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Neil Davidson: why socialists should support a British exit

This article was originally published on Socialistworker.org on 20 June. Building on arguments made in previous articles, Neil Davidson lays out why he believes socialists should...

Video: The idea of revolution in the 21st century, with Colin Barker and Neil...

Video of Neil Davidson and Colin Barker speaking on The Idea of Revolution in the 21st Century at rs21 Central London meeting on 17th...

Neil Davidson on the evolution of the Scottish independence question

Historian and socialist activist Neil Davidson's recent Radical Philosophy article "Yes: a non-nationalist argument for Scottish independence" has prompted questions about how his (and...

Neil Davidson on the crisis in the SWP

Neil Davidson speaking at a meeting in Edinburgh on 3 November 2013, organised by the Rebuilding the Party faction of the Socialist Workers Party.

ISJ: Neil Davidson on the neoliberal era in Britain

Jonas Liston writes: Just finished reading Neil Davidson’s recent ISJ article on “The neoliberal era in Britain”. I thought it was an excellent analysis of...
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AUDIO: The Fire Last Time – 1968

Marxist historian Neil Davidson talks on 1968 and the broader period of uprisings and reprisals of which it became the most visible example

Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (1): The Classic Forms of Uneven and Combined Development

In this first of five pieces, Neil Davidson explores Trotsky's history of combined and uneven development and how it helps us understand capitalist modernity.

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Marxism and the revenge of everyday life 10am-5pm, Saturday 3 November Student Central (formerly ULU), Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY £20 solidarity – £10 waged – £5 unwaged Childcare...

Half a millennium away: Martin Luther’s 95 theses 500 years on

On the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's 95 Theses, Andrew Stone looks at the context in which protestantism arose and the global impact it had On 31...

After 1917: Civil war and ‘modernising counter-revolution’

Picture: Untitled (Flesh I) - Anna Maria Tucker (2016) - courtesy of Red Wedge The centenary of the Russian Revolution provides an opportunity...

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Care, consent and coercion under capitalism

The #metoo movement and the Brett Kavanaugh case in the US have highlighted the pervasiveness of sexual violence in capitalist society. In the run-up...
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AUDIO: The Fire Last Time – 1968

Marxist historian Neil Davidson talks on 1968 and the broader period of uprisings and reprisals of which it became the most visible example

Maternity Care in Crisis

The number of cases of mother and baby deaths and injuries being investigated at NHS hospitals in Shropshire has risen dramatically. Shropshire Defend Our...

‘Legitimate Concerns’: the Language of Division

The importance of political language is hard to underestimate. Language is used not only in the most practical sense, as a verbal or written...

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US prison strike: the slaves rebel

The heroic strike action of prisoners in the United States highlights the potential for revolt among America's modern-day slave population

Reflections on the Education Spring

An interview with Lois Weiner about the flowering of militancy in the US education system

After the Heß demo – why do the Berlin police protect (some) Nazi marches?

Police in Berlin recently enabled a neo-Nazi demonstration to march through the multicultural Friedrichshain district

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Care, consent and coercion under capitalism

The #metoo movement and the Brett Kavanaugh case in the US have highlighted the pervasiveness of sexual violence in capitalist society. In the run-up...

Repeal: A fight against misogyny and the legacy of imperialism

Today voters in the Republic of Ireland go to the polls to decide whether or not to repeal the 8th Amendment to the Irish...
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Syria is not exceptional: interview with Joseph Daher | Part 1

Syrian socialist author Joseph Daher discusses the nature of the Assad regime and the social basis of the uprising against it which began in 2011
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No community without politics

The mirage of a "mainstream Jewish community", often weaponised against the left, hides the fact that "community" itself is always a site of struggle and contestation

Capitalism’s life source: the domestic and social basis for exploitation

Tithi Bhattacharya responds to questions about her new book on social reproduction theory.