Workers Liberty

1917: Freedom or Tyranny?

Last night I participated in a debate with the Alliance for Workers Liberty in central London on the subject of “1917: Freedom or Tyranny?”. The following is the text of my opening remarks. I want…

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Should socialists back Obama?

This article was published in the most recent issue of Solidarity. The latest issue of Solidarity contains two articles about the American presidential elections, offering two different perspectives with the aim of stimulating debate. That’s…


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An end to ‘lost texts’

I can still remember the excitement we felt upon discovering Goldwater’s bookshop on an upper floor of a small office building on east 12th street in New York City.