Racism: old, new and neoliberal

Anindya Bhattacharyya reflects on the changing nature of racism under neoliberal austerity, and its lessons for activists today, UN anti-racism day, 22 March 2014.

The trouble with social reproduction theory

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale look at the shortcomings of Social Reproduction Theory and ask if there is an alternative that doesn't rely so much on the biological differences between the sexes.

Moscow anti-war march says no to Russian imperialism

We should not forget the ordinary people of Ukraine and Russia who will pay the price for any conflict.

What is social reproduction theory?

In the first of a series of articles looking at and debating social reproduction theory, here we republish Tithi Bhattacharrya's introductory piece on some of the basics.

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.

Tony Benn (1925–2014)

Ian Birchall looks back at the life of a genuine socialist who fought to the end: Tony Benn, who died today.

The year that Goldsmiths’ students supported the miners strike: an activist’s account

On the 30th anniversary of the start of the 1984-85 miners strike, Colin Revolting remembers the support and solidarity he and other students offered towards those on strike.

Interview: “I won’t be blamed anymore”

Sara is an activist in the Egyptian group Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment (OpAntiSH).

The radical roots of International Women’s Day

Though celebration of IWD today is often dominated by governments and NGOs, the day has its origins in revolutionary struggle.

Joel Geier on Zinoviev v Lenin

Joel Geier from Chicago, in a piece originally written for the ISO, argues that the distortions inflicted upon the Bolsheviks by Zinoviev fatally weakened the party prior to Stalin's coup de grace.