Tag: magazine

Cat’s Credit Crunching: What is quantitative easing?

Regular Robin asks: What is quantitative easing? Dear Robin, Quantitative easing is an economic policy measure used in recessions.  It stems from the belief that the key problem during an economic crisis is lack of money...

Paying to work for free

Olivia Arigho Stiles reviews Ross Perlin's book Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy (Verso, 2012) "Interns built the pyramids", The Baffler magazine once pronounced. So why do we...

Black leadership: New and old generations

Graham Campbell discusses the crisis of Black leadership, and the new generation that is emerging. After this year's general election, a record number of Black Labour and Tory MPs will walk down Westminster's corridors. Black...

The real effects of racist immigration policy

Kat Burdon-Manley lays out how the current government's failures around the Mediterranean migrant crisis links to immigration policy at home In the first half of 2015 an unprecedented number of people were killed on the...

Cartoon: Not waving but drowning

by Caliban's Revenge, originally featured in the Summer 2015 issue of the rs21 magazine

Socialism from below

Dan Swain discusses the contested ambitions and leaderships within our movements. This article was originally published in the Summer 2015 issue of the rs21 magazine.  Throughout the history of socialist movements and ideas, the fundamental...

Getting to grips with the levels of strikes

Simon Joyce recently published an article arguing that 'lack of confidence' is an inadequate explanation for the sustained low level of strikes in the UK. He suggests that the strike weapon being taken out of...

The State, Power and the Democratic Road to Socialism – The ideas of...

Nicos Poulantzas is frequently cited as one of the strongest influences on the new Syriza government in Greece. Mark Winter offers an introduction to his ideas in an article originally published in the Summer 2015 issue of...

rs21 magazine summer 2015 launches at People’s Assembly demonstration on Saturday

Issue 4 of rs21 magazine will be out on Saturday, and available to buy from stalls and individuals at the People's Assembly demonstration against Austerity in Central London. The election of a majority Tory government...

The revolting establishment

Pat Stack reviews two recent books trying to get to grips with changing the world: Russell Brand's Revolution, and Owen Jones' The Establishment