In January 1968 Vietnamese resistance fighters inflicted a shattering defeat to US prestige. The Tet Offensive sent shockwaves across the world, writes Alistair Farrow
It’s a long way from the partly built 40-mile £750 million Aberdeen bypass, work on which has been routinely delayed, to the £4 billion luxury development in Doha, Qatar.
Cowardly, sexist, racist US president Donald Trump has lurched from crisis to crisis since his inauguration a year ago this Saturday. His attacks have been relentless—but the resistance has been inspiring.
This year marks 200 years since Karl Marx’s birth. Sadie Robinson explains why workers are central in the first of an occasional series
US right winger Mike Huckabee emerged from the latest Churchill film, Darkest Hour, to declare, “Churchill was hated by his own party, opposition party, and press."
Socialist Clara Zetkin’s analysis of fascism in the 1920s can help us today, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The Tories are apparently desperate to defend free speech. Universities minister Jo Johnson has appointed odious free schools fanatic Toby Young to head up a new Office for Students.
Nick Clark spoke to two Iranian socialists, Nima Soltanzadeh and Massoud, about what lies behind the recent protests—and what they mean for the struggle
As the hit musical gets rave reviews in the West End, Anthony Hamilton looks at the truth behind the other Hamilton—a racist and a capitalist class fighter
If you’re experiencing mental distress, the problem might be capitalism. A new book by Iain Ferguson looks at the struggles around mental health, writes Sarah Bates
The year 1968 was a watershed in world history. Mass movements shook governments to their foundations. People on opposite sides of the globe took inspiration from each other’s struggles.
Do workers still have power to fight the bosses—and if so, how can they use it? Author Kim Moody spoke to Charlie Kimber about his new book on the potential for resistance
Palestinian resistance organisation Hamas called for an intifada—uprising—after Donald Trump described Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week. It came on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the first intifada.
The victory of Joseph Stalin’s counter revolution and the rise of a bureaucracy that exploited workers was not inevitable
China could be on the road to consolidating its rise into a world capitalist superpower. Dave Sewell looks at what its Belt and Road Initiative means for globalisation—and imperialism
One hundred and fifty years ago, Irish revolutionaries carried out the largest terrorist attack in 19th century Britain.
The bloodshed of the civil war shows that the ruling class will do anything to stop revolution
How the crimes of imperialists shaped Zimbabwe's history
A new book uncovers how the Tories used the Birmingham schools Trojan Horse ‘scandal’ to push an Islamophobic agenda
Some critics argue that the Russian Revolution was ‘premature’—but there was no time to lose