No socialist can support the Russian attack on Ukraine. We oppose and condemn Russia’s military incursion and call for the withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukraine and an end to the bombing. But, while opposing Russia’s actions, socialists must also try to understand them. In the fog of war propaganda pumped out by mainstream media… Continue reading Stop the War
Month: Feb 2022
Lula comeback in Brazil?
Tim Young, Brazil Solidarity Initiative, says Lula seeks to bring the left back to power in Brazil as Bolsonaro’s presidency crumbles. As Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s domestic and international status continues to decline sharply, former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is stepping up his campaign to win the presidential election that will take… Continue reading Lula comeback in Brazil?
Life between islands
Briefing’s Culture Vulture is impressed by Life Between Islands, Tate Britain’s exhibition of Afro Caribbean art, booking until 31st March, £16 entrance, concessions available. On my recent return to Plague Island I managed to get to a few excellent exhibitions in London. Tate Britain currently has a large display of art produced by Afro Caribbean… Continue reading Life between islands
The Challenge for Power
Larry O’Hara reviews Revolutionary Rehearsals In the Neo-Liberal Age edited by Colin Barker, Gareth Dale & Neil Davidson, Haymarket Press, Chicago 2021. Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci famously urged pessimism of the intellect but optimism of the will, and this book conforms to that. Even at 443 pages the scope is tremendously ambitious: looking at instances… Continue reading The Challenge for Power