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The Women's Marches are just the beginning

The Women's Marches are just the beginning

Opinion January 21, 2017

This can be the start of a new wave of dissent, argues Lindsey German

Obama: the peacenik’s president?

Obama: the peacenik’s president?

Opinion January 20, 2017

Don’t believe the hype, the Obama administration’s war record is bloody and shameful, argues Lindsey German

Selling Apartheid: South Africa's Global Propaganda War

Selling Apartheid: South Africa's Global Propaganda War

Book Reviews January 19, 2017

Ron Nixon’s Selling Apartheid shows how money and power can be used to promote even the most immoral and distasteful of causes, finds Jacqueline Mulhal...

Trump's new Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Trump's new Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Analysis January 19, 2017

As President-elect becomes President, Sean Ledwith takes a look at the Trump administration

The British state and The City - part 3

The British state and The City - part 3

Analysis January 18, 2017

The third in a three-part series, in which Chris Bambery takes a look at the intertwined history of the state and the City of London

1905: The 1917 Revolution's dress rehearsal

1905: The 1917 Revolution's dress rehearsal

History January 14, 2017

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

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Only a People‘s Brexit will bring the change we need

Only a People‘s Brexit will bring the change we need

We need to get organised in order to avert the economic and ecological disaster that the Tories' Brexit will cause

January 22, 2017 Ben Myers

London marches with the world for women

London marches with the world for women

Protests took place across the world, celebrating and defending women, as well as opposing misogynist Trump. Sophie De Val reports from London

January 21, 2017 Sophie De Val

NHS: never safe in Tory hands - Counterfire freesheet January 2017

NHS: never safe in Tory hands - Counterfire freesheet January 2017

The NHS crisis, Durham teaching assistants and defending free movement - Counterfire's freesheet edition 015, January 2017

January 21, 2017 Counterfire

Anti-Trump protesters surround Bristol police station after local black man tasered

Anti-Trump protesters surround Bristol police station after local black man tasered

Furious chorus of 'No justice, no peace - No to racist police!' as over 400 people block a main road in rush hour - Jack Hazeldine reports

January 21, 2017 Jack Hazeldine

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

The Trump disaster: the chickens come home to roost

The Trump disaster: the chickens come home to roost

How did America elect its most reactionary President ever, asks John Rees

November 9, 2016 John Rees

What is really going on at Trump Tower and why it isn't fascism

What is really going on at Trump Tower and why it isn't fascism

Inappropriate use of the F-word misleads and disorientates at a time when clarity is key, warns Chris Nineham

November 18, 2016 Chris Nineham

Laura Kuenssberg wins 'journalist of the year'

Laura Kuenssberg wins 'journalist of the year'

Political editor of BBC News wins contest after months of leading the media assault on Corbyn. Des Freedman takes a look at the context of this decision ...

December 7, 2016 Des Freedman

Books

Medieval Europe

Medieval Europe

Chris Wickham’s analysis of the European Middle Ages is a rich introduction to the development of Europe up to the 15th Century, argues Chris Bambery ...

January 12, 2017 Chris Bambery

Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the US-Saudi Connection

Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the US-Saudi Connection

Medea Benjamin unravels the toxic relationship between the West and the oppressive regime in Saudi Arabia, in Kingdom of the Unjust, finds Jonathan Maunders ...

January 5, 2017 Jonathan Maunders

Red Rosa. A graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg

Red Rosa. A graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg

Kate Evans’ graphic biography, Red Rosa, is an entertaining, innovative and perceptive account of Rosa Luxemburg, finds Elaine Graham-Leigh ...

December 22, 2016 Elaine Graham-Leigh

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