Category "May 2015"

Karl Marx and the First International

Karl Marx and the First International

The launch of this issue of The Project coincides with international workers' day. It is therefore appropriate to assess one of the formative experiences of working class internationalism. On September 28 1864 a public meeting in St Martin's Hall in London brought together British, French [...]

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A very special relationship

A very special relationship

The kind invitation I received to write an article for The Project suggested the topic: “Can there be peace after the elections in Israel?”. Obviously what was meant by “peace” was peace between the state of Israel and the phantom-state [...]

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Migrants abandoned at sea

Migrants abandoned at sea

We have heard about the horror of the drowning of people in the Mediterranean.  But this is not something new that has happened in the last week, in the last year or few years.  For well over a decade hundreds, [...]

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Reflections on the election campaign

Reflections on the election campaign

A week into the general elections with the none event head-to-head between Cameron and Miliband and the seven-way tag debate over, the whole thing was in full swing.  Everybody agrees that the minor parties benefitted. My sister says she thought their [...]

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