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Drawing lines of distinction

14 Apr 2016

We need to look beyond 2020, urges Paul Demarty

Tide turns against Zuma

07 Apr 2016

While the ‘official communists’ are now looking for a change of leadership, writes Peter Manson, they have no intention of championing working class independence

Straight-talking left

07 Apr 2016

There is nothing to fear from openly and honestly reporting our meetings, writes Sarah McDonald

Meaningless noise

12 Mar 2015

Workers Power has made a strange new ally. Daniel Harvey reports

Proceeds of crime

25 Sep 2014

The referendum exposed the economism of what still passes for the left, argues Paul Demarty

Recalling the nine days

18 Sep 2014

A commitment to official union structures, and an inability to grasp the potential of organisations created by workers in struggle meant the miner's strike was a test most of the left failed, says Mark Fischer

While the NUM waged war ...

07 Aug 2014

Mark Fischer introduces another Leninist reprint, this time on the fight against liquidationist tendencies in the CPGB

National socialist illusions

24 Jul 2014

Labour’s plans for the part-nationalisation of the rail network have caused confusion over at the Morning Star, writes Peter Manson

The Bolsheviks’ success and the ‘revolutionary’ fear of electoralism

24 Jul 2014

Mike Macnair reviews two books by August Nimtz in the context of the left's fear of politics

Scotland: Exeunt, stage left?

24 Jul 2014

Would an independent Scotland provide a radical impetus for socialism? Chris Gray examines the claims

Where next for People's Assembly?

19 Jun 2014

More than lowest common denominator politics is needed to challenge austerity, argues Peter Manson

Against bad things

12 Jun 2014

Richard Seymour Against austerity: How we can fix the crisis they made? Pluto Press, 2014, pp198, £11.50

Playing a fool's game

12 Jun 2014

The ‘common sense’ consensus on migration stretches from Ukip and the Tories to the CPB and SPEW, writes Peter Manson

CWI: A bureaucratic farce

20 Feb 2014

The anti-Keynesian dissident, Bruce Wallace, has been suspended, reports Paul Demarty

TUSC: Looking over its shoulder

06 Feb 2014

Daniel Harvey reports on Tusc’s local election conference