Tag: The state
Women were a particular target of the violence at Peterloo on 16 August 1819. We publish an extract from an address by the Manchester Female Reform Society delivered shortly before the massacre.
As we approach the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacre, Ian Allinson argues that the right are pressing Boris Johnson to introduce a new wave of repression.
In the third and final part of his essay on violence and capitalist social relations, Colin Barker insists that capitalist states cannot be theorised without recognising their multiplicity.
In the second part of his essay on how violence and coercion are written into the core of capitalist social relations, Colin Barker explores how states modify the law of value.
The first part of Colin Barker's essay looking at how violence and coercion are written into the core of capitalist social relations
Angela Stapleford argues that the recent adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale holds up a mirror to the worst possibilities within our own world, but also shows the possibility of resistance.