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Exploring the Lives of Women 1558-1837 - book review

Exploring the Lives of Women 1558-1837 - book review

Book Reviews April 18, 2019

These essays celebrate thirty years of the Women’s Studies Group, showing the historical variety of women’s lives despite the masks of femininity, finds Elaine ...

Marxists, so-called Marxists, and parliamentary socialists

Marxists, so-called Marxists, and parliamentary socialists

Analysis April 7, 2019

John Rees tries to distil some sense from recent tabloid exchanges, and looks at the real relationship between Marxism, parliament and Jeremy Corbyn ...

Neoliberalism and Brexit: why Brexit is about more than just Brexit

Neoliberalism and Brexit: why Brexit is about more than just Brexit

Analysis April 3, 2019

Brexit must be viewed through the window of the struggle against neoliberalism, argues Dragan Plavšić

Why the EU is not internationalist

Why the EU is not internationalist

Analysis April 1, 2019

Seeing the EU as internationalist is a fundamental error rooted in a misdiagnosis of its aims and effects, argues Chris Nineham

Bungled Brexit beggars belief - weekly briefing

Bungled Brexit beggars belief - weekly briefing

Opinion April 1, 2019

General Election Now has to be the clarion call for all those resisting war, austerity and inequality, argues Lindsey German

March for Palestine: exist, resist, return

March for Palestine: exist, resist, return

Opinion March 29, 2019

11 May is the mobilisation that the movement’s been waiting for, reports Sybil Cock

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The left needs to stop retreating over the use of the term Zionism

The left needs to stop retreating over the use of the term Zionism

John Rees on what anti-Zionism does and does not mean

April 17, 2019 John Rees

Israeli elections: apartheid or apartheid-lite

Israeli elections: apartheid or apartheid-lite

Israelis have voted for their preferred version of apartheid - we must stand with the Palestians, writes Sybil Cock

April 17, 2019 Sybil Cock

Capitalism and climate change - can we avert disaster? - video

Capitalism and climate change - can we avert disaster? - video

At a London public meeting, Elaine Graham-Leigh explains why climate change is a product of capitalism and the solution has to be one that confronts the system ...

April 16, 2019 Elaine Graham-Leigh

The kids are still alright: the climate fightback continues

The kids are still alright: the climate fightback continues

Climate change is bringing young people on to the streets, where they are talking about system change, reports Newcastle Counterfire

April 15, 2019 Newcastle Counterfire

It’s badly wrong when whistleblowers rot in jail but war criminals walk free - weekly briefing

It’s badly wrong when whistleblowers rot in jail but war criminals walk free - weekly briefing

Liberals muddying the waters around the WikiLeaks fallout is all about letting the warmongers off the hook, argues Lindsey German   

April 15, 2019 Lindsey German

State terrorism and the British Empire: The Amritsar Massacre, 1919

State terrorism and the British Empire: The Amritsar Massacre, 1919

Marking the centenary of one of the most grotesque atrocities in the history of British imperialism, John Westmoreland revisits the Amritsar Massacre ...

April 12, 2019 John Westmoreland

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

World in Crisis: A Global Analysis of Marx’s Law of Profitability - book review

World in Crisis: A Global Analysis of Marx’s Law of Profitability - book review

Marx’s law of profitability is shown in World in Crisis to explain today’s long depression, but ending capitalism requires a political strategy, argues Dominic ...

April 11, 2019 Dominic Alexander

The Russians are Coming, Again - book review

The Russians are Coming, Again - book review

Kuzmarov and Marciano's analysis of the US media demonisation of Russia warns of the danger of a new cold war, in full historical context, finds Martin Hall ...

April 4, 2019 Martin Hall

Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism - book review

Keywords: The New Language of Capitalism - book review

Leary’s Keywords insightfully updates a classic critique of the use of language by power, to understand the vocabulary of neoliberal capitalism, finds Oliver Ea...

March 28, 2019 Oliver Eagleton