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America's Addiction to Terrorism

America's Addiction to Terrorism

Book Reviews December 1, 2016

In this comprehensive account of social issues rooted in the neoliberal reign of terror, Henry Giroux provides a crucial critique of free-market fundamentali...

5 novels every revolutionary should read

5 novels every revolutionary should read

Opinion November 30, 2016

Some of the best pieces of fiction ever written about revolutionary experience are outlined by writer and historian John Rees

Standing up for Standing Rock: the shape of things to come?

Standing up for Standing Rock: the shape of things to come?

Opinion November 25, 2016

Once again protest within the movements points to a wider challenge to US power and capital, argues George Mueller Waite

Trump and Nato: continuity and change

Trump and Nato: continuity and change

Opinion November 25, 2016

As the dust begins to settle on the result of the US presidency, Jonathan Maunders disentangles the reality from the rhetoric in Trump's nascent foreign ...

Autumn Statement: a bitter sense of gloom

Autumn Statement: a bitter sense of gloom

Analysis November 24, 2016

The aftermath of Philip Hammond‘s statement reveals a divided government, hamstrung by squabbles over Brexit

A dagger pointed at the heart of the Euro

A dagger pointed at the heart of the Euro

Analysis November 23, 2016

Italy is set to vote in a constitutional referendum, but this is about much more than Renzi's reforms, argues Alastair Stephens

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Goldsmith’s gone but no victory for the left

Goldsmith’s gone but no victory for the left

All byelections are exceptional and Richmond’s more than most, notes Lindsey German 

December 2, 2016 Lindsey German

Daniel Blake: an everyday tragedy

Daniel Blake: an everyday tragedy

Austerity penalises the most vulnerable in our society. This government’s record is shameful and we most hold the Tories to account, writes Dr Mona Kam...

December 2, 2016 Mona Kamal

The centre cannot win

The centre cannot win

Donald Trump should have been the dream opponent. A narcissistic blowhard opposed by his own party. He should have been a walk over

December 2, 2016 Counterfire

 E.P. Thompson on how to save the university

E.P. Thompson on how to save the university

Over four decades ago, the Marxist historian called for resistance against the commercialisation of higher education

December 1, 2016 Dragan Plavšić

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

Anguish and austerity: the personal cost of cuts

Anguish and austerity: the personal cost of cuts

Austerity penalises the most vulnerable in our society. This government's record is shameful and we most hold them to account, writes Mona Kamal ...

October 20, 2016 Mona Kamal

Antisemitism in the UK: the facts and the weaponised fiction

Antisemitism in the UK: the facts and the weaponised fiction

The endless conflation of a world religion with a modern political movement continues unabated, notes Cameron Panting

October 18, 2016 Cameron Panting

I, Daniel Blake: the tragic ramifications of austerity

I, Daniel Blake: the tragic ramifications of austerity

Tom Griffiths reviews Ken Loach's new film, which gives viewers a glimpse into the heartbreaking realities of austerity Britain

October 3, 2016 Tom Griffiths

Books

The Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England 1640-1650

The Leveller Revolution: Radical Political Organisation in England 1640-1650

John Rees, The Leveller Revolution makes a powerful case that Leveller organisation during the English Revolution was essential to its success, finds Dominic...

November 24, 2016 Dominic Alexander

The Candidate: the summer coup - extract

The Candidate: the summer coup - extract

In an extract from The Candidate: Jeremy Corbyn’s Improbable Path to Power, Alex Nunns describes a dramatic day in the attempted coup against Corbyn ...

November 23, 2016 Alex Nunns

Unionising university workers - extract

Unionising university workers - extract

In the third extract from The Capitalist University, Henry Heller writes about growing resistance to the corporate university

November 20, 2016 Henry Heller

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