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Imperialism before Lenin

08 Mar 2012

Mike Macnair reviews: Richard B Day and Daniel Gaido (editors and translators) Discovering imperialism: social democracy to World War I Brill 2012, Historical Materialism book series, Vol 33, pp951,

MBS goes ballistic

05 May 2022

Disillusioned with the US, Riyadh refuses to condemn Russia, threatens to become a nuclear power and pivots towards China. Yassamine Mather investigates the shifting politics of the Middle East

Plucky little Kiev

03 Feb 2022

Self-determination is not an absolute principle. We in the western left must train our main fire on our own warmongers, argues Paul Demarty

An uncertain situation

20 Jan 2022

Discounting the danger of Islamic reaction is more than stupid. Paul Demarty looks at the Kazakh uprising and the CSTO intervention

Turkey’s arms industry is on a war footing - High-risk foreign adventures

12 Jul 2019

Erdoğan has been engaging in lavish military spending despite the poor state of the economy, reports Esen Uslu

Saudi hit is another godsend for Erdoğan

25 Oct 2018

Esen Uslu looks at the cynical power play going on over the murdered Jamal Khashoggi

Imperialism before Lenin

08 Mar 2012

Mike Macnair reviews: Richard B Day and Daniel Gaido (editors and translators) Discovering imperialism: social democracy to World War I Brill 2012, Historical Materialism book series, Vol 33, pp951,

Orwellian experience

11 Oct 2007

Today British politicians shed crocodile tears over the repression of the Burmese regime, but the terror of Than Shwe cannot equal the brutality and arrogance endured by the Burmese people under British colonial rule from 1886 to 1948. Emily Branson comments

My enemy's enemy

05 Apr 2007

While the establishment celebrates the 25th anniversary of the British victory in the Falklands war, Jim Moody looks back at the role of the left

Creation of Armageddon

04 Aug 2005

It has been 60 years since anti-communism devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Eddie Ford remembers

Armchair generals, or Saddam's leftwing allies

13 Mar 2003

Many on the left entertain an agenda - overt or covert - of defending the Ba'athist regime of Saddam Hussein. Jack Conrad takes them to task