log in
Join
Become a member of Counterfire
Donate
Help fund the Counterfire website and paper
Scottish independence: three years on from the vote

Scottish independence: three years on from the vote

Analysis September 18, 2017

Class and the question of Scottish independence are inextricably linked, argues Chris Bambery

Night Thoughts - book review

Night Thoughts - book review

Book Reviews September 14, 2017

Night Thoughts is the subversive musings that Wallace Shawn cannot admit during the day; witty and involving, the book should be spread widely, finds Dominic...

How the Establishment Lost Control - an interview with Chris Nineham

How the Establishment Lost Control - an interview with Chris Nineham

Interview September 12, 2017

How did the establishment get it so wrong? Alistair Cartwright talks to Chris Nineham about his new myth-busting book

The impending crisis for Macron

The impending crisis for Macron

Opinion September 6, 2017

With his ratings in freefall, the neoliberal standard-bearer unveils his labour law ‘reforms’ against a swelling tide of anger&nbs...

Fight for $15: McStrike in the US

Fight for $15: McStrike in the US

Latest News September 5, 2017

Care workers and fast-food workers came together in South Philadephia on US Labor Day

Are books in schools for reading or for balancing?

Are books in schools for reading or for balancing?

Opinion August 31, 2017

Bridget Yuill from the Durham Teaching Assistants campaign looks at some of the wider issues raised by cost cutting in education

next
prev

Latest

Catalonia: the referendum must go ahead

Catalonia: the referendum must go ahead

Attempts to sabotage and prevent the upcoming referendum in Catalonia carry echoes of Spain's Francoist past, argues Chris Bambery

September 19, 2017 Chris Bambery

Big problems need some big answers: and this government has none

Big problems need some big answers: and this government has none

Piecemeal attempts to end the worst excesses of this hapless Tory government's destructive agenda are useless; we need real solutions argues Lindsey German...

September 18, 2017 Lindsey German

Resisting 'America’s first white president': Ta-Nehisi Coates and the politics of despair

Resisting 'America’s first white president': Ta-Nehisi Coates and the politics of despair

The US writer's apocalyptic talk disempowers us at precisely the time when we need to oppose Trump, writes Des Freedman

September 17, 2017 Des Freedman

Art out of revolution

Art out of revolution

Mark Perryman invites us to wear our dancing shoes to celebrate the October 1917 centenary 

September 15, 2017 Mark Perryman

Theory

Lenin, state and revolution: an introduction

Lenin, state and revolution: an introduction

Lenin’s classic pamphlet on the role of the state in capitalist society has lost none of its relevance, writes Dragan Plavšić

August 3, 2017 Dragan Plavšić

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

Books

Corbyn and the chances of change – book extract

Corbyn and the chances of change – book extract

In this final extract from How the Establishment Lost Control Chris Nineham outlines why a radical extra-parliamentary movement is needed to secure decisive ...

September 14, 2017 Chris Nineham

Surprise, surprise: Brexit and the general election – book extract

Surprise, surprise: Brexit and the general election – book extract

In this second extract from How the Establishment Lost Control Chris Nineham explains why the Brexit vote was such a serious defeat for the Tories and the wh...

September 12, 2017 Chris Nineham

A state of mutiny - book extract

A state of mutiny - book extract

In this first of three extracts from How the Establishment Lost Control Chris Nineham looks at the sudden revolt of public opinion against the ruling neolibe...

September 11, 2017 Chris Nineham

Log in or create an account