Neil Rogall

Neil Rogall

From the Six-Day War to the 100-day bombardment

An excerpt from rs21's new edition of the history of the Zionist occupation.
New arrivals disembarking in Palestine in July 1947

The origins of Zionism

In part one of our series on the roots of Israeli terror rs21 member Neil Rogall, looks at the origins of Zionism.
George Padmore reading a newspaper.

Review | Making the Revolution Global

The history of black anticolonial radicals in Britain is central to the history of the left.

Hating capitalism more than The Communist Manifesto

The Communist Manifesto is one of the cornerstones of Marxism. Neil Rogall celebrates a compelling new account of its importance today by author and...
Couple dancing to son music in Cuba

Music of the streets, music of rebellion

The 1920s saw the emergence of new kinds of music around the world, sometimes with links to anti-colonial movements.

Revolutionary Reflections | Antisemitism and the Russian Revolution

A new book by Brendan McGeever casts new light on the role of antisemitism in the 1917 Russian Revolution and illuminates the struggle against the rise of antisemitism today.

Notes on the occupation, part IV

Neil Rogall reports from Bethlehem and Hebron, where Israeli occupation continues to make life all but unliveable for the Palestinian population.

Notes on the occupation, part III

Neil Rogall reports in his third update from the occupied West Bank.

Notes from Israeli occupied Jerusalem

Neil Rogall is in Palestine as part of a visit organised by Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association (CADFA). Here, in the second of his dispatches for, he describes his experiences visiting Jerusalem.

Report from Palestine: witnessing Israel’s brutality

Neil Rogall is in Palestine as part of a visit organised by Camden Abu Dis Friendship Association (CADFA). Here he describes his experiences in the first few days.

Latest articles

Video | Abolition Revolution

Why do we have a police force in the first place? How does policing uphold racism, capitalism and colonialism?
teachers with a banner saying 'Pay Up, Save our schools'

Teachers’ union conference battles over pay strikes

Palestine, pay cuts and protest: NEU activists challenge the union's bureaucracy in the face of another expected real terms pay cut.

Empire of Normality

Hazel Croft talks to author Robert Chapman about their new book and discusses neurodiversity and how we can challenge the capitalist logics of ‘normality'.

The DRC bleeds because of the world’s greed

Report from a Stand with Congo demonstration in Central London on 6 April where at least a hundred protestors gathered to highlight the situation in the eastern Congo

The revolutionary theatre of Bertolt Brecht

Australian socialist Tess Lee Ack celebrates the life and work of the revolutionary playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht.
protestors in London with banners and placards, saying stop guns.

Militarism and anti-militarism

In the midst of an arms industry boom, we need to link anti-imperialism to anti-militarism.


The Courtaulds strike of 1965 – Black workers fighting back

Sue Sparks of the IS History Project uncovers the history of one of the first Black workers' strikes against racism in the 1960s. 

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.