Reply to Rob Sewell
Reply to Rob Sewell
The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the capitalist system without reading Marx's Das Kapital." When asked to immediately condemn his shadow chancellor, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn refused to do so and correctly added that Marx was "a great economist".
A Response to Bhaskar Sunkara
Far away from mainstream media’s attention, a catalogue of calamities is falling on Yemen. A devastating war, copiously fuelled by the world’s most potent capitalist powers, is subjecting the Yemeni people to enhanced misery, starvation, as well as deadly epidemics.
Consolidating the Corbyn revolution
A wooden beam will appear quite solid and unchanged as termites chew away within it. But there comes a time when one step can bring down the whole rotten house.
In May of 1968 the whole structure of capitalism in France was in jeopardy.
When students and workers erupted into action in the first week of May, few had seen it...
Review of ‘The End of Alchemy: money, banking and the future of the global economy’ by Mervyn King
Jobstown, Operation Mizen, Maurice McCabe...
The trial of seven adult defendants on charges of false imprisonment for participating in a peaceful, sit-down protest against former Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and Labour Party leader, Joan Burton, in November 2014 began at the end of April. Solidarity TD...
2 May, as well as being in the midst of preparations for the upcoming snap election, marks 20 years since another general election - the one in 1997 which brought Tony Blair and New Labour to power. Fittingly, From Militant to the Socialist Party - a new book by Socialist Party general secretary Peter Taaffe - will be out soon. The book covers...
On 12 April 1927, a bloody military coup turned the tide on the Chinese Revolution
New article on 1917revolution.org.
1917revolution.org - the website launched by the CWI to analyse and commemorate the centenary of the socialist Russian Revolution - has published the latest in its series of month-by-month articles which look at the stormy events of the year 1917
23 February 1917 (8 March in today’s calendar) marked the beginning of the socialist revolution in Russia, which sparked a revolutionary wave that would travel around the world. In the Socialist (paper of the Socialist Party) in 2007, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) general secretary Peter Taaffe analysed the lessons of...