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Brexit crisis continued: Theresa May's inept authoritarianism

Brexit crisis continued: Theresa May's inept authoritarianism

Opinion March 21, 2019

Theresa May blaming Parliament for her failures reveals her distaste for democracy and inability to keep her ship afloat, argues Morgan Daniels

Who's to blame for the rise of Islamophobic terrorist attacks?

Who's to blame for the rise of Islamophobic terrorist attacks?

Opinion March 21, 2019

After the terrorist attack in Christchurch and now the attacks on Birmingham mosques, Shabbir Lakha finds that it's leading politicians and the media fuelling I...

The Labour Party in Historical Perspective - book review

The Labour Party in Historical Perspective - book review

Book Reviews March 21, 2019

The Labour Party in Historical Perspective shows that the Party has historically been revived by left resurgences, of which Corbyn is the latest, finds Graham K...

Hebron – the heart of the occupation

Hebron – the heart of the occupation

Opinion March 19, 2019

Justice for Palestine is central to the left. The situation in Hebron is a good example why, argues Sybil Cock

Call it by its name: Islamophobia, and it comes from the top – weekly briefing

Call it by its name: Islamophobia, and it comes from the top – weekly briefing

Opinion March 18, 2019

Capitalism always has a pre-eminent form of racism; it’s our task to identify, locate and defeat it, argues Lindsey German

Climate strikers: ‘capitalism is ill-equipped to deal with the crisis’

Climate strikers: ‘capitalism is ill-equipped to deal with the crisis’

Interview March 17, 2019

School students spoke to Feyzi Ismail at the second Youth Strike 4 Climate in London on Friday. They are informed, defiant and resolute

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Brexit and the left: the crisis is not going away

Brexit and the left: the crisis is not going away

The left must face up to the scale of the crisis and respond robustly, writes Jonathon Shafi

March 22, 2019 Jonathon Shafi

Why stopping wars is essential for stopping climate change

Why stopping wars is essential for stopping climate change

War isn’t just a waste of resources that could be used to tackle climate change, but is itself a significant cause of environmental harm, argues Elaine Grah...

March 22, 2019 Elaine Graham-Leigh

Don’t criminalise and scapegoat our homeless rough sleepers with PSPOs: blame Tory austerity

Don’t criminalise and scapegoat our homeless rough sleepers with PSPOs: blame Tory austerity

PSPOs are another heartless and poorly conceived reaction to problems caused by austerity, argues Karen Buckley

March 18, 2019 Karen Buckley

Algeria on the brink: is the Arab Spring back?

Algeria on the brink: is the Arab Spring back?

The working class has hit the streets in Algeria, reviving hopes of revolutionary change in the region and beyond, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

March 17, 2019 Vladimir Unkovski-Korica

We must stand up to Islamophobia - video

We must stand up to Islamophobia - video

Speaking at the Stand up to Racism march in London, Chris Nineham says we need a campaign that takes on Islamophobia and the politicians and media that fue...

March 16, 2019 Chris Nineham

School climate strike: students shut down Newcastle

School climate strike: students shut down Newcastle

Students striking over climate change know exactly who to blame for endangering the world that they will inherit, Newcastle Counterfire reports ...

March 16, 2019 Newcastle Counterfire

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

The actress who gives a toss: A Working Diary - book review

The actress who gives a toss: A Working Diary - book review

Julie Hesmondhalgh’s diary of a tumultuous year of politics, creativity, theatre, film and activism is funny, moving and inspiring, finds Penny Hicks ...

March 14, 2019 Penny Hicks

Climate Leviathan and A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism - book reviews

Climate Leviathan and A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism - book reviews

Two books on environmental crisis say that anti-capitalist politics are needed, but mistakenly reject the existing revolutionary tradition, argues Elaine Graham...

March 7, 2019 Elaine Graham-Leigh

Peak inequality: Britain's ticking time bomb - review

Peak inequality: Britain's ticking time bomb - review

Danny Dorling’s Peak Inequality provides powerful evidence of the damage that rising inequality has had across housing, education, health and demography, finds ...

February 28, 2019 Sean Ledwith