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Theresa May hosts veterans' afternoon tea, November 2016. Photo: Flickr/Number 10

The politics of Remembrance

Remembrance is about the present and the future, not just the past, argues Alex Snowdon in this repost of his 2015 article

  • Written by Alex Snowdon
  • Category: Opinion
Tower of London WW1 commemoration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A hundred years after WW1, what are we remembering?

The establishment makes a big display of remembering fallen WW1 soldiers while justifying today's wars. We should remember those who fought hard to stop war, argues Lindsey German

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: Opinion
BBC's Eastenders. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A Marxist analysis of Eastenders

More than just a sentimentalised view of working class life, Eastenders can often cut through some of the big issues facing working people argues Sofie Mason 

  • Written by Sofie Mason
  • Category: Opinion
Alice Weidel and Alexander Gauland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

No platform for Alice Weidel in Oxford

The cancellation of Alice Weidel's visit to the Oxford Union is a victory and should help to push for a mass, anti-racist movement, argues Josh Newman

  • Written by Josh Newman
  • Category: Opinion
Angela Merkel's resignation. Photo: World View

Germany after Merkel: how the right can be beaten

With the departure of Angela Merkel, centrist hopes for maintaining the status quo are withering, while the left is at a strategic cross roads, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

  • Written by Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
  • Category: Opinion