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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

American ‘Blue Labour’?

15 Apr 2021

Mike Macnair reviews 'Virtue hoarders: the case against the professional managerial class' by Catherine Liu

One year on

15 Apr 2021

Good state organisation, not the market, has proven to be the key to success. But globally the vaccination programme has barely got started, warns Mohsen Shahmanesh. This article is based on his April 11 Online Communist Forum talk

Grief at gunpoint

15 Apr 2021

The coverage of Philip Windsor’s death has reached new heights of absurdity, even for British royals, argues Paul Demarty

Nationalist dreams and nightmares

08 Apr 2021

Mike Macnair reviews 'Workers and nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918' by JS Beneš and 'The Fiume crisis: life in the wake of the Habsburg empire' by DK Reill

Royalty and the Reich

08 Apr 2021

Eddie Ford reviews Channel 4's 'Queen Elizabeth and the spy in the palace', directed by Andy Webb

How to be gaslit

08 Apr 2021

Anger is an insufficient response to the Sewell report, argues Paul Demarty. The left needs its own critique of liberal anti-racism

Anti-racism as a straitjacket

01 Apr 2021

Boris Johnson's government boasts of its anti-racism, the UN boasts of its anti-racism, the SWP boasts of its anti-racism. Paul Demarty detects more than a whiff of popular frontism

Blasphemy laws old and new

01 Apr 2021

Freedom of speech includes the right to criticise, explain and even mock, insists Eddie Ford

Regime change MI6-style

18 Mar 2021

Torab Saleth reviews the online documentary 'Coup 53' which was written, produced and directed by Taghi Amirani

Lamb dressed as mutton

18 Mar 2021

Lawrence Parker reviews 'A centenary for socialism: Britain’s Communist Party 1920-2020' by the Communist Party of Britain, edited by Mary Davis

Uyghurs: why now?

18 Mar 2021

Are the Chinese guilty of ‘genocide’? Daniel Lazare looks behind the wall-to-wall propaganda

Living in fear

18 Mar 2021

The murder of Sarah Everard has become a symbol for the violence, threats and everyday sexism suffered by women, writes Eddie Ford

SUPPLEMENT: Women’s Day established

04 Mar 2021

March 8 2021 marks 110 years since International Women’s Day was first commemorated by the working class movement. What follows is what we believe to be the first English translation of a report of the 1910 International Socialist Congress of Women in Copenhagen, which passed the resolution to establish the event as a regular feature in the international socialist calendar.

SUPPLEMENT: Reclaim the festival

04 Mar 2021

It is not enough to bemoan the corporate feminists for usurping International Women’s Day, writes Anne McShane. We must show that socialism is a real alternative

Expensive, dangerous, unnecessary

04 Mar 2021

The solution to global warming does not rely on going over to nuclear power and a thousand Sizewell Cs - an accelerationist delusion, argues Eddie Ford

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