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Günter Grass and the German neurosis

19 Apr 2012

Maciej Zurowski looks at a literary scandal and the bourgeoisie's attempt to cope with its past

Reason to be proud?

09 Nov 2019

While apartheid is long gone, writes Peter Manson, what do we say about the ‘rainbow nation’ that has replaced it?

Reactionary by nature

09 Nov 2019

The case of the 39 migrants from Vietnam who froze to death in the back of a refrigerated lorry, when trying to enter Britain, has once again highlighted the need for a principled working class response.

Problematic Tory assumptions

31 Oct 2019

Jonathan Sumption 'Trials of the state: law and the decline of politics' Profile Books, 2019, pp112; £9.99

Book they want to ban

31 Oct 2019

Greg Philo, Mike Berry, Justin Schlosberg, Anthony Lerman, David Miller 'Bad news for Labour: anti-Semitism, the party and public belief' Pluto Press, 2019, pp288, £14.99

Future and present

24 Oct 2019

John Lanchester 'The wall' Faber and Faber, 2019, pp288, £14.99. Bernardino Evaristo 'Girl, woman, other' Hamish Hamilton, 2019, pp464, £16.99.

Avoiding extinction for real

17 Oct 2019

As the Met clamps down on Extinction Rebellion protests, Paul Demarty looks at the choices facing the movement

A game of thrones

20 Sep 2019

Harley Filben mourns the loss of Maurizio Cattelan’s golden toilet.

Direct vs representative democracy

12 Sep 2019

Raquel Varela: A people’s history of the Portuguese Revolution. Pluto Press, 2019, pp352, £19.99.

Russiagate and what it says about America

16 Aug 2019

The US is in decline, writes Daniel Lazare, and making matters worse it is saddled with an antiquated constitution.

Reject the IHRA

08 Aug 2019

The decision of Tower Hamlets council to refuse to host the Big Ride for Palestine is both cowardly and shameful, writes Tony Greenstein

No future in the past

27 Jun 2019

Jack Conrad concludes his series of articles by questioning both brutish and romantic images of pre-modern society

Fetishising the web

27 Jun 2019

The left needs a comprehensive, partyist approach to media, argues Paul Demarty

Drawn to the flame

20 Jun 2019

Jack Conrad shows why primitivists and other such deep greens are more than predisposed to the lures of ecofascism

Corbyn misses a trick

13 Jun 2019

While Labour prioritises blocking a no-deal Brexit, writes Eddie Ford, it has failed to respond in a principled way to Tory confessions of drug use

Colours, shades, limits

13 Jun 2019

In the second of four articles Jack Conrad explores the good, the bad and the ugly sides of green political thought

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