What is the role of complex ideas in the day to day struggle? Chris Harman, editor of International Socialism, explains.
'Practice without theory is blind, theory without practice is sterile.' What is the relevance of this old adage today? That is something I have had to think about since I switched jobs five months ago. After working on our popular weekly paper, Socialist Worker, for 30 of the last 34 years, I took over the editorship of International Socialism, our 'quarterly journal of socialist theory'.