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Not fit to govern

Not fit to govern

Opinion November 17, 2017

We can't just wait for the government to implode. An insurgent Labour leadership at the head of the labour movement can bring real change now

A Moment of Disbelief: Poems on War, Terrorism, and Refugees - book review

A Moment of Disbelief: Poems on War, Terrorism, and Refugees - book review

Book Reviews November 16, 2017

William Alderson’s poems in A Moment of Disbelief and May Days unite politics and feeling in a brilliant reclaiming of a fine poetic tradition, finds Dominic Al...

How and why I write

How and why I write

Opinion November 14, 2017

The Trumpet of Sedition blog has been running a series of articles by historians on 'How I Write'. John Rees contributes

Taking sides in the next major Middle East war - weekly briefing

Taking sides in the next major Middle East war - weekly briefing

Opinion November 13, 2017

Anti-war activists are at the ready as imperial rumblings indicate a new phase for the region, writes Lindsey German

Counterfire Resolution: Solidarity with the Republic of Catalonia

Counterfire Resolution: Solidarity with the Republic of Catalonia

Opinion October 27, 2017

On Friday 27th October the Catalonian parliament declared independence from the Spanish state, following the referendum on October 1st. Our response ...

Universal Credit: gross incompetence or calculated cruelty?

Universal Credit: gross incompetence or calculated cruelty?

Opinion October 19, 2017

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

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The student fightback against cuts is just beginning

The student fightback against cuts is just beginning

Those who claim protesting doesn't work don't understand what protest is for. We are building a movement for change, argues Clare Solomon

November 17, 2017 Clare Solomon

Zimbabwe: Change to keep things the same

Zimbabwe: Change to keep things the same

The coup against Robert Mugabe is about maintaining control

November 16, 2017 Shabbir Lakha

On Marx’s account of the commodity

On Marx’s account of the commodity

Understanding Marx's Capital requires a clear grasp of his analysis of the commodity, writes Matthew McManus

November 16, 2017 Matthew McManus

Catalonia: resistance lights the path to victory

Catalonia: resistance lights the path to victory

Saturday’s stunning demonstration was the largest since the referendum, and mass disobedience and community organising lay behind it

November 15, 2017 Jack Hazeldine

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 Pink Tide: Media Access and Political Power in Latin America - book review

The Pink Tide: Media Access and Political Power in Latin America - book review

The Pink Tide represents Latin American efforts to reform and democratise the media. While real advances have been made, the limits to reform are made clear...

November 9, 2017 Des Freedman

Reform, Revolution and Direct Action amongst British Miners - book review

Reform, Revolution and Direct Action amongst British Miners - book review

The Russian Revolution and World War I led to a surge in workers’ struggles in Britain, as an important new history of the miners’ strikes of 191...

November 2, 2017 Lindsey German

We carried the Revolution on our shoulders - book extract

We carried the Revolution on our shoulders - book extract

In this second book extract of The Women's Revolution: Russia 1905-1917, Judy Cox describes the involvement and militancy of women during the October Revolution...

October 31, 2017 Judy Cox

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