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Poststructuralism and decline

23 Nov 2017

Rex Dunn argues that sexism within the left is not the root cause for the rise of political correctness and identity politics

Power structures and democratisation

16 Nov 2017

Mike Macnair looks at the implications of the ‘Pestminster’ scandal

The negative-sum internet

26 Oct 2017

Paul Demarty reviews: Angela Nagle, Kill all normies: the online culture wars from Tumblr and 4chan to the alt-right and Trump, Zero Books, 2017, pp120, £9.99

Six degrees of Harvey Weinstein

19 Oct 2017

What does the downfall of one of the film industry’s most powerful men tell us? Paul Demarty investigates

1967 and all that

19 Oct 2017

It is 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act 1967 partly decriminalised gay sex. Mike Macnair examines its significance

Make it free, safe and legal

12 Oct 2017

The struggle for abortion rights is an essential part of the fight to end women’s oppression, writes Alan Gibson of Rebels4Choice (personal capacity)

The social gradient

10 Aug 2017

Mike Belbin completes his series of articles on genetics, racism and human character

Racialism and eugenics

27 Jul 2017

In the second article in a four-part series Mike Belbin looks at the many and varied classifications of race

Overcoming misogyny

20 Jul 2017

Yassamine Mather tells the story of a woman whose achievements were made against all the odds

Bigotry parading with a halo

22 Jun 2017

Tim Farron claims it is ‘impossible’ to be both a Christian and the leader of a modern political party. But, says Eddie Ford, he is a fake martyr

No victory for progress

08 Jun 2017

The new taoiseach is anything but progressive, writes Anne McShane. He opposes abortion and women’s rights

The inferno erupts

02 Mar 2017

The struggle for women’s liberation cannot be left to the feminists. The Russian Revolution shows that women’s liberation and the struggle for socialism are inseparable, argues Anne McShane

Taking an independent stand

26 Jan 2017

The election of Donald Trump has torn up the political rulebook - a reality that protestors must confront, argues Jim Grant

Criticise, don’t boycott

27 Oct 2016

Some on the left still want to boycott the Socialist Workers Party - and they are still wrong, argues Paul Demarty

Skewered by moralism

15 Sep 2016

An old-fashioned tabloid scandal? Harley Filben looks at the Keith Vaz affair