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    Review: Framing Britney Spears

    The documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears’, aired recently in the UK and Ireland. It documents the #FreeBritney movement and tracks Spears’ career, and the events that led up to the conservatorship that the 39-year-old performer and artist is currently...

    Keynesianism and the crisis of capitalism

    Is the problem neoliberalism or capitalism? George Martin Fell Brown and Tony Gong, Socialist Alternative (ISA USA) The current economic crisis may have been triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, but its roots lie in a deeper crisis of capital...

    Eighty years since Leon Trotsky’s assassination

    Arming a New Generation with Revolutionary Method. Lynn Walsh On 20 August, 1940, Trotsky was struck a fatal blow with an ice-pick by Ramon Mercader, an agent sent to Mexico by Stalin’s secret police, the GPU, to murder the exiled revolutionary, ...

    Book Review: Revolutionaries they could not break, by Ngo Van

    The Stalinists in Indochina learned nothing from the Chinese experience International Socialist Alternative Most histories of the struggle against French colonial rule in Vietnam reflect the Stalinist traditions of the Hanoi regime, and ignore or s...

    Revolutionary History: Lenin — 150 Years Since His Birth.

    Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by his revolutionary alias, Vladimir Lenin, was born in the city of Simbirsk, now known as Ulyanovsk, on Russia’s Volga river a century and a half ago Rob Jones   Sotsialisticheskaya Alternativa (ISA in Russia) ...

    Film Review: Parasite “The Smell of Poverty”

    Who are the real parasites? Claus Ludwig, Socialist Alternative The Korean film Parasite caused a sensation at the 2020 Oscars ceremony taking 4 awards including the first non-English language film ever to win "best film" . The film contrasts s...

    Common History Common Struggle by Peter Hadden

    Sectarianism or mass struggle? Book review by Per-Åke Westerlund   Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna(CWI Sweden) Northern Ireland is usually described by media and politicians as an eternal battle between Catholics and Protestants. Peter Hadden's...

    Marx’s Capital at 150

    An unequalled analysis and critique of capitalism, still relevant today Robin Clapp, Socialist Party (CWI in England and Wales) The Daily Mail reacted with predictable hysteria when, in May 2017, John McDonnell stated: "You can't understand the...

    Film review: Joshua – Teenager vs. Superpower

    Prize-winning documentary of young democracy activist offers sympathy, but no solutions Reviewed by Adam N. Lee, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) This documentary by US screenwriter and director Joe Piscatella profiles 20-year old Hong K...

    Snowden movie: US ‘deep state’ in the spotlight

    Film review • Campaign for presidential pardon gains momentum Vincent Kolo, Socialist Action (CWI in Hong Kong) Film: Snowden Director: Oliver Stone Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rhys Ifans, Melissa Leo, Nicholas Cage “It’s not about...

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