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UK lecturers strike

“We have to fight this”: interview with a striking lecturer

The strike action beginning next Thursday will be one of the largest ever in UK Higher Education.
LGBT Russians, 1921

Queer emancipation in early Soviet Russia

A long letter from a gay man highlights the emancipation which touched LGBT people across Russia after October 1917.
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Manchester bus strike win support at depot protest

Activists and trade unionists staged a solidarity demonstration outside a Cheetham bus depot this morning.

A Farewell to Omelas: remembering Ursula Le Guin

Writer Ursula Le Guin, who died on 22 January aged 88, overturned notions of what Science Fiction should be about.
March against the HDV

Seven reasons to march in Haringey

Join the demo on Wednesday 7 February - we can stop this shocking privatisation.

On the picket line at Picturehouse

Workers at cinema chain Picturehouse went on strike this weekend as part of their campaign for the London Living Wage.

Marx and historical materialism

Rob Hoveman gives an overview of some of the key philosophical concepts in Marx’s thought.

After the elections, what next for Catalonia?

Andy Durgan outlines the political landscape following Catalonia's recent elections.

Carillion: a chronicle of a blacklisting crook foretold

Carillion wasn’t an exception, but all too typical of the spiv business model the dominates UK construction.

Fujitsu workers to strike as company dismisses chair of Unite union

The Chair of Unite in Fujitsu UK was dismissed on Friday 12 January as part of a "redundancy" process that has targeted union activists.

Highlights

Capitalism’s life source: the domestic and social basis for exploitation

Tithi Bhattacharya responds to questions about her new book on social reproduction theory.

Living with depression under capitalism

Kate Bradley writes about depression, austerity and the ambivalent role of state services.
Socialist views mental illness

The politics of mental health

Hazel Croft argues that, while reducing stigma is a good start, we also need a more radical approach to mental health

Video: Redskins – A flame that can’t be dimmed

This ten minute film pays tribute to the revolutionary rock and soul band Redskins. 

Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (1): The Classic Forms of Uneven and Combined Development

In this first of five pieces, Neil Davidson explores Trotsky's history of combined and uneven development and how it helps us understand capitalist modernity.