Reviews

I, Dolours: a woman’s political biography

To her dying day, Dolours believed that only a united Ireland would give meaning to the suffering of her aunt and the human cost of the struggle to achieve it.

7th March 2019 // 0 Comments

Hugo Blanco: From Trotskyism to Indigenous Vitality

As Hugo Blanco is due to speak at a series of meetings across Britain, we reprint a review in which Andrew Ryder discusses We the Indians: The Indigenous Peoples of Peru and the Struggle for Land.

19th February 2019 // 0 Comments

WitchHunt – how antisemitism is weaponised

A review of the new film WitchHunt (Jon Pullman, 2019, 62 mins) by Dave Kellaway The Rio cinema in Hackney was nearly completely full for the premiere of the new film [...]

17th February 2019 // 3 Comments

Economics for the Many

Tony Traub reviews Economics for the Many,  edited by John McDonnell, Verso This book is a valuable collection of sixteen short essays on the crisis facing modern Britain, [...]

22nd November 2018 // 0 Comments

Indigenous and International Struggle

Ian Parker reviews Derek Wall’s new book Hugo Blanco: A Revolutionary for Life, just published by Merlin Press with Resistance Books. Hugo Blanco is an inspiration to [...]

16th November 2018 // 0 Comments

Peterloo – the relevance of history

Mike Leigh’s new film Peterloo is the cinema of class war. It’s an unrepentantly pro-working class, anti-ruling class piece of work which every single Labour Party [...]

18th October 2018 // 1 Comment

Ireland’s Housing Crisis

Ireland’s Housing Crisis: A Marxist Analysis by John McAnulty reviewed by Glynn Robbins John McAnulty’s short, readable pamphlet couldn’t be timelier.  On 3rd October, [...]

14th October 2018 // 0 Comments

Freedom is only the freedom of dissenters

Working for the Stasi Working for Russia I don’t even know what money looks like Only tellings off, pays cuts, ingratitude commands The members of the East German punk band [...]

10th September 2018 // 2 Comments

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