The Korean war ended today in 1953 with a ceasefire, although technically, as a peace treaty has never been signed, it is still going on today.
‘I never would have made the attack and risked my men and my military reputation if I had not been assured that Washington would restrain General MacArthur from taking adequate retaliatory measures against my lines of supply and communication.’ Chinese commander General Lin Piao
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Blyth Brentnall describes how a group of activists in the UK has managed to disrupt the activities of one of Israel’s biggest arms suppliers
The current war in Ukraine gives a new significance to the work of the Soviet-era Ukrainian film director Oleksandr Dovzhenko, writes Juliet Jacques
What is presented as an infrastructure programme is just gesturing and distraction to cover for a decade of government underinvestment, writes Dominic Davies
Owen Hatherley uncovers the imperial nostalgia fuelling proposals for a new geopolitical union
Human capital theory cannot solve our economic woes. David Ridley says we need a socialist alternative.
James Poulter looks at transformations in far-right organising and influence and how anti-fascists can respond