Protest in London on 6 March 2022. Placard reads 'Putin is murder, liar, gangster.' Ukraine flag in background. Photo by Steve Eason.

How the West made Putin

Anindya Bhattacharyya charts a recent history of links between Putin and key figures in the Western ruling class.
Imperialism is a world system - photo of earth with colour filters

Russia’s invasion and world imperialism

Russia's invasion of Ukraine shows that we have to understand imperialism as a world system.
Painting of the swiss peasant wars. Right, the cover art for 'A People's Green New Deal' by Max Ajl.

Moving past the graveyard of Green New Deals

Gus Woody reviews 'A People's Green New Deal' by Max Ajl

NATO: the West’s war machine

rs21 member Andy Gammon argues that solidarity with Ukrainians means calling for an end to NATO.
Ukrainian soldiers train with javelin missile systems in Donbas. These are arms supplied to Ukraine by NATO.

On the invasion of Ukraine

A statement from the rs21 Steering Group on the inter-imperialist war currently being waged in Ukraine.

COVID Omicron: The case for vaccine justice

The new Omicron variant is the result of the racist and profiteering vaccine policy of the Tory government, writes rs21 member Graham Checkley.
Protestors demonstrate in solidarity with the uprisings in Sudan against the military coup, October 2021

Stand with the people of Sudan!

'We ask the working class worldwide to stand in solidarity with the people of Sudan.'
Image from Liang Village, a woman pulls a trolley next to brick.

Review | China in One Village

Charlie Hore reviews China in One Village by Liang Hong, finding an informative and personal account of the contradictions of rapid urbanisation and societal change in China. Liang Hong, China in One Village, translated by...
Manchester protest in solidarity with Elbit protesters and against the use of British-made weapons in the occupation of Palestine

Palestine campaigning escalates in Greater Manchester

Kate Bradley reports on recent Palestine campaigning in Greater Manchester, where campaigners defeated the University of Manchester over censorship and occupied the Elbit arms factory in Oldham.
Ethiopian dried river bed

Lessons from the IPCC report for socialists

Gus Woody looks at the new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and discusses just how thoroughly it vindicates the basic principles revolutionary socialists have been arguing for years.