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Things have just got even better

15 Jun 2017

The unexpected general election result has considerably weakened the Tories and strengthened Jeremy Corbyn’s position. The left has a real chance of transforming the Labour Party into a united front of a special kind, says James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists

Difficult times ahead

08 Jun 2017

Macron appears to be hankering after some form of Gaullist rule. But what of the left? René Gimpel looks at the programmes, prospects and divisions in the run-up to the June 18 elections

Left should not stand on sidelines

08 Jun 2017

Help defeat the Blairite right by winning all unions to affiliate to Labour, urges Peter Manson

Prospects of the Russian Revolution

08 Jun 2017

Kautsky saw the events of spring 1917 as having a global significance. Even though now a renegade, he was still capable of considerable foresight

A forgotten strategist

08 Jun 2017

Ben Lewis introduces Karl Kautsky’s article of April 1917

Self-deception and apologetics

08 Jun 2017

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

Collaboration that haunts Zionism

01 Jun 2017

Tony Greenstein reviews: Paul Bogdanor, 'Kasztner’s crimes', Routledge, 2016, pp335, £61.59

Israel and the Messiah’s ass

01 Jun 2017

On the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War Moshé Machover looks at the background and consequences

Scandal fails to take hold

01 Jun 2017

Jeremy Corbyn seems to have survived attacks on his historic links with Irish republicans, but his response was still weak, argues Paul Demarty

Prepare for after June 8

01 Jun 2017

With only one week to go, a better Labour result than in 2015 might help persuade Jeremy Corbyn to stay on a leader, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Sectarianism and secession

25 May 2017

Programmatically weak politics only helped reinforce the CPGB’s ultimate sectarianism after its re-entry into the Labour Party in the late 1930s, writes Lawrence Parker

A route out of paralysis

18 May 2017

Is Turkey ‘on the road to fascism’? Such talk is utterly counterproductive, argues Esen Uslu

With a whimper

18 May 2017

Labour’s proposals on union rights amount to mere tinkering, writes Mike Macnair

Up close and personal

18 May 2017

The CPGB’s mass entry work in the Labour Party in the late 1930s has been partially obscured by delusions associated with popular frontism, writes Lawrence Parker

Aim to be a party of extreme opposition

18 May 2017

That a Corbyn-led Labour Party would trail way behind in the polls was always eminently predictable. Nevertheless, says James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists, too many on the left are in a panic, are clutching at straws and are sadly deluding themselves about Labour’s manifesto