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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

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

Unplanning delusions

11 May 2017

The collapse of the Soviet Union does not prove that planning is impossible, argues Mike Macnair

Final resolution

11 May 2017

Adopted by the May 7, 2017 CPGB aggregate meeting

What happens after June 8?

11 May 2017

Peter Manson reports on last weekend’s meeting of CPGB members

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 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

Plans for blue murder

20 Apr 2017

Eddie Ford is not remotely surprised that Theresa May has called a snap election

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