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Rearming the April theses

14 Sep 2017

With the help of some new insights, Rex Dunn argues that Lars T Lih’s continuity theory does not stand up, despite the new evidence he has uncovered

Where next for the ANC?

14 Sep 2017

Are there hopeful signs amidst the poverty and corruption? South African socialist, author and journalist Terry Bell addressed a London Communist Forum on September 10

Don’t abandon Palestinian cause

07 Sep 2017

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

Left wing of the permissible

07 Sep 2017

As the Democratic Socialists of America begin to make an impact, Jim Creegan analyses the politics of its founder, Michael Harrington

Apologists for mass murder

07 Sep 2017

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

Part and parcel of global capital

07 Sep 2017

Instead of creating illusions in ‘regime change from above’, writes Yassamine Mather, we must offer support and solidarity to workers like Reza Shahabi

Pisapia’s deadly embrace

31 Aug 2017

How productive will Italy’s latest ‘left unity’ project turn out to be? Toby Abse investigates

Supplement: The birth of a new system

10 Aug 2017

As well as celebrating the Russian Revolution, says Jack Conrad, we should never forget the counterrevolution

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

Rhetoric and political realities

03 Aug 2017

A ‘rule of law’ which protects property rights above all else guarantees nothing but authoritarian demagogy, argues Mike Macnair

Genuine, consistent solidarity

03 Aug 2017

The clerical regime was reactionary from the start, writes Yassamine Mather - even though there were those who claimed it was ‘moving towards the socialist camp’

Supplement: Thirteen to two?

27 Jul 2017

Did the Petrograd Bolsheviks overwhelmingly reject Lenin’s April theses when they were first proposed? The records show otherwise, argues Lars T Lih

Under pressure to stand

20 Jul 2017

While the SACP has finally agreed to contest elections independently, writes Peter Manson, its leadership is still fully committed to class collaboration

Enough Blairite bleating

13 Jul 2017

Paul Demarty takes a look at the right’s latest moans - and notes SPEW’s continued refusal to join the battle on the side of the Labour left

Much needs to be done

13 Jul 2017

On July 8 a team of comrades from Labour Party Marxists attended the Durham Miners’ Gala. James Harvey recounts some of his impressions of this year’s ‘Big Meeting’