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

On a wing and a prayer

23 Jul 2020

Like you, Eddie Ford is sceptical about things ‘returning to normal’ by Christmas

Woman bites dog

23 Jul 2020

What was that about ‘western values’? Paul Demarty looks at the Shamima Begum case

Stalin as historian

23 Jul 2020

David Brandenberger has painstakingly studied the writing and editing of the famous Short course. Khrushchev’s account of Stalin simply wanting to feed his own personality cult is badly misleading

What will remain of democracy?

23 Jul 2020

With Trump now employing paramilitary forces, writes Daniel Lazare, the signs are not good

A contradictory formation

16 Jul 2020

Bob Davies of Labour Party Marxists regrets that some ‘revolutionaries’ support the careers of career politicians and oppose republican and democratic demands

Establishment champion

09 Jul 2020

Mark Kosman looks at Keir Starmer’s transition from ‘Marxist’ to ‘cop in an expensive suit’

An ever timely demand

09 Jul 2020

Jack Conrad critiques the opportunist left and calls for the abolition of the police and all standing armies

Problems of online debates

09 Jul 2020

Clive Dean of Labour Party Marxists reports on last weekend’s conference

Holding the fort

02 Jul 2020

At last a new government has been formed. James Harvey looks at the whys and wherefores

Oppose calls for reinstatement

02 Jul 2020

We must defend Rebecca Long-Bailey against false charges that she helped spread an ‘anti-Semitic conspiracy theory’, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists. But why was a so-called ‘socialist’ willing to sit in Starmer’s shadow cabinet?

Garbage in, garbage out

25 Jun 2020

Failure of the NHS tracing app is characteristic of the government’s pandemic response, argues Paul Demarty

What might have been

25 Jun 2020

Nathaniel Flakin spoke to the June 14 Online Communist Forum about Martin Monath, an inspiring example of revolutionary internationalism. As a Jewish Berliner, living in occupied France, he attempted to recruit German soldiers to fight against Nazism

Now is the time

25 Jun 2020

Abolition of the police and army is a basic democratic demand with a sudden relevance, writes Eddie Ford

Amongst the living dead

19 Jun 2020

Momentum is irreformable, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists, but we should back principled left candidates

Affiliation and a line change

19 Jun 2020

Labour Party Marxists has formed a fraction and tweaked its approach to Momentum elections, Stan Keable reports

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