Society & Culture

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

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

Mission impossible

25 Feb 2021

Michael Roberts reviews 'Mission economy: a moonshot guide to changing capitalism' by Mariana Mazzucato

Luddite delusions

25 Feb 2021

Our arguments about energy forms must be based on solid grounds, says an insistent Emil Jacobs

No escape from Earth

25 Feb 2021

Dreams of Martian colonies cannot substitute for revolutionary change on this planet, argues Paul Demarty

Swords into ploughshares?

18 Feb 2021

Nuclear power is no answer to global warming, argues Eddie Ford - it is incredibly expensive and inherently dangerous

Handcuffed gates

11 Feb 2021

Students are resisting the academic cronies imposed on them by the Erdoğan regime. Esen Uslu reports

Collapse of Corbyn project

04 Feb 2021

Tony Greenstein reviews 'Left out: the inside story of Labour under Corbyn' by Benjamin Pogrund and Patrick McGuire as well Owen Jones's 'This land: the struggle for the left'

Honing and updating

28 Jan 2021

Vernon Price reports on last weekend’s membership aggregate and the three debates over programme

Hispaniola shibboleth

21 Jan 2021

Gaby Rubin reviews 'The farming of bones' by Edwidge Danticat

Engels’ original sin?

14 Jan 2021

Mike Macnair reviews 'Marx, Engels and modern British socialism: the political thought of HM Hyndman, EB Bax and William Morris' by Seamus Flaherty

A world without gender

14 Jan 2021

‘Queer theory’ actually obstructs the fight for sexual equality. Amanda MacLean insists on a materialist analysis

Attack on right to report

17 Dec 2020

Bernard Mattson investigates the charges against Julian Assange and finds them wanting

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