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Austria, fascism and the European question

Austria, fascism and the European question

Analysis May 26, 2016

The advance of the far right in Austria has its origins in the crisis of the political centre, writes Kevin Ovenden in this first of a two-part article ...

Socialism… Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation

Socialism… Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation

Book Reviews May 26, 2016

Danny Katch's Socialism...Seriously is an entertaining and witty introduction to socialism, finds Ralph Graham-Leigh

Upsurge in France: a revolt against the European economic order

Upsurge in France: a revolt against the European economic order

Opinion May 25, 2016

France's working class is taking a sledgehammer to Hollande's neoliberal reforms - an echo of the European economic machine, writes Reuben Bard-Rosen...

France in the streets: against the government and the EU

France in the streets: against the government and the EU

Analysis May 19, 2016

If you want to understand what the EU is, then look at its intervention today – teargas on the streets of French cities, argues Kevin Ovenden ...

The dying days of a dying regime

The dying days of a dying regime

Analysis May 16, 2016

These are end times for David Cameron’s rule, but our side still has to act, argues Chris Bambery

Five simple reasons why you should come to Dangerous Times Festival 2016

Five simple reasons why you should come to Dangerous Times Festival 2016

Latest News May 10, 2016

The left is in a position where it can actually win. It is essential we come together to discuss how to fight for a better world

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The fearless people of Brazil resisting the coup

The fearless people of Brazil resisting the coup

The movement wants Dilma back in office, but to carry out the progressive, anti-austerity policies with which she was elected, writes Orlando Hill

May 26, 2016 Orlando Hill

Lecturers' strike: fighting for fairness and the future

Lecturers' strike: fighting for fairness and the future

Higher education (HE) workers across the country took the first of two consecutive days' strike action in the campaign for fair pay. Graham Kirkwood repo...

May 25, 2016 Graham Kirkwood

France: savage labour law vs strikes and blockades

France: savage labour law vs strikes and blockades

Class struggle is back in France, with some surprising new initiatives, reports Paris-based activist John Mullen

May 25, 2016 John Mullen

Unions: the EU offers us nothing

Unions: the EU offers us nothing

Many trade unionists will be voting to leave the EU in the upcoming referendum. An ASLEF, BFAWU and RMT statement explains why

May 21, 2016 ASLEF, BFAWU, RMT

Theory

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

Rosa Luxemburg’s The Mass Strike - key texts

Rosa Luxemburg’s The Mass Strike - key texts

Rosa Luxemburg argued that the majority of people would be won to socialism through struggle, writes Paul Vernell in this introduction to The Mass Strike ...

April 3, 2016 Paul Vernell

Editors picks

The end of Blairism: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and the left

The end of Blairism: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and the left

New Labour orthodoxies, dominant in the Labour Party for at least two decades, are crumbling writes Alex Snowdon

August 27, 2015 Alex Snowdon

The Suffragettes, Black Friday and two types of window smashing

The Suffragettes, Black Friday and two types of window smashing

‘The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics’, declared suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst

November 18, 2010 Katherine Connelly

Labour: a party always divided

Labour: a party always divided

As support for Jeremy Corbyn has grown so has the determination of those who have run Labour for years to hang on to as much power as they can - this is not ...

September 20, 2015 Lindsey German

Books

The Letters of Joe Hill

The Letters of Joe Hill

The collected writing of a folk balladeer, Wobbly and activist inspires workers and scares the right in equal measure today, finds Adam Tomes

May 19, 2016 Adam Tomes

Against Capitalist Education

Against Capitalist Education

Against Capitalist Education is a striking call for education to be freed of the straightjacket of the capitalist market, finds Phil Armstrong ...

May 12, 2016 Phil Armstrong

War Against the People

War Against the People

Jeff Halper’s War Against the People exposes the global role of Israel’s military and security industry, finds Kit Klarenberg ...

May 6, 2016 Kit Klarenberg

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