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The Brexit delusion: why you should vote Labour

The Brexit delusion: why you should vote Labour

Opinion May 22, 2019

The only sensible option for the left in the EU elections is to vote for Labour, argues Shabbir Lakha

Milkshakes, moralism, and the rationalist error

Milkshakes, moralism, and the rationalist error

Opinion May 22, 2019

Some on the left are crying when they should be laughing, argues John Rees

Brexit, Boris and the battle ahead - weekly briefing

Brexit, Boris and the battle ahead - weekly briefing

Opinion May 20, 2019

Tory collapse is only half the story; Corbyn’s Labour needs to sharply recalibrate around anti-austerity and class politics, argues Lindsey German ...

William Godwin: A political life - book review

William Godwin: A political life - book review

Book Reviews May 16, 2019

A new biography lauds William Godwin, but some contemporary radicals of the 1790s offer better inspiration for the modern left, argues Dominic Alexander ...

Trump and Iran: the brink of war

Trump and Iran: the brink of war

Analysis May 14, 2019

Trump, John Bolton and Mike Pompeo have created a situation with Iran that is risking a new war in the Middle East, argues Chris Nineham

Remain and reform? European Parliament elections suggest otherwise

Remain and reform? European Parliament elections suggest otherwise

Analysis May 12, 2019

Promises of progressive reforms within the EU will ring hollow, with the hard right set to gain from polarisation. The left here can challenge this trend, argue...

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Brazil: documenting the movement against Bolsonaro

Brazil: documenting the movement against Bolsonaro

After the first mass, national anti-Bolsonaro demonstration and ahead of the second on 30 May, Lilian Hill speaks to Mavanio Matheus about photodocumenting ...

May 22, 2019 Lilian Hill

The 2019 Indian General Elections: what’s at stake?

The 2019 Indian General Elections: what’s at stake?

With results due to be announced on Thursday May 23, Susan Ram explores the mammoth voting operation in terms of issues, significance and possible outcomes ...

May 21, 2019 Susan Ram

In the spirit of the Levellers: educate, agitate, organise

In the spirit of the Levellers: educate, agitate, organise

Cathy Augustine, LRC Co-Vice-Chair, looks at the significance of the radical movements of the English Revolution and how we can take inspiration from them today...

May 21, 2019 Cathy Augustine

Winston Churchill: he fought for his class, never ours

Winston Churchill: he fought for his class, never ours

Churchill’s record tells a very different story to the heroic legacy of popular myth, argues Dominic Alexander

May 21, 2019 Dominic Alexander

Marxism made easy

Marxism made easy

Despite the nonsense that gets talked about it, Marxism is a clear, powerful, and relevant philosophy, argues Morgan Daniels

May 18, 2019 Morgan Daniels

Algeria revolts: what are the next steps?

Algeria revolts: what are the next steps?

Protestors keep up the pressure across Algeria and are demanding an end to the corrupt regimes of the past, reports Susan Ram

May 18, 2019 Susan Ram

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

Municipal Dreams - book review

Municipal Dreams - book review

Council housing was about building homes not financial assets, and we should be proud of that, finds William Alderson

May 9, 2019 William Alderson

City of Segregation, One Hundred Years of Struggle for Housing in Los Angeles - book review

City of Segregation, One Hundred Years of Struggle for Housing in Los Angeles - book review

Andrea Gibbons’ history of the battle for equal housing in LA uncovers the intensity and injustice of segregation, which remains a highly visible aspect of US c...

May 2, 2019 Adam Tomes

A People’s History of the Portuguese Revolution - book review

A People’s History of the Portuguese Revolution - book review

The Portuguese Revolution needs to be studied more thoroughly, and Varela’s book is good place to start, finds Orlando Hill

April 25, 2019 Orlando Hill