Quotas harm the cause

The left should not succumb to neoliberalism’s phoney version of equality, argues Yassamine Mather

Communists recognise the double burden of oppression, relating to production and reproduction, suffered by women in class society - and we struggle to end it. For us the fight for women’s emancipation is an integral part of the struggle for socialism. It is indeed one the many reasons why we fight for a classless society.

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Italy: New beginning signals further attacks

Renzi’s administration intends to further erode workers’ rights, writes Toby Abse

Venezuela: Right wing smells blood

What is happening to the Bolivarian revolution? Daniel Harvey calls for working class independence

Miners' strike: The gathering storm

In the year of the 30th anniversary of the start of the great miners' strike of 1984/5, we present the first of a series of contemporary extracts from our then factional journal The Leninist

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