Issue 16 — Winter 2018

The crisis in neoliberalism and its ramifications

Tom Bramble discusses the multifaceted world crisis that exploded in 2008 following decades of neoliberalism.

Against reductionism: Marxism and oppression

Sarah Garnham critically examines theories on the left that have emerged in response to identity politics.

The siege and resistance in Gaza: Interview with Toufic Haddad

Palestinian intellectual and author Toufic Haddad speaks about the state of Palestinian politics in the context of an inspiring new round of popular resistance.

The origins of women’s oppression – a defence of Engels and a new departure

Sandra Bloodworth revisits Engels’ arguments about the origin of women’s oppression.

Duterte and the prospects for struggle in the Philippines

Ben Reid draws on his extensive research into the history, economics and politics of the Philippines to explain the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 and its consequences for the working class and the left.

Marx at 200: reflections on his life and work

Michael Lazarus sketches a portrait of Marx’s life 200 years after his birth.

The Trump presidency, US imperialism and the future of the neoliberal order

Tom Bramble analyses the changing dynamics of the Trump presidency. ONLINE ONLY.

Review: 'On New Terrain', by Kim Moody

Kyla Cassells reviews an important new book by American Marxist Kim Moody which details both the substantial restructuring of capital andlabour through the neoliberal era, and the opportunities available for a new generation of socialist and union activists to rebuild a working class left.

Πολιορκία και αντίσταση στη Γάζα (Greek: Siege and resistance in Gaza, translated by Panos Petrou)

Palestinian intellectual and author Toufic Haddad speaks about the state of Palestinian politics in the context of an inspiring new round of popular resistance. Translated to Greek by Panos Petrou.

ریشه‌های سرکوب زنان / ترجمه‌ی حسین رحمتی (Farsi: Origins of women's oppression, translated by Hossein Rahmati)

Sandra Bloodworth revisits Engels’ arguments about the origin of women’s oppression. Translated into Farsi by Hossein Rahmati.

Totality and oppression: A reply to “Against reductionism: Marxism and oppression"

Daniel Lopez responds to Sarah Garnham's article about Marxism and Oppression, drawing out some methodological disagreements for further discussion.