, 2017

Basic Income is not a beyond left and right answer to automation, argues David Bush

The shock at Germany’s election result is sinking in across Europe

The shock at Germany’s election result is sinking in across Europe

Analysis September 25, 2017

The centre has collapsed and the result is a serious advance for the far right. Hope is not lost, though, argues Kevin Ovenden

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Universal Credit: gross incompetence or calculated cruelty?

Universal Credit: gross incompetence or calculated cruelty?

After the defeat for the government over its welfare reforms, we have to do everything we can to sweep it away

October 19, 2017 Tony Dowling

Now is the time to fight back - Counterfire Freesheet October 2017

Now is the time to fight back - Counterfire Freesheet October 2017

Tories in crisis, Catalonia, German elections and more - Counterfire freesheet edition 21, October 2017

October 16, 2017 Counterfire

The seeds of their own destruction? - weekly briefing

The seeds of their own destruction? - weekly briefing

The Tories are just about holding on out of fear for a Corbyn government, but as the crisis they're in grows they're falling apart argues Lindsey German ...

October 16, 2017 Lindsey German

We must drive the Tories out

We must drive the Tories out

Only a mass popular movement can force the change needed 

October 15, 2017 Counterfire

Theory

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

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

Books

The Strange Death of Liberal England - book review

The Strange Death of Liberal England - book review

A classic history of the years before World War I is also a source of inspiration for those who wish to create a more equal and just society, argues Alex Sno...

October 12, 2017 Alex Snowdon

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter - book review

Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter - book review

A new biography of Bob Crow shows why he can be considered as the most effective union leader of his generation, argues Graham Kirkwood

October 5, 2017 Graham Kirkwood

The Bolsheviks Come to Power - book review

The Bolsheviks Come to Power - book review

Rabinowitch’s classic account of 1917 reveals the mass, popular nature of the October Revolution led by the Bolsheviks, argues Chris Nineham

September 28, 2017 Chris Nineham

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