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Momentum or inertia?

13 Oct 2016

As long as it is treated as the private property of its most timid elements, Momentum is doomed, argues Jim Grant of Labour Party Marxists

Opening shots of next election

06 Oct 2016

Paul Demarty looks at Theresa May’s conversion to red Toryism

Caving in to the witch-hunt

06 Oct 2016

The targeting of Jackie Walker is a disgrace, writes Tony Greenstein

Explaining the holocaust industry

29 Sep 2016

Norman Finkelstein recalls how the official narrative on the Jews and Israel has changed over his lifetime. This is an edited version of a speech given to Communist University 2016

Lock up the thugs

29 Sep 2016

Once more, the SACP finds itself on the wrong side of the class divide, writes Peter Manson

Bernstein’s assault on ‘orthodoxy’

22 Sep 2016

Marc Mulholland examines the revisionist attack on class politics and the three most important responses. Clearly this dispute was about more than ‘reform’ versus ‘revolution’

Media: old and new

15 Sep 2016

What is the impact of technology on the mass media? How can the left overcome its marginality in the public discourse? Should we trust Google searches? Paul Demarty addressed the past, present and future of the media at this year’s Communist University

Lexiteers all at sea

15 Sep 2016

Both the Morning Star’s CPB and SPEW advocate immigration controls and socialism in one country, notes Mike Macnair

End the bans and proscriptions

01 Sep 2016

Once the Labour Party was characterised by tolerance and inclusion, all working class organisations were welcome - no longer. James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists explores the history

After the Brexit vote

25 Aug 2016

Mike Macnair argues that very little has become clearer since late June

Different plot twists, same ending

25 Aug 2016

Jim Creegan shows that there is nothing progressive about the Hillary Clinton’s platform

Life of a heroic traitor

04 Aug 2016

Jim Creegan looks back at the extraordinary story of Roger Casement on the 100th anniversary of his execution

Time for Corbyn to speak out

21 Jul 2016

What does the right do when it loses an election? It voids the result! Tony Greenstein reports on the suspension of the largest local Labour unit

No safe spaces for traitors

21 Jul 2016

Jeremy Corbyn not only faces the nonentity, Owen Smith, but a legal challenge in the high court. Jim Grant of Labour Party Marxists says the left must toughen up

Fight fire with fire

14 Jul 2016

The Labour left needs to go on the offensive against the right, argues Eddie Ford