When it comes to making the case against capitalism, billionaires are our best friends.
Media narratives on the knife crime epidemic ignore the social conditions behind the headlines.
First time candidate Gemma Weavis Long on her path into politics and campaign for council.
Young Labour will hold its first political school in May — Lara McNeill, YL’s NEC rep, explains why it’s so important.
As Britain’s pro-life movement goes on the offensive, now is not the time for complacency from the left.
The latest report on blacklisting shows how serious the establishment is about undermining our movement
Labour needs to build the case for a better future beyond Brexit, or risk getting lost in the din.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s exploitative relationship with its fighters is the sports equivalent of Uber and Deliveroo.
Fifty years after it was published, The State in Capitalist Society remains indispensable for any socialist movement with ambitions of government.
The OU is one of Labour’s greatest achievements — and the next government can revive its spirit.
Unidos Podemos MP Alberto Garzón on the challenges facing the Spanish left in April’s general election.
T. Dan Smith is often derided as a symbol of council corruption, but his vision to transform Newcastle into a modern, socialist ‘Brasilia of the North’ should be remembered.
Appalling child poverty doesn’t have to be a feature of our society.
The internet age has precipitated a crisis in journalism. But the solution isn’t paywalls or more advertising: it’s public funding.
Faced with a deep economic and ecological crisis, we need to build a movement to cut working hours without reducing pay.
We cannot flush away our social problems on a tide of government-printed money.
Despite their promises to ‘change politics’, Labour’s splitters are defined by their lack of ambition.
After decades of decline, it’s time to take decisive action to rebuild Britain’s industrial base.
Despite the utopian claims of its proponents, bitcoin is a right-wing nightmare which facilitates tax evasion, money laundering, and environmental degradation.
After decades where workers’ terms and conditions have diminished, a progressive government must reset workplace relations.
The Labour government a decade ago stemmed the tide of financial disaster but failed to take the transformative steps needed to change the system. The next Labour government must be different.
The metropolis of western China has built thousands of council flats for its migrant workers. Does it really offer an alternative to China’s state–driven capitalism?
Political costumes have long been used to challenge undemocratic politics.
In 1969, Herbert Marcuse’s ‘An Essay on Liberation’ combined Marx and Freud, and inspired thousands of radicals. How liberating is it fifty years later?
Supporters of traditional architecture tell us that they’re just giving us what we want, while taking our homes away from us.
Reacting to two different eras of capitalist ‘rationality,’ William Blake and Jesse Darling’s works in Tate Britain use the myth of St. Jerome to celebrate the imperfections of the human body.
Activist-led tours of our major museums can help us to read history against the grain.
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s Palme d’Or–winning film focuses on an unusual Japanese family and their attempts to live in the cracks of a failing system.
In this issue’s Red Library, we delve into today’s Utopias, ranging from children’s communes to Amazon distribution centres, from asteroid mining to menstrual extractors.
João Moreira Salles’ In the Intense Now shows how the revolutionaries of the sixties used — and were used by — the media.