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Chuka's core values: privatisation, austerity and war

Chuka's core values: privatisation, austerity and war

Opinion February 19, 2019

What the 7 MPs who quit Labour have in common is their voting records supporting welfare cuts, privatisation and foreign intervention, writes Mona Kamal ...

School's out for the Tories – weekly briefing

School's out for the Tories – weekly briefing

Opinion February 18, 2019

Students have put politics back on the streets again: this is an object lesson for everyone who wants a better world, argues Lindsey German

School climate strike: thousands of students shut down Parliament Square

School climate strike: thousands of students shut down Parliament Square

Latest News February 15, 2019

School students brought Westminster to a standstill as around ten thousand protested against government inaction on climate change, reports Thomas Gibbs ...

Old Gods, New Enigmas: Marx’s Lost Theory - book review

Old Gods, New Enigmas: Marx’s Lost Theory - book review

Book Reviews February 14, 2019

Mike Davis punctures many myths about Marx and shows how important the history of working-class struggle remains for today, finds Dominic Alexander

Before Venezuela: a long history of US imperialism in Latin America

Before Venezuela: a long history of US imperialism in Latin America

Analysis February 11, 2019

The push for regime change in Venezuela represents the latest in an abhorrent history of intervention in Latin America, writes Vladimir Unkovski-Korica ...

Marxism and the Brexit crisis

Marxism and the Brexit crisis

Analysis February 5, 2019

The Brexit crisis is best understood through a strong methodological framework, argues John Rees

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Revoking Shamima Begum’s citizenship is unjustifiable

Revoking Shamima Begum’s citizenship is unjustifiable

Removing Shamima Begum's citizenship is a violation of international and human rights law and would set a dangerous precedent, argues Shabbir Lakha

February 20, 2019 Shabbir Lakha

The left should take note: attack is the best form of defence

The left should take note: attack is the best form of defence

When the right is attacking you, going along with it is not the solution, fighting back is, argues Chris Nineham

February 19, 2019 Chris Nineham

The insignificant seven: what the left must do

The insignificant seven: what the left must do

The left must respond by not giving an inch, instead pushing the leadership to return to a politics of insurgency, argues Alex Snowdon

February 18, 2019 Alex Snowdon

Austerity and the damage done: the crisis in mental health care

Austerity and the damage done: the crisis in mental health care

Funding cuts are creating a problem that is spiralling out of control, with the young and poor hit hardest, argues Mona Kamal

February 18, 2019 Mona Kamal

Good riddance… but the left must face up to this new danger

Good riddance… but the left must face up to this new danger

Good that the splitters have gone, but this is a dangerous moment for the left, argues John Rees

February 18, 2019 John Rees

Sudan's uprisings have removed governments before, can they do it again?

Sudan's uprisings have removed governments before, can they do it again?

Sudan has twice removed authoritarian regimes through popular protests. How does today’s uprising compare?

February 17, 2019 Willow Berridge

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

Nostalgia for the future: Luigi Nono - book review

Nostalgia for the future: Luigi Nono - book review

This excellent edition of Luigi Nono’s writings offers an invaluable insight into the unity of thought of one of the twentieth century’s greatest musical minds...

February 7, 2019 Thomas Gibbs

Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take on Walmart - book review

Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take on Walmart - book review

The success of trade-union organising in Walmart within Chile shows the potential social power of workers in the most difficult circumstances, finds Orlando Hil...

January 31, 2019 Orlando Hill

On new terrain - book review

On new terrain - book review

Kim Moody’s book on labour, unions and capitalism, is very valuable, but revolutionary organisation is essential, argues Richard Allday

January 24, 2019 Richard Allday