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Algeria sees protests, arrests and debate about how to beat the state

Algeria sees protests, arrests and debate about how to beat the state The Algerian regime is using both concessions and repression in an effort to stabilise its rule. But huge protests and strikes continue.

How we can win a real say

How we can win a real say What does democracy looks like? And who creates it?

South Africa—birth of a party that says it stands for revolution

South Africa—birth of a party that says it stands for revolution The Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party has been formally launched in South Africa.

Millions-strong Algerian movement piles pressure on hated regime

Millions-strong Algerian movement piles pressure on hated regime Millions of Algerians protested on Friday despite the former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika being forced from office on Tuesday. 

Get rid of bonuses, and the whole system - leave the rich nothing

Get rid of bonuses, and the whole system - leave the rich nothing MPs want firms to cut bosses’ bonuses—because they fear the payouts will turn people against capitalism.

Egyptian socialists on five lessons from Sudan and Algeria

Egyptian socialists on five lessons from Sudan and Algeria A new wave of mass mobilisations has been on the rise for many weeks in Algeria, and over the past three months in Sudan.

North Africa - from a democratic uprising to revolution

17 March 2019
The massive protests that have gripped Algeria in recent weeks are inspiring. How can they win?

We can be powerful when we fight together

12 March 2019
Amid the stifling narrowness of official politics in Britain, there are some very welcome signs of change this week.

Rosa Luxemburg - a fighter for revolution

07 January 2019
One hundred years ago this week right wing paramilitaries killed the revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg—on the orders of a reformist, social democratic party.

Turn the tide on Tories and racists in 2019

01 January 2019
These are urgent times. Political and economic crises are accelerating, and racists and fascists are seeking to grow amid the chaos.

Can Labour tame the state?

19 November 2018
How should a Corbyn government deal with enemies that have deep roots in the establishment, asks Nick Clark

Days of hope - the 1918 German Revolution

04 November 2018
A revolution in Germany that erupted 100 years ago this month rocked Europe’s rulers and put a socialist world on the agenda. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the revolt showed the power of workers to liberate themselves—and to end bloody war.

Kathe Kollwitz—powerful images of loss and struggle

24 April 2018
KAthe Kollwitz (1867-1945)lived through some of the most turbulent years of the 20th century. They were years of great hope and terrible tragedy.

The Russian Revolution was worth it—it gives hope of a better future

11 December 2017
The revolution of 1917 showed another world is possible, what that world could look like—and how we can make it happen

The Russian Revolution was democratic. Holding it back was not

02 October 2017
The October uprising had broad support from workers—unlike the parliamentary efforts to hold it back

The Russian Revolution saw workers transform society—and themselves

22 August 2017
Ideas can change fast in a revolution, as ordinary people start to take control of their own lives and the world around them

Poking fun at Egypt's rulers and refusing to be silenced

10 February 2017
Anne Alexander looks at Tickling Giants, a documentary film about Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef who refused to be a mouthpiece for the counter-revolution, just one of many award-winning films at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in London next month

Who were the Mensheviks?

07 February 2017
The Mensheviks were revolutionaries, but ended up siding with forces opposed to the Russian Revolution. How did this happen?

Why it’s better to be Bolshie

07 February 2017
Revolts repeatedly break out, but they don’t always win. The Bolshevik party in Russia showed how socialist organisation plays a critical role in driving revolutions forward to victory

John Berger was a firm Marxist who transformed art history

03 January 2017
John Berger, who died on Monday at the age of 90, was the most important writer on art in the last 60 years or more.

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