Democracy & State > Republican democracy

Republicanism and the form of working class rule

A continent of the mind

19 May 2016

Jack Conrad shows that the European Union has been shaped not only by rival state powers, but by class politics too

Without monarchies or standing armies

12 May 2016

Jack Conrad explores Leon Trotsky’s strategic thinking

A highly serviceable political weapon

05 May 2016

Jack Conrad discusses Lenin and the ‘United States of Europe’ slogan

A missed opportunity

28 Apr 2016

Eddie Ford laments the republican speech Jeremy Corbyn did not make

Openness is a weapon

21 Apr 2016

The Weekly Worker’s commitment to open reporting on the affairs of the labour movement is not a fetish, but a political necessity, argues Paul Demarty

One, two, three revolutions

21 Apr 2016

Jack Conrad argues that democracy in the United States is corrupted and far from complete. The working class must finish what 1775 began

The in-out kabuki dance

14 Apr 2016

James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists says a passive boycott is not as good as an active boycott. But it is far better than participating in Stronger in Europe

Kautsky on referenda

31 Mar 2016

As a contribution to the debate regarding the tactics to adopt in relation to the European Union referendum, Ben Lewis has translated this piece by Karl Kautsky on ‘direct legislation’. Kautsky (1854-1938), known as the “pope of Marxism”, was a thinker who, as recent scholarship has underlined, had a profound influence on the theory and practice of Lenin’s Bolsheviks

Direct legislation by the people and the class struggle

31 Mar 2016

By Karl Kautsky

Thin end of the wedge

17 Mar 2016

We must oppose the expulsion of Gerry Downing, but fight to expose his political errors, argues Jim Grant

Flip-flopping over in or out

10 Mar 2016

Neither Corbyn’s current stance, nor his former position is in workers’ interests, argues Peter Manson

Who’s afraid of 1916?

10 Mar 2016

Admiration of James Connolly should be tempered by criticism, writes Anne McShane

A working class military programme

25 Feb 2016

James Marshall of Labour Party Marxists argues that a Jeremy Corbyn government would best be defended by abolishing the standing army and the formation of a popular militia

Popular militia vs standing army

07 Jan 2016

Jack Conrad takes issue with those on the left who oppose, shun or want to keep silent over a basic democratic demand

Second amendment Marxism or inveterate pacifism

19 Nov 2015

Jack Conrad and Salman Shaheen debated the right to bear arms

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