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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

Racists and Islamophobes

06 Jul 2017

Following the triumph of the right in last month’s local elections, writes Toby Abse, the left appears more and more isolated

Macron’s crushing majority

22 Jun 2017

Despite the poor performance of the left René Gimpel expects militant action

Grillo and M5S humiliated

22 Jun 2017

Toby Abse examines the first round of the local elections and the return to the main parties

Bitter taste of victory

08 Jun 2017

Can Ukip recover from its present decline? Paul Demarty thinks not

Self-deception and apologetics

08 Jun 2017

The AWL cannot bring itself to condemn imperialist interventions in principle, writes Mike Macnair

No victory for progress

08 Jun 2017

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

Politics of failure

01 Jun 2017

The government’s response to the Manchester bombing is to promise further crackdowns on democratic rights, writes Eddie Ford

The Libyan connection

01 Jun 2017

Those who voted for the bombing in 2011 must share some of the blame for incidents like Manchester, argues Yassamine Mather

Will Macron have a majority?

25 May 2017

In June there will be a general election in France as well as the UK. René Gimpel looks at the main contenders

Wait until 2018

25 May 2017

It seems quite possible that Donald Trump will not survive his full term, writes Peter Manson. But don’t expect any formal moves towards impeachment just yet

Pensioners sidelined by atrocity

25 May 2017

The Tory manifesto’s attacks on the elderly is no longer in the headlines - but Paul Demarty wonders why such risks were taken

The Manchester bombing

25 May 2017

Statement from the PCC of the CPGB

No concessions

04 May 2017

The French left must overcome its panic and maintain its opposition to the dysfunctional capitalist establishment, argues Paul Demarty

Not back to normal

27 Apr 2017

The centre-right and the centre-left suffered defeat, but the markets are no longer in a panic. Yassamine Mather looks at the French ... and the Iranian presidential elections