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Battle of Cable Street: the fight against fascism

Battle of Cable Street: the fight against fascism

Analysis September 26, 2016

As the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street approaches, Chris Bambery looks at the events that took place in 1936 Britain and the lessons we can ta...

Jeremy Corbyn: what happens next?

Jeremy Corbyn: what happens next?

Opinion September 24, 2016

Lindsey German looks at what happens next after Jeremy Corbyn's landslide victory in the second Labour Leadership election in 12 months

Internationalism can’t be sacrificed to keep the Labour right happy

Internationalism can’t be sacrificed to keep the Labour right happy

Analysis September 24, 2016

Retreating over foreign policy will allow the right to regroup, argues John Rees

Corbyn: after the victory - keep left and keep your placard

Corbyn: after the victory - keep left and keep your placard

Opinion September 23, 2016

In anticipation of a Jeremy Corbyn victory, Chris Nineham highlights some strategic goalposts for both the Labour Party and the wider movement

Len, A Lawyer in History

Len, A Lawyer in History

Book Reviews September 22, 2016

Len, A Lawyer in History is the important story of Leonard Weinglass and other activist lawyers in the US who represented people targeted for their politics...

Corbyn: lies, damn lies and broadcast television

Corbyn: lies, damn lies and broadcast television

Opinion September 20, 2016

The recent media barrage against Jeremy Corbyn and Momentum represents a new low in mainstream vilification of socialist ideas, asserts Des Freedman ...

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Breaking Bosnia's deadlock

Breaking Bosnia's deadlock

The imperial powers are once again at loggerheads in the Balkans. Dragan Plavsic argues for a decisive response from the left

September 27, 2016 Dragan Plavsic

Transforming the past: Walter Scott and the historical novel

Transforming the past: Walter Scott and the historical novel

Chris Bambery celebrates the novels of Walter Scott, which provide a unique insight into the emergence of the modern world 

September 27, 2016 Chris Bambery

Teaching Assistants: showdown with Durham County Council

Teaching Assistants: showdown with Durham County Council

Durham County Council may have bitten off more than they can chew in challenging their local Teaching Assistants, reports embedded campaigner Megan Charlton&...

September 27, 2016 Megan Charlton

Supporting Trident and Nato is the wrong direction

Supporting Trident and Nato is the wrong direction

In a world of increasing conflict, pandering to the right-wing on Trident and Nato is not the way forward, argues Lindsey German

September 26, 2016 Lindsey German

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

Only a Corbyn victory can open a path out of the crisis

Only a Corbyn victory can open a path out of the crisis

The post-referendum crisis can only be resolved by the left, argues John Rees

July 3, 2016 John Rees

They call it unity but it's really war

They call it unity but it's really war

Owen Smith is being painted as a unity candidate. Chris Nineham argues he is in fact spearheading a war on the majority of the Labour Party

July 19, 2016 Chris Nineham

Immigration, racism and class

Immigration, racism and class

While mainstream ideology repackages its old myths and lies, Kevin Ovenden argues for a radical re-assertion of class-based anti-racism 

June 14, 2016 Kevin Ovenden

Books

Race and Class: The Colour of Struggle 1950s-1980s

Race and Class: The Colour of Struggle 1950s-1980s

A special issue of the journal Race and Class vividly illustrates the history of black and anti-racist struggles for peace and equality in Britain, finds Dom...

September 15, 2016 Dominic Alexander

No way to remember anything

No way to remember anything

An analysis of the 2011 Egyptian revolution reproduces the same mistakes on the left that led to the revolution’s defeat in 2013, argues Kevin Crane ...

September 8, 2016 Kevin Crane

 Crowds and Party

Crowds and Party

Jodi Dean in Crowds and Party boldly reasserts the need for socialist organisation, as a necessary antidote to neoliberal individualism, finds Lindsey G...

September 1, 2016 Lindsey German

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