May 1968

May 1968: our best picture of what a revolution in an advanced capitalist country will look like

France in May 1968 may give us one of the best pictures we can get of what a socialist revolution will be like in the most developed capitalist countries.

May 1968

France 1968: When ten million workers took capitalism by the throat

"By its scope, tone and temper the mass strike was insurrectionary - the workers’ drive was clearly for a total reconstruction of society. It raised inescapably the big question: which class is to rule?" Our account, written in 1968, of the great general strike in France in May-June 1968.


"Marx's Telescope": The Grundrisse (Workers' Liberty 3/16)

In a little-known but major work, the Grundrisse, Marx looked at the very long-term trends of capital as through a telescope. His ideas can help us orient ourselves in 21st century capitalism.

A ring of roses with the words "socialism makes sense" in the middle.

Socialism Makes Sense: Ideas for Freedom 2018

Workers' Liberty summer school 21-24 June 2018, Birkbeck University, Malet St, London. "Challenges of a Labour government" is a major theme - how we can get such a government, how the labour movement can hold to its promises, whether Labour policies are adequate, what the left should demand... Thursday: walking tour. Friday evening: debate on socialism vs free market with Kristian Niemetz of the IEA. Saturday-Sunday - debates, workshops, film showings, and more. Book online here.

Fake news

Fake news hurts the left

Workers' Liberty forum on Fake News and Socialism: Friday 25 May, 7:30pm, Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL

Solidarity Newspaper

Solidarity 469

Issue 469 — 09 May 2018

Socialist news, debate, and features. Reports on Labour and trade union issues.

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