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The climate rebellion continues

Extinction Rebellion activists have held Waterloo Bridge in Central London for a second day (on Tuesday 16 April), as part of an international wave of protests calling for action on climate change. 

Refugee Lifeboat: Statement of intent

We work to provide direct practical and material solidarity with migrants, but also to wage a political struggle against the state, racism and imperialism.

Não passarão – the fight against Bolsonaro

Listen to anti-Bolsonaro activists discuss the far-right turn in Brazilian politics and what we can do to organise in solidarity.

Anti-imperialist resistance against the coup

"From our many different countries, we will join in united anti-imperialist actions to condemn this attempted coup in Venezuela."

Colin Barker (1939-2019)

We are extremely sad to announce the death of our comrade and friend, Colin Barker. Today we republish the first section of an interview with Colin, where he reflected on his experiences in the International Socialists (IS) in the 1960s.

Statement on the Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination (EU Withdrawal) Bill

The government's Immigration Bill needs to be opposed without reservation. Labour should stop equivocating.

May stumbles on

Theresa May has narrowly scraped through a vote of no confidence brought by her own MPs. Now pressure from below is needed to bring her government down.

Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict

‘Out of control’ Home Office should have been in the dock, not us: Stansted 15 respond to guilty verdict.

A day against fascism and racism

Join the international call for solidarity against racism and fascism and join the anti-fascist demo in London on Sunday 9 December!

rs21 pamphlet | Israel: the making of a racist state

A new rs21 pamphlet explains exactly how the Israel-Palestine conflict came into being - and why Israel has always been a racist state

Latest articles

We have to overthrow the system that is eating the planet

Mark Winter was present at the climate change protests in London on 19 April and reports on the sentiments and strategies of Extinction Rebellion (XR) as the group seeks to keep concerns about climate change at the forefront of public discourse.

NEU battles ahead – report from NEU conference

The first NEU conference set an ambitious course for boycotts and strikes over primary school testing, funding and pay, report rs21 delegates.

revolutionary reflections | Popular struggle in Indonesia: the spirit of Bandung

Following the recent Indonesian elections, in which the incumbent Jokowi defeated a descendent of the dictator Suharto, Frans Ari Prasetyo discusses the contradictions of the Jokowi government’s dependence on the World Bank and local capitalists.

Sudan’s revolutionary crisis

The revolution in Sudan gathers pace. Magdi el Gizouli analyses the contradictions at heart of the revolutionary crisis and what institutions and the social forces that will be necessary to resolve them.

The climate rebellion continues

Extinction Rebellion activists have held Waterloo Bridge in Central London for a second day (on Tuesday 16 April), as part of an international wave of protests calling for action on climate change. 

Hope and tragedy in April 1919

The Limerick Soviet (13 - 27 April 1919) was one manifestation of a wave of revolutionary crises that confronted British imperialism in the aftermath of WWI.

Review: Green Growth

Stephen Graham reviews Green growth: Ideology, Political Economy and the Alternatives

To the climate strikers: thank you for teaching us a lesson

A message of thanks to the youth strikers taking to the streets to demand action on climate change around the world again today.

Join the climate strikes tomorrow

Tomorrow (Friday 12 April), there will be another wave of youth strikes for climate across the UK and the world.

Repression of migrants in Greece

Greek police have violently repressed hundreds of migrants attempting to cross the border into North Macedonia.

Highlights

revolutionary reflections | ‘Green capitalism’: a critical review (Part I)

Today, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world have been taking part in climate strikes. Stephen Graham dissects the discourses of sustainability, Green capitalism and the Green economy.

The Communist Women’s Movement

As we mark International Women's Day (8 March), Estelle Cooch talks Darya Dyakonova and Mike Taber about the history of the Communist Women's Movement (1920-22).

revolutionary reflections | Notes on Capital and the State: part 3

In the concluding part of our serialisation of his 1978 essay on the state in capitalist society, Colin Barker considers the theory of the Permanent Arms Economy.

LGBT History in 21 pieces of music

For LGBT History Month, Colin Wilson presents a history of queer music in 21 tracks.

Yellow vests: Macron’s fuel tax was no solution to climate chaos

Why Macron's 'eco-tax' on fuel was never a fair or effective way to tackle climate change