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Britain is following Trump and escalating the threat of war with Iran

Britain is following Trump and escalating the threat of war with Iran

Analysis July 12, 2019

The British Navy's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker shows Britain following Trump, trading in diplomacy for the threat of military confrontation, argu...

A Walk Through Paris - book review

A Walk Through Paris - book review

Book Reviews July 12, 2019

Éric Hazan’s A Walk Through Paris takes the reader on an engaging and evocative journey through the city’s radical and literary history, finds Katherine Connell...

BBC Panorama hatchet job on Labour antisemitism is a farce

BBC Panorama hatchet job on Labour antisemitism is a farce

Opinion July 11, 2019

The BBC's Panorama on antisemitism in the Labour Party provides no real evidence and shows how cynical the smear campaign is, argues David McAllister ...

Labour's lost Leave voters

Labour's lost Leave voters

Opinion July 9, 2019

The left should be the champions of democracy, but Labour backing a second referendum lets the right claim it instead, argues Lindsey German

A dangerous moment for the Corbyn project - weekly briefing

A dangerous moment for the Corbyn project - weekly briefing

Opinion July 8, 2019

Labour’s internal tensions are jeopardising its most socialist stewardship in modern times, argues Alex Snowdon

Slap of the Century: Trump’s crooked deal for Palestine

Slap of the Century: Trump’s crooked deal for Palestine

Analysis June 28, 2019

Following the grand unveiling of its economic elements in Bahrain, Sean Ledwith picks apart Kushner's sham 'Deal of the Century'

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There’s only one solution to Labour’s problems: the right have got to go - weekly briefing

There’s only one solution to Labour’s problems: the right have got to go - weekly briefing

The Labour left needs to start giving as good at it gets from its enemies or it will lose, argues Lindsey German  

July 15, 2019 Lindsey German

Miners' Gala shows we can kick back against the right

Miners' Gala shows we can kick back against the right

The Miners' Gala showed how strong a left united against austerity can be, reports David McAllister

July 14, 2019 David McAllister

Universities take global steps to fight climate disaster

Universities take global steps to fight climate disaster

Universities around the world are organising together to declare an emergency and combat climate change, reports Pete Morgan

July 13, 2019 Pete Morgan

The environmental cost of the United States war-machine

The environmental cost of the United States war-machine

The sheer scale and perpetual nature of US military operations make it unimaginably destructive for the planet, argues Pete Morgan

July 13, 2019 Pete Morgan

Football as resistance: women kicking back against bigotry

Football as resistance: women kicking back against bigotry

Shadia Edwards-Dashti, journalist and Actonians football player, highlights the significance of women's football beyond the pitch

July 12, 2019 Shadia Edwards-Dashti

Adopting the IHRA definition didn't end the attacks, it accelerated them

Adopting the IHRA definition didn't end the attacks, it accelerated them

Apologising for an epidemic of antisemitism in Labour that isn't there and giving in to the right's demands has only accelerated the attacks, argues Lindsey Ger...

July 8, 2019 Lindsey German

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

Mythologies of State and Monopoly Power - book review

Mythologies of State and Monopoly Power - book review

Michael E. Tigar seeks to demythologise the law so we can resist it and change it, finds Dragan Plavšić 

July 4, 2019 Dragan Plavšić

Labour Country: Political Radicalism and Social Democracy in South Wales 1831-1985, and Stories of Solidarity - book review

Labour Country: Political Radicalism and Social Democracy in South Wales 1831-1985, and Stories of Solidarity - book review

Two books on the working-class history of Wales provide valuable accounts of a rich tradition, but neglect some radical aspects, argues Chris Bambery ...

June 27, 2019 Chris Bambery

Fully Automated Luxury Communism: Utopianism or revolutionary demand?

Fully Automated Luxury Communism: Utopianism or revolutionary demand?

Aaron Bastani’s Fully Automated Luxury Communism is a vision of a post-capitalist Utopia, but can we get there and would we like it if we did...

June 20, 2019 Elaine Graham-Leigh