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    Book review: In the Camps by Darren Byler

    Per-Åke Westerlund, International Socialist Alternative Three hundred camps with more than a million Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang are probably the most brutal expressions of the CCP dictatorship in China. In Darren Byler’s new book, In the Camps: Chi...

    Climate crisis: The truth about dirty energy

    Nearly every component of our day to day lives, from flipping on the lights to flipping through our phone, is powered by dirty energy. Rebecca Green, Socialist Alternative (ISA in the United States) Nearly every component of our day to day lives, f...

    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...

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    Kazakhstan: Revolutionary events and military intervention

    Revolutionary events such as those that have taken place in Kazakhstan over the last couple of days have their own dynamic — once started they are difficult to stop. Now dozens have been killed and thousands arrested as foreign troops arrive.

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