Category "Debate"

Left Unity leaders’ limited ambition

Left Unity leaders’ limited ambition

How to describe the 23 August meeting of Left Unity’s Executive Committee? There was much discussed to look forward to, not least the planned UK speaking tour by representatives of the new left-wing Spanish party Podemos in conjunction with LU’s [...]

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Working Class? . . . What Working Class?

Working Class? . . . What Working Class?

The bourgeoisie cannot exist without constantly revolutionizing the instruments of production, and thereby the relations of production, and with them the whole relations of society. Conservation of the old modes of production in unaltered form, was, on the contrary, the [...]

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Nuclear Power: a response

Nuclear Power: a response

Colin Piper’s article on nuclear power quite rightly concludes that an international plan of production on socialist lines is the way forward to tackle the environmental crisis. Most on the Green Left, such as Derek Wall, reject this approach, arguing [...]

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Keynes or Marx?

Keynes or Marx?

Michael Roberts takes sides in the debate between Keynes and Marx. The purpose of this article is to consider the contributions that John Maynard Keynes and Karl Marx can make to our understanding of the nature of the capitalist system and [...]

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