Ukraine: four points in response to Chris Nineham

Acknowledging Russia's imperialism has consequences for our understanding of national liberation movements.

Profit: A numbers game, but shit don’t add up somehow

By learning about surplus value, or profit, we see how capitalism exploits and appropriates, allowing the rich to get richer and the poor to become immiserated.

What does it mean to be a revolutionary socialist in the 21st century?

Amy Gilligan and Jonas Liston introduce and reply to a discussion on "What does it mean to be a revolutionary socialist in the 21st century?" for Manchester rs21 on 15 March 2014.

Shit Does Not Just Happen: an introduction to historical materialism

The materialist conception of history can be used to understand recent events and shows us how ordinary people, the exploited and the oppressed, can make history.

Joel Geier on Zinoviev v Lenin

Joel Geier from Chicago, in a piece originally written for the ISO, argues that the distortions inflicted upon the Bolsheviks by Zinoviev fatally weakened the party prior to Stalin's coup de grace.

What do we mean by… uneven and combined development?

Neil Davidson continues an rs21 series on the fundamentals of our political tradition by looking at uneven and combined development.

What might constitute a Marxist philosophical canon?

Selective readings of Marxist theory that favour "guides to action" can lead to a skewed and unhelpful understanding of Marxist ideas

What do we mean by… class?

Terry Wrigley takes a look at the Marxist concept of class, in the first of an rs21 series on the fundamentals of our political tradition.

Kent International Socialists produce solidarity bulletin

Kent International Socialists write: Kent International Socialists formed after many members in the Kent district of the SWP left the organisation. However, we quickly realised we had a responsibility to try and keep our networks...
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Revolutionary Socialism in the 21st Century launch statement

We are committed to revolutionary change – the self-emancipation of the working class, liberating the whole of humanity.