Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson

The Post Office scandal is typical of today’s Britain

"The light in this darkness is that people are standing up and demanding justice."

Writing the future

Colin Wilson celebrates fantasy novel Babel, part of a growing trend for speculative fiction to include radical politics in work written by women, often women of colour.

Queers for Palestine

Opposing the 'pink-washing' of Israel - rs21 member Colin Wilson explains the importance of a slogan increasingly seen on Palestine solidarity protests.
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‘Our Bodies, Our Lives’: Hundreds protest against anti-abortion demonstration in London

rs21 member Colin Wilson reports from ‘Our Bodies, Our Lives’,  the counter-protest to this weekend's anti-abortion march in central London.
Rishi Sunak looks at the phone of Georgia Meloni, Italian Prime Minister, at the G7 Leaders Summit in May 2023.

Review | Mussolini’s Grandchildren

Italy's far-right government has roots stretching back a century. Colin Wilson reviews Broder's book.
Image shows the cover of the book Britain in Fragments, set against the backdrop of a union flag.

Review | Britain in Fragments

Satnam Virdee and Brendan McGeever bring a historic account of racism in Britain over the last century. Colin Wilson reviews Britain in Fragments.

Schofield: a homophobic attack, an unequal relationship

The Philip Schofield affair highlights both homophobia and the reality of sexual abuse in certain workplaces.
Cartoon showing King Charles leaning over with his hands in stocks, saying "They assured me this was the only way they could ensure a decent crowd."

Coronation hypothermia

rs21 member Colin Wilson considers the relative lack of enthusiasm for King Charles III's Coronation.
People hold placard reading "trans bodies are not a political playground"

Stand together against attacks on trans people

Over forty local vigils for Brianna Ghey are planned. Stand together against the transphobes.
Manchester rally

Half a million on strike – organise in your workplace to...

A brilliant day - now escalate the strikes, build our unions at the grassroots.

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Extraction of raw materials could rise 60% by 2060 – and making mining ‘greener’...

Gareth Dale debunks the notion that mass extraction of minerals is necessary for an ecologically sustainable society.

What it means to say Trump will govern like a fascist

Many Democrats argue that Trump is a fascist and demand that the Left subordinate everything to the call to resist him, but we have to organise against the rise of authoritarianism.

The Post Office scandal is typical of today’s Britain

"The light in this darkness is that people are standing up and demanding justice."

The Tory meltdown continues

Rachel Iboraii celebrates the Tories’ latest by-election losses and looks at what this tells us about the prospects for the upcomin general election.

Toward decolonisation: the struggle for Palestine today – interview with Tareq Baconi

Spectre Journal interviewed Tareq Baconi, author of Hamas Contained, about 7 October, Israel’s genocide, and the state of the Palestinian resistance and its implication for the region and world.

Stand with Gaza: Palestine solidarity reports round-up

rs21 members round up some Palestine solidarity events that happened over the last week.


rs21 – the first ten years

For the tenth anniversary of the launch of rs21, Jonny Jones reflects on a decade of activity, our ups and downs, challenges and achievements, and considers our hopes for the future.

Palestine 101: A century of Palestinian resistance

Shireen Akram-Boshar discusses the history of Palestinian resistance to colonialism.

Into the abyss: On the Argentinian elections.

As Argentina lurches to the right, Adam Fabry analyses the rise of Javier Milei

What’s going on in Unite? | Part 1

Unite activist Raymond Morell assesses Sharon Graham's leadership of the union. Part 1.

Hope amid the horror: Palestinian resistance after Operation Al-Aqsa Flood

Anindya Bhattacharyya analyses Operation Al-Aqsa Flood and its repercussions for resistance to occupation and imperialism.
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‘Troublemakers at Work’: Why trade unions need a militant rank-and-file

'Troublemakers' brought trade unionists and activists together to discuss the importance of a militant rank-and-file.