Bertie Russell


Fearless Cities: the new urban movements

16 August 2017 A wave of new municipalist movements has been experimenting with how to take – and transform – power in cities large and small. Bertie Russell and Oscar Reyes report on the growing success of radical urban politics around the world

The EU referendum: damned if you leave, damned if you remain

27 May 2016 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

27 September 2010 Alain Badiou's The Communist Hypothesis (Verso), reviewed by Bertie Russell

Dealing with the devil

26 September 2010 Bertie Russell is sceptical as to whether states can ever be used to move beyond capitalism

A brick of a book

24 May 2010 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 […]