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The battle for UNISON is on

As the UNISON NEC draw up new plans to counter the Tories, a UNISON activist reports on the lengths the union bureaucracy will go, to stifle the left.

Surrealism Beyond Borders

Philip Kane from the London Surrealist Group reports on a major new exhibition which will hit these shores in 2022 at the Tate Modern - Surrealism Beyond Borders.

The Second Revolution by Axel Weipert

The Historical Materialism Book Series plans to translate a book by German historian Axel Weipert containing ground-breaking research on the workers’ council movement in Berlin during the revolutionary tumult of 1919–20. But they need your help!

Scottish workers vote to strike during COP26

Mike Picken reports for on what could be a forthcoming ‘Scottish Winter of Discontent’.

Latin America: Heading to the UN Climate Change Conference: Climate Change and Extractivism

Document approved at the first conference held by the Ecology Commission of Latin America of the Fourth International in June 2021.


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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The worst massacre in France since the Second World War?

Geoff Ryan remembers the night of 17 October 1961 when French police brutalised and murdered up to 200 protestors who were calling for Algerian independence.

Drop the patents – vaccinate the world

Jeremy Corbyn Celebrates One Year on From Victory over the Coup in Bolivia

Fascists smash into HQ of Italy’s biggest trade union confederation

Did Labour’s conference change anything?

The Sepia‑Tinged New

Big support for taxing the polluters!


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.


The Sepia‑Tinged New

A look back and forwards at The New by Rowan Fortune.

Transgender Solidarity III: Camaraderie

Guattari and Us

Transgender Solidarity II: T4T

Transgender Solidarity I: Radical Genders

Sport and capitalism today

Socialist strategy and the party





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Critical University presents ‘There is no socialism on a dead planet’ Part 2

Critical University presents ‘There is no socialism on a dead planet’ Part 1