• Varoufakis: erratic Marxist?

    Fred Weston analyses the arguments of Varoufakis, the Greek Finance Minister, who presents himself as an "erratic" Marxist, but who is, in fact, a classic reformist who believes that a solution to the present crisis can be found within the capitalist system itself - something which Marx never stood for. Read More +
  • Crisis in the Middle East and the decline of US imperialism

    Yemen has become the latest country emboiled by the crisis in the Middle East and the proxy wars of the imperialists. Hamid Alizadeh looks at the tensions in the region, which are due, ultimately, to the declining power of US imperialism. Read More +
  • What will socialism look like?

    For many today, it is clear what we are fighting against: corruption, crisis and austerity. Ben Gliniecki examines what we are fighting for: how might a new society work? In what way would our individual lives be affected? What will socialism look like? Read More +
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  • The nuclear deal with Iran: What does it mean?

    On Thursday 2nd April, Iran and the world’s most powerful nations signed a preliminary outline agreement about Iran's nuclear programme. This marks the beginning of the end of a 12 year standoff between the US and Iran. Hamid Alizadeh asks: what interests lie behind the negotiations and what does the deal mean?

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  • Hands Off Venezuela screen new Hugo Chavez documentary in London

    On Wednesday April 15th, over 50 people attended the premiere of the Telesur documentary “Hugo Chavez: a portrait from Europe”, co-organised by Hands off Venezuela and the Marxist Student Federation, with discussion following on the recent sanctions levied by American imperialism against the Bolivarian revolution.

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  • Marxism and the national question in Scotland

    In this article, originally published in January for the In Defence of Marxism magazine, Alan Woods provides a Marxist analysis of the national question in the context of Scotland. Despite the defeat of the Yes campaign, the referendum on Scottish independence was a political earthquake, which has transformed the landscape of British politics for years to come.

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  • Working class priced out of "the working man's game"

    As the 2014-15 football season drags towards its end, all the top flight clubs are basking in the glory of the nice fat TV deal which has been concluded. Football supporters and those watching games on TV will be less happy, however, as ticket prices and subscription rates increase even further. Steve Jones asks, whatever happened to football being "the working man's game"?

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  • Green Party calls for a “political revolution” - but how?

    At their manifesto launch this week, the Green Party called for a "peaceful political revolution", announcing a range of progressive reforms designed to challenge austerity and an economy "being run for the benefit of the few, not the many". Ross McKendrick of the Swansea Marxists looks at the Greens' manifesto promises and analyses how can we fight for these demands.

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