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First Diane Abbott, now Danièle Obono: the media lynching of black women on the radical Left

First Diane Abbott, now Danièle Obono: the media lynching of black women on the radical Left

Opinion June 25, 2017

Like Diane Abbott, French left-wing politician Danièle Obono feels the sexism and racism of the right-wing establishment, writes Susan Ram

October 1917: Workers in Power

October 1917: Workers in Power

Book Reviews June 22, 2017

The collection of essays in October 1917 show the Revolution as animated by ‘the irrepressible aspiration of humanity to freedom’, finds Judy Cox...

Electoral success on Corbyn's improbable path to power - interview with Alex Nunns

Electoral success on Corbyn's improbable path to power - interview with Alex Nunns

Interview June 21, 2017

In the wake of Corbyn's electoral success, Feyzi Ismail interviews Alex Nunns, author of 'The Candidate: Jeremy Corbyn's Improbable Path to Power...

Blatant bias hit a wall in this election - media watch

Blatant bias hit a wall in this election - media watch

Analysis June 20, 2017

The mainstream media had a bad election, but it's not all over just yet, argues Des Freedman

The Grenfell Tower fire could have been avoided: this government must be held responsible

The Grenfell Tower fire could have been avoided: this government must be held responsible

Opinion June 14, 2017

The accountability for this tragedy goes all the way up to the government, writes Mona Kamal

Meanwhile in France, voters stayed away:  A tale of two elections

Meanwhile in France, voters stayed away: A tale of two elections

Analysis June 12, 2017

Is this really a surge in support for centrist politics?

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Grenfell is not an accident - video

Grenfell is not an accident - video

A look at how the problems of class and austerity meant Grenfell could happen, with Judy Cox and Shabbir Lakha

June 27, 2017 Counterfire

Grenfell: The price of profit

Grenfell: The price of profit

The 'bonfire of regulations' has now taken on a chilling new meaning

June 27, 2017 Kara Bryan

Kensington and Chelsea: a rotten borough

Kensington and Chelsea: a rotten borough

The super-rich deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council that has been a driving force of social cleansing in the borough. Judy Cox reports. ...

June 26, 2017 Judy Cox

We need a new saying: 'safe as houses' just doesn't cut it anymore

We need a new saying: 'safe as houses' just doesn't cut it anymore

Cladding being tested from buildings around the country since Grenfell have all failed so far - housing isn't safe any more.

June 26, 2017 Lindsey German

Theory

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

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

Books

Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital

Jason Moore shows that capitalism is innately destructive of its environment, but the solution is revolutionary socialist organisation, argues Elaine Graham-...

June 15, 2017 Elaine Graham-Leigh

The Violence of Austerity

The Violence of Austerity

The Violence of Austerity demonstrates the terrible impact of cuts and austerity. It shows why we must keep fighting for radical change, argues Ian Midd...

June 7, 2017 Ian Middlebrook

The Dictator, the Revolution, the Machine: A Political Account of Joseph Stalin

The Dictator, the Revolution, the Machine: A Political Account of Joseph Stalin

Tony McKenna’s compelling Marxist biography of Stalin disproves the allegation that October 1917 led directly to the dictator’s atrocities, argue...

June 1, 2017 Sean Ledwith

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