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A critical companion to microeconomics and macroeconomics

A critical companion to microeconomics and macroeconomics

Book Reviews August 18, 2016

Fine and Dimakou’s books, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics provide a thorough critique of orthodox economics, while explaining alternatives, finds Phil Armstro...

Railways: a rebellious mood

Railways: a rebellious mood

Interview August 11, 2016

Counterfire talks to Alex Gordon from the RMT about the recent wave of industrial disputes in the railway industry

 Tom and the Trotsky twist

Tom and the Trotsky twist

Opinion August 10, 2016

Tom Watson is scaremongering about Trotskyists, but he may have bitten off more than he can chew, says John Rees

Corbyn: we must seize this chance to take the left forward

Corbyn: we must seize this chance to take the left forward

Analysis August 4, 2016

Owen Jones’ predictions of doom do not match up to the challenge ahead, writes Lindsey German

Make America hate again? Trump, the Republicans and US decline

Make America hate again? Trump, the Republicans and US decline

Analysis July 31, 2016

Sean Ledwith considers Donald Trump's ascendancy within the context of the history of the Republican Party and American power

Corbyn: it isn't going to be like last year

Corbyn: it isn't going to be like last year

Analysis July 28, 2016

This is a decisive battle, and it's even bigger than Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, argues John Rees

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The Fourth Estate and the Fifteen Years’ War

The Fourth Estate and the Fifteen Years’ War

Lindsey German despairs at the dishonest accounting that passes for the media’s scrutiny of the War on Terror 

August 23, 2016 Lindsey German

Corbyn: another desperate attack from Sadiq Khan

Corbyn: another desperate attack from Sadiq Khan

Lindsey German reflects on the Labour right’s latest descent into the depths of opportunist bilge 

August 23, 2016 Lindsey German

Olympics: social democratic Team GB vs freemarket England Team

Olympics: social democratic Team GB vs freemarket England Team

Mark Perryman outlines what  Great Britain’s Olympic success does mean - and what it doesn’t mean 

August 23, 2016 Mark Perryman

Nato: Corbyn is correct

Nato: Corbyn is correct

It's disturbing that Jeremy Corbyn's comments on foreign policy were in any way controversial says Chris Nineham

August 19, 2016 Chris Nineham

Theory

The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust - key texts

The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust - key texts

The Blairites' crocodile tears are about defending empire, writes David Moyles in this introduction to The Jews, Israel and the Holocaust  ...

May 3, 2016 David Moyles

The Communist Manifesto - key texts

The Communist Manifesto - key texts

The Communist Manifesto is a pamphlet that refuses to die. As incendiary as the day it was published, Paul Vernell unpacks this founding document

April 8, 2016 Paul Vernell

Rosa Luxemburg’s The Mass Strike - key texts

Rosa Luxemburg’s The Mass Strike - key texts

Rosa Luxemburg argued that the majority of people would be won to socialism through struggle, writes Paul Vernell in this introduction to The Mass Strike ...

April 3, 2016 Paul Vernell

Editors picks

Don't confuse criticism with bullying

Don't confuse criticism with bullying

We should not allow the attempt to turn concerns about sexism and racism into a weapon for the right to beat the left, writes Lindsey German

July 17, 2016 Lindsey German

Only a Corbyn victory can open a path out of the crisis

Only a Corbyn victory can open a path out of the crisis

The post-referendum crisis can only be resolved by the left, argues John Rees

July 3, 2016 John Rees

The EU vote: this is what a social crisis looks like

The EU vote: this is what a social crisis looks like

Tail-ending the Cameron Remain campaign is hemorrhaging working class support for Labour and the left, argues John Rees

June 15, 2016 John Rees

Books

Things you need to know about the British economy

Things you need to know about the British economy

Tony Norfield’s The City explains British finance capital and its global role, and also has important political implications, argues Chris Nineham...

August 11, 2016 Chris Nineham

A Hidden History Of The Cuban Revolution: How the Working Class Shaped the Guerillas' Victory

A Hidden History Of The Cuban Revolution: How the Working Class Shaped the Guerillas' Victory

When is a revolution socialist? Recent books on Cuba show the importance of revolutionary organisation for the working class, argues Dominic Alexander ...

August 4, 2016 Dominic Alexander

Socialist Register 2016: The Politics of the Right

Socialist Register 2016: The Politics of the Right

The rise of the populist right shows that the centre cannot hold, and a socialist alternative is the only solution, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh

July 28, 2016 Elaine Graham-Leigh

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