Despair in England – hope in Scotland

rs21 first reaction to the UK General Election results. This is just the beginning of ongoing analysis. We hope readers will send in comment and pieces in the coming days. Against all predictions, the Tories have...

Review: A Party with Socialists in It

Simon Hannah’s book about the history of the Labour left can help us think through what strategies the left should adopt

Fighting for the NHS, a moment for Corbynism

Rob Owen reflects on the largest demonstration for the NHS in recent memory.

The People’s Assembly: Why you should march on Saturday

Dan Swain, of rs21 and active in Norfolk People's Assembly, argues why you should support Saturday's demonstration against austerity, and build the People's Assembly where you can.

Revolutionary organising in non-revolutionary periods #HM2018

Two sessions at Historical Materialism conference 2018 addressed questions of strategy for the left, each taking very different approaches.

The Labour right: smearing Corbyn, not fighting racism

The Labour right is trying to smear Jeremy Corbyn as an associate of anti-Semites – when they should be looking at their own lousy record on racism and war, writes Nathan Akehurst. Perhaps...

After the Brexit vote we have to expect the unexpected

Mike Haynes reflects on the results of last week's EU referendum Do you have a clue where we are going and what position to take? Did you see it coming? The imploding Labour Party? This is...

#GE2017: “The future is back”

There are plenty of reasons to feel optimistic going into election day
Corbyn rally in Ilsington

Disaster for May, opportunity for the left

Amy Gilligan and Colin Wilson offer an initial analysis of the June 2017 election results.

The challenges facing Corbyn

The possibility of Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister raises many questions about the challenges he would face both within the Labour Party, from the state machine and elsewhere.