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An independent publisher of radical, left‐wing non­‐fiction books. Established in 1969, we are one of the oldest radical publishing houses in the UK, but our focus remains making timely interventions in contemporary struggles.
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A history of the British Labour Party, uncovering its deep internal divisions and shifting positions in politics.

VIDEO: A Party with Socialists in It

Simon Hannah takes a whistle-stop tour through the history of the ‘party with socialists in it’ – from Keir Hardie to Jeremy Corbyn.

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What is the Labour Party for?

The Labour Party has been through many iterations in its lifetime. In this blog, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell considers who and what is the Labour Party for.

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The newly elected left-wing President sets out his programme for a new Mexico.
How political parties have changed in the age of social media.

PODCAST: ‘Radicals in Conversation’
The Housing Crisis

We speak to Katya Nasim, a founding member of the London Renters’ Union, and Becka Hudson, Co-ordinator of the Radical Housing Network, about the UK housing crisis.

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How class is structured in the call-centres, office blocks and fast-food chains of modern Britain.

Capital or the people:
Who does the state work for?

What does it mean to suggest that government ‘manages’ things on behalf of capital? Looking at workfare, wage restrictions and financialisation, Charles Umney seeks to understand whether governments work for people or capitalism.

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An intervention into private renting in the UK, including corruption, inequality and deregulation


Deregulation, revenge evictions, parliamentary corruption and day-to-day instability. Using statistics, taken from The Rent Trap by Rosie Walker and Samir Jeraj, this infographic reveals what is really going on in the private rented sector.

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A history of the world that proves that nothing can stay the same.
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