Culture and Science

Freedom and Covid

This is a modified version of a talk Rowan Fortune given for ZeroCovid on the reactionary thought behind opposition to public health policies during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Independent living is a right for all

Unite rep and support worker, Ali Treacher, believes our social care is not fit for purpose and systemic change must happen. In an article for Unite Extra, she writes...

French Regional Elections – 66% abstain amid reactionary offensive

Dave Kellaway reports on the regional elections in France.

Can the Ministry point to a better future?

Jay Blackwood reviews the latest work by celebrated writer Kim Stanley Robinson.

The Limitations of Community Wealth Building

Richard Hatcher explores 'New Municipalism' and the ideas promoted in the new book 'Paint Your Town Red' based on the Preston model.


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.


Privacy policy

After McCluskey … ?

Unite the Union, writes Veronica Fagan, is conducting an election for a new General Secretary under circumstances that could scarcely be less auspicious.

Turbulent priest and a great exhibition

“We’re back” What is Biden’s foreign policy?

Victory for Osime Brown

Shockwave from the left at Unison

G7: Another Summit, same old story

News from the rank and file


Why We Need Anti‑Capitalist Resistance

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

System Crash

Revolution – ending the rule of capital and the state – has become an existential necessity. This book is a call to arms.

Creeping Fascism: What It Is and How To Fight It

This book is about one simple idea: that the wave of racism and reaction sweeping the world is the modern form of fascism.

The Global Police State

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.


Culture Wars, Class, and Power

Phil Hearse argues that we cannot afford to underestimate the threat represented by the Tory right’s culture war.

Identity and Liberation: a critical Marxist difference

Socialisms and psychoanalysis

What are the Real Reasons Behind the New Cold War?

Guy Debord and the Spectacle

Labour‑Power and Social Reproduction through a Neoliberal Lens

What do we mean by a Global Police State?




Plague Songs by Martin Rowson

7.30pm – 9.00pm

Organised by ACR


The Critical University presents The Past and Present of the Paris Commune Part 1

The Critical University presents The Past and Present of the Paris Commune Part 2