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Sectarianism and secession

25 May 2017

Programmatically weak politics only helped reinforce the CPGB’s ultimate sectarianism after its re-entry into the Labour Party in the late 1930s, writes Lawrence Parker

A route out of paralysis

18 May 2017

Is Turkey ‘on the road to fascism’? Such talk is utterly counterproductive, argues Esen Uslu

With a whimper

18 May 2017

Labour’s proposals on union rights amount to mere tinkering, writes Mike Macnair

Unplanning delusions

11 May 2017

The collapse of the Soviet Union does not prove that planning is impossible, argues Mike Macnair

Class struggle or national war?

04 May 2017

Moshé Machover replies to Tony Greenstein

The proletariat and its ally

04 May 2017

This is the concluding section of Karl Kautsky’s The driving forces and the prospects of the Russian Revolution (1906)

‘All power to the soviets!’

04 May 2017

In the second article in the current series, Lars T Lih demonstrates that the Bolshevik strategy of a revolutionary alliance between the proletariat and peasantry was upheld by Karl Kautsky

No concessions

04 May 2017

The French left must overcome its panic and maintain its opposition to the dysfunctional capitalist establishment, argues Paul Demarty

No self-determination

20 Apr 2017

The overthrow of Zionism is incompatible with a Hebrew nation, argues Tony Greenstein, in this reply to Moshé Machover

‘All power to the soviets!’

20 Apr 2017

Did Lenin’s April theses mark a fundamental change in Bolshevik strategy? In this series of articles Lars T Lih demonstrates that this was not the case

Split in the offing

06 Apr 2017

Following the cabinet reshuffle, Peter Manson looks at the rival factions within the ANC

Man, movement and state

06 Apr 2017

The transformation of Martin McGuinness from freedom fighter to ‘man of peace’ cannot be put down to individual failings, writes James Harvey

Diversionary dead end

06 Apr 2017

The Socialist Party’s decision to stand candidates in May is delusional, argues Paul Demarty

Hit by corruption scandals

30 Mar 2017

Beppe Grillo and the right-populist Movimento Cinque Stelle are making gains, writes Toby Abse

Hammond’s self-employed U-turn

16 Mar 2017

The Tories know that they have to preserve the middle classes, argues Paul Demarty