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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

Labour and the left

16 Mar 2017

In supporting Jeremy Corbyn, groups like Labour Party Marxists share some of the illusions of the right, argues Efraim Nashe of the Platypus Affiliated Society

Historic moment or business as usual?

09 Mar 2017

Kevin Bean looks at the possibilities for Sinn Féin following the assembly elections

Don’t shit where you eat

02 Feb 2017

Theresa May is only one of many people put in an awkward position by Donald Trump’s travel bans, argues Paul Demarty

Filling the gaps

02 Feb 2017

Rex Dunn continues his exploration of Karl Marx’s concept of the human

Getting to grips with Trumpism

02 Feb 2017

Peter Manson reports on the joint meeting of the CPGB and Labour Party Marxists

Marx’s concept of the human

26 Jan 2017

Rex Dunn begins his three-part exploration of Marx’s essentialism, the nature of the epoch, decline and transition

The new president and the new global order

26 Jan 2017

What if Trumpism was made to serve the aims of US capital? Mike Macnair speculates

What kind of oppression?

26 Jan 2017

Peter Manson reports on presidential rivals, changing political alliances and apartheid’s ongoing legacy

Rasputin and Little Red Riding Hood

19 Jan 2017

Claims that the Five Star Movement is some kind of leftwing formation have been well and truly exposed, writes Toby Abse

Revolution and counterrevolution

19 Jan 2017

In this article, based on a presentation to Communist University 2016, Kevin Bean examines the subjective and objective factors that prevented the development of a powerful working class republicanism in Ireland

Gestures at top, gestures at bottom

08 Dec 2016

Donald Trump is lurching between conciliation and wild provocations, writes Paul Demarty