According to the city, the public, and even some Conservative party members, yesterday’s emergency intervention by the Bank of England in the financial markets qualifies as a crisis. A week, writes Simon Pearson is a long time in politics.
This week, members of the CWU, RMT, ASLEF, and Unite will all be striking. Anti*Capitalist Resistance stands in solidarity with the 167,000+ workers who will be striking on Saturday as part of this autumn's #megastrike.
Using the greatest document leak in British political history as a starting point, Al Jazeera investigators try to piece together what happened. With the use of hundreds of internal documents, emails, and social media postings, The Labour Files reveal how high-ranking officials in one of the two main political parties in UK politics staged a covert coup against the party's duly elected leader.
Simon Pirani talks to Future of the Left in a debate on Ukraine.
We seek revolutionary transformation to meet the compound crisis of ecological disaster, economic collapse, social decay, grotesque inequality, mass impoverishment, growing militarisation, and creeping authoritarianism.
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Stalinist Realism and Open Communism Malignant Mirror or Free Association by Ian Parker ISBN: 978-0-902869-27-1 (print)ISBN: 978-0-902869-26-4 (e-book) RRP: £6, €7.50, $8 (print)Publication date: 1 October 2022 98 pages; 178x102mm ABOUT THE BOOKCapitalism as a global system of rule that tells us that there is no alternative, and this is accompanied by its terrible twin, ‘stalinist […]
This crisis-ridden world is having disastrous effects on the climate, on our bodies and on our internal worlds, on how we feel and try to respond, on how we panic and on how we act collectively. Psychoanalysis can be part of this collective political response. Ian Parker shows how personal struggle can be linked to political struggle so we confront misery in this world and find alternatives in anti-capitalist resistance.
In this little book, Neil Faulkner draws on Marxist-Freudian theory to provide an updated analysis of the mass psychology of fascism, and to argue for a progressive counter-offensive based on love, labour, and reason.