There are historical moments when the normal rush of events comes to a standstill. These are often occasions when the usual relations of power are reversed, the mighty humbled, and the poor and needy uplifted.
Backing Jeremy Corbyn’s candidacy isn’t the same as endorsing the political project he represents, writes Alex Callinicos
Alex Callinicos argues that how the Greek crisis is resolved depends on what workers do
You may not have noticed, but Greece isn’t the only country that is engaged in difficult negotiations about its foreign debt. Ukraine is too.
Miliband would have understood the catastrophe that engulfed the Labour Party on Thursday of last week. Not the wretched Ed, but his Marxist theorist father Ralph.
Many commentators argue that the Greek left government headed by Syriza is heading towards the moment of truth in its confrontation with the European Union.
The rulers of the European Union (EU) are getting seriously annoyed with those pesky Greeks.
Rather than undertake productive investments, the corporations are shoving money into the financial markets, writes Alex Callinicos
The danger for Western imperialism is that the mess—and with it the Middle East—escapes anyone’s control, writes Alex Callinicos
Binyamin Netanyahu's visit to Congress illustrates the complex relationship between the US and Israel, writes Alex Callinicos.
The Greek struggle has only just started, and we need to learn the lessons of its opening phase, writes Alex Callinicos.
There was something very peculiar about the agreement thrashed out between Greece’s radical left Syriza-led government and the Eurogroup of finance ministers.
Four years after the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, how do the Arab revolutions stand?
The civil war in Ukraine has several dimensions. The first is the fighting on the ground. This is escalating despite last September’s Minsk ceasefire agreement, which was supposed to end it.
Many were nauseated by the sight of the British government flying flags at half mast in honour of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, writes Alex Callinicos
The global financial system suffered an unexpected jolt last week
What happened in Paris last week has happened in Europe before—in Madrid in March 2004 and in London in July 2005. The infernal cycle of imperialist intervention in the Muslim world and Islamist terrorism continues.
Real economic recovery remains as elusive as ever, writes Alex Callinicos
If you want to get a sense of how Ukip’s rise is debasing political debate, you need look no further than the absurd martyrdom of “White Van Man”.
Alex Callinicos looks at the reasons for the electoral crisis Labour and the other main parties have found themselves in