Social democracy sides with fossil fuels: British Columbia’s NDP blocks green leadership challenger
The pattern of vicious attacks on left challenges to social-democratic leaderships continues in British Columbia, Canada, argues John Clarke
Germany: Traffic-light coalition gives green light to more of the same-CounterBlast
The incoming government in Berlin has a new gloss but is offering Merkelism without Merkel, argues Sean Ledwith
Scottish elections: will Alba shake things up?
Chris Bambery explains how the new Alba party has caused a stir in the upcoming election, but why the independence movement needs a grassroots campaign
The climate election that never happened
As part of a series of opinion pieces on the election result, Elaine Graham-Leigh argues that the movement must turn to class on climate
The energy for Labour in Bristol has been projected across the South West - campaign report
In the last election, Bristol saw a massive swing to Labour, so this time Bristolians have led an energetic campaign in nearby seats, reports Nathan Street
What are the Greens' true colours?
The Green Party's electoral alliance with the Lib Dems is a tactic that will prevent a Corbyn government instead of getting the Tories out, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh
Why have the Greens joined an anti-Labour alliance? - election briefing 8 November
Lindsey German on radical retreats, Ian Austin and fiscal priorities
European elections: results and prospects
The European election results show a catastrophe for the Tories, a bad night for Labour and the main beneficiary was Farage's Brexit Party, writes Alex Snowdon
Local elections: a clear rejection of the Tories and austerity
The local election results have been devastating for the Tories, and the lesson for Labour is that it must be bolder and more radical, argues Shabbir Lakha
Climate chaos is the most political issue of our time, to stop it we need systemic change
Climate breakdown is a political issue, and to stop it we need to tackle it at the root, argues Jim Scott
Environmental entropy is inescapable in capitalism
No truly effective green politics can do without a coherent argument against the capitalist mode of production, argues Nathan Street
After the Paris climate talks: stay in the streets
A turning point in human history? Elaine Graham-Leigh takes a closer and more critical look at what the Paris talks really mean for our planet
Stopping climate change: what do we mean by system change?
To address climate change, many people agree we have to change the system. But what does ‘changing the system’ mean, and how can we do it?
What are the choices? The left, the elections and how to get to a better place
Establishment politics is fracturing, but the General Election outcome won't represent the anger with the elite. Chris Nineham outlines a strategy for popular opposition and generating a new left
Some joined-up thinking in Redcar: RMT union president to stand as Green party election candidate
Peter Pinkney, President of the RMT union spoke to Kevin Ovenden about his decision to stand for the Green Party in May's general election in the once Labour heartland seat of Redcar
Brighton residents march against cuts
Cal Corkery reports from a protest against cuts in Brighton
Greece, Syriza, and the new left
A resolution on Syriza and the new left passed at Counterfire National Conference 2015.
Submitted by the Steering Committee
The Green surge and the new politics in Britain
The surge in membership of the Green party shows that British politics is not marching to the right - James Meadway looks at the implications for the Left
Greek election dispatch: Everyone has their rationality – that’s the problem
With an impending Syriza government its opponents are debating their options. Kevin Ovenden's tenth dispatch from Greece
The return of the Party member?
The membership of mainstream parties is plummeting, but people are joining parties if they look as if they are going to take on the elite, argues John Rees