Care, consent and coercion under capitalism

Alan Sears, a socialist activist based in Toronto, spoke to Hazel Croft about sexuality, sexual coercion and consent, and the possibilities for sexual liberation today.

A Marxist theory of music: it’s all in the groove

Kate Bradley interview Mark Abel, author of Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time

Repeal: A fight against misogyny and the legacy of imperialism

The British ‘resolution’ to conflict in Ireland was to entrench the power of the reactionary sectarian forces in Irish politics.
Labour Party antisemitism

Antisemitism, then and now: Part 2 of 2

In part two of an extended interview with rs21, David Rosenberg of the Jewish Socialist Group explores the far-right links of the modern Tory Party, and sets out how socialists can combat antisemitism
Kurdish national liberation struggle

Syria is not exceptional: interview with Joseph Daher | Part 2

In part 2 of a new interview with rs21, Syrian-Swiss socialist Joseph Daher looks at the relationship between the Kurdish PYD and Arab Syrian movements
Syrian Civil War socialist revolution

Syria is not exceptional: interview with Joseph Daher | Part 1

Syrian socialist author Joseph Daher discusses the nature of the Assad regime and the social basis of the uprising against it which began in 2011
Jewish anti-Zionists

No community without politics

The mirage of a "mainstream Jewish community", often weaponised against the left, hides the fact that "community" itself is always a site of struggle and contestation

The total Marx and the total theory of literature

A lost gem of Marxist aesthetic theory, out of print for over forty years.

Capitalism’s life source: the domestic and social basis for exploitation

Tithi Bhattacharya responds to questions about her new book on social reproduction theory.

Living with depression under capitalism

Kate Bradley looks at her experience of depression, the interplay of austerity and mental health problems, and the ambivalent role of state services