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Interview: Women in the Revolution

Estelle Cooch interviews Katy Turton author of Forgotten Lives - the role of Lenin's sisters in the Russian Revolution The role of women in the...

The easiest rig to stop is the first one

The protectors in Kirby Misperton know they are on the frontline. They are determined to stop the frackers, using direct action if necessary.
Syria Russia US intervention

Support the Syrian people – not the USA or Russia

No imperialist power can improve the situation in Syria - only the Syrian revolution itself can secure lasting peace

Interview: The #czarnyprotest and Monday’s women strike might be a turning...

Large protests have taken place in Poland against a proposed ban on abortion in all cases. On Monday (3 October) Polish women are taking...

The Labour Party experience – interviews with new Labour activists

Jeremy Corbyn's leadership has attracted new activists to party politics, as well as those who were members of other parties, further to the left of Labour.

US elections: “This is going to go down as a pivotal...

With only days to go before the penultimate primary elections in the US, Amy Gilligan spoke to California based journalist, writer and activist Adam...

US elections: “Bernie has suddenly given all of us a national...

Continuing our series of interviews with socialists in the US discussing the upcoming elections, we spoke to Nivedita Majumdar, Sanders supporter and secretary of...

‘I was a shop steward and I had a duplicator’ – IS...

As the battles of the 1970s intensified Norman McLean became an electrician working in factories and on building sites. Norman spoke to us about...

‘Becoming a shop steward transformed my political life.’ – IS in the...

May '68 and the struggles of the late sixties radicalised tens of thousands of students, some became revolutionaries and joined revolutionary groups. Norman MacLean...

Debating the work of sex work

Melissa Gira Grant responds to questions from Estelle Cooch about her work and her understanding of sex work today. Sex work has become the subject...

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What does my body know of photography? – Remembering the resistance through art

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Annie Dobson remembers Faye Schulman, photographer and Jewish partisan with her lyric essay.

Report: strike day in Paris

Macron may believe he does not need to compromise over his pension reforms. But on the streets of Paris workers have other ideas.

Interview: The formation of the French strike movement

French collective Plateforme d’Enquêtes Militantes explain the strikes in France.
Forest burning

Motion: climate strikes and COP26

rs21 members have produced a model motion to popularise the idea of a climate strike on International Workers' Day, 1 May 2020 and mobilise for the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November.

Reject the Ten Pledges

Sai Englert argues that the ten pledges represent a continuation of an attack on the left and the Palestine solidarity movement, rather than a serious attempt to tackle antisemitism in Britain.
Photos of Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness and Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn and the IRA smears

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.

What a way to make a living | Minicabbing since 1979

In the latest instalment of our What a way to make a living series, Mitch Mitchell reports on his experiences driving minicabs over the decades

France on the march: Macron vs. the unions

The movement against Macron’s pensions reform is at the crossroads,. Public support remains high, but it will have to spread to other basic services and key industries to defeat Macron.

Motion: Solidarity with strikers in France

A show of international solidarity and concrete financial solidarity is vital at this point in the mobilisation where the strike is becoming a significant strain on strikers themselves.

British Steel: workers’ rights disregarded

The return of a Tory MP from Redcar, whose steel plant closed in 2017, is a symptom of a feeling of abandonment in many former industrial communities. Brian Parkin looks at the prospect for resistance in what remains of the British steel industry

Highlights

Reject the Ten Pledges

Sai Englert argues that the ten pledges represent a continuation of an attack on the left and the Palestine solidarity movement, rather than a serious attempt to tackle antisemitism in Britain.
Anti-Boris demo in Uxbridge

How we fight back

A devastating electoral defeat for Labour brings with it an inevitable battle for interpretation. It also sharply illustrates the need for our side to build power beyond parliament.
25 April 1983

revolutionary reflections | Portugal’s revolution portrayed

Raquel Varela’s new history of the Portuguese revolution is essential reading for revolutionary socialists, argues Brian Parkin.
A group of artworkers stand with a banner outdoors on the Southbank in London

What a way to make a living | An art worker in the climate...

Katherine Hearst, art worker and climate activist reflects on the links between precarity and the climate crisis.
Kick Boris Out

The long Conservative decline

Labour still has a long way to go to win this election. But the Tory crisis won't go away either, regardless of who wins on 12 December, argues Duncan Thomas.