Jenny Morrison looks at Gerard Dumenil and Dominique Levy’s latest book.
The Scottish population is increasingly convinced of independence, as new polling data shows. Ernesto Sanchez argues that the argument is moving in the SNP's direction, but those who are backing independence don't neccesarily share SNP's vision of an independent Scotland.
Tunisians have participated in the first genuinely free elections for generations. Joseph Daher, co-author of The People Demand: a short history of the Arab revolutions, analyses Tunisia’s new political scene and asks what next for the country.
The latest deal from the EU has been acclaimed by the markets and commentators as a brave step to solve the crisis. The reality is very different.
Gaddafi's death was the cue for Western leaders to pat themselves on the back over their role in the dictator's downfall. However, as Sarah Collins argues, their agenda hasn't been one of freedom and liberation but of regaining control over the region.
The politics of the EU is deliberately made boring so that most people don't pay attention. Chris Bambery argues that we must sit up and take notice of the latest reforms from Brussels, known as 'six-pack', as they are a major extension of the neo-liberal programme.
The 'Occupy' movement is the latest example of the impact radical action and ideas can have when the system is weak. As a second global slump looms, Ben Wray argues that we need to sharpen our strategy if we our to seize the initiative away from the ruling class.
As another 48 hour strike begins in Greece Matthaios Tsimitakis describes the breakdown of capitalist society as more and more are pushed towards radical conclusions about the answer to Greece's economic chaos.
Allister Heath, the editor of the big business freesheet 'City AM', has responded to the 'Occupy' movement by claiming capitalists are the real revolutionaries if left to a 'pure market economy'. Chris Bambery argues that capitalism and state intervention are inseperable.
The Scottish Socialist Youth have written a statement on the upcoming council elections and left renewal ahead of a meeting on Saturday the 22nd of October to discuss the issue. We republish their statement here.