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After the fall of Aleppo

12 Jan 2017

Opposition to imperialism does not mean support for Assad, argues Yassamine Mather, and the myth of the moderate opposition is busted

Palestine and Hebrew self-determination

12 Jan 2017

Is there a Hebrew nation and how should it be defined? Moshé Machover proposes a strategy envisaging the defeat of Zionism

Labour’s migration wars

12 Jan 2017

Jeremy Corbyn cannot ‘triangulate’ between soft Brexit and hard Brexit, writes Eddie Ford

Yet more retreats

12 Jan 2017

Backpedalling will not save Jeremy Corbyn, argues Paul Demarty

Reduced to a corpse?

12 Jan 2017

We knew it was coming, says Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists, but the sheer cynicism of Jon Lansman’s coup is staggering

A false narrative

15 Dec 2016

The current Momentum crisis has nothing to do with age, Trotsky or even the voting method to be used at conference, says Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists. It is about who controls Momentum and for what political ends

An anti-militarist’s moral dilemmas

08 Dec 2016

Despite being employed by an institution responsible for advanced weapons research, writes Chris Knight, Noam Chomsky had a political conscience that refused to lie down

Confused reformism

24 Nov 2016

Hillel Ticktin lambasts the shadow chancellor’s economic timidity

We live in hope

17 Nov 2016

Peter Manson reviews the SWP’s second Pre-Conference Bulletin and finds it wanting

A comedy of errors

17 Nov 2016

Attempts to undertand the history of the CPGB and its leadership of the National Left Wing Movement in the 1920s are far from satisfactory, writes Lawrence Parker

Consistent orientation needed

10 Nov 2016

Peter Taaffe should admit that SPEW’s previous characterisation of Labour was badly mistaken, writes Peter Manson

Organise as never before

03 Nov 2016

Matt Wrack’s speech to the LRC conference took the left to task over its lack of seriousness

The enigma of Kautsky

03 Nov 2016

Karl Kautsky saw the wage-earning working class as the social power that would bring about the end of capitalism, writes Marc Mulholland. But he refused to romanticise the proletariat

Rattling the Labour right

13 Oct 2016

Lawrence Parker spoke at Communist University 2016 on the National Left Wing Movement - an organisation that was active in the Labour Party during the 1920s. Chris Hill of Labour Party Marxists spoke to him

Opening shots of next election

06 Oct 2016

Paul Demarty looks at Theresa May’s conversion to red Toryism