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James Connolly: a revolutionary remembered

James Connolly: a revolutionary remembered

Analysis May 4, 2016

12 May marks the centenary of the state murder of working class hero James Connolly. Chris Bambery reflects 

The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust - key texts

The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust - key texts

Theory May 3, 2016

The Blairites' crocodile tears are about defending empire, writes David Moyles in this introduction to The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust  ...

Switching sides: how some of the left bought the EU dream

Switching sides: how some of the left bought the EU dream

Analysis May 2, 2016

The EU is an enemy of working people, as well as those fleeing poverty and war. Now more than ever, the labour movement must advocate to leave

One simple argument about the existence of the state of Israel

One simple argument about the existence of the state of Israel

Analysis April 30, 2016

  John Rees explains why a secular, democratic state across historic Palestine has nothing in common with anti-semitism

Lean Out

Lean Out

Book Reviews April 28, 2016

Foster’s Lean Out rejects the neoliberal feminism of the likes of Sheryl Sandberg and Clinton. Feminism must be about inequality, argues Lindsey G...

Stop this cynical attack: Corbyn, anti-semitism and the right

Stop this cynical attack: Corbyn, anti-semitism and the right

Opinion April 28, 2016

We repost the Jewish Socialists' Group's response to claims that Jeremy Corbyn is tolerating a growth of antisemitism in the Labour Party

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We cannot win the middle ground by moving to the middle

We cannot win the middle ground by moving to the middle

Blairite MPs want to topple Jeremy Corbyn and occupy 'the middle ground'. This is the path to electoral breakdown and the ascendancy of the racist ri...

May 4, 2016 Kevin Ovenden

No.10 website refuses to host petition calling for inquiry into Tory racism

No.10 website refuses to host petition calling for inquiry into Tory racism

The No.10 website has refused to host a petition calling for an inquiry into Tory racism. We are organising our own, reports Feyzi Ismail

May 4, 2016 Feyzi Ismail

May Day: protesters in Turkey take to the streets

May Day: protesters in Turkey take to the streets

Protestors in Istanbul denounce the draconian laws imposed on the people by the authoritarian regime of the AKP, reports Shabbir Lakha

May 1, 2016 Shabbir Lakha

Why you should be on the Convoy to Calais

Why you should be on the Convoy to Calais

Major mass movements in Britain are collecitvely organising a Convoy to Calais. Now is the time for solidarity with refugees 

April 29, 2016 Counterfire

Theory

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

Trotsky on 'gradualness' - key texts

Trotsky on 'gradualness' - key texts

Trotsky's polemic against gradualness shows Britain's history has been shaped by conflict and revolution. This 'key text' is introduced by Al...

March 15, 2016 Leon Trotsky

Editors picks

The principles of liberation: how Lenin rescued Marx

The principles of liberation: how Lenin rescued Marx

Chris Nineham reviews 'Reconstructing Lenin. An intellectual biography' by Tamas Krausz

August 19, 2015 Chris Nineham

Another Europe is necessary

Another Europe is necessary

We cannot be neutral with regard to the upcoming referendum on EU membership. If Britain votes to stay in, we will be effectively signing up to all of Europe...

September 20, 2015 Reuben Bard-Rosenberg

Corbyn and confronting media power

Corbyn and confronting media power

Corbyn may be right not to respect a media establishment that has shown little signs of respecting him but he urgently needs a strategy with which to confron...

September 17, 2015 Des Freedman

Books

Architect or Bee? The Human Price of Technology

Architect or Bee? The Human Price of Technology

Mike Cooley’s Architect or Bee? put the case that a new organisation of technology could provide social good rather than profit. Orlando Hill welcomes ...

April 21, 2016 Orlando Hill

The Lords of Human Kind

The Lords of Human Kind

Victor Kiernan’s The Lords of Human Kind is a classic dissection of the racist pretensions of European imperialism, argues Dominic Alexander ...

April 14, 2016 Dominic Alexander

1916: Ireland’s Revolutionary Tradition

1916: Ireland’s Revolutionary Tradition

Allen’s 1916 shows that the Easter Rising was no pointless sacrifice, but an essential revolutionary trigger to Irish independence, argues Sean Ledwith...

April 7, 2016 Sean Ledwith

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