revolutionary reflections | Critical Theory in the Age of Trump Part 1: Organised Pessimism

The election of Trump has raised the stakes in terms of how the left should respond to the growing crises of economics, politics, ecology and geopolitics. Joe Sabatini explores the work of the Frankfurt School in...

revolutionary reflections | Perspectives on the crisis

Today the world is gripped with a sense of crisis to a degree that is as a great as in living memory. In this piece Sebastian Cooke provides a perspective on the nature of...

revolutionary reflections | Uneven and Combined Development: Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (5): China: Where All...

uneven-and-combined-development-modernity-modernism-revolutionIn this last of five pieces on Uneven and Combined Development, Neil Davidson looks at its applicability for China today and concludes on how we think about revolutionary conjunctures in the 21st Century. The PDF...

revolutionary reflections | Uneven and Combined Development: Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (4): Continuities and Changes

In part 4 of his series on Uneven and Combined Development Neil Davidson looks at its relevance in the contemporary world. A PDF of all five pieces will be available next week. 4.1.      The Persistence...

revolutionary reflections | Uneven and Combined Development: Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (3): Cartographies And Chronologies

In the third of his five pieces on Uneven but Combined Development, Neil Davidson looks at the application of the theory to England, Scotland, Germany and Japan before looking the Soviet transition to state...

revolutionary reflections | Uneven and Combined Development: Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (2): Causes, Consequences, Constraints

In this second part to his series of five pieces for revolutionary reflections Neil Davidson explores the aesthetic and political dimensions of the theory of Uneven and Combined Development. 2.1.      Capitalist Modernity: Industrialisation and...

revolutionary reflections | On ‘The Crisis in German Politics’ – A Response

In December revolutionary reflections published a piece on the crisis in German politics today, which looked at the rise of the Alternativ für Deutschland and the challenges this poses for Die Linke. In this...

revolutionary reflections | You can’t stop Wapping by marching past it: An Interview with...

Sherrl Yanowitz, who sadly died in June last year - Obituary Sherrl Yanowitz 1942-2016 - played an active role in the dispute at Wapping in 1986-87 when workers fought against Rupert Murdoch's attempt to...

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....

revolutionary reflections | A Hot Winter in South Korea – an historic opportunity in...

South Korea is being racked by arguably one of the biggest protest movements in the country's history which has culminated in today's impeachment of the president. Jeon Ji-yun from the South Korean anti-capitalist group Solidarity...