Tensions rise in Hong Kong

Colin Sparks reports on the latest developments in Hong Kong, where the movement on the streets is showing impressive resilience as direct pressure from Beijing builds.

Subdued anger as hundreds gather at Mark Duggan vigil

Around 1,000 gathered today outside Tottenham police station in north London at 2pm for a vigil to remember Mark Duggan, who was shot dead by police on 4 August 2011. 

“Mark Duggan was executed. We still believe that.”

A wave of shock and fury swept across the country today as news broke that Mark Duggan’s inquest jury had delivered a verdict of “lawful killing”.

Lawyers walk out in protest at legal aid cuts

Solicitors and barristers withdrew from courts today across Britain in protest against proposed changes to criminal legal aid.

Egyptian socialists sentenced to two years in jail

Two leading activists with the Revolutionary Socialists in Alexandria, Egypt have been sentenced for defying anti-protest laws.

Crisis – which crisis?

Terry Wrigley argues that socialist thinking has become dogmatic and not dialectical on four key issues: precariousness, the trade union bureaucracy, electoral alliances and anti-fascism.

Hero to zero

Jamie W and Sølvi G reflect on how they and others responded to the sudden proliferation of awareness about, and anger towards, zero-hour contracts, seeking to inform the way we operate and organise in the future.

Class, Gender and Neoliberalism

Nancy Lindisfarne and Jonathan Neale present an updated version of their article on Class, Gender and Neoliberalism.

“Our necks have the rope around them but we remain firm”

Mark Bergfeld reports on unofficial strike action hitting healthcare call centres in Portugal.

‘Adapt or Die?!’

Luke Evans continues the debate that began in the International Socialism Journal on sexuality and addresses the notion of 'primitive communism'.