revolutionary reflections | Rank and File Organising – Lessons from America Part 2

The International Socialist tradition has always believed in socialism from below – which means that socialism can only come about by the self-activity of the working class. In this interview Ray M and Anindya Bhattacharyya...

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.

Leaders, leaders, leaders and leaders

Unite the Union activist Ian Allinson discusses the different connotations of the word 'leader'.

revolutionary reflections | The Crisis in German Politics and the Rise of the Radical...

2016 has been a year in which right – wing and authoritarian agendas have been in the ascendant. With the French and German elections next year we will see if this trend continues....

Climate change has revolutionary potential

Tabitha Spence discusses how the movements against climate change open up a space to wider radicalisation

The Communist Women’s Movement

As we mark International Women's Day (8 March), Estelle Cooch talks Darya Dyakonova and Mike Taber about the history of the Communist Women's Movement (1920-22).

Keep On Keeping On! – the Redskins and me (part 2)

In the second part of his recollections on the Redskins, Colin Revolting recalls being a revolutionary during the miners' strike and its aftermath during the Redskins' growing popularity, including TV appearances, being attacked by...

revolutionary reflections | Notes on Capital and the State: part 2

In the second of a three part series Colin Barker continues his investigation into the relationship between capital and the state.
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Understanding Podemos: 15-M and counter-politics

The rise of the radical Podemos movement in Spain has been both inspiring and meteoric. In the first of three articles, Luke Stobart examines how a party created only in January has become the main...

Scaffolding struggle: what is a revolutionary media?

Why do we write? And what for? Amy Gilligan thinks through why we use publications, and what a 'revolutionary' media could mean. Where there are people calling themselves revolutionaries, you can be reasonably sure that...