As the independence debate catalyses a powerful re-emergence of class politics, Cat Boyd criticises those united-in-pessimism among trade unionists and the Labour left. Breaking with Britain is no panacea - but it will provide an opportunity for working class people to reshape Scotland.
Following George Robertson's hawkish intervention, Jonathon Shafi examines the contrasting foreign policy objectives of the Yes Scotland and Better Together campaigns. In this high stakes debate, Shafi argues that Scotland has the chance to institutionalise the values of the anti-war and peace movements past and present, free from the shackles of British empire.
Leeds United fan Seán Duffy looks at the recent travails of his club against the backdrop of the financial precariousness of modern football
Chris Bambery examines the challenges posed and opportunites presented by contemporary workplace organising
In response to Ben Wray's 'What Sort of Left Party Do We Need?' series Ellenor Hutson outlines how we could go about organising around a radical constituency office.
Chris Bambery argues that while neither side wants war in Ukraine, the build up of forces in the region poses a major risk to peace.
Gillian Wales asks whether the 'no makeup selfie' campaign is all good news.
Seán Duffy argues that Tony Benn's defeat in the 1988 leadership election marked a turning point in Labour's transformation into a neo-liberal party.
Ukraine, as it always has been, is caught between rival imperial powers who will allow no true self-determination, argues Chris Bambery
Russian Marxist Boris Kagarlitsky examines the motivations behind Russian and Ukrainian responses to the current crisis.