Yemen: Towards the Abyss

This article is based on the notes for an introduction given by Chris on 22 January which, along with the discussion afterwards, can be watched on YouTube: ‘Yemen: Towards the Abyss’ Nothing quite demonstrates the British government’s alleged commitment to containing the growing war in the Levant like slavishly following Continue Reading

Sunak, Shapps and Starmer beat the war drum

In a speech delivered at Lancaster House in London on Monday 15 January 2024, titled Defending Britain from a more dangerous world, UK Defence Minister Grant Shapps evoked the spirit of previous war-mongering Tory Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to prepare the British public for war. War on many fronts. War that will Continue Reading

Palestine: The political background to Israel’s war on Gaza

This article is an edited version of a talk given by Moshé Machover to a ‘Talking About Socialism…from a Marxist point of view’ online discussion on the subject, on Monday 13 November 2023. I will place present events in their historical context. As the General Secretary of the United Nations said, these events are Continue Reading

What is socialism?

Welcome to this Marxist website. Its aim is to promote Marxist ideas, analysis and discussion.  Against the background of the failed experience of Corbynism in the UK and the rout of the socialist left inside the Labour Party, and with the development of a new wave of industrial working-class militancy, Continue Reading