News and analysis

What game is Starmer playing?

On the eve of the Labour Party conference, Veronica Fagan asks what game is Starmer playing?

EcoSocialism Not Extinction broadsheet

In conjunction with Green Left and Left Unity, we have produced a broadsheet-style campaign leaflet under the EcoSocialist Alliance banner, ready for COP26. Not only is this leaflet packed with talking points it can also be used as a protest placard (no stick included!)

Why don’t we do it in the road?

Rob Marsden provides some thoughts on the tactics of Insulate Britain.

Tell Sid Privatisation has been a failure

The privatisation of the UK energy market has been a failure writes Dave Kellaway.

Starmer’s vision: the road to Blairism

Dave Kellaway offers a review and dissection of Keir Starmer's Fabien Society pamphlet 'The Road Ahead'.

ABOUT ANTICAPITALIST RESISTANCE

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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Starmer Embraces Failed Legacy of Blairism

As the Labour Party conference approaches, Phil Hearse questions why Keir Starmer would look to Tony Blair and New Labour for inspiration.

Ken Loach absolutely DESTROYS Keir Starmer

Jihad and the British empire

GKN closes plants and sacks workers in Birmingham and in Florence

Transgender Solidarity I: Radical Genders

Not so Evergrande

Norway shifts left – what implications for Scotland?

PUBLICATIONS

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.

THEORY

Digitalised Alienation, the Politics of the Spectacle, and the Revolutionary Imperative: an essay in new Marxist thinking

The fast-accelerating world crisis is driving us towards barbarism and extinction writes Neil Faulkner. The capitalist system means ecological and social collapse. Mainstream politics, embedded in the system, has been reduced to irrelevance. Revolution has become an existential imperative.

Sport and capitalism today

Socialist strategy and the party

Incel Terrorism

Radical ferment and conservative inertia

Spiralling into a dangerous place

The Ernest generation

EVENTS

Sep

27

‘Without Agenda’ – an exploration of both gender and art with speaker Sacha Coward

7.30pm – 9.00pm

Organised by ACR

Oct

2

Critical University – ‘There is no socialism on a dead planet’

11.00am – 3.45pm

Organised by ACR

VIDEO

The Climate Crisis Worsens

Defend Kurdistan