Democracy & State

Overcoming the enemies within

17 May 2012

The left must unite in order to change the relationship of forces both within and outside the Labour Party, argues Mike Macnair

Hollow man for hollow times

25 Feb 2021

Much hyped though it was, the ‘new chapter’ speech was a ‘painting by numbers’ exercise in political platitudes, writes James Harvey

The Firm vs the Sussexes

25 Feb 2021

Monarchy is part reality TV show, part constitutional check on democracy, writes Eddie Ford

We light fires

18 Feb 2021

One half of the Labour Campaign for Free Speech does not believe in free speech. They want a ‘free speech, but ...’ campaign. Jack Conrad explains why the left should champion the unrestricted right to organise, strike, assemble and speak

End the contradiction

18 Feb 2021

James Harvey reports on a timely conference that produced a strange outcome

Live at the witch trials

18 Feb 2021

Starmer’s ‘advisory board’ is part of a wider push to eliminate all opposition to Israel, says Paul Demarty

Still not prepared to fight

11 Feb 2021

The readmittance of suspended members does not mean that the right is in retreat, argues James Harvey

Handcuffed gates

11 Feb 2021

Students are resisting the academic cronies imposed on them by the Erdoğan regime. Esen Uslu reports

Bigger than January 6

11 Feb 2021

Donald Trump is now on trial before the Senate charged with inciting insurrection. Jack Conrad says the attempted self-coup began long before the January 6 storming of the Capitol

Fishy business in Holyrood

11 Feb 2021

With the Holyrood inquiry being branded a whitewash, Paul Demarty asks what really lies behind the Sturgeon-Salmond feud

SUPPLEMENT: Three waves of protest

04 Feb 2021

Feelings of injustice, a lack of rights and a sense of betrayal have become universal and act as psychological and subjective drivers of protest, writes Ardeshir Mehrdad. But how can protest be forged into a movement than can topple the regime?

Collapse of Corbyn project

04 Feb 2021

Tony Greenstein reviews 'Left out: the inside story of Labour under Corbyn' by Benjamin Pogrund and Patrick McGuire as well Owen Jones's 'This land: the struggle for the left'

Class, disease and fatality

04 Feb 2021

Britain has one of the very best vaccination programmes, writes Eddie Ford, but also one of the very worst death rates

Facing both ways

04 Feb 2021

Last weekend’s conference ended up adopting two totally contradictory positions. James Harvey of Labour Party Marxists reports

Poor man’s pivot

04 Feb 2021

The government’s decision to join an Asia-Pacific free trade area is not likely to provide much shelter from economic headwinds, argues Paul Demarty

The meaning of January 6

04 Feb 2021

A riot, a coup attempt or something in between? Daniel Lazare responds to three recently published articles in the Weekly Worker

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