Tag: Gramsci

Review: The Order of the Day

The unfolding catastrophe of the 1930s is illuminated in new ways in a disconcerting new book by Éric Vuillard, writes Brian Parkin.

Fighting for socialism today

Author and socialist, David McNally, reflects on the tasks of socialist organising in dangerous times.

Revolutionary organising in non-revolutionary periods #HM2018

Two sessions at Historical Materialism conference 2018 addressed questions of strategy for the left, each taking very different approaches.

The Legacy of Antonio Gramsci

Key ideas and theories need revaluing and upgrading for our times. Gian Luigi Deiana  from the Casa Gramsci institute discusses the life and legacy of Antonio Gramsci and the question of popular sovereignty today.

Stuart Hall on Gramsci – does it help us to understand the current period?

Mark Winter looks back at Stuart Hall's article Gramsci and Us, first published in 1988, and finds a piece that we can usefully use to understand the current period First things first: Stuart Hall is...

Laboratories Of Hope

An invitation to build a 'laboratory of hope'... When things are difficult, and we all feel that twinge of desperation. When the Media is full of scaremongering about the imminent threat of ISIS, and you...

The elephant is political

"Anti-politics" has become a phrase widely used to describe the state of politics today. Here, Colin Barker examines what 'politics' meant for Marx and what it means for revolutionaries today.
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ISJ: Neil Davidson on the neoliberal era in Britain

An analysis of the neoliberal period poses some crucial questions as to how revolutionaries move forward today.