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Is there a new left reformist strategy today?

The North Star website has carried a two-part article by Gavin Mendel-Gleason and James O’Brien that sets out the case for a left reformist politics today. With the debates currently going on in Left Unity, and the phrase “We are […]


Beyond the Fragments: the book’s relevance today

In the second of our series of transcribed talks from the recent Beyond the Fragments eventSara Boyce looks at the lessons of the book today, asking how the left can move beyond its all-too-often white, male and middle class demographic and […]

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The Exchange Issue #3

The third issue of The Exchange focuses on ongoing struggles to build effective resistance to austerity, and the attempts to build unity across the left. The exchanges here try to look to the problems of the left and wider social movements – to ask […]


How should revolutionary organisations operate?

A contribution to the discussion on the construction and functioning of revolutionary organisations, coming out of the crisis of the Left by Mark Booth. The revolutionary left in Britain is going through a period of renewal. Shaken to its core […]


The Exchange Issue #2

The second issue of The Exchange brings together a range of articles looking at the struggles we face against austerity and the issues we face building a movement of resistance. The exchanges here try to look to the problems of […]

Stigma around mental health must be challenged

Hard to be looney on the “looney left”

Jon Hochschartner looks at the issues surrounding mental health and activism

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Tangiers: Stealth gameplay meets darker avant-garde

A video game where words have physical power and the sun is your enemy. Drawing their influences from the dark side of the avant garde of 20th century artists, the two person team at Andalusian are struggling to bring their radical stealth gaming project into being, and could do with your support. Josh Davies interviews Alex Harvey and Michael Wright, the team behind Tangiers


The Exchange Issue #1

The Exchange Issue #1 This paper was put together by a working group from the Anti-Capitalist Initiative in Manchester. We looked to organisations and activists who we thought, through our own experience and work alongside them, had something distinctive, critical […]

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