Kurdish fighters aligned with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) are continuing their desperate battle against Islamic State for the town of Kobane. Nato member Turkey, in the hopes of injuring the PKK, is preventing Kurds and Kurdish weapons entering Kobane from Turkey. Kurdish organisation Day-Mer calls for an end to Turkish repression and western military intervention.
Western calls to arm the Kurds and bomb Iraq are both hypocritical and dangerous, argues John Rees.
With the Israeli assault on Gaza still raging, John Rees argues that a one state solution is the only way to establish a just and lasting peace.
James Meadway reviews 'Yes: The Radical Case For Scottish Independence' by James Foley & Pete Ramand and argues that the independence referendum has the potential to transform politics, both North and South of the border.
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.
Russian Marxist Boris Kagarlitsky examines the motivations behind Russian and Ukrainian responses to the current crisis.
In this edited extract from his book "The Jewish Revolt" Neil Faulkner argues that Jesus was a revolutionary.
Mhairi McAlpine draws on both the history of Greek society and her own experience of the Greek crisis in order to understand misogyny on the left and wider society.
As part of the Women on the Left series, Glasgow resident Trish Caird looks at leader of the Glasgow rent strikes Mary Barbour.
As part of the 'Women on the Left' series Mhairi McAlpine looks at the life-long struggles of Djamila Bouhired - a fighter for Algerian Independence and the liberation of women.