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Imperialism before Lenin

08 Mar 2012

Mike Macnair reviews: Richard B Day and Daniel Gaido (editors and translators) Discovering imperialism: social democracy to World War I Brill 2012, Historical Materialism book series, Vol 33, pp951,

Orwellian experience

11 Oct 2007

Today British politicians shed crocodile tears over the repression of the Burmese regime, but the terror of Than Shwe cannot equal the brutality and arrogance endured by the Burmese people under British colonial rule from 1886 to 1948. Emily Branson comments

My enemy's enemy

05 Apr 2007

While the establishment celebrates the 25th anniversary of the British victory in the Falklands war, Jim Moody looks back at the role of the left

Creation of Armageddon

04 Aug 2005

It has been 60 years since anti-communism devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Eddie Ford remembers

Armchair generals, or Saddam's leftwing allies

13 Mar 2003

Many on the left entertain an agenda - overt or covert - of defending the Ba'athist regime of Saddam Hussein. Jack Conrad takes them to task