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Burning Country: Syrians in War and Revolution

Burning Country: Syrians in War and Revolution

Book Reviews September 29, 2016

The legacy of colonialism, and recent imperialist interventions lie behind Syria’s lost revolution and present catastrophes, argues Sean Ledwith ...

The argument for a new foreign policy

The argument for a new foreign policy

Books September 28, 2016

We republish a chapter by Lindsey German from a new Verso report Corbyn and the Future of Labour

Peres, Oslo and Peace

Peres, Oslo and Peace

Analysis September 28, 2016

Is Shimon Peres' record as 'dove-like' as his obituaries makes out? Shabbir Lakha thinks not ...

Battle of Cable Street: the fight against fascism

Battle of Cable Street: the fight against fascism

Analysis September 26, 2016

As the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street approaches, Chris Bambery looks at the events that took place in 1936 Britain and the lessons we can ta...

Jeremy Corbyn: what happens next?

Jeremy Corbyn: what happens next?

Opinion September 24, 2016

Lindsey German looks at what happens next after Jeremy Corbyn's landslide victory in the second Labour Leadership election in 12 months

Internationalism can’t be sacrificed to keep the Labour right happy

Internationalism can’t be sacrificed to keep the Labour right happy

Analysis September 24, 2016

Retreating over foreign policy will allow the right to regroup, argues John Rees

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The immigration issue: how should the left respond?

The immigration issue: how should the left respond?

The left must be uncompromising in asserting some fundamental arguments against immigration controls, racism and austerity, argues Kevin Ovenden

September 29, 2016 Kevin Ovenden

Durham Teaching Assistants: enough is enough

Durham Teaching Assistants: enough is enough

Teaching Assistants in Durham won't accept a pay cut imposed by the council, writes Lizzy Anderson

September 29, 2016 Lizzy Anderson

Labour: we must construct a new consensus

Labour: we must construct a new consensus

The appeal of Labour's 'broad church' must be taken on and called out for what it is, argues Brian Heron

September 28, 2016 Brian Heron

Breaking Bosnia's deadlock

Breaking Bosnia's deadlock

The imperial powers are once again at loggerheads in the Balkans. Dragan Plavsic argues for a decisive response from the left

September 27, 2016 Dragan Plavsic

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

They call it unity but it's really war

They call it unity but it's really war

Owen Smith is being painted as a unity candidate. Chris Nineham argues he is in fact spearheading a war on the majority of the Labour Party

July 19, 2016 Chris Nineham

Corbyn’s reckoning and the role of the left

Corbyn’s reckoning and the role of the left

Jeremy Corbyn can now really win – but our side needs to act decisively and boldly, contends Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

July 6, 2016 Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

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

Len, A Lawyer in History

Len, A Lawyer in History

Len, A Lawyer in History is the important story of Leonard Weinglass and other activist lawyers in the US who represented people targeted for their politics...

September 22, 2016 Alan Wieder

Race and Class: The Colour of Struggle 1950s-1980s

Race and Class: The Colour of Struggle 1950s-1980s

A special issue of the journal Race and Class vividly illustrates the history of black and anti-racist struggles for peace and equality in Britain, finds Dom...

September 15, 2016 Dominic Alexander

No way to remember anything

No way to remember anything

An analysis of the 2011 Egyptian revolution reproduces the same mistakes on the left that led to the revolution’s defeat in 2013, argues Kevin Crane ...

September 8, 2016 Kevin Crane

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