Can the left reclaim a financial vehicle long associated with capitalist exploitation?

Fossil Fuels and the Corporate Takeover of Higher Education

A series of recent revelations have exposed the close ties between the fossil fuel industry and the higher education sector.

Objects of History: A Design for Life and the Production of A New World

The longing for a vanished world can't be assuaged by pretending the dark history of working-class defeat encoded in 'A Design For Life' never happened. It can only answered by the production of a new world.

Private Equity by and for the People

Can the left reclaim a financial vehicle long associated with capitalist exploitation?

Fossil Fuels and the Corporate Takeover of Higher Education

A series of recent revelations have exposed the close ties between the fossil fuel industry and the higher education sector.

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.

For the Many, Not the Married

Despite the many gains made by feminist and LGBTQ activists, society - including the mainstream left - remains more invested in the couple and the nuclear family than in broader ideas of community.

Leyla Güven's Struggle for Justice

Kurdish politician and activist Leyla Güven's hunger strike enters it's 88th day today. Her struggle against the AKP's fascism and oppression deserves international solidarity.

National President of Brazil's Workers' Party, Gleisi Hoffmann, discusses US imperialism, self-determination and her recent visit to Venezuela

Objects of History: A Design for Life and the Production of A New World

The longing for a vanished world can't be assuaged by pretending the dark history of working-class defeat encoded in 'A Design For Life' never happened. It can only answered by the production of a new world.

For the Many, Not the Married

Despite the many gains made by feminist and LGBTQ activists, society - including the mainstream left - remains more invested in the couple and the nuclear family than in broader ideas of community.

Whitehall, Unite!

From 7am tomorrow (22 January), outsourced workers across two major government departments — organised through two very different unions — will strike together.

As Radical as Our Time Requires: Labour, the Left and Brexit

To be at the forefront of the battle for an alternative future, Labour cannot be side-tracked into campaigning to restore the status quo ante.

The Fight for Party Democracy in Bermondsey

Those pushing for member-led local party democracy must be aware of the opposition they are likely to face, and to be prepared for it.

Leyla Güven's Struggle for Justice

Kurdish politician and activist Leyla Güven's hunger strike enters it's 88th day today. Her struggle against the AKP's fascism and oppression deserves international solidarity.

Why I went to Venezuela: PT President Gleisi Hoffmann speaks

National President of Brazil's Workers' Party, Gleisi Hoffmann, discusses US imperialism, self-determination and her recent visit to Venezuela

Whitehall, Unite!

From 7am tomorrow (22 January), outsourced workers across two major government departments — organised through two very different unions — will strike together.

As Radical as Our Time Requires: Labour, the Left and Brexit

To be at the forefront of the battle for an alternative future, Labour cannot be side-tracked into campaigning to restore the status quo ante.

Implicit Crisis

Asad Haider’s Mistaken Identity, one of the stronger contributions to the ‘identity debate’, is a convincing defence of coalitions and class struggle but an all too subtle argument against political pessimism

Red Moon, Red Earth: the radical science fiction of Kim Stanley Robinson

Like his former teacher Ursula Le Guin, Robinson has never lost faith in our capacity to use our collective intelligence and technological prowess to transcend limiting orthodoxies.

Editors' Selection 2018

Some of our editors' favourite pieces we've published in 2018

The Fight for Party Democracy in Bermondsey

Those pushing for member-led local party democracy must be aware of the opposition they are likely to face, and to be prepared for it.

Implicit Crisis

Asad Haider’s Mistaken Identity, one of the stronger contributions to the ‘identity debate’, is a convincing defence of coalitions and class struggle but an all too subtle argument against political pessimism

Red Moon, Red Earth: the radical science fiction of Kim Stanley Robinson

Like his former teacher Ursula Le Guin, Robinson has never lost faith in our capacity to use our collective intelligence and technological prowess to transcend limiting orthodoxies.

Editors' Selection 2018

Some of our editors' favourite pieces we've published in 2018