Labour Party

Keir Starmer: From 'Marxist' to 'Cop in an expensive suit' - Mark Kosman

Three months on from Sir Keir Starmer’s accession to the Labour leadership, we now have a better idea of how he wants to lead what is still officially called ‘Her Majesty’s Most Loyal Opposition’.

What we lack - Race Today

Race Today Collective on the reformist turn of black politics in the 1980s.

Labour defeat - Thoughts on democratic socialism

The following thoughts on the strategy of democratic socialism forms part of our upcoming book reflecting on six years of working class inquiry and intervention in west-London…

Let Us Not Talk Falsely Now

The Anarchist Communist Group on Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament.

What does “climate emergency” mean? Let’s define that OUTSIDE parliament

The UK parliament declares a "climate emergency" while supporting Heathrow airport expansion, fracking, and fossil fuel subsidies. We need to make our own decisions about what the emergency is and how to deal with it

Is an over-supply of labour depressing wages?

Are trade union bureaucrats correct in saying Marx believed an over-supply of labour depresses wages? We take a look at what Marx called "the absolute general law of capitalist accumulation" to discover if this is true.

Beware False Friends!

Many working class people do not believe that their class has the potential to change the world. Indeed many of us do not even recognise the idea of class, let alone see themselves as part of the class of “women and men of no property”. This is not surprising. The ruling capitalist class have powerful tools to confuse and distract the working class.

Back to the Future: Rebranding Social Democracy

There are two ways to read Inventing the Future. One is a fairly innocent critique of the “post-68 left”, and an outline of how to build a desirable post-capitalist future through a flawed Gramscian framework. The other is a critique of working class self-activity, and a call for a benevolent class of technocrats who can gradually reform capitalism for the masses.