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Strange battle lines

14 Sep 2017

David Sherrief says that the Tories are acting against the interests of big capital. Expect compromises and gruelling late-night sittings

Dirty Des bows out

14 Sep 2017

As Trinity Mirror prepares to buy the Express and Star titles, William Kane looks at the state of the press

Not enforcing juche

14 Sep 2017

In the last analysis North Korea’s ‘rogue state’ status results from US strategic requirements, writes Mike Macnair

First Harvey, now Irma

07 Sep 2017

How many times must the American south be flooded before the political class drops its ecological complacency? A few more yet, worries Ira Wiseman

Don’t abandon Palestinian cause

07 Sep 2017

The National Policy Forum wants to end Labour’s opposition to the occupation, writes Tony Greenstein

Computer says no

07 Sep 2017

Paul Demarty asks why we insist on treating our computers like gods

Possibilities and challenges

07 Sep 2017

Are Donald Trump, Jeremy Corbyn and Marine Le Pen from the same mould? Kevin Bean completes his analysis

Apologists for mass murder

07 Sep 2017

The Morning Star is still in denial about the Marikana massacre, writes Peter Manson

Giving 1917 real meaning

31 Aug 2017

Chris Gray reviews: China Miéville, October: the story of the Russian Revolution, Verso, 2017, pp369, £18.99

Understanding the ‘populist moment’

31 Aug 2017

Populism has been used as a catch-all definition covering everyone from Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders to Evo Morales and Rodrigo Duterte. But what is populism and what is its historical background? Kevin Bean gives some answers

Our lady of the tabloids

31 Aug 2017

Twenty years on, Britain is still not over the death of Diana Spencer. Paul Demarty investigates the cult of the ‘people’s princess’

The social gradient

10 Aug 2017

Mike Belbin completes his series of articles on genetics, racism and human character

Lord of chaos

10 Aug 2017

Donald Trump’s reign is turning into a fiasco, writes Paul Demarty, who is concerned about his plans to regain the initiative

Witch-hunt continues

03 Aug 2017

As the Ken Livingstone case demonstrates, the right’s call for ‘party unity’ should not be taken at face value, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

What Zionists want suppressed

03 Aug 2017

Tony Greenstein reviews: Thomas Suarez, State of terror - how terrorism created modern Israel, Skyscraper Publications, 2016, pp418, £20