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Things have just got even better

15 Jun 2017

The unexpected general election result has considerably weakened the Tories and strengthened Jeremy Corbyn’s position. The left has a real chance of transforming the Labour Party into a united front of a special kind, says James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists

Difficult times ahead

08 Jun 2017

Macron appears to be hankering after some form of Gaullist rule. But what of the left? René Gimpel looks at the programmes, prospects and divisions in the run-up to the June 18 elections

Prospects of the Russian Revolution

08 Jun 2017

Kautsky saw the events of spring 1917 as having a global significance. Even though now a renegade, he was still capable of considerable foresight

Self-deception and apologetics

08 Jun 2017

The AWL cannot bring itself to condemn imperialist interventions in principle, writes Mike Macnair

Collaboration that haunts Zionism

01 Jun 2017

Tony Greenstein reviews: Paul Bogdanor, 'Kasztner’s crimes', Routledge, 2016, pp335, £61.59

Israel and the Messiah’s ass

01 Jun 2017

On the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War Moshé Machover looks at the background and consequences

Prepare for after June 8

01 Jun 2017

With only one week to go, a better Labour result than in 2015 might help persuade Jeremy Corbyn to stay on a leader, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

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

No concessions

04 May 2017

The French left must overcome its panic and maintain its opposition to the dysfunctional capitalist establishment, argues Paul Demarty

Not back to normal

27 Apr 2017

The centre-right and the centre-left suffered defeat, but the markets are no longer in a panic. Yassamine Mather looks at the French ... and the Iranian presidential elections

Trump in transition

27 Apr 2017

Jim Creegan discusses how the bourgeoisie disabuses presidents and high officials of any notion that they are free agents

Total intellectual collapse

27 Apr 2017

Theresa May’s snap election exposes the political bankruptcy of the far left, argues Paul Demarty