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 [...]

30th November 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 [...]

22nd November 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 [...]

17th November 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 [...]

16th November 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 [...]

15th November 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 [...]

14th November 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, [...]

13th November 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’ [...]

9th November 2017 // 0 Comments

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