Category "September 2015"

Barış Hemen Şimdi – Peace Now

Barış Hemen Şimdi – Peace Now

The truth of who was behind Saturday's atrocity in Ankara may never be uncovered. Supported by the ascendant left-wing and pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), the rally at which over 100 people were killed represented some of the most progressive forces extant [...]

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The Corbyn Phenomenon

The Corbyn Phenomenon

In the single most significant development in the labour movement since the miners' strike of 1984/5, Jeremy Corbyn's campaign for Labour Party leader looks set to transform the rules of the game for socialist and working class politics in Britain. Corbyn's [...]

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Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Corbyn – Marxist Party still a necessity

Nick Rogers’ excellent article in this issue describes the massive and unexpected impact that Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign for leader of the Labour Party has had. From only getting onto the ballot paper with the nominations of some of his political opponents [...]

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Poem: Revolution by Ferdinand Freiligrath

Poem: Revolution by Ferdinand Freiligrath

And though ye bind your noble prey in thongs and fetters hard and fast, And though ye lead her out to die beneath the fortress wall at last, And though she lie beneath the sod, whose fair green grass at dawning red The [...]

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Review: The Last Poets

Review: The Last Poets

The Last Poets – Band on the Wall 21/07/15 The Last Poets have long been regarded as the forefathers of Hip Hop. After forming on Malcolm X’s birthday in 1968, they became the credible soundtrack to the burgeoning Black Power movement [...]

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