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

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?

Robust intellectual discussion and intransigent rabble rousing.
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.

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.

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.

How To Profit From Poverty

In 2018, under the guise of social purpose, corporations invested a quarter of a trillion dollars to save the world.

Culture Wars and Decolonizing the University

Two very different books show the present state and future possibilities of struggles over the place of universities in society.

We Are Not Your Flock: Reading Angela Smith with Rancière.

What does the Independent Group’s claimed “duty to lead” tell us about their attitude towards the world-making capacities of the working class?

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 To Profit From Poverty

In 2018, under the guise of social purpose, corporations invested a quarter of a trillion dollars to save the world.

Culture Wars and Decolonizing the University

Two very different books show the present state and future possibilities of struggles over the place of universities in society.

Democratising public ownership: Labour’s new consultation

Today, the Labour Party launches an official National Policy Forum consultation on the subject of democratic public ownership.

How Do We Solve a Problem Like Labour Students?

Labour Students is an organisation that has a long history of dubious practices, but this year it has provided a masterclass on how to exclude your base.

Once More For Those At The Top: Fake News Is A Symptom

The problems of our modern public sphere are not the inevitable results of progress - addressing the “post-truth” crisis requires reckoning with the politics of technology.

We Are Not Your Flock: Reading Angela Smith with Rancière.

What does the Independent Group’s claimed “duty to lead” tell us about their attitude towards the world-making capacities of the working class?

Democratising public ownership: Labour’s new consultation

Today, the Labour Party launches an official National Policy Forum consultation on the subject of democratic public ownership.

How Do We Solve a Problem Like Labour Students?

Labour Students is an organisation that has a long history of dubious practices, but this year it has provided a masterclass on how to exclude your base.

Once More For Those At The Top: Fake News Is A Symptom

The problems of our modern public sphere are not the inevitable results of progress - addressing the “post-truth” crisis requires reckoning with the politics of technology.