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The shock at Germany’s election result on Sunday is sinking in across Europe

The shock at Germany’s election result on Sunday is sinking in across Europe

Analysis September 25, 2017

The centre has collapsed and the result is a serious advance for the far right. Hope is not lost, though, argues Kevin Ovenden

Balfour: Britain's shame

Balfour: Britain's shame

Opinion September 22, 2017

This cornerstone of imperial treachery must never be forgotten, argues Shabbir Lakha

Unity and persistence have paid off for Barts workers

Unity and persistence have paid off for Barts workers

Latest News September 22, 2017

Cleaners, porters, and catering staff in Barts NHS Trust have won a deal after 24 days of strike action and plenty of protest

How the Establishment Lost Control - book review

How the Establishment Lost Control - book review

Book Reviews September 21, 2017

Chris Nineham’s new book is both digestible for those new to radical politics and presents an engaging analysis for experienced activists, argues Martin Hall ...

German elections: 'The first time in decades that a party with a fascist wing is going to enter parliament'

German elections: 'The first time in decades that a party with a fascist wing is going to enter parliament'

Interview September 21, 2017

Mark Bergfeld talks to Counterfire about Merkel‘s popularity and the deeper roots of the rise of the right-wing AfD

The Acting Class review - A necessary declaration of intent from working-class actors

The Acting Class review - A necessary declaration of intent from working-class actors

Arts Review September 19, 2017

Without the bank of mum and dad as support, opportunities in the arts are becoming non-existent. This new documentary is a cry of anger against this class in...

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Trump’s racist war on US football

Trump’s racist war on US football

Trump's latest rant is likely to increase resistance to him, argues Des Freedman

September 25, 2017 Des Freedman

Corbyn's a winner, but this is only the beginning of the fight - weekly briefing

Corbyn's a winner, but this is only the beginning of the fight - weekly briefing

The left have cemented their position within Labour, but we must build strength as a wider movement if we are to take on vested interests and really change s...

September 25, 2017 Lindsey German

The clock is ticking

The clock is ticking

As the Tories prepare to meet in Manchester, our side needs to keep its eyes on the prize

September 23, 2017 Counterfire

The deadliest of games: 
the US and North Korea

The deadliest of games: 
the US and North Korea

Donald Trump’s fumbling towards statesmanship is a global danger, argues Ian Chamberlain

September 23, 2017 Ian Chamberlain

Theory

The 24 hour day: women, work and class

The 24 hour day: women, work and class

 Lindsey German argues for the development of a theory that can respond to changes in work organisation and the feminisation of the workforce ...

September 22, 2017 Lindsey German

Lenin, state and revolution: an introduction

Lenin, state and revolution: an introduction

Lenin’s classic pamphlet on the role of the state in capitalist society has lost none of its relevance, writes Dragan Plavšić

August 3, 2017 Dragan Plavšić

Georg Lukacs and the actuality of revolution

Georg Lukacs and the actuality of revolution

Hungarian Marxist Georg Lukacs is under attack. We repost a talk given by Chris Nineham at the recent conference in Budapest to defend him   ...

May 6, 2017 Chris Nineham

Books

The Corbyn Effect: everything changes - book extract

The Corbyn Effect: everything changes - book extract

In an exclusive edited extract from his new book The Corbyn Effect Mark Perryman describes a decisive rupture in British politics.

September 22, 2017 Mark Perryman

Corbyn and the chances of change – book extract

Corbyn and the chances of change – book extract

In this final extract from How the Establishment Lost Control Chris Nineham outlines why a radical extra-parliamentary movement is needed to secure decisive ...

September 14, 2017 Chris Nineham

Night Thoughts - book review

Night Thoughts - book review

Night Thoughts is the subversive musings that Wallace Shawn cannot admit during the day; witty and involving, the book should be spread widely, finds Dominic...

September 14, 2017 Dominic Alexander

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