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Proud to be a Zionist

Jeremy Corbyn’s brother recently made headlines by tweeting that “#Zionists cant cope with anyone supporting rights for #Palestine”. That the tweet took place in the context of a heated discussion about how the Labour Party…


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Trumbo: Stalinists as Victims

“Trumbo” is a the latest in a series of Hollywood films that looks back nostalgically at the McCarthy era, a time when the good guys were blacklisted writers accused of membership in the Communist Party,…


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The patriotic traitor

The title of Jonathan Lynn’s new play “The Patriotic Traitor” could refer to either of the play’s two protagonists. One, Marshall Philippe Pétain, betrayed France to the Germans in 1940, while believing all the time…


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Global union target of disinformation campaign

This article appears in the current issue of Solidarity The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is not an organization that many of you will have heard of. Which is odd, considering that it is one…


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The Sanders Revolution

This article appears in the current issue of Solidarity. Sixty years ago, the Socialist Party ran its last presidential campaign in the United States. In its heyday, the party could capture upwards of a million…


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What’s wrong with Star Wars?

This article appears in this week’s issue of Solidarity. Socialists begin our understanding of culture with Marx’s oft-quoted comments about the ruling ideas of an age being the ideas of the ruling class. Living under…


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The mass psychology of Islamo-fascism

This article appears in today’s issue of Solidarity.  Please feel free to post comments there. There can be little doubt that the murderous ideology of Islamic State is a form of fascism. In discussing how…