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The new forces behind the fascist right

The new forces behind the fascist right

Analysis July 16, 2018

A changed threat has emerged in Tommy Robinson's street movement, supported by the international populist right. John Rees looks at how we meet it ...

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory - book review

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory - book review

Book Reviews July 12, 2018

David Graeber’s new book raises many questions about the function and worth of work, but doesn’t entirely explain why useless work persists, find...

Only a united movement can defeat the far right

Only a united movement can defeat the far right

Opinion July 12, 2018

Saturday's far right demonstration in support of Tommy Robinson must be opposed directly on the streets

After the final days of May

After the final days of May

Opinion July 9, 2018

This is the start of a new phase of the crisis, not the end of it, writes John Rees

May Day, May Day: this ship is sinking – weekly briefing

May Day, May Day: this ship is sinking – weekly briefing

Opinion July 9, 2018

This latest Tory crisis is an opportunity the left must seize and the week’s protests are all the means to do so, argues Lindsey German   ...

Marxism and Human Nature

Marxism and Human Nature

Opinion June 23, 2018

Mainstream conceptions of human nature are rooted in the historical development of capitalism.  Elaine Graham-Leigh argues that we can only ...

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PCS Ballot: The fight for decent pay is hotting up

PCS Ballot: The fight for decent pay is hotting up

The labour struggle around a fair, real wage rise in the PCS union is gathering traction, reports Floyd Codlin

July 16, 2018 Floyd Codlin

We stopped Trump

We stopped Trump

Over 250,000 people marched through central London on a Friday, and Pete Morgan argues that together we stopped Trump

July 16, 2018 Pete Morgan

Grenfell: First the injury, now the insults

Grenfell: First the injury, now the insults

With survivors and FBU firefighters now in the firing line, Julie Al-Hinai detects echoes of Hillsborough 

July 16, 2018 Counterfire

The meaning of Trump

The meaning of Trump

Is Trump a symptom or a cause of the rot at the heart of the US empire, asks Des Freedman

July 14, 2018 Des Freedman

Theory

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Engels’ popular pamphlet offers one of the best concise accounts of capitalist development and an accessible introduction to Marx's revolutionar...

June 20, 2018 John Rees

The limits of Keynesianism part 5: can the working class make advances within capitalism?

The limits of Keynesianism part 5: can the working class make advances within capitalism?

In the final part of our series, Dominic Alexander looks at how working class advancement means moving beyond the confines of reformism

May 18, 2018 Dominic Alexander

The limits of Keynesianism part 4: the Keynesian attack on the labour theory of value

The limits of Keynesianism part 4: the Keynesian attack on the labour theory of value

In the fourth part of our series, Dominic Alexander looks at the problems with Keynesian critiques of Marx's labour theory of value 

May 11, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Books

Europe's Fault Lines: Racism and the Rise of the Right - book review

Europe's Fault Lines: Racism and the Rise of the Right - book review

In Europe’s Fault Lines, Liz Fekete exposes the links between neoliberal centrism, EU economic policy, and the rise of the far and fascist right, finds...

July 5, 2018 Martin Hall

The James Connolly Reader - book review

The James Connolly Reader - book review

A collection of the writings of James Connolly, the Irish socialist revolutionary, contains still relevant insights about imperialism and national liberation...

June 28, 2018 Kevin Crane

Trotsky on Lenin - book review

Trotsky on Lenin - book review

A welcome new edition of neglected writing by Trotsky makes accessible revealing insights into Lenin and Russian society, finds Dominic Alexander

June 21, 2018 Dominic Alexander

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