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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

Diana and the demagogues

27 May 2021

Why the furore over an ancient interview? Paul Demarty looks at the renewed attacks on the BBC

Nobody is safe till everybody is safe

06 May 2021

As the horrific situation in India proves, writes Eddie Ford, the pandemic is far from over

Drugs war bad

29 Apr 2021

With ever increasing numbers of desperate Latin American people fleeing for their lives, Daniel Lazare looks at those on the left who refuse to address the central problem

That was the league that wasn’t

29 Apr 2021

Defeat of the European Super League project is welcome, but redeeming football will take imagination, suggests Paul Demarty

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

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