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The Left Case Against the EU - book review

The Left Case Against the EU - book review

Book Reviews December 13, 2018

Costas Lapavitsas makes a convincing argument why the Left should oppose the EU, writes Martin Hall

Theresa May: more than a lame duck, less than a dead duck

Theresa May: more than a lame duck, less than a dead duck

Analysis December 12, 2018

Theresa May clinching the confidence vote solves nothing for her or the country, argues John Rees

The Tories are incapable of delivering Brexit: we must push them out and do it ourselves

The Tories are incapable of delivering Brexit: we must push them out and do it ourselves

Analysis December 11, 2018

A number of contradictions are causing the Tories to lose grip; Reuben Bard-Rosenberg looks at why they have no clear way of holding on

There's only one way out of this mess, and that’s a general election – weekly briefing

There's only one way out of this mess, and that’s a general election – weekly briefing

Opinion December 11, 2018

The Tories shan’t topple on their own, we need to build and maintain the pressure against them, argues Lindsey German

France: stay on the streets until Macron falls

France: stay on the streets until Macron falls

Interview December 10, 2018

Danièle Obono, a deputy of La France Insoumise, speaks to Feyzi Ismail about the Yellow Vest movement, the police and the origins of Macron's cris...

5 things a Corbyn government can't do if we stay in the EU

5 things a Corbyn government can't do if we stay in the EU

Opinion November 30, 2018

If a Corbyn-led government is bound by the EU's framework, then it will face big obstacles in delivering its socialist policies, argues Tom Gibbs

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Rage at the Home Office - solidarity with the Stansted 15

Rage at the Home Office - solidarity with the Stansted 15

The courage of the Stansted 15 in stopping this cruel deportation flight is an inspiration, not a crime, argues Ellen Graubart, reporting on the protest outside...

December 12, 2018 Ellen Graubart

Whether Theresa May wins or loses this no confidence vote, her time is up

Whether Theresa May wins or loses this no confidence vote, her time is up

There is no clear way out for May, and only one solution for the country - she has got to go

December 12, 2018 Cameron Panting

French high school students rise against Macron in 'Black Tuesday' protests

French high school students rise against Macron in 'Black Tuesday' protests

Opposing Macron's neoliberal education reforms and police repression, tens of thousands of students are out on strike, vowing to join up the struggles, rep...

December 11, 2018 Jack Hazeldine

May's deal is dead: this is what must happen next

May's deal is dead: this is what must happen next

Only a general election can break the impasse, and to make it happen we need to get out on the streets and pile the pressure on, argues Martin Hall

December 11, 2018 Martin Hall

Theory

Media and the infrastructure of radical movements

Media and the infrastructure of radical movements

Our movements need media that inspire mass participation, amplifying analysis to reach new audiences turning to the left, writes Des Freedman

September 17, 2018 Des Freedman

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

Books

Counterfire's books of the year - part one

Counterfire's books of the year - part one

We asked a few leading campaigners and performers from the left what books have inspired them over the last twelve months

December 7, 2018 Counterfire

The Apocolypse of Settler Colonialism - book review

The Apocolypse of Settler Colonialism - book review

Gerald Horne exposes how the Three Horseman of the Apocalypse - Slavery, Capitalism and White Supremacy gave birth to the rise of the West, finds Adam Tomes ...

November 29, 2018 Adam Tomes

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom - book review

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom - book review

Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom is a passionate and painstaking attempt to counter Israeli deception over the Palestinian struggle, finds Oliver Eagleton ...

November 22, 2018 Counterfire