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Cracks on the tracks: Met drivers to strike for fair pay - News from the Frontline

Cracks on the tracks: Met drivers to strike for fair pay - News from the Frontline

Latest News September 17, 2021

Counterfire's weekly digest with the latest on strikes and workplace struggles

Texas abortion ban: Resisting the attacks on reproductive rights - video

Texas abortion ban: Resisting the attacks on reproductive rights - video

Video September 17, 2021

Counterfire's Kate O'Neil speaks to Chicago abortion rights campaigner Lauren Bianchi about the Texas abortion ban and how the movement can organise against it ...

Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties - book review

Set the Night on Fire: L.A. in the Sixties - book review

Book Reviews September 16, 2021

Set the Night on Fire is a monumental history of radical movements in 1960s Los Angeles, which holds lessons for global resistance movements today, finds Sean L...

Johnson reshuffle: a cabinet of none of the talents - CounterBlast

Johnson reshuffle: a cabinet of none of the talents - CounterBlast

Opinion September 16, 2021

Changing faces in the Tory top team is just papering over the cracks of a rotten regime, writes Sean Ledwith

“Staying quiet doesn’t work” - interview with a Staff Nurse

“Staying quiet doesn’t work” - interview with a Staff Nurse

Interview September 13, 2021

After being on the frontlines of the fight against the pandemic, health workers were rewarded with a pay cut by the Tories. Now they’re fight­ing back and deman...

The Pandora’s Box of 9/11 – weekly briefing

The Pandora’s Box of 9/11 – weekly briefing

Opinion September 12, 2021

Lindsey German on anti-imperialism and the War on Terror

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Aukus: ratcheting up Western confrontation with China - video

Aukus: ratcheting up Western confrontation with China - video

Chris Nineham speaks to RT News about the provocative and unnecesary step the US, UK and Australia have taken with their new nuclear alliance

September 18, 2021 Chris Nineham

Off the rails: The Tories have no plan for trains

Off the rails: The Tories have no plan for trains

The Tories' plans for railways is all talk and no action, writes Kieran Crowe

September 15, 2021 Kieran Crowe

Oak Park school strike: teachers stand defiant against bullying

Oak Park school strike: teachers stand defiant against bullying

Teachers at Oak Park school continue to strike for safety and against bullying from management, reports Carole Vincent

September 15, 2021 Carole Vincent

Universal Credit cut: catastrophe in the making

Universal Credit cut: catastrophe in the making

Terina Hine explains why the UC cut will be a disaster for millions of people, including children

September 14, 2021 Terina Hine

We have to make Cop26 a turning point for the climate movement

We have to make Cop26 a turning point for the climate movement

Climate policies have to be connected to and central to the demands of every movement, making it clear that we won't accept anything less than radical change, a...

September 14, 2021 Feyzi Ismail

This Earth divided, we will make whole: The Wigan Diggers Festival

This Earth divided, we will make whole: The Wigan Diggers Festival

The annual Wigan Diggers’ Festival represents a vibrant cultural celebration of our radical tradition as well as an opportunity to organise the left today, repo...

September 12, 2021 Karen Buckley

Merchants of death are not welcome in Liverpool:  protesters rally against the arms fair

Merchants of death are not welcome in Liverpool: protesters rally against the arms fair

Protesters confront the militarism of the Liverpool arms fair with a clear message of peace, reports Tayo Aluko

September 12, 2021 Tayo Aluko

9/11 and the legacy of endless war

9/11 and the legacy of endless war

John Clarke analyses US imperialism in the twenty years since the September 11th terrorist attacks

September 11, 2021 John Clarke

Theory

Tony Cliff: Roots of Israel’s violence

Tony Cliff: Roots of Israel’s violence

We repost Tony Cliff's 1982 article on Zionism and the foundations of the state of Israel, introduced by Alex Snowdon

June 6, 2021 Tony Cliff, Introduction by Alex Snowdon

Why does the Labour Party fail? - explainer

Why does the Labour Party fail? - explainer

Alex Snowdon dissects the root of Labour's failures as a party that's meant to represent working people

October 27, 2020 Alex Snowdon

What is imperialism? - explainer

What is imperialism? - explainer

In the tenth part of a series of explainers, Dragan Plavšić examines the roots of imperialism and how to oppose it

September 8, 2020 Dragan Plavšić

Is revolution possible in the twenty-first century? – explainer

Is revolution possible in the twenty-first century? – explainer

In the ninth part of our explainer series, Katherine Connelly looks at the continuing possibility of revolution for transforming society today

August 25, 2020 Katherine Connelly

What went wrong in Russia? - explainer

What went wrong in Russia? - explainer

In the eighth part of a series of socialist explainers, Vladimir Unkovski-Korica analyses what went wrong in post-revolution Russia

August 18, 2020 Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

Books

Stigma: The Machinery of Inequality - book review

Stigma: The Machinery of Inequality - book review

Sociology and its limits: an ambitious new study of stigma falls short on a number of counts, argues Susan Ram

September 9, 2021 Susan Ram

The World Turned Upside Down - book review

The World Turned Upside Down - book review

The World Turned Upside Down, a speculative fiction novel, is a compelling story of global exploitation and resistance driven by a complex protagonist, finds Ha...

September 2, 2021 Hannah Cross

Forty Lost Years - book review

Forty Lost Years - book review

Chris Bambery welcomes an English translation of Forty Lost Years, a classic Catalan novel of revolution and civil war in Catalonia of the 1930s ...

August 26, 2021 Chris Bambery