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The Struggle for Development - book review

The Struggle for Development - book review

Book Reviews May 24, 2018

The Struggle for Development valuably debunks the statistics of neoliberal development, but an analysis of imperialism is needed too, argues Dominic Alexande...

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?

Theory May 18, 2018

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

Be part of a socialist organisation committed to fundamental change

Be part of a socialist organisation committed to fundamental change

Opinion May 16, 2018

We have a once in a generation chance for change, and must take it

Gaza massacre: Trump’s embassy move legitimises murder of Palestinians

Gaza massacre: Trump’s embassy move legitimises murder of Palestinians

Opinion May 14, 2018

Israel’s massacre of unarmed civilians shows that there’s no right kind of resistance for Palestinians and that Trump has legitimised their murde...

50 years after 1968: Storms raging in Macron’s France

50 years after 1968: Storms raging in Macron’s France

Opinion May 10, 2018

Neither Macron and the bosses, nor France's working class have made a decisive breakthrough in recent weeks. But the movement is solid and imaginative, writes J...

The phoney war must end: crossing the Brexit Rubicon

The phoney war must end: crossing the Brexit Rubicon

Opinion May 9, 2018

The mask of the EU has slipped; Corbyn must seize this opportunity to make the case for a clean break, argues Martin Hall

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Ireland's opportunity for equality

Ireland's opportunity for equality

Friday's referendum is a vital step in the fight for women's equality in Ireland, argues Amy O'Donoghue

May 24, 2018 Amy O'Donoghue

Crisis in Italy

Crisis in Italy

Chris Bambery argues that Italian left needs to break with its ways in order to advance

May 23, 2018 Chris Bambery

Hundreds stand up to the FLA in Manchester

Hundreds stand up to the FLA in Manchester

The Football Lads Alliance had a rally in Manchester, but there were more anti-racist activists that mobilised against them reports Karen Buckley ...

May 22, 2018 Karen Buckley

Too rich to fail - weekly briefing

Too rich to fail - weekly briefing

“One rule for them and one rule for us” is a key mantra for neoliberalism and it has to be destroyed, argues Lindsey German 

May 21, 2018 Lindsey German

Theory

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

The limits of Keynesianism part three: Marx, Keynes and the analysis of the trade cycle

The limits of Keynesianism part three: Marx, Keynes and the analysis of the trade cycle

In the third part of our series on Keynesianism, Dominic Alexander looks at cycles, crisis, and why Keynesianism always looks to fix capitalism  ...

May 4, 2018 Dominic Alexander

The limits of Keynesianism part two: the assumptions Keynes makes

The limits of Keynesianism part two: the assumptions Keynes makes

In the second part of our series on Keynesianism, Dominic Alexander outlines the economic and philosophical underpinnings of Keynesian thought

April 27, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Books

Mapping My Way Home - book review

Mapping My Way Home - book review

Stephanie Urdang’s memoir reveals her courageous personal involvement in the struggles against apartheid and for national liberation in southern Africa...

May 17, 2018 Jacqueline Mulhallen

Rethinking Democracy: Socialist Register 2018 - review

Rethinking Democracy: Socialist Register 2018 - review

Socialism and democracy belong together, and recent popular movements of the left make possible a fight for authentic democracy, argues Sean Ledwith ...

May 10, 2018 Sean Ledwith

The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story - book review

The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story - book review

The Last Earth tells the moving stories of eight Palestinian women’s and men’s experiences of persecution and the refugee camps, finds Ellen Grau...

May 3, 2018 Ellen Graubart

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