Some notes on the IS Network, formed by ex-members of the SWP, and on the ideas of Richard Seymour, one of them.
A few more notes on the crisis in the UK Socialist Workers Party (SWP) that seems to have entered new territory.
Bring Fire to the Castle: crisis, militant social democracy, insurrection, and existing means of settling disputes
An exploration of the 2008 global crisis and responses. This article looks at militant reformism and the role of existing means and channels of settling disputes in society. Equilibrium and social forces of stability are identified for their central role in determining the depth and potential of crises, and distinguish simple crisis from situations with more radical potential.
Benjamin Fogel on the attempt by the South African Communist Party to take over the trade union movement in South Africa.