In the concluding part of our serialisation of his 1978 essay on the state in capitalist society, Colin Barker considers the theory of the Permanent Arms Economy.
Ian Birchall remembers the life of revolutionary socialist Colin Barker.
In the second of a three part series Colin Barker continues his investigation into the relationship between capital and the state.
The relationship between the state and capital is a major problem in Marxist theory. In the first of a three part series Colin Barker investigates how Marxists have addressed this question.
Our reviewers recommend the music, films, books, exhibitions and TV they discovered in 2018.
Kate Bradley interview Mark Abel, author of Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time
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Syrian socialist author Joseph Daher discusses the nature of the Assad regime and the social basis of the uprising against it which began in 2011
Abstract concepts are vital, but we also need to think through how we apply them in practice.
Kim Moody's new book seeks to rethink our understanding of capitalism today, and how workers can respond.