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revolutionary reflections | How Trump took the Midwest: Conversations with a worker from Michigan.

During the first few months of 2017, Sebastian Cooke conducted a series of interviews about the US election with David Koch, a labour activist and retired worker from central Michigan. David was involved in the election...

revolutionary reflections | The Upturn/Downturn Debate: An Introduction

Ian Allinson summarises a debate on the development of capitalism since 1968, and how this has impacted the working class and its struggles, in an attempt to address the question of what revolutionaries should...

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...