The EU referendum: damned if you leave, damned if you remain
The EU referendum offers no progressive outcome, but it's a game of realpolitik we must play, argues Bertie Russell

Time to be communists again
Alain Badiou's The Communist Hypothesis (Verso), reviewed by Bertie Russell

Dealing with the devil
Bertie Russell is sceptical as to whether states can ever be used to move beyond capitalism

A brick of a book
Commonwealth by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri Scathingly described by the Wall Street Journal as ‘a witches’ brew of contemporary radicalism’, Hardt and Negri’s most recent book Commonwealth is a timely contribution to our understanding of contemporary capitalist relations and the potential revolutionary conditions they create. Michael Hardt is a professor of literature at Duke […]