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Wide open for the class

19 Apr 2012

What is class-consciousness? Paul B Smith discusses the possibility of a political revival

In the era of pandemics

18 Mar 2021

Covid-19 has brought with it the potential for genuine transformation. Mark Kosman unashamedly looks on the bright side

The misuses of Gramsci

25 Feb 2021

Quoted by charlatans to provide an air of magic, praised for his ambiguities, more revered than read: David Broder calls for a serious engagement with a political strategy that still has considerable relevance

Socialism, nationalism and Ireland

07 Jan 2021

Before and during the Second International there were many different approaches to the questions of socialism and nationalism. In Ireland James Connolly banked on nationalists taking a positive attitude towards the cause of labour. In his next article Marc Mulholland will look at Ireland’s conservative revolution

Lenin in his own words

07 Jan 2021

Consistent Bolshevik message

07 Jan 2021

Did Lenin’s April theses lead to a complete change of policy? Lars T Lih continues his series, arguing that the opposite is the case

Overcoming group identity

22 Oct 2020

Marc Mulholland evaluates Karl Kautsky’s thesis on the nomadic origin of classes and the state

Oppression and moralism

16 Jul 2020

BLM protests must be supported, but they are often misdirected. Black liberation must be linked to the class struggle, argues Jim Creegan

Who will pay the price?

09 Apr 2020

As a result of Covid-19, class divisions will become ever clearer, writes Paul Demarty

Learn the lessons

12 Jul 2019

Rather than attempting to run capitalism, argues Peter Manson, in current circumstances we must aim to build Marxist parties of extreme opposition

Neither kings nor bureaucrats

23 May 2019

US author and political broadcaster Suzi Weissman reports on the miraculous organisation of a conference on Leon Trotsky, which took place in Havana

Dashing of a dream

09 May 2019

Michael Roberts provides the political and economic background to the general election in South Africa

Learn the lessons

11 Apr 2019

Peter Moody comments on the collapse of the most prominent revolutionary group on the US left

A basic necessity

21 Mar 2019

Tony O’Brien: ‘Tackling the housing crisis with publicly owned construction by direct labour organisations’, self-published, 2018, pp200, £10

Women’s rights and class struggle

07 Mar 2019

Forty years ago Iranian women rebelled against the Islamic government. We should not only remember their struggle: we should uphold the original aims of International Women’s Day, says Yassamine Mather

Commitment and collectivity

28 Feb 2019

René Gimpel continues his examination of the conflict between Jean-Paul Sartre’s political and philosophical passions

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