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Europe Isn’t Working

Europe Isn’t Working

Book Reviews March 30, 2017

Europe Isn’t Working is a valuable resource for the arguments against the neoliberal austerity machine that is the EU, argues Richard Allday ...

Article 50: how we can shape a People's Brexit

Article 50: how we can shape a People's Brexit

Analysis March 29, 2017

As Theresa May signs off Article 50, Lindsey German takes a look at where we stand

The liberal delusion: why fighting Brexit is a bad idea

The liberal delusion: why fighting Brexit is a bad idea

Opinion March 26, 2017

As thousands march against Brexit, Reuben Bard-Rosenberg takes a look at the politics behind the protest

The fight is on: campaigning for an independent Scotland starts now

The fight is on: campaigning for an independent Scotland starts now

Opinion March 21, 2017

What now in the campaign for Scottish independence?

International Women's Day and revolution

International Women's Day and revolution

History March 7, 2017

100 years on from the Russian Revolution, we publish Alexandra Kollontai writing on the history of International Women's Day

The left and the crisis of the liberal centre

The left and the crisis of the liberal centre

Analysis March 1, 2017

A new political alignment is taking place against Corbyn and the left, argues John Rees

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Everyday sexism and the Daily Mail

Everyday sexism and the Daily Mail

The Daily Mail's 'Legs-it' headline is anything but a bit of fun, writes Kara Bryan

March 30, 2017 Kara Bryan

The movement is growing: teaching assistants on the front foot in Durham

The movement is growing: teaching assistants on the front foot in Durham

Durham teaching assistants brought together people from across the country in a huge show of solidarity

March 30, 2017 Megan Charlton

Neoliberalism and local democracy: why the mayoral elections will solve nothing for the left

Neoliberalism and local democracy: why the mayoral elections will solve nothing for the left

The hue, cry and bunting of devolved power holds no rewards for our side, argues John Westmoreland 

March 30, 2017 John Westmoreland

Value us: the Lions of Durham keep roaring

Value us: the Lions of Durham keep roaring

Saturday March 25 saw a County Durham Teaching Assistants national march and rally, Dawn Warcup was there to report

March 29, 2017 Dawn Warcup

Russian Revolution

Russia's road to revolution

Russia's road to revolution

The revolutionary events of 1905 profoundly affected the revolutionary parties themselves, argues Sean Ledwith

January 25, 2017 Sean Ledwith

Must revolution always mean catastrophe?

Must revolution always mean catastrophe?

Neither Cromwell, nor Robespierre, nor Lenin, could become an icon or avatar for the reactionary regimes they helped to overthrow, but Stalin was different argu...

January 16, 2017 Bill Bowring

1905: The 1917 Revolution's dress rehearsal

1905: The 1917 Revolution's dress rehearsal

The Russian Revolution of 1917 was led by a working class who, in 1905, had already tasted their own power and experienced bitter defeat

January 14, 2017 Judy Cox

Imperialist rivalries and the First World War - the world of the Russian Revolution:

Imperialist rivalries and the First World War - the world of the Russian Revolution:

The causes of the First World War and Russian Revolution can be located in the imperialist tensions of world capitalism argues Dominic Alexander

January 7, 2017 Dominic Alexander

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

Syria: a tragedy foretold

Syria: a tragedy foretold

John Rees on the lessons to be learnt from a lost revolution

December 14, 2016 John Rees

 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

As dangerous abroad as at home: Trump and foreign policy

As dangerous abroad as at home: Trump and foreign policy

We shouldn't believe that Trump's claims to isolationism will lead to a safer world, argues Lindsey German

November 10, 2016 Lindsey German

Books

The other American Revolution

The other American Revolution

Alan Taylor’s book suggests that Trumpism might be less an aberration than the latest expression of long established traits of American political cultu...

March 26, 2017 Susan Ram

Marxism and Women's Liberation

Marxism and Women's Liberation

Judy Cox welcomes Marxism and Women’s Liberation as a timely and valuable discussion of the causes and consequences of women’s oppression ...

March 23, 2017 Judy Cox

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

Testosterone Rex: Unmaking the Myths of Our Gendered Minds

In her latest popular neuroscience book, Professor Cordelia Fine takes us through the science that led to gender stereotypes

March 19, 2017 Patricia Lowther

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