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Staring reality in the face

Staring reality in the face The working class movement is not in rude health. But, argues Simon Basketter, change can happen quickly. Socialists must be ready when it does and start organising now

After the EU vote - where do ideas come from and how do they change?

After the EU vote - where do ideas come from and how do they change? Marxism can help explain why some workers have racist ideas and how that can change, writes Alistair Farrow

Gramsci and the phases of war

In November 1930 the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci wrote from his prison cell on the effects of the unfolding economic depression and the possibilities for revolutionary advance.

Winning the working class to socialism

Winning the working class to socialism In the first column in this series we looked at how the Marxist Antonio Gramsci used the concept of hegemony to explain the continuing domination of capitalist ideas in Italy in the early 20th century.

Does Rupert Murdoch control our minds?

In last week’s column I introduced the concept of hegemony, or domination, and how it was developed by the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci.

Reports round-up

Good sense at Gramsci school Over 90 people attended a dayschool on the revolutionary legacy of the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci in Edinburgh last Saturday.

Class, ideology and revolution in the West

03 September 2005
In order for ideas to gain popular acceptance, Antonio Gramsci argued, those ideas have to be carried down into society by layers of individuals.

L'Ordine Nuovo: paper of the Italian revolution

01 November 2003
"The workers loved L'Ordine Nuovo because in it they found something of themselves, the best part of themselves, because in it they sensed their own inner striving: how best can we be free? How can we become ourselves?" So wrote the 28 year old Italian revolutionary socialist Antonio Gramsci in August 1920.

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