Claims that Jeremy Corbyn was a supporter or even a member of the IRA were a prominent part of how he was demonised. But there was little discussion of the context for the IRA campaign or the left’s attitude.
Guy Ritichie's film The Gentlemen is a violent fantasy about ongoing Anglo-American global dominance, writes Kate Bradley.
Saba Shirvani reports on the uprising in Iran sparked by an increase in fuel prices.
As Trump and Erdoğan join other NATO heads of state for its seventieth birthday summit, Pete Cannell argues we should take a hard look at the role of the British state within the alliance.
Contemporary capitalism is built on a global division of labour and global supply chains. Imperialist wars are fought over increasingly scarce resources, and imperialist capital devastates the earth to extract resources which feed a global system of exploitation. How can we understand the links between climate change and imperialism? How can such an understanding help us to build the vital links between the different aspects of the crises ahead of us and build the alliances necessary to avert climate disaster and achieve climate justice?
Marx can help us understand why the choice really is system change or climate change, argues Brendan Montague.
Caliban's Revolt celebrates the capacity of the monster to terrorise the powers that be.
On 26 October, rs21 hosted a day of discussions in London about capitalism and the climate emergency. The first session of the day discussed how the climate crisis is related to imperialism and state control.
Charlie Hore, author of The Road to Tiananmen Square and numerous articles about China, talks about the shifting powers in imperialism in the past decades.
Brian Parkin explains some of the contradictions of the energy markets and the process of US imperial decline in an era of climate catastrophe