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Tales of Two Londons - book review

Tales of Two Londons - book review

Book Reviews August 16, 2018

This collection of writings on London has some striking moments, but is lacking class politics, despite its stated theme, finds Tom Lock Griffiths

Defend Jeremy Corbyn: time to fight back - Counterfire statement

Defend Jeremy Corbyn: time to fight back - Counterfire statement

Opinion August 14, 2018

Corbyn is right – the left needs to fight back against the slander of antisemitism

Boris Robinson and Tommy Johnson: two sides of the same racist coin – weekly briefing

Boris Robinson and Tommy Johnson: two sides of the same racist coin – weekly briefing

Opinion August 13, 2018

When the mainstream starts playing with fire like this it means action stations for our side, writes Lindsey German

Why fascists hate trade unions

Why fascists hate trade unions

Opinion August 8, 2018

Fascists hate unions because they are a vehicle for working class power. The past can inform our fight today, argues Chris Bambery

Failed: what two decades of the refugee crisis could not teach Europe

Failed: what two decades of the refugee crisis could not teach Europe

Opinion July 30, 2018

Europe's failure to deal with the refugee crisis is resulting in more deaths in the Mediterranean and the growth of the far right argues Eleftheria Kousta ...

Antisemitism and apartheid

Antisemitism and apartheid

Opinion July 26, 2018

As Israel enshrines apartheid into law and Jeremy Corbyn is labelled an antisemite, Shabbir Lakha assesses the situation 

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The UN has condemned Britain 16 times in the last decade and here’s why

The UN has condemned Britain 16 times in the last decade and here’s why

As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, T.J. Coles documents recent examples of the UK falling short

August 16, 2018 T.J Coles

Frida Kahlo: artist and revolutionary

Frida Kahlo: artist and revolutionary

Frida Kahlo was a revolutionary and a politically-committed artist whose art condemned the society she revolted against argues Judy Cox

August 16, 2018 Judy Cox

Boris and the burqa: taking a cue from the EU

Boris and the burqa: taking a cue from the EU

Islamophobic dress decrees have become as much a feature of contemporary Europe as fine wines, ancient patrimony and al fresco dining, writes Susan Ram ...

August 15, 2018 Susan Ram

How did socialists respond to the advent of fascism?

How did socialists respond to the advent of fascism?

As the far right gains energy across Europe, John Riddell reminds us of how the emergence of fascism was met by socialists

August 15, 2018 John Riddell

Theory

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Engels’ popular pamphlet offers one of the best concise accounts of capitalist development and an accessible introduction to Marx's revolutionar...

June 20, 2018 John Rees

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?

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

May 18, 2018 Dominic Alexander

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

Books

The Cynical Educator - book review

The Cynical Educator - book review

Today’s education system may be making professionals into Cynics, but the answer is collective struggle, not ancient philosophy, argues Dominic Alexand...

August 10, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Trade is war - book review

Trade is war - book review

Trade is War criticises globalisation, but does not distinguish national from class struggle, and fails to understand capitalist imperialism, finds Orlando H...

July 26, 2018 Orlando Hill

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States - book review

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States - book review

Against the Grain explodes traditional views of the origin of civilisation, but lacks an analysis of the formation of class, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh ...

July 19, 2018 Elaine Graham-Leigh

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