What we’re reading

In Defense Of Party Building

July 2019- John Molyneux defends party building after the recent collapse of the US International Socialist Organization. Read more

Whatever Happened to the Energy Transition?

June 2019 – John Treat of Trade Unions for Energy Democracy examines how market based strategies are failing to make the transition to renewables, and advocates instead for democratic ownership of energy as the best way to make the transition. Read more…

The Syriza Failure

June 2019 • In 2015, Syriza came to power promising change for the people of Greece. Now, the party looks set to lose office, weeks after damaging local and European elections. Greek socialist Nikos Lountos gives his take in Rebel News. Read more…

Why Stonewall Matters Today

June 2019 • Andy Thayer in Jacobin discusses why Stonewall wasn’t just an uprising for LGBT rights — it was also part of a broader movement that fought racism, war, and poverty. To go beyond today’s tepid gay activism, we need to remember its anti-capitalism. Read more…

Betting on Infinite Loss

June 2019 • Alex Callinicos on the new movements over climate change, the latest from International Socialism. Read more…

Social collapse and climate breakdown

May 2019 • Wisdom only begins when we let in the grief and rage of understanding climate breakdown. Can we find radical hope in the face of social collapse around the world? Jonathan Neale discusses in The Ecologist. Read more…

The Anti-Capitalist Movement and the Revolutionary Left

From the vault • A piece by Alex Callinicos from 2001 that offers an interesting perspective, foreseeing problems with the ISO’s orientation. Read more…

Fascism in Europe today

April 2019 • Mark L. Thomas looks at the rising far right and the resistance growing in Europe in International Socialism. Read more…

What kind of climate movement do we need?

April 2019 • Camilla Royle discusses emerging climate activism in Socialist Review. Read more…

Austria: fascism in government

January 2019 • David Albrich looks at the rise of the far right in Austria in International Socialism. Read more…

Puerto Rico, the Greece of the Caribbean

March 2018 • José Hernández explores the human-made disaster in Puerto Rico at SEK Online. Read more…