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Are the liberal middle class on the verge of a nervous breakdown?

Are the liberal middle class on the verge of a nervous breakdown?

Opinion August 21, 2019

Following on from his previous article, Mike Wayne analyses the collective breakdown of the liberal middle class as we inch towards Brexit ...

Border chaos: why Priti Patel's plans can be stopped

Border chaos: why Priti Patel's plans can be stopped

Opinion August 21, 2019

Boris Johnson and Priti Patel want to create a new hostile environment, but they can be stopped, argues Eleftheria Kousta

Vote with your feet – weekly briefing

Vote with your feet – weekly briefing

Opinion August 19, 2019

Recent events have demonstrated the inextricable link between democratic demands and the fight for socialism, argues Lindsey German     ...

Can the Working Class Change the World? - book review

Can the Working Class Change the World? - book review

Book Reviews August 15, 2019

If the working class is to change the world, it needs serious strategies to find unity and overcome divisions, not woolly moralism, argues Richard Allday ...

Swinson’s choice: better a no deal Brexit than Corbyn

Swinson’s choice: better a no deal Brexit than Corbyn

Analysis August 15, 2019

For the Liberal Democrats, a no deal Brexit seems preferable to a left wing Labour government under Corbyn, argues Alex Snowdon

Tower Hamlets ban should be a wake up call on Palestine

Tower Hamlets ban should be a wake up call on Palestine

Latest News August 5, 2019

The IHRA definition is being used to stifle Palestine activism, exactly as activists had warned it would, report Chris Nineham and Sybil Cock

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The Tories' vision: work until you die

The Tories' vision: work until you die

The latest Tory proposal to raise the pension age to 75 is insidious, argues Jacqueline Mulhallen

August 21, 2019 Jacqueline Mulhallen

Where is the love?

Where is the love?

An anti-arms trade campaigner explains what the DSEI arms fair is and why it is so important to join the protests against it when it comes to London in Septembe...

August 19, 2019 Amor

DWP deaths make me sick: shrouds on tour 2019

DWP deaths make me sick: shrouds on tour 2019

Vince Laws contacted us about his upcoming exhibitions and we are happy to share his press release on Counterfire

August 19, 2019 Vince Laws

Boris Johnson’s law and order proposals are a scam

Boris Johnson’s law and order proposals are a scam

As ever, Boris Johnson's gung-ho attitude is designed to distract, writes Eleftheria Kousta

August 16, 2019 Eleftheria Kousta

Peterloo: Manchester is still resisting

Peterloo: Manchester is still resisting

Remembering Peterloo means keeping the fight on the streets, writes Penny Hicks

August 16, 2019 Penny Hicks

How socialists should commemorate Peterloo

How socialists should commemorate Peterloo

Peterloo presents us with unfinished business, argues John Westmoreland 

August 15, 2019 John Westmoreland

Theory

What did Engels say about revolution?

What did Engels say about revolution?

Engels was a revolutionary democrat and a revolutionary realist, argues Dragan Plavšić

July 26, 2019 Dragan Plavšić

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

Books

How far will he go? Trump and the limits of populism - book review

How far will he go? Trump and the limits of populism - book review

Chris Nineham assesses the varied interpretations of Trump in this year’s Socialist Register, pointing out the opportunities for the left

August 8, 2019 Chris Nineham

The Coming of the American Behemoth - book review

The Coming of the American Behemoth - book review

Roberto’s The Coming of the American Behemoth argues that fascist-like processes arose from the essential workings of monopoly capitalism in 1930s Ame...

August 1, 2019 Martin Hall

From Commune to Capitalism - book review

From Commune to Capitalism - book review

A valuable analysis of China’s turn to neoliberalism since the late 1970s needs to be put in the longer context of Chinese state capitalism, argues Sean Ledwith...

July 25, 2019 Sean Ledwith