News and analysis

Britain to see biggest strike for decades on 1 February

On 1 February more trade unionists in Britain will be on strike than have done so on any single day for many decades. By Terry Conway.

Heading for a general strike in Denmark?

Jonathan Simmel reports on the working conditions in Denmark that may result in the first general strike in the private sector since 1998.

ChatGPT is asked about anti‑capitalism

Ian Parker goes round in circles with AI.

Against Multipolar Imperialism

Promise Li writing in Spectre Journal.

The anti‑imperialist position is to support the national liberation struggle of the Ukrainian people’

Howie Hawkins is a retired Teamsters union warehouse worker, the US Green Party 2020 presidential candidate and an ecosocialist. Together with a range of other leftists, socialists, unionists and academics, he recently helped set up the Ukraine Solidarity Network (US). Hawkins spoke to Federico Fuentes about the initiative and the challenges of building solidarity with Ukraine while opposing US imperialism.

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SOS NHS

Terry Conway reports from another day of solidarity action with striking workers. This time supporting our health care workers in the NHS.

Why should we support the popular rebellion in Peru?

All Quiet On The Western Front

Queering Everybody I

The Arabs and the Holocaust – a talk with Gilbert Achcar

Davos 2023 Showed Us a Ruling Class Incapable of Resolving Global Crises

Making sense of the Ukraine war

EVENTS

Feb

1

NEU National Strike rally

11.45am

Organised by NEU

Feb

18

Wales Housing Emergency Conference – Cynhadledd Argyfwng Tai Cymru

10.00am – 4.30pm

Organised by siartercartrefi

VIDEO

Support Russian anti‑war activists/Solidarity with the People of Ukraine

Dodo Modern Poets

THEORY

Hannah Arendt and the Banality of Evil

Logan O'Hara explores the usefulness of Hannah Arendt's concept of the banality of evil.

Stalinist Realism and Open Communism: Malignant Mirror or Free Association (a review)

Where the “Motherland” Calls: From Gender Mythology to Political Action

Michael Denning on Antonio Gramsci and Hegemony

Revolution means smashing the state

How Amílcar Cabral shaped Paulo Freire’s pedagogy

Understanding Mark Fisher

PUBLICATIONS

Ecosocialism Not Extinction

Ecosocialism Not Extinction by Allan Todd ISBN: 978-0-902869-33-2 (print)ISBN: 978-0-902869-32-5 (e-book) RRP: £5, €6, $7 (print)Publication date: November 2022 88 pages; 178x102mm ABOUT THE BOOK The planet is facing an existential crisis. Modern humans, in particular under capitalism, have been doing irreversible damage to the ecosystems. An exit strategy from fossil energy and intensive animal […]

UKRAINE: Voices of resistance and solidarity

A collection of recent writings by Ukrainians and socialists around the world. This is an extremely important book published at this tragic moment when our country has been invaded. It builds a bridge of solidarity between the people of Ukraine and the working class around the world. The contributions make it easier to imagine a […]

Stalinist Realism and Open Communism: Malignant Mirror or Free Association

Capitalism as a global system of rule that tells us that there is no alternative, and this is accompanied by its terrible twin, ‘stalinist realism’ that works its way into ideas about political camps, bodies, identity and organisation. Ian Parker provides an analysis and an alternative, ‘open communism’ that is democratic and plural, and which […]

Mind Fuck

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.