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.
Permanent crisis in the Middle East and North Africa is presented as inevitable, intractable, and rooted in ‘backward’ cultures. The British state and other powers sustain oppression and bloodshed in the region, exporting arms to Saudi Arabia and other powers such as Israel and Turkey. British arms are at the forefront of the Saudi state’s war in Yemen and the repression of Sudanese revolutionaries by the Saudi-backed Transitional Military Council.
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.
Listen to Omar Sabbour on the real nature of the US intervention in Syria and the implications for anti-imperialists and the left.
Cullen uses the language of advertising to make art taking aim at militarism and consumerism
UK manufacturing workers must reject a continued dependency on defence contracts in favour of a re-dedication of industry to environmentally and socially beneficial production.
How can we trace the interconnections between war, famine, pestilence and conquest that are being unleashed in a new form as the climate crisis unfolds?
Rob Owen argues that revolutionaries need to engage with the anti-war movement that exists to build the one we need On Tuesday 4 April two U.S....
The Syrian regime and its Russian ally are in the last barbaric stages of an onslaught against Aleppo. Below we republish Ashley Smith's analysis from...
Pete Cannell reflects on the debates surrounding Syria and suggests how we move forward. What should we say and do about Syria? There's a debate on...