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Six degrees of Harvey Weinstein

19 Oct 2017

What does the downfall of one of the film industry’s most powerful men tell us? Paul Demarty investigates

Redrawing the map

19 Oct 2017

Why is Trump abandoning the nuclear deal? Yassamine Mather looks beyond the rhetoric

Still on the cards

12 Oct 2017

A US attack on Iran is far from impossible, warns Yassamine Mather

New assault on migrants

21 Sep 2017

Trump’s latest moves emphasise once again the need for the left to get its act together, writes Peter Moody

Not enforcing juche

14 Sep 2017

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

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

Possibilities and challenges

07 Sep 2017

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

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

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

Oppression from all sides

10 Aug 2017

Iraqi communist Haifa Zangana addressed the London Communist Forum on August 6

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

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’

Opening up possibilities

27 Jul 2017

Leila Lilazi looks back at the Bernie Sanders phenomenon and can still feel the fire burning

Hegemon opts out

13 Jul 2017

We live in strange times. Eddie Ford looks at the G20 summit in Hamburg

New horrors beckon

13 Jul 2017

What will follow the ‘liberation’ of Mosul? Yassamine Mather is not optimistic