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The Living Flame

It is clear as a strong woman inside a largely male leadership of the biggest workers party in the world, she had to be strong. As Le Blanc suggests she perhaps benefited from her outsider status to put her finger on the rampant reformism destroying it as a class struggle force.

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3rd June 2020 // 1 Comment

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

In the late spring of 1919, green meadows in the fertile plains of the Punjab were acquiring a golden hue with the sun’s rising radiance, writes Lal Khan. It was the onset [...]

20th April 2019 // 0 Comments

1968 seen from Britain

None of the key events of 1968 happened in Britain, but they impacted dramatically on the configuration of the Left, writes Phil Hearse. One socialist journal said it was [...]

3rd May 2018 // 0 Comments

CLR James film feast

Ian Parker reviews Every Cook Can Govern: The Life, Impact and Works of C.L.R. James This film was released in April last year, and has been doing the rounds in meetings [...]

18th September 2017 // 0 Comments

October 1917: London book launch

Paul Le Blanc at Housmans Bookshop on 24th February 2017 : Le Blanc, a long term revolutionary Marxist, author and a Professor of History at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh, [...]

25th February 2017 // 0 Comments

A book to whet the appetite

W E Du Bois: Revolutionary across the colour line by Bill V Mullen published by Pluto Press, 2016, £12.99 Reviewed by Veronica Fagan I didn’t know a very much about W.E.B. [...]

1st February 2017 // 1 Comment

Trotsky: What was that?

Ian Parker explores: Like most human beings, Leon Davidovich Bronstein was born and he died. He was born in 1879 in Ukraine, became active in left politics in Russia as a [...]

18th August 2016 // 4 Comments