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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

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