From borders to prisons: the politics of abolition
30 December 2018
An abolitionist politics seeks to end the violence of the state in systems like prison and immigration detention, and build towards a world without them, write Ru Kaur and Ali Tamlit
Christmas with the gilets jaunes
24 December 2018
The 'yellow vests' revolt in France has targeted centrist president Macron, but left wing opinion has been divided over its unclear politics. Paul Cudenec reports from the protests – and finds a community spirit that bears little resemblance to the media's depictions
Critical tradition: Tribune then and now
23 December 2018
As the relaunched Tribune prepares its second issue, Hilary Wainwright assesses the history of the paper and the left Labour MPs who rallied around it – and the lessons it offers today’s Labour left
Welcome to the crowd
17 December 2018
Six Silberman writes on the new horizons of digital platform labour
5 December 2018
A surprise summer hit in the US, Sorry to Bother You has come to the UK. M. Matsemela-Ali Odom situates the film in black revolutionary cultural tradition.
Reform and Revolution
4 December 2018
‘Towards a Socialist Strategy of Reforms’, André Gorz makes the case for a strategy of reforms that specifically attack the logic of capital accumulation.
Escape from fear
23 November 2018
Beth Geglia explains why thousands of migrants are risking everything to flee violence, poverty and oppression in Honduras
Picking the lesser evil
22 November 2018
With a seemingly bungled Brexit deal, the only options on offer are different forms of capitalism. The Left needs to pick its enemies wisely, writes Richard Seymour
There’s hope left for a Left Europe
21 November 2018
Don't believe the doomsayers, writes Luke Cooper - the deal is dead in the water. Now is the time to fight to defend free movement and a united Europe.
In Community We Trust
20 November 2018
It's time for councils to put housing back in the hands of the people, writes Tom Chance.
Playing the game
16 November 2018
The new Women’s Super League season kicked off with renewed media attention. Alex Culvin analyses the growth of women’s football
The Lost Cinemas of Palestine
14 November 2018
Ahmad Al-Bazz documents the steady demolition of Palestine's once-iconic cinemas and picturehouses.
Building walls: fear and securitization in the European Union
13 November 2018
The report from Transnational Institute reveals that member states of the European Union and Schengen Area have constructed almost 1000 km of walls, the equivalent of more than six times the total length of the Berlin Wall. By European Alternatives
Tricks of the trade
7 November 2018
Liam Fox is planning bargain-basement trade deals for Brexit Britain - but Labour policy promises to deliver trade justice and democracy for the many. By Nick Dearden.
Socialism beyond borders
6 November 2018
A left government cannot hope to succeed through British isolationism, writes Hilary Wainwright. It must make a new kind of pan-European alliance
Keep an eye on these key battlegrounds in the US midterms
5 November 2018
The U.S. midterm elections take place on November 6. We asked four grassroots activists, all currently canvassing to get out the vote, to tell us which candidates they are backing and what their elections might mean for US politics.
How to save a scorched Earth
1 November 2018
We have entered a new, dangerous epoch in the Earth’s history, argue Simon L Lewis and Mark A Maslin. As humanity becomes the primary force re-shaping the planet, how can we avoid destroying it?
Did fake news win the Brazilian election?
30 October 2018
Bolsonaro's rise to power came with a welter of misinformation, rumour and lies. What role did 'fake news' play in the far right leader's victory? By Sue Branford
What’s left in Latin America?
30 October 2018
Once swept by a 'pink tide', the continent is now seeing the rise of authoritarian politics. What lessons are to be learnt from the varied left experiences? By Jenny Pearce
The new undesirables
20 October 2018
Sivamohan Valluvan and Eleanor Penny unpack neoliberal attitudes to migration and 'low-value' humans.