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Anarchist origins of the 'general strike' slogan

Taking stock at half-time

22 Mar 2018

Morale remains high, as UCU members prepare for the second phase of strike action. Kevin Bean says members are increasingly questioning neo-liberal orthodoxy

Wave of militancy

01 Mar 2018

Kevin Bean of Liverpool UCU (personal capacity)

Determined to win

22 Feb 2018

Dave Douglass reviews Steve McGrail and Vicky Patterson Cowie miners, Polmaise colliery and the 1984-85 miners’ strike Scottish Labour History Society, 2017, pp146, £6

Parallel dead ends

25 Jan 2018

Peter Manson reviews: Ronnie Kasrils, A simple man: Kasrils and the Zuma enigma Auckland Park 2017, pp283, £16.19 and Dale McKinley, South Africa’s corporatised liberation Auckland Park 2017, pp198, £14.95

Disintegrating alliance

02 Nov 2017

The SACP is calling for a ‘reconfigured alliance’ with the ANC in a desperate attempt to stave off the pressure from below, writes Peter Manson

Macron exposes divisions

28 Sep 2017

The unions are split over the new laws. René Gimpel reports on the compromises and the protests

Now the real work begins

28 Sep 2017

The left made limited, but real, gains at conference, reports Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

Hire and fire as they please

21 Sep 2017

With union combativity languishing, writes Michael Roberts, real wages continue to fall despite full employment

Humpty Dumpty and ‘anti-Semitism’

21 Sep 2017

The Jewish Labour Movement claims its rule change has been adopted by the Labour Party NEC, Kat Gugino, of Labour Party Marxists, begs to differ

Keep up the pressure

21 Sep 2017

Labour’s NEC has opened the door for much-needed change - now the left needs to take advantage of that opening, says Carla Roberts

Where next for the ANC?

14 Sep 2017

Are there hopeful signs amidst the poverty and corruption? South African socialist, author and journalist Terry Bell addressed a London Communist Forum on September 10

Witch-hunt continues

03 Aug 2017

As the Ken Livingstone case demonstrates, the right’s call for ‘party unity’ should not be taken at face value, argues David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists

Much needs to be done

13 Jul 2017

On July 8 a team of comrades from Labour Party Marxists attended the Durham Miners’ Gala. James Harvey recounts some of his impressions of this year’s ‘Big Meeting’

Big Meeting gets bigger

06 Jul 2017

The 133rd Durham Miners’ Gala this Saturday will see some 150,000 march through the ancient city. Davie Douglass looks at the history and the ongoing significance

Fudging the Labour Party

25 May 2017

Carla Roberts and William Sarsfield of Labour Party Marxists spoke to Hudson Leigh, a leftwing delegate to the 2017 annual conference of the Public and Commercial Services union in Brighton

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