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.

Marx’s Ecology

This article is an edited version of John Cowsill's presentation at the Ecosocialism: Fracking, Climate and Revolution conference. He also published an early draft in his blog notes. Introduction We've had report after report from the IPCC, the UN, and leading...

A reponse to Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale’s “What gender does”

Colin Wilson responds to Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neal's discussion of What gender does in ISJ 139. Nancy and Jonathan's response to Colin will be published tomorrow. The oppression of women has become a central...

Strategies for the radical left: realistic, but visionary

'Strategies for the radical left today' is an excerpt from a talk given by Estelle Cooch at They Don't Represent Us on 16 May 2015.
Placards reading Hands Off Tax Credits

Autumn statement: Tories retreat under pressure, prepare new offensives – and show signs of...

The Tories have backed down over tax credits, junior doctors and workfare, writes Colin Wilson. Meanwhile they are on the attack over benefits, education and health –  but they have real weaknesses that campaigns can...

revolutionary reflections | A Take on the Political Situation in France

In 2017 the sense of political crisis has deepened across much of the developed world. From the Trump presidency to Corbyn's stunning march on the Tories, the centre ground is crumbling under forces to...

Budapest 1956: The Central Workers’ Council

The Hungarian uprising against Stalinist domination began sixty years ago, on 23 October 1956. Here we reprint a description of those days written by Hungarian Marxist Balázs Nagy and translated by Olivia McMahon and Colin Barker for...