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Quotas harm the cause

Race and class

21 Jun 2018

Mike Macnair examines the critiques of intersectionality developed by Adolph Reed Jr and Walter Benn Michaels

A very British cover-up

07 Jun 2018

Conspiracies do happen, as the Jeremy Thorpe scandal proves. And Eddie Ford reckons the establishment might also conspire against Jeremy Corbyn in the event of a Labour victory

Even better than expected

31 May 2018

The left has been timorous when it comes to fighting for abortion rights. Now it should go onto the offensive and demand a secular constitution, along with the confiscation of church wealth, writes Eddie Ford

Our bodies, our choice

24 May 2018

Whatever the result of the referendum, writes James Harvey, the fight for a woman’s right to choose will go on

I'm part of the union

24 May 2018

Peter Purton Champions of equality: trade unions and LGBT rights in Britain Lawrence and Wishart, 2017, pp194, £20

The alternative to patriarchy

03 May 2018

The ‘sex wars’ discussed by Amia Srinivasan are a symptom of a deeper crisis, argues Rex Dunn

No way back to normality

19 Apr 2018

The Stormy Daniels affair is more threatening to Trump than it might appear, writes Paul Demarty

From the mouths of the women

29 Mar 2018

Rex Dunn reviews Svetlana Alexievich The unwomanly face of war Penguin Classics, 2017, pp351, £12.99

Two-faced hypocrisy

08 Feb 2018

The Ahed Tamimi affair exposes the failure of western feminism to oppose Zionism and imperialism, writes Tony Greenstein

All the president’s men

01 Feb 2018

As the sexual harassment scandal continues to claim victims, Paul Demarty wonders how it will be brought back under control

Is Trumpism the future?

18 Jan 2018

Yes, the US president is widely derided, writes Mike Macnair, but does he represent an alternative to the neoliberal ‘equalities’ agenda?

Understanding poststructuralism

11 Jan 2018

We need to debate the development of diverse ideas and movements in their historical context, both before and after 1968. Only then can Marxism recover and move forward, argues Rex Dunn

Soviet Russia and women’s emancipation

30 Nov 2017

Just how much progress was made in the fight for equality? Anne McShane focuses in particular on central Asia

Historical inaccuracies and theoretical overkill

30 Nov 2017

Identity politics are prone to fragmentation, only the working class project of universal liberation can unite the oppressed, argues Mike Macnair

Poststructuralism and decline

23 Nov 2017

Rex Dunn argues that sexism within the left is not the root cause for the rise of political correctness and identity politics

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