November 2017

Ratko Mladic – war criminal

The suicide on 29 November 2017 of former Bosnian Croat general Slobodan Praljak after he failed to get his conviction for war crimes overturned has slightly overshadowed the [...]

November 30, 2017 // 1 Comment

Sexual harassment on the left

Sexual harassment of women is pervasive in society writes Andy Stowe. The allegations against Harvey Weinstein and a list of men which grows daily are indicative of a much [...]

November 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Obituary: Derek Robinson 1927—2017

by Alan Thornett Derek Robinson has died at the age of 90. He became a major figure in the car industry and in BL in the mid-1970s after he succeeded fellow Communist Party [...]

November 17, 2017 // 1 Comment

A century after the Balfour Declaration

On November 15, London Socialist Resistance held a meeting commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. The speakers were Bernard Regan and Roland Rance [...]

November 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Free Education Now!

Over the past few years, a quiet but substantial change in attitudes towards tuition fees has taken place.  In 2013, the then National Union of Students president Liam Burns [...]

November 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

Deadlock in Catalonia

The crisis in Catalonia is continuing, writes Dave Kellaway.  The Spanish state has  imposed the constitutional article 155 which allows the central Spanish state to take [...]

November 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

1997 – The Future that never happened

1997: The future that never happened by Richard Power Sayeed, published by Zed Books Ltd October 2017, 341 pages reviewed by Tony Traub The author, Richard Power Sayeed, [...]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Green and Red Rules for Radicals

Ian Parker reviews Derek Wall’s new book Elinor Ostrom’s Rules for Radicals, just published by Pluto Press Of the main complaints made against ‘ecosocialist’ [...]

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

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