Russia's annexation of Crimea, and the rising tensions between east and west, marks an era of heightened competition between rival imperial powers, argues Rob Ferguson.
For several centuries the history of Ukraine has been one of invasion, occupation and domination by successive local foreign powers, and resistance to them.
The current spate of local disputes provides a glimpse of the potential for a fightback. Donny Gluckstein reports on the successful strike at Edinburgh College.
Julie Sherry draws out the wider lessons of the spate of local disputes.
The counter-revolution in Egypt, together with the confused outcome of the upheavals in Ukraine, has revived the old argument that real popular power is impossible. John Molyneux explains why this...
Ian Taylor looks at the life and politics of one of the most important and iconic figures of the post-war Labour left
Can Marxism help us make sense of sport? Paul Blackledge mines Tony Collins's Sport in Capitalist Society and Michael Lavalette's collection Capitalism and Sport for some answers.
This month marks the centenary of the Ludlow Massacre when US national guardsmen killed 20 striking miners and their families in Colorado. This is the story of one of the most violent episodes in...
Lenin's critical response to Rosa Luxemburg's Junius pamphlet
Ben Macintyre, Bloomsbury, £20.00
In August 1914 the Second International grouping of socialist parties failed its most important test with catastrophic consequences.
Nearly all the leaders of European socialism collapsed...
David M Halperin, Belkap Press, £14.95
Jacek Hugo-Bader, Portobello Books, £16.99
Harry Patterson, Five Leaves, £9.99
Lynne Segal, Verso, £16.99
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