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Iran - unrepentant warmongers and gullible fools are at it again: weekly briefing

Iran - unrepentant warmongers and gullible fools are at it again: weekly briefing

Opinion June 17, 2019

It’s action stations for the anti-war movement as reheated imperial aggression through the prism of Donald Trump makes a bold return, argues Lindsey Ge...

The Common Wind charts the black resistance movement that won - book review

The Common Wind charts the black resistance movement that won - book review

Book Reviews June 13, 2019

Scott’s classic The Common Wind shows the world-historic impact of the Haitian Revolution of 1791, the first successful slave revolt in history, finds ...

How the left can take the initiative

How the left can take the initiative

Opinion June 12, 2019

In the week of the Trump visit, the left held the initiative, and now must keep it, argues John Rees

General election now: why 100,000 Tories will be wrong

General election now: why 100,000 Tories will be wrong

Opinion June 7, 2019

With Theresa May slowly becoming something of the past, Katherine Connelly looks to the future

Trump and Farage: gruesome twosome of the resurgent right

Trump and Farage: gruesome twosome of the resurgent right

Analysis June 5, 2019

Trump is feeding a toxic resurgence of the pinstriped populist right, argues Sean Ledwith

Labour must say no to a second referendum

Labour must say no to a second referendum

Analysis June 1, 2019

As pressure mounts, Labour must hold the line and keep fighting for a general election, argues Shabbir Lakha

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Why Iranians might be sceptical of the west's intentions

Why Iranians might be sceptical of the west's intentions

The warmongering from the west is the latest in a long line of imperialist interventions in the region, argues John Rees

June 19, 2019 John Rees

The poverty of anti-corruption politics

The poverty of anti-corruption politics

A politics based on anti-corruption obscures class and tends to benefit one side. It's not the left, argues Reuben Bard-Rosenberg

June 18, 2019 Reuben Bard-Rosenberg

President Mohamed Morsi: murdered by the thug El Sisi

President Mohamed Morsi: murdered by the thug El Sisi

The Tory government should cut off relations with the rogue state that is modern Egypt, argues John Rees

June 17, 2019 John Rees

Iago Watson strikes again

Iago Watson strikes again

Watson wants to wreck the Corbyn project. The left mustn't let him, argues Martin Hall

June 17, 2019 Martin Hall

The London working class have not forgotten Grenfell

The London working class have not forgotten Grenfell

The second demonstration in two days about the horrific disaster at Grenfell Tower shows that the anger and solidarity are still strong, reports Orlan...

June 15, 2019 Orlando Hill

Rubberboat in a sharkpool: Tories exploit the Assange case

Rubberboat in a sharkpool: Tories exploit the Assange case

The political question of the justice of extraditing Julian Assange has been lost to the Tories' internal squabbling, argues Sean Ledwith

June 15, 2019 Sean Ledwith

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

A Suffragette in America: Reflections on Prisoners, Pickets and Political Change - book review

A Suffragette in America: Reflections on Prisoners, Pickets and Political Change - book review

Katherine Connelly’s edition of previously unpublished writing by Sylvia Pankhurst shows her deepening socialist politics, finds Lindsey German ...

June 6, 2019 Lindsey German

Heineken In Africa: A Multinational Unleashed - book review

Heineken In Africa: A Multinational Unleashed - book review

Olivier van Beemen’s meticulous exposure of Heineken’s activities in Africa show the damage done by neo-colonial capitalism, argues Ellen Graubart

May 30, 2019 Ellen Graubart

Manual for Survival. A Chernobyl Guide to the Future - book review

Manual for Survival. A Chernobyl Guide to the Future - book review

An important new book rigorously examines the impact of nuclear accidents. The evidence underlines just how destructive nuclear is, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh ...

May 23, 2019 Elaine Graham-Leigh