New radical website launched – Review of African Political Economy

A new website Review of African Political Economy has been launched and is a great resource for socialists says Leo Zeilig.

revolutionary reflections | Class struggles in the 1989 revolution

For the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we publish a translation of Volkhard Mosler's analysis of the class composition of the East German regime and the opposition movement to it.

Mass protests grow on the streets of Hong Kong

Sue Sparks reports on the  protests growing on the streets of Hong Kong. The mass protests on the streets of Hong Kong over the past few days have been inspiring. The protests started with university...

Russia: antifascists face torture and state repression

Russian antifascists have endured abduction and torture by state security agencies, as authorities use forced confessions to smear the left

Statement of solidarity with the Syrian revolution

 A statement of solidarity with the Syrian revolution has been released by the Syrian Revolution Support Bases, bringing together a number of international solidarity campaigns across the world. The statement discusses the two fronts...

Turnout drops in Greek elections as Syriza is returned to government

Colin Wilson takes a look at the results of Sunday's general election in Greece Greece held a general election on Sunday called by prime minister Alexis Tsipras in the wake of his Syriza government's capitulation...

On cultural appropriation, from American Spirit to Palmyra

While symbols and their deployment undoubtedly structure our experience, Will Searby argues that power relations have a materiality that an uncritical understanding of 'cultural appropriation' can obscure.  I still remember the first time I came across American Spirit...

Chilcot was vindication for everyone who opposed the Iraq War

Seb Cooke discusses how the movement that opposed the Iraq War in 2003 has been vindicated in the findings of yesterday's Chilcot report If you're on the left in Britain and anywhere in your late-twenties...

‘But we will stand upright’ – migrant hunger strike in Athens

Migrants awaiting reunification with their families in accordance with EU law have been on hunger strike in Greece and Germany for several days. Ida-Sofie Picard and Will Searby report from Athens. The hunger strike in...

Winter is Coming – on the situation in China

As China's economic, political and geo-strategic role increases, Charlie Hore assesses the position of China today and outlines a number of key challenges that face the leadership   Introduction In October, the 19th Congress of the...