Abstract concepts are vital, but we also need to think through how we apply them in practice.
Barnaby Raine offers a viewpoint on left-wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Colin Barker of Manchester rs21 spoke on 'Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression' at the recent Historical Materialism conference in London.
Steve Eason reviews Red Star Over Russia and Not Everyone will be Taken into the Future by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, both at Tate Modern.
The Tories face disaster – so much so that sections of the ruling class are warming to the idea of a Corbyn government.
Hanna Gal offers some personal thoughts on anti-communist political culture in Eastern Europe and how to bridge the divide between Eastern European workers and Western Marxists.
Colin Revolting gives his thoughts on The Fall, an extraordinary play about a protest movement in South African in 2015-16 which has had an enormous impact in the West.
The centenary of the Bolshevik seizure of power in Russia provides an opportunity to open up debates on the nature of revolutions and post-revolutionary politics.
Seb Cooke argues that only a sense of shared struggle can unite different sections of working class which were divided over last year's referendum vote.
rs21 celebrates the Revolution as a high-water mark in human history.