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Speaking of Universities - book review

Speaking of Universities - book review

Book Reviews October 11, 2018

Stefan Collini offers a robust critique of the neoliberal academy, but we need an oppositional university as an alternative, argues Oliver Eagleton ...

Taking control is the way to end the misery of 21st century work - weekly briefing

Taking control is the way to end the misery of 21st century work - weekly briefing

Opinion October 8, 2018

Organising in the workplace must be central to our reshaping of mainstream politics, argues Lindsey German

Fast food, pub and delivery workers strike across the country

Fast food, pub and delivery workers strike across the country

Latest News October 4, 2018

The Fast Food Shutdown - #FFS410 - sees TGI Fridays, McDonalds and Wetherspoons workers strike in nine workplaces, joined by UberEats couriers in at least six&n...

The Tories have no idea how to fix a broken Britain

The Tories have no idea how to fix a broken Britain

Analysis October 3, 2018

We can't afford the Tories, we need to get them out of office before any more damage is done, argues John Rees

If Labour backs a second referendum, the whole Corbyn project will be in danger of defeat

If Labour backs a second referendum, the whole Corbyn project will be in danger of defeat

Opinion September 24, 2018

We can't let the most radical leadership in Labour's history find themselves fighting on the side of free trade, argues Reuben Bard-Rosenberg ...

It's time to fight back: help launch Counterfire Media

It's time to fight back: help launch Counterfire Media

Opinion September 7, 2018

We are launching Counterfire Media. We need your help to do so.

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The Tories are destroying our schools, we need a socialist education policy

The Tories are destroying our schools, we need a socialist education policy

The campaign against school funding cuts has attracted a lot of attention, but a socialist education policy can do much more than solve the funding crisis argue...

October 15, 2018 Judy Cox

Brexit breaking point: it May be the end of this government - weekly briefing

Brexit breaking point: it May be the end of this government - weekly briefing

The crisis for Theresa May and the Tories continues to deepen, their only lifeline would be a second referendum, argues Lindsey German

October 15, 2018 Lindsey German

The Bolsonaro effect: what now for Brazil?

The Bolsonaro effect: what now for Brazil?

As Brazil's elections progress to the second round, Orlando Hill examines the prospects for the left in defeating the presidential candidacy of the far right&nb...

October 13, 2018 Orlando Hill

Anti-fascist demonstrators outnumber the DFLA in London

Anti-fascist demonstrators outnumber the DFLA in London

Thousands joined forces to oppose the racist Democratic Football Lads Alliance - a violent crew of Islamophobes, fascists and Tommy Robinson fans. Now...

October 13, 2018 Jack Hazeldine

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

An African in Imperial London - book review

An African in Imperial London - book review

Danell Jones’ biography of an African man living in Edwardian London reveals a remarkable life amid the racism and imperialism of the time, finds Jacqu...

October 4, 2018 Jacqueline Mulhallen

The Battle for Paradise - book review

The Battle for Paradise - book review

Naomi Klein gives a stirring account of the struggle against disaster capitalism in Puerto Rico after 2017’s Hurricane Maria, finds Ellen Graubart ...

September 27, 2018 Ellen Graubart

October Song - book review

October Song - book review

Paul le Blanc’s history of the Russian Revolution shows that the tragic outcome was not inevitable, and there is much to learn from it, argues Lindsey ...

September 20, 2018 Lindsey German

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