Universities are not just sites for the ‘marketplace of ideas’ – fighting racist and fascist ideas means they need to be challenged there as much as on the streets.

Abolish Prisons for Children and Young People

Prison doesn’t work for children and young people. It is a failed institution. What we have to do is the exact opposite: find ways that work and are successful in helping children to feel part of society.

Emma DeSouza and Soldier F Reveal the Colonial Contempt of the UK

The British government has been unilaterally reneging on its obligations under the Good Friday Agreement, showing nothing but contempt for the citizens of its colony in the North of Ireland.

45 Years On: The History and Continuing Importance of ‘No Platform’

Universities are not just sites for the ‘marketplace of ideas’ – fighting racist and fascist ideas means they need to be challenged there as much as on the streets.

Abolish Prisons for Children and Young People

Prison doesn’t work for children and young people. It is a failed institution. What we have to do is the exact opposite: find ways that work and are successful in helping children to feel part of society.

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An independent source of left thought based in the UK.

Robust intellectual discussion and intransigent rabble rousing.
An independent source of left thought based in the UK.

A Curse On Both Your Brexits

Both the Conservative and Labour Party have found themselves divided over Brexit, but neither calls for a People's Vote or 'Lexit' are an adequate response to an insurgent nationalism

Outlaw Kings and Rebellion Chic

The revolutionary is everywhere in pop culture, but revolutionary politics are conspicuous by their absence - or by their vilification.

Ralph Miliband and the new left's analysis of the failures of the 1945 Attlee Government, allows us to predict the obstacles that would face a socialist government and offers ideas how these might be overcome.

Emma DeSouza and Soldier F Reveal the Colonial Contempt of the UK

The British government has been unilaterally reneging on its obligations under the Good Friday Agreement, showing nothing but contempt for the citizens of its colony in the North of Ireland.

A Curse On Both Your Brexits

Both the Conservative and Labour Party have found themselves divided over Brexit, but neither calls for a People's Vote or 'Lexit' are an adequate response to an insurgent nationalism

Corbynism at a Crossroads

The infrastructure of Corbynism provides a unique opportunity to build the socialism of the future: it is imperative we take it in our hands.

Communist Feelings

Works by Doris Lessing and Vivian Gornick on the fall-out around 1956 uncover the passion that's missing from conventional political histories. What can we learn from them?

How Imperialism Starves the Global South: An Interview With Utsa Patnaik

Utsa Patnaik is a Marxist economist who has spent her career writing on agrarian change and development. Here she discusses her life's work, economic history and imperialism as income deflation

Outlaw Kings and Rebellion Chic

The revolutionary is everywhere in pop culture, but revolutionary politics are conspicuous by their absence - or by their vilification.

The Struggle that Lies Ahead

Ralph Miliband and the new left's analysis of the failures of the 1945 Attlee Government, allows us to predict the obstacles that would face a socialist government and offers ideas how these might be overcome.

Corbynism at a Crossroads

The infrastructure of Corbynism provides a unique opportunity to build the socialism of the future: it is imperative we take it in our hands.

Communist Feelings

Works by Doris Lessing and Vivian Gornick on the fall-out around 1956 uncover the passion that's missing from conventional political histories. What can we learn from them?

Against the New Vitalism.

Recent attempts to rehabilitate vitalism, despite claims to be radically ecological, are an example of how fascism re-appropriates the past in an attempt to colonise the future.

From Revolting Housewives to Big Problems: Women, Class and Politics

To claim that working-class women don't do politics is to overlook past and present experience of how, and what happens when, they do.

Questions for Centrists

To get further than vapid statements about ‘change’ and ‘politics being broken’, centrists must ask themselves some fundamental questions about beliefs and strategy.

How Imperialism Starves the Global South: An Interview With Utsa Patnaik

Utsa Patnaik is a Marxist economist who has spent her career writing on agrarian change and development. Here she discusses her life's work, economic history and imperialism as income deflation

Against the New Vitalism.

Recent attempts to rehabilitate vitalism, despite claims to be radically ecological, are an example of how fascism re-appropriates the past in an attempt to colonise the future.

From Revolting Housewives to Big Problems: Women, Class and Politics

To claim that working-class women don't do politics is to overlook past and present experience of how, and what happens when, they do.

Questions for Centrists

To get further than vapid statements about ‘change’ and ‘politics being broken’, centrists must ask themselves some fundamental questions about beliefs and strategy.