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Rohingya refugees

Thousands of Rohingya people have been driven out of Myanmar

Corbyn rally in Liverpool

Martin Thomas reviews The Candidate, by Alex Nunns

Student demonstration

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Reza Shahabi on hunger strike

After 24 days on hunger strike, Iranian trade unionist and socialist Reza Shahabi’s health is deteriorating. Demand his release!

The latest edition of Tubeworker, a socialist industrial bulletin for London Underground workers, by London Underground workers.

McDonald's workers strike

Workers at McDonald′s stores in Cambridge and London will strike on 4 September. We spoke to a McDonald's worker about the dispute.

Captains and mates working for City Cruises, a company which runs sightseeing trips along the River Thames, have won reinstatement for Hairia Abdo, an unjustly sacked colleague, after announcing a strike ballot.

A report from a Northern guard about the ongoing fight against Driver Only Operation (DOO).


Defend Venezuelan workers against the right-wing coup, for an independent working-class alternative to Chavismo.


A Labour Party member visits the picket lines of Birmingham refuse workers.



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Battle of Ideas

A chronicle of Scottish Labour's unfolding crisis. Neil Findlay's new book.

Kelly Rogers, a victimised Picturehouse cinema worker and Workers' Liberty supporter, talks about the politics of their long-running dispute,

"Crisis and sequels" is a book about the 2008 economic crash and its sequels by Solidarity and Workers' Liberty contributor Martin Thomas.

The line between “anti-Zionism” and anti-semitism on the pseudo-Left is ceasing to exist.

An interview with Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of the US socialist magazine Jacobin.

The labour movement debate about how to approach Brexit is hotting up.

A review of Contemporary Left Antisemitism by Dave Hirsh (Routledge).

Denials from Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign and the new group, Jewish Voice for Labour

Review of the new grouping involving Socialist Action (USA), A&R (France), and other groups.

This article from 1947, by Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) Trotskyist Colin De Silva, discusses the stance on partition by the main bourgeois political groups in India — the Congress Party and the Muslim League. A terrible rupture and violence followed partition when 10-12 million people were displaced along religious lines.

Andrew Gamble: "Trump pivots from one faction to another, and plays them off against one another, leading to erratic policy-making."

The introduction from a new book about the left by Sean Matgamna.

The Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign has failed to tackle antisemitism in its own ranks.

Maduro's victory does not represent the preservation of the "gains of socialism".

Review of The Left in Disarray, by Sean Matgamna, published June 2017

Bob Carnegie has been active on the left and in the labour movement in Brisbane, Australia, for nearly four decades.

The story of how the British revolutionary left went from an independent working-class stance to accommodation with chauvinism

Report of Conference of the Socialist Movement for the United States of Europe, 1949.

Why "the Bolsheviks should have been more democratic" is beside the mark as an explanation for the Stalinist counter-revolution in Russia

Jeremy Corbyn has said that empty properties owned by the rich should be requisitioned or occupied for the homeless

A survey of the history of the Labour Party - and of Marxists' efforts in relation to it - up to the eve of Tony Blair taking office and dramatically restructuring the party, in 1997.

The election result opens up new chances to instil socialist purpose in the labour movement, but it is down to us to do the instilling: it is not happening automatically or organically.

Retelling the story of the Russian Revolution and its degeneration, and the Marxist analysis, in the light of recent research. Buy online here.

An examination of the role of a Marxist “Fighting Educationalist Group” in the class struggle and in the transformation of existing labour movements.

A critical survey of the Labour Left in the 1980s, written in July 1990, when the Labour Party banned Solidarity's predecessor, Socialist Organiser.

The idea that more police is any kind of answer to the social decay, atomisation and despair in which Islamism as well as nationalism have grown is wrong.

Venezuela was never a socialist alternative and the unravelling of its modest reforms has punctured its radical and “anti-imperialist” pretensions.

The American Journalist John Reed describes what happened in the Russian workers revolution of 1917 and after.



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The Fate of the Russian Revolution

A series of incidents in the Labour Party and in the student left over the last few months have highlighted the issue of “left-wing" anti-semitism.

David Finkel, of the US socialist magazine Against The Current, reviews The Two Trotskyisms Confront Stalinism.

Tom O’Lincoln, a longstanding activist in the Australian socialist movement, and before that a member of the Independent Socialist Clubs in the USA, reflects on his evolution as a Trotskyist, in hi


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