Tag: revolution

The Social Reproduction of Neoliberalism

Listen to Neil Davidson and Mona Dohle discuss the social reproduction of neoliberalism, climate change, and the lingering effects of the Great Recession.

Syria and US intervention

Listen to Omar Sabbour on the real nature of the US intervention in Syria and the implications for anti-imperialists and the left.

‘It was like a rocket: a fantastic display’: Reflections on May ’68

In a speech to Manchester rs21, Colin Barker reflects on the “madness of May ‘68”, when, for a brief moment, everything seemed possible.
Kurdish national liberation struggle

Syria is not exceptional: interview with Joseph Daher | Part 2

In part 2 of a new interview with rs21, Syrian-Swiss socialist Joseph Daher looks at the relationship between the Kurdish PYD and Arab Syrian movements
Syrian Civil War socialist revolution

Syria is not exceptional: interview with Joseph Daher | Part 1

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

There’s nothing so weird as a revolution

Ian Birchall reviews China Miéville's October, a new history of the Russian Revolution. It seems an odd pairing: the Russian Revolution and China Miéville, whose reputation is based on fantasy fiction which he himself describes...

If not Corbyn, then what?

Barnaby Raine offers a viewpoint on left-wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Reviewing BBC Radio 4’s coverage of the Russian revolution

Martin Crook analyses the presentation of the Russian revolution by the BBC, questioning the accuracy of a review that blames the revolution for the sins of Stalinism.

Video: Mike Haynes – dreams, utopias and messy realities of Russia in 1917

Watch Mike Haynes' humorous and enlightening talk for Leicester rs21 on the dreams, utopias and messy realities of the Russian revolution. 

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...