The result of the Norwegian general election on Monday 13 September showed a marked shift to the left in the important oil-producing European state, writes Mike Picken for ecosocialist.scot.
Dave Kellaway completes his cultural highlights of the week with a review of the Nero exhibition at the British Museum.
War hawks, writes Gilbert Achcar, constantly cite women’s liberation in support of the US occupation of Afghanistan. That’s transparent hypocrisy: during the Cold War, the US supported patriarchal fundamentalists against a party dedicated to advancing the cause of Afghan women.
Dave Kellaway reviews 'The Father' in the second part of his cultural highlights of the week.
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.
Simon Hannah gives an outline of Marxism and how it can help us in the fight to free people from exploitation and save the planet
Revolution – ending the rule of capital and the state – has become an existential necessity. This book is a call to arms.
This book is about one simple idea: that the wave of racism and reaction sweeping the world is the modern form of fascism.
As the world becomes ever more unequal, people become ever more 'disposable'. Today, governments systematically exclude sections of their populations from society though heavy-handed policing. But it doesn't always go to plan. William I. Robinson exposes the nature and dynamics of this out-of-control system, arguing for the urgency of creating a movement capable of overthrowing it.
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