Reflections on the Education Spring

An interview with Lois Weiner about the flowering of militancy in the US education system

Syria and US intervention

Listen to Omar Sabbour on the real nature of the US intervention in Syria and the implications for anti-imperialists and the left.
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Music as a force for change: an interview with Redskins’ Martin...

An interview with Martin Hewes of the Redskins, to some the true inheritors of the Clash's crown as the radical rockers
Banners, hard hats and flowers

Remember the dead, fight for the living

A video from an event in Manchester to mark International Workers Memorial Day

University picket lines – a place of learning

Footage from Goldsmiths college picket line where staff and students talk about their experience of striking so far.
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Video: what is rank-and-file trade unionism?

Ian Allinson looks at rank-and-file worker organisation - the alternative to a reliance on bureaucrats to cut deals with management.
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Hacking the Spectacle: an interview with Darren Cullen

Cullen uses the language of advertising to make art taking aim at militarism and consumerism

Against the academy: parents and teachers protest primary school conversion

OpenEye Film met the Avenue primary school parents fighting the conversion of the school into an academy.

Video: Can Catalonia Survive?

On 16 November rs21 hosted in London a discussion of the movement for Catalan independence.

Video: Free Education Now demonstration 15 November 2017

Watch interviews and speeches from the march against university tuition fees and the costs of living for students on 15 November 2017.

Latest articles

A brief history of the Teddy Boys

The post war youth subculture that became the subject of a moral panic.

Labour split: meet the gang of seven

At long last, the new centrist party is here. Meet the seven Blairite relics promising to #ChangePolitics.

‘We are not going to let our world be ruined’

Laura Di Chiara and her school-friends joined the climate strike today and it was much bigger than they expected.

The story of the LA teachers’ strike

Jesse Hagopian talks to LA teacher Gillian Russom about how the teachers in Los Angeles organised, what they won, and what it means for wider education struggles in the USA.

LGBT History in 21 pieces of music

For LGBT History Month, Colin Wilson presents a history of queer music in 21 tracks.

Rape culture and the neoliberal university

Warwick University's response to sexism, racism and rape culture on campus has been appalling but sadly predictable, writes Warwick graduate Rachel Jones.

Obituary: Colin Barker

Ian Birchall remembers the life of revolutionary socialist Colin Barker.

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.

Breakthrough for striking rail guards

Striking rail guards have forced a major climb-down from the Northern rail franchise, but questions remain over what will happen next.

Anti-imperialist resistance against the coup

"From our many different countries, we will join in united anti-imperialist actions to condemn this attempted coup in Venezuela."

Highlights

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.

I Bring Her a Flower

On the 100th anniversary of the murder of Rosa Luxemburg, we republish a poetic tribute to her written by Sylvia Townsend Warner.

Yellow vests: Macron’s fuel tax was no solution to climate chaos

Why Macron's 'eco-tax' on fuel was never a fair or effective way to tackle climate change

Bolsonaro elected president of Brazil: how did we get to this point?

Following the recent election of Jair Bolsonaro as president of Brazil, Marcelo Badaró Mattos asks how we got here.

Care, consent and coercion under capitalism

Alan Sears, a socialist activist based in Toronto, spoke to Hazel Croft about sexuality, sexual coercion and consent, and the possibilities for sexual liberation today.