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Ofsted and the death of Ruth Perry

Dave Kellaway, who, as a former headteacher, had to resign following an Ofsted inspection, reacts to the coroner’s verdict on Ruth Perry’s suicide.

No way a ‘fair COP’!!

As the latest round of UN climate talks disappointingly fails to deliver the urgent action needed to halt the climate crisis, Allan Todd argues the entire COP process is less and less likely to prevent ecological catastrophe and calls for radical system change via an ecosocialist transformation to avert climate barbarism.

Prophet Song: The Grim Booker

Ian Parker is reading Paul Lynch, and advises you not to

Al‑Aqsa Flood and Miscalculation

In his latest piece, Gilbert Achcar analyses the "miscalculations" behind Hamas' operation, Al-Aqsa Flood, which triggered a ferocious Israeli assault on Gaza leading to catastrophic destruction and loss of life.

Singing against Ecocide in the City

Dave Kellaway reports on Monday’s Climate Choir actions in the City of London.


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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COP – the only show in town or a dangerous diversion?

From an inadequate response to a perilous distraction, COP28 rests on a legacy of failure that points to a future of ecological catastrophe. Simon Hannah argues that the COP process can never be sufficiently radical to offer a viable response to global warming.

A*CR “COP28 Leaflet” PDF

New Visa Rules and Care Work

‘A mass assassination factory’: Inside Israel’s calculated bombing of Gaza

Defining Ecosocialism

Open Letter to Hackney Councillors

‘Legal’ Immigration? How Labour Shadows the Tory Party




Internationalism today: NEW DATE Sat 3 Feb 2024

11.00am – 5.00pm

Organised by ACR


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Grifter Capital

Capitalism’s defenders pride their system on turning private vice into public virtue, but this depends on individual greed seamlessly becoming a motor force for investment in production and innovation. In this long read, Simon Hannah and Rowan Fortune ask, what happens when greed is pervasively channelled into grifts, frauds and lies?

On Reproductive Justice, the dangers of Malthusianism, Neo‑Malthusianism and Social Policy

Anarchists and Marxists

Imagined Threats, Real Inequality: Marxism And The Allure Of Conspiracism

In honour of Esteban Volkov (1926‑2023)

Adorno in the Kremlin

Che Guevara: Marxist intellectual?


Israel’s War on Gaza

ISRAEL’S WAR ON GAZA by Gilbert Achcar Israel has seized the opportunity of Hamas’s operation on 7 October 2023 to devastate Gaza, reducing it to rubble, massacring a huge number of its inhabitants and forcing the rest to flee. Another Nakba is underway, 75 years after the creation of Israel. This booklet includes articles by Gilbert […]

Making Sense of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Making Sense of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine by Paul Le Blanc In this small book, Paul Le Blanc tries to ‘make sense of the Russian invasion of Ukraine’. His starting point is for a victory for Ukrainian self-determination and opposition to imperialism in all its forms. Paul Le Blanc tackles the following themes: What Mistaken Friends Say […]

The Russian Invasion and the Ukrainian Left

The Russian Invasion and the Ukrainian Left The Struggle for a Social Ukraine Commons Journal 13/2023: Edited by Stas Serhiienko, Published by Resistance Books. The Commons journal of social criticism is a left-wing Ukrainian media about economy, politics, history and culture, founded in 2009. ContentsArticles on: To the Western left, Between Survival and Resistance, and For a Just […]

The Well‑Dressed Revolutionary. The Odyssey of Michel Pablo

ISBN: 978-0-902869-10-3 (print)e-ISBN 978-0-902869-07-3 (e-book) RRP: £18, €22, $US25 (print)RRP: £9.99, €14.99, $US17.99 (e-book) 380 pages; 156×234 mm. Publication date: September 2023 About the book Michael Pablo was a twentieth century revolutionary whose life and ideas remain relevant and inspirational in the 21st. He spent his life involved in revolutions around the globe – in […]