The dullness of work

A university admin worker writes about their job. My job is boring. I'm an admin worker at a popular university in Northeast England. I've done the same job for several years. There have been...

A response from Venezeula

Dan Gent, writes from Venezuela having witnessed the events surrounding the opposition riots. It is offered as a comradely response to Mike Gonzalez's Letters from Venezuela. This piece was originally published on the Comrade Markin...

How I learnt about solidarity

An IT worker explains how she learnt about solidarity. In 2007 employees at my site were on strike. The company was attacking us on pay, union recognition, and any other agreements they wanted to bin. I...

Constructing Lads mags – Playboy to Nuts

Estelle Cooch looks at the demise of Nuts and asks what the competition of original porn mags Playboy, Penthouse and Hustler, can tell us about lads mags today. A decade on from its launch, the...

The hanging of Derek Bentley: a miscarriage we shouldn’t forget

  Mitch Mitchell kicks off a regular column from a rock'n'roll rebel with an eye on our history. The police execution of Mark Duggan and the lawful killing verdict into his death reminded me of an...

Syria: March 2011 – March 2014 – Solidarity is essential

Jacques Babel and Joseph Daher report on the campaigns to mark the third anniversary of the start of the Syrian revolution, both within and outside Syria.

rs21 Political Weekend: What is revolutionary leadership?

Caliban's Revenge discusses a session at the rs21 political weekend on the question of the role of 'leadership'.

Surge in support for fascists in French elections

Iris Cohen analyses the background to the the recent gains made by the far right in France in advance of today's second round of voting.

The upturn/downturn debate: an introduction

Ian A summarises a debate on the development of capitalism since 1968, and how this has impacted the working class and its struggles, in a attempt to address the question of what revolutionaries should do.

Interview: Spies, surveillance and Cambridgeshire police

Cambridgeshire police tried to recruit an activist to spy on Unite Against Fascism, UK Uncut and Cambridge Defend Education, according to video evidence which came to light in November last year.