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GKN Workers and Fridays for the Future Lobby Tuscan regional council

By Riccardo Chiari (from IL Manifesto, a left wing daily in Italy, translated and edited by Dave Kellaway)

Anti‑Fascists demand freedom for Zaragoza six

Jennifer Debs discusses the case of the Zaragoza Six, a group of anti-fascist activists in Spain who were arrested and imprisoned on what they claim to be false charges after protesting against the far right Vox party in 2019.

Meloni’s government censors anti fascism

Dave Kellaway reports on the controversy surrounding a historian’s attempt to give a minute’s monologue on the meaning of Italy’s National Liberation Day, April 25.

Conversion Therapy: Bigots on the attack

Ian Parker on the agreement between therapy organisations and the consequences of it being broken.

Sunak’s Assault on the Sick: Blaming the Victims of Capitalism’s Failures

Prime Minister Sunak's latest welfare proposals, argues Dave Kellaway, scapegoat the sick and disabled for the failures of capitalism, continuing a disturbing trend of demonising society's most vulnerable while ignoring the systemic causes of ill health and poverty.


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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Politics in Crisis: Prospects for the Hard Right and the Militant Left

Phil Hearse examines the rapidly shifting political landscape that the increasing likelihood of a Starmer-led government is bringing about.

The coming Israeli attack on Iran

The author and his book

Cass means social Murder

“Tehran found itself backed into a corner by the attack on its consulate.”

“Civil War”: Alex Garland’s Unsettling Exploration of a Fractured America

GKN sit‑in Festival: ‘the exploiters need us, but we don’t need them’




UCU Members for Ukraine webinar: Ukraine’s economy + postwar reconstruction

7.00pm – 9.00pm

Organised by ACR



Ecosocialism Bloc on London May Day demonstration


Organised by Ecosocialism Conference


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

Dodo Modern Poets


Frantz Fanon: Martinican, French, Algerian, African Revolutionary

Ian Parker is reading a new full account of Fanon’s short life and work.

Karl Marx and Ecology: An Interview with Michael Löwy

Lenin’s Political Work

Two, three, many Lenins

Socialism and revolutionary democracy: Lenin’s legacy for our time of catastrophe

The Limits of Left Moralism

Global Anti‑Trans Movement


Internationalism or Russification

Internationalism or Russification A study in the Soviet nationalities problem by Ivan Dzuyba Internationalism or Russification? was written in 1965 while there was a wave of political repression in Ukraine. In the book, Dzyuba analyses from a Marxist position the national and cultural policy of the Soviet Union in Ukraine. The book was first sent to the Secretary of the Central […]

Israel’s War on Gaza

ISRAEL’S WAR ON GAZA by Gilbert Achcar Israel has seized the opportunity of Hamas’s operation on 7 October 2023 to devastate Gaza, reducing it to rubble, massacring a huge number of its inhabitants and forcing the rest to flee. Another Nakba is underway, 75 years after the creation of Israel. This booklet includes articles by Gilbert […]

Making Sense of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Making Sense of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine by Paul Le Blanc In this small book, Paul Le Blanc tries to ‘make sense of the Russian invasion of Ukraine’. His starting point is for a victory for Ukrainian self-determination and opposition to imperialism in all its forms. Paul Le Blanc tackles the following themes: What Mistaken Friends Say […]

The Russian Invasion and the Ukrainian Left

The Russian Invasion and the Ukrainian Left The Struggle for a Social Ukraine Commons Journal 13/2023: Edited by Stas Serhiienko, Published by Resistance Books. The Commons journal of social criticism is a left-wing Ukrainian media about economy, politics, history and culture, founded in 2009. ContentsArticles on: To the Western left, Between Survival and Resistance, and For a Just […]