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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...

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.

Conference

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...

Choosing or refusing to take sides in an era of right-wing populism

In the decade following the banking crash, the protracted crisis in neoliberal governance is taking a number of striking forms. In this piece Neil...

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The narrow space left in UK law for sex workers to operate in is under threat of being further restricted, writes Taisie Tsikas. On 4...

Oppose state racism and the far right

We need to fight racism from the state and on the street, as well as the ruling class tactics and policies that stoke it....

Experimenting on our kids: academisation and its discontents

Staff are taking strike action against the academisation of their school in Greenwich. Their next strike days are on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12...

Life at the frontier: Samos in 2018

A report from the Greek island of Samos, home to many refugees seeking to enter Europe.

Corbyn, McDonnell and the lion that struggles to roar

The 'Financing Investment' report sets out elements of Labour's new economic thinking. But how radical is it?

Race, Gender and Social Reproduction in British Capitalism 1945-78

How can we understand the ways that capitalism comes to be gendered and racialised?

Review: A Party with Socialists in It

Simon Hannah’s book about the history of the Labour left can help us think through what strategies the left should adopt

A Marxist theory of music: it’s all in the groove

Kate Bradley interview Mark Abel, author of Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time

After 9 June: on labelling fascists

Defeating racism will take more than an anti-fascist strategy, but we should clearly identify the fascist core of the new right wing street movement,...

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A Marxist theory of music: it’s all in the groove

Kate Bradley interview Mark Abel, author of Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time
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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.

Living with depression under capitalism

Kate Bradley looks at her experience of depression, the interplay of austerity and mental health problems, and the ambivalent role of state services