Hundreds attend general assembly of the left in London

Up to 1000 people attended the General Assembly of the Radical Left last night in Logan Hall in London. Called by the activist group Brick Lane Debates, the assembly brought together people from across the...
Participants at They Don't Represent Us

New Faces, New Voices – left politics after the election

Eleven young people address the question, "after the election, what do you hope will be the response and what to you intend to do going forward?"
Placard reads "There is no planet B"

revolutionary reflections | Climate Change and Migration in the age of Imperialism’s four horsemen

How can we trace the interconnections between war, famine, pestilence and conquest that are being unleashed in a new form as the climate crisis unfolds?

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale reply to Colin Wilson’s comments on ‘What gender does’

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale continue a discussion on their article What gender does, responding to comments from Colin Wilson To situate our response to Colin, it is useful to see that there are now...

Paul Le Blanc replies to Ian Birchall on Lenin and Leninism

Paul Le Blanc, author of Unfinished Leninism, has replied to Ian Birchall's discussion article on Leninism over at SocialistWorker.org. In an article titled Leninism, No? Paul sets out "a sense of what I mean...

Scotland – the reality behind the referendum

Part One of a major five-part analysis of Scottish politics after the referendum, by Scottish historian and activist Neil Davidson. The Scottish independence referendum was one of the most important political events of recent years....

50 years from May ‘68, students in France are mobilising again

France is again in the midst of a wave of intense social action, with universities disrupted for months and mass arrests in Mayday protests.

RISE: new socialist organisation builds on participation and activism of Scottish independence campaign

Up to seven hundred people attended the launch conference of RISE in Glasgow on Saturday 29 August.  Supporters of International Socialism Scotland have been involved in the building for the launch of "Scotland's Left Alliance"....

Neil Davidson on the evolution of the Scottish independence question

Historian and socialist activist Neil Davidson's recent Radical Philosophy article "Yes: a non-nationalist argument for Scottish independence" has prompted questions about how his (and the SWP's) position on this question developed. He responded on...

Review: China Miéville’s October

Charlie Burton reviews China Miéville’s retelling of the story of the tumultuous months 100 years ago leading up to the October revolution. October is published by Verso and available now.  In July 1914, deputies of the...