Egypt: from revolution to repression

Anne Alexander, from the MENA Solidarity Network, is the co-author, with Mostafa Bassiouny, of the forthcoming book Bread, Freedom, Social Justice. She spoke to Amy Gilligan about workers' movements and revolution in Egypt. Originally published...

The bombs won’t work: they’ll make things worse.

Hanif Leylabi writes on why we should oppose the latest British military adventure in Iraq

Yes campaign falls short, but its legacy must endure

Pete Cannell reflects on a momentous referendum campaign, the significance of which goes far beyond the result. The enduring legacy of the last few weeks and months in Scotland will be the energy, clarity and vision...

Confidence and empowerment against pessimism and cynicism in Scottish referendum

Ahead of tomorrow's historic Scottish independence referendum, Nicholas Cimini tackles some of the arguments coming from the left in support of No   In support of a No vote in tomorrow's independence referendum, there are some Labour...

The Premier League’s crackdown on social media is about policing access to football

The corporate interests that run football are trying to stamp out social media and illegal livestreaming. But this will come with a higher price than they realise, writes Mark Bergfeld Who doesn't remember Robin van...

Climate activism in the UK: Broadening, deepening, radicalising

As we prepare for an important conference on climate jobs and an international wave of climate demonstrations this weekend, Tabitha Spence takes a look at developments in the climate movement here in the UK. The...

Something’s going on in Scotland

Pat Smith, from the International Socialists Scotland and the Radical Independence Campaign in Edinburgh, makes a case for why socialists should support Scottish Independence (Originally published in the autumn 2014 issue of the rs21 magazine) Something...

Trafficking and sex work in Latin America: are women really being rescued?

Jessica Gutiérrez is a therapist working with survivors of sexual violence based in Buenos Aires. She describes how her experience of a brothel raid in Mexico radically altered her views on trafficking for sexual exploitation. (photo:...
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Trouble in Toryland as the referendum gets rocky

The possibility of Scottish independence has got our rulers in a tizzy, writes Anindya Bhattacharyya. What a weird week it's been. Monday night saw YouGov's announcement that its latest Scottish referendum poll had the Yes camp on...

The birth of Palestinian Resistance and the 1936 uprising

In the latest installment of Neil Rogall's series on the history of Palestine he looks at a long history of Palestinian resistance to occupation that culminated in the Arab revolt of 1936 1936 witnessed the beginning...