Ian Parker is a Manchester-based psychoanalyst and a member of Anti*Capitalist Resistance.

Keralam: Holding out against Modi

Judith Butler on gender, reaction and resistance    

Psychology and cis‑realism

‘Liberating’ not ‘oppressive’ over Gaza

1 May in Manchester: Action for Gaza!

The American Society of Magical Negroes

Conversion Therapy: Bigots on the attack

More 3 Body Problems

Intimate Comrades: Speaking and acting personally and politically

Towers of Ivory and Steel

Tom Hurndall: Manchester student, memorial events

Artificial Intelligence: The Eye of the Master

Frantz Fanon: Martinican, French, Algerian, African Revolutionary

Dream Scenario: Getting Cagey about fantasies of alienation and escape

Manchester against Police Pursuit

Two, three, many Lenins

Theory as Stone

Top 2023 Books: FIAT: All money is ours

Top 2023 TV: I’m a Virgo

Left Perspectives: Navigating Capitalism, Conflict and Authoritarianism in 2023

Prophet Song: The Grim Booker

The Empire of Normality

Antisemitism and stalinist realism

Condemnation, which also speaks for Gaza

The Plot

Total War and Totalled Profits

Red Clinic stands with Palestine

Left Alone: Accounts of being radical now

After “Socialism”: The Republic of Lithuania

Anarchists and Marxists

Mad World

Election looming

Black Mirror back to back

Nicaragua in the Stars at Noon

For Palestine: Remembering Tom Hurndall and many struggles

Anti‑Deportation activity in Manchester

Behind the scenes at the Jaffa Cake factory

Paine was fantastical

Reading Mandel

Iran: Red Roots of Resistance in Manchester

Rise, Roar, Revolt on film

Women Talking and Acting

Lenin reading Hegel

Everything Everywhere for Everyone

Sylvia – feminism through song and dance (or Sylvia hip hops)

International Women’s Day in Manchester

Psychoanalysts Unite … Against Trans

ACRadio Episode 6 – Ian Parker on Stalinist Realism and Open Communism

ChatGPT is asked about anti‑capitalism

Stalinist Realism and Open Communism: Malignant Mirror or Free Association (a review)

Lydia Tár

Building for Iran protests in Manchester

Open Communism Part 2

What China is reading

Stalinist Realism part 1

Five favourite books read in 2022

The Autism Industrial Complex

Socialist Seychelles? More than a postcard

Booker Books 2022

Postcard from Mauritius

Free Albania (not)

Postcard from La Réunion

Postcard from Gauteng

Psychiatry and communism, and Stalinist false friends

Stalinist Realism and Open Communism

Austerity: Two, Three, Many Campaigns

The Transitional Programme

Edenfield: Mental Health in Crisis

Iran demonstration in Manchester: Disruption and Solidarity

Communization future histories: Everything for Everyone

Communists in the Clinic

My girlfriend is on Chinese television

Dystopian Science Fiction: Bodies of Ideology  

Redeeming Marcuse

Psychoanalysis practised as a form of resistance under occupation

For a People’s History of Psychoanalysis’

Undoing Undone

On Being a Marxist Psychoanalyst (and a Psychoanalytic Marxist)

Psychologising Picard

Wasted Labour

Local elections: Looking for an alternative

Inside Putin’s Russia

Anti‑Psychiatry now

Red Clinic: Strikes Manchester


Capitalism’s Mind Games and Worse

Labour Party racism in Manchester

Conspiracy theory and Marxist analysis

Killing the bill in Manchester

Support for Tracey Scholes grows

Victory in Oldham: for Palestine

What hope for the Labour Party in 2022?

Don’t Look Up: The planet is already burning

West Side Story again

Book review 2021: Five old crackers

Ain’t I a Woman: Remembering a pioneering feminist

Palestine action against Elbit

Psychoanalysis with the oppressed

The Ernest generation

Socialisms and psychoanalysis