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Palestine: a history of colonialism, occupation and resistance - Counterfire Media Podcast

Palestine: a history of colonialism, occupation and resistance - Counterfire Media Podcast

Podcast November 9, 2018

Shabbir Lakha on the history of Palestine and Tom Lock Griffiths on the excellent release They Came To a City' (1944) on DVD and Blu Ray in the fourth episode o...

Deport, Deprive, Extradite: 21st Century State Extremism - book review

Deport, Deprive, Extradite: 21st Century State Extremism - book review

Book Reviews November 8, 2018

Deport, Deprive, Extradite exposes the systematic racism lurking behind our supposedly liberal system of civil rights, finds Sean Ledwith

Tommy Robinson and the far right must be driven out of mainstream politics now

Tommy Robinson and the far right must be driven out of mainstream politics now

Opinion October 27, 2018

We mustn't allow fascists the space or time to strengthen their organisation before we act: the threat is real

How to influence people: Saudi Arabia, Yemen and British bombs

How to influence people: Saudi Arabia, Yemen and British bombs

Opinion October 26, 2018

The government's intransigence on Saudi arms sales is leading to catastrophe in Yemen writes Chris Nineham

We must stop Universal Credit now: it's already wrecking lives

We must stop Universal Credit now: it's already wrecking lives

Opinion October 16, 2018

The government has pushed the full roll-out of Universal Credit further down the road, but we must stop it altogether, argues John Rees

Ten lies told about World War I

Ten lies told about World War I

History November 9, 2014

Dominic Alexander debunks ten myths used to justify the slaughter of the First World War

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May's Brexit deal is a dead duck: the only option now is a general election

May's Brexit deal is a dead duck: the only option now is a general election

May and her party are completely incapable of delivering a viable deal, writes Chris Nineham

November 14, 2018 Chris Nineham

Paris demonstration: 'Trump means war'

Paris demonstration: 'Trump means war'

The November 11 anti-Trump mobilisation in Paris is a real advance for the anti-war movement in France, reports Susan Ram

November 12, 2018 Susan Ram

Britain must stop arming the Saudi war criminals now

Britain must stop arming the Saudi war criminals now

A new offensive in the Saudi war on Yemen will ratchet up the humanitarian crisis. We must build a huge campaign to end arms sales, writes Chris Nineham ...

November 11, 2018 Chris Nineham

The politics of Remembrance

The politics of Remembrance

Remembrance is about the present and the future, not just the past, argues Alex Snowdon in this repost of his 2015 article

November 10, 2018 Alex Snowdon

Theory

Media and the infrastructure of radical movements

Media and the infrastructure of radical movements

Our movements need media that inspire mass participation, amplifying analysis to reach new audiences turning to the left, writes Des Freedman

September 17, 2018 Des Freedman

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Socialism: utopian and scientific - an introduction

Engels’ popular pamphlet offers one of the best concise accounts of capitalist development and an accessible introduction to Marx's revolutionar...

June 20, 2018 John Rees

The limits of Keynesianism part 5: can the working class make advances within capitalism?

The limits of Keynesianism part 5: can the working class make advances within capitalism?

In the final part of our series, Dominic Alexander looks at how working class advancement means moving beyond the confines of reformism

May 18, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Books

Protest: Stories of Resistance - book review

Protest: Stories of Resistance - book review

A historically rich collection of stories on episodes of resistance across British history is evocative of experiences of protest, finds Ralph Graham-Leigh ...

November 2, 2018 Ralph Graham-Leigh

How to Read A History Book - book review

How to Read A History Book - book review

A history of History needs to understand the political origins of institutions of historical learning, not just the present malaise, argues Dominic Alexander...

October 25, 2018 Dominic Alexander

Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump - book review

Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump - book review

Mistaken Identity reveals identity politics as the strategy of defeat, but solidarities are built through engagement in existing movements, argues Elaine Gra...

October 18, 2018 Elaine Graham-Leigh