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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

Rot runs deep

16 May 2024

‘Extreme protest groups’, such as Palestine Action and Just Stop Oil, are now under threat of an effective ban. But, writes, Eddie Ford, this is only the thin edge of the wedge

Breaking free of their mindset

16 May 2024

Mike Belbin reviews Percival Everett James, Mantle (panmacmillan.com) 2024, pp320, £20

Interview with an opportunist

09 May 2024

Sahra Wagenknecht offers no real alternative to global capital, argues Paul Demarty. But moralism is no response

Migrants as a means of diversion

09 May 2024

We must reject the scapegoating of asylum-seekers. Anne McShane looks at the facts and figures and issues a call for full citizenship rights and unity

Distracting from genocide

02 May 2024

In the midst of Israel’s war on Gaza the ‘official communist’ CPB has launched a series of seminars on anti-Semitism. The problem is that the narrative comes directly from Zionist sources. Tony Greenstein investigates

Further criminalising speech

18 Apr 2024

Tory opposition to the Scottish ‘hate crime’ act is about protecting their ‘traditional right’ to stir up hatred. Once it was Jews and Huguenots. Now it is illegal migrants, trans activists and marchers who oppose genocide in Gaza. But, asks Mike Macnair, what the hell is the SWP doing with its call for prosecutions?

Tipping into the unknown

11 Apr 2024

Staggering temperature rises in the Antarctic should serve as an urgent warning, writes Eddie Ford

Regulation has failed

04 Apr 2024

Gambling and swindling on a colossal scale. Hedge funds and bitcoin exchanges should be closed down, demands Michael Roberts

Limiting competition is key

28 Mar 2024

Whatever the government does over Rwanda, irregular migrants will keep coming. Eddie Ford defends the right of people to live in whatever country they choose, but we clearly need more than individual rights

Messiahs and money men

28 Mar 2024

Harley Filben reviews Denis Villeneuve (director) Dune: part two 2024, general release

Thoughtful end rulers

28 Mar 2024

As we head towards a general election, the Murdoch press is busy promoting big pharma’s ‘vision’ of future healthcare, writes Ian Spencer. But it is not ours

Part of the establishment

21 Mar 2024

There are still those who look to Hezbollah and the opening of a second front to save the Gazan population from genocide. But the last thing Hezbollah wants is war with Israel, writes Yassamine Mather

Ten thousand years of sorrow

21 Mar 2024

Class exploitation and war go hand in hand. Jack Conrad explores origins, Greek warriors, Christian theology and the widely held idea that Marx and Engels urged the backing of the lesser evil

Spirit lives on still

21 Mar 2024

There was something approaching panic when George Galloway announced he was attending. David Douglass reports on this month’s commemoration in Doncaster marking the 40th anniversary of the Great Strike

Doctoring the princess

21 Mar 2024

Kate Middleton’s photo fiasco casts an unflattering light on the relationship between the crown and the press, argues Paul Demarty

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