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Freedom, religion and Marx

13 January 2015
In the aftermath of the horrific Paris killings, Ken Olende looks at the Marxist attitude to satire, free expression and the role of religion

Out for freedom - socialists and the fight for LGBT liberation

06 January 2015
Laura Miles argues that we won’t win LGBT liberation until we get rid of capitalism—and to do that we have to look towards workers’ solidarity and struggle

Do health workers have the power to hit the bosses?

06 January 2015
Not all workers are exploited in the same way—but capitalism still needs their work, and that gives them power to hit back

Tipping points - Are we too late to save the climate?

12 August 2014
There are alarming signs that global warming may have passed ‘tipping points’ of no return. This is a cause for urgent action, not despair, writes Dave Sewell

Marxism 2014 - debating how we can resist the Tories and change the world

15 July 2014
Revolutionaries, campaigners, strikers and trade unionists came to Marxism 2014 from across the world to celebrate their struggles and discuss ways to change the system

Marxism festival 2014 opens with a celebration of workers' strength

10 July 2014
The annual Marxism festival began on Thursday of this week with a packed opening rally.

Why Karl Marx remains relevant - Deciphering Capital by Alex Callinicos

08 July 2014
Alex Callinicos’s new book Deciphering Capital argues that Karl Marx’s main work is still vital to understand how to change the world, writes Mark L Thomas

Piketty's theory of capital - strengths and weaknesses

13 May 2014
Thomas Piketty’s new economics book Capital in the 21st Century has become a bestseller. Alex Callinicos, author of the forthcoming Deciphering Capital, examines why

Value, price and profit in the works of Marx

13 May 2014
Einde O’Callaghan from the Marxists Internet Archive responds to demands they remove works by Marx and Engels from the website.

Marxism and history

11 February 2014
Understanding what forces drive human progress and change in society is crucial for all those who want a different world, writes Camilla Royle

Bosses' state of misrule

28 January 2014
What is the state? Does it always act for the bosses or does it have its own interests? In the wake of the Mark Duggan verdict, Annette Mackin explains its role

Land and Labour: for a sustainable solution to the ecological crises

10 December 2013
Martin Empson, author of a new book on ecology and human history, argues that human action is key to the possibility of a sustainable solution to ecological crises

Marxism in Scotland: a lively day of debate

19 November 2013
More than 200 people came to the Marxism in Scotland event in Glasgow last Saturday, organised by the Socialist Workers Party.

Miliband and Marx

08 October 2013
After the Daily Mail’s attack on Ed Miliband’s father, Charlie Kimber looks at what Ralph Miliband’s work can tell us about the nature of the Labour Party

Are we all divided by privilege?

13 August 2013
An influential theory that divides people with a myriad of ‘privileges’ lets our rulers off the hook—and gets in the way of uniting against oppression, says Esme Choonara

An alien society

23 July 2013
Why does going to work and producing things make most people feel isolated and atomised rather than fulfilled? Bea Kay looks at Karl Marx’s theory of alienation

Marxism 2013 - how do we beat the Tories?

16 July 2013
Trade unionists discussed how unions can win in David Cameron’s Britain. 

Voices from Marxism

16 July 2013
Hemali Deb, student, University of East London

Marxism 2013 - thirst for socialist ideas shows potential to build a new world

16 July 2013
Thousands of people took part in debates on Marxist theory, the working class, how to fight oppression and how to beat the Tories at the Marxism 2013 festival in London last weekend

Voices of resistance open Marxism festival in central London

11 July 2013
The Marxism 2013 festival opened with a rally of more than 900 people today, Thursday. The Logan Hall in central London was full to capacity. The festival will continue with hundreds of meetings and debates until Monday. 

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