Tag: magazine

New rs21 magazine focuses on Korea, social reproduction, the defeat of 1917

The autumn edition of rs21 magazine, out now, includes pieces on Trump's foreign policy and the legacy of the junior doctors' strike, while Owen Miller writes on the nuclear crisis and North Korea. Tithi...

Harmonies and dissonances: Russia in revolution

In a piece originally published in the rs21 magazine, Mike Haynes illuminates the contested histories of the Russian revolution The bookshelves creak. But does it matter? No-one who remembers the Russia Revolution is still alive. You...

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 February Revolution is relatively well known about, but how involved...

Lessons from Fawley: From ‘British jobs’ to migrant solidarity

In 2011 the 'British jobs for British workers' slogan sent shivers down the spine of anyone championing the rights of migrants. Brian Parkin assesses a recent watershed dispute at Fawley and discusses how ...

Acting the part: emotional labour in the workplace

Jaswinder Blackwell-Pal explains how emotional labour at work is on the rise Konstantin Stanislavsky was a Russian actor and director who revolutionised theatre at the start of 20th century. Stanislavsky's system of actor training, which drew...

Racism renewed

Anindya Bhattacharyya traces the roots of the current anti-migrant racism back to the contradiction at the heart of New Labour's immigration policy. Here he argues that changed circumstances necessitate a radical popular movement against racism. Everyone Who...

Revolutionary portrait: Claudia Jones (1915–1964)

An early proponent of intersectionality, Claudia Jones' life and legacy deserves recognition and another look argues Samir Kinks. "I was deported from the USA because, as a Negro woman Communist of West Indian descent, I...

Review: The Ministry of Nostalgia

Amy Gilligan reviews Owen Hatherley's book The Ministry of Nostalgia: Consuming Austerity (Verso, 2015) The Ministry of Nostalgia is an exploration of the way a particular version of the past, particularly the austerity of the...

Review – Sex and the Weimar Republic

Colin Wilson reviews Sex and the Weimar Republic: German Homosexual Emancipation and the Rise of the Nazis by Laurie Marhoefer. This book offers a glimpse of a different kind of LGBT politics. Today we've made advances, but...

Review: Lean Out

Kate Bradley reviews Dawn Foster's Lean Out (Repeater Books, 2016), a book that challenges the liberal feminism promoted by Sheryl Sandberg's business advice book, Lean In.  Lean Out was a book that needed to be written....