Luke Stobart

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Spanish elections: what next after fear trumps hate?

Luke Stobart analyses the Spanish election results.

Understanding Podemos: “common sense” policy

In the final part of his analysis of Podemos, Luke Stobart examines the group's response to Spain's social crisis. This is the third part of...

Understanding Podemos: Radical populism

In the second of three articles about Podemos, Luke Stobart makes a critical examination of the political ideas behind the group who are now Podemos' formal...
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Understanding Podemos: 15-M and counter-politics

The rise of the radical Podemos movement in Spain has been both inspiring and meteoric. In the first of three articles, Luke Stobart examines how...

Whatever happened to the indignados?

Luke Stobart has written the first column in a three part series tracking the radicalisation that has swept the Spanish state since the 15M protests of 2011.

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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.

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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.