Review | The Lenin Scenario

A review of Tariq Ali's screenplay.

Writing the future

Colin Wilson celebrates fantasy novel Babel, part of a growing trend for speculative fiction to include radical politics in work written by women, often women of colour.
Lewis's book with an image of Kautsky and the Erfurt Program

Review | Ben Lewis, ‘Karl Kautsky on Democracy and Republicanism’

Is it time to re-evaluate renegade Kautsky? Andreas Chari reviews a new collection.
cover of the book, and a man looking at WW1 death technology

Learning from the Second International: a review of Reform, Revolution and Opportunism

Mike Taber's new collection exposes fissures within the Second International.

Review | Shows at the Whitworth Gallery Manchester

Colonialism, art, the museum logistics chain. Gareth Dale reviews this month's shows at the Whitworth.
book cover and artwork

Interview | Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History

Matthew Cookson interviews the authors of a new graphic novel on the Haitian Revolution.
A diagram of classes under capitalism and the front cover of the book 'Nation of Shopkeepers'

Where did all the gravediggers go?

'A Nation of Shopkeepers' asks important questions about class in Britain today, but lacks clarity in its answers.
Rishi Sunak looks at the phone of Georgia Meloni, Italian Prime Minister, at the G7 Leaders Summit in May 2023.

Review | Mussolini’s Grandchildren

Italy's far-right government has roots stretching back a century. Colin Wilson reviews Broder's book.

Review | White Riot

Novel celebrating anti-racist and anti-fascist struggles

Review | Union

Grace Linden reviews a recent production of Max Wilkinson's play Union, directed by Wiebke Green, at the Arcola Theatre in Hackney. Is it useful to construct narratives from individual moral responsibility when discussing gentrification? We...