How America Became Capitalist – book review

James Parisot’s How America Became Capitalist uncovers the contested and contradictory history of capitalist development in the United States, finds Dominic Alexander Counterfire Daily  More...

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By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Lip service to the left, but moves to the right – weekly briefing

Lindsey German on retreats, witch-hunts and war Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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The crisis of the UK intensifies after Glasgow IndyRef2 march

Despite torrential conditions, over 80,000 took to the streets to demand a Scottish independence referendum, reports Vladimir Unkovski-Korica Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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The ghosts of the union: commemoration event backfires for Varadkar

An ill-judged commemoration of the Royal Irish Constabulary is cancelled as Fine Gael underestimate negative sentiment towards former British occupation, reports Josh Newman Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Cyprus: an attack on women everywhere

We must all do our part to fight systematic rape culture, writes Elly Badcock Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, January 10th, 2020
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Gadget Consciousness – book review

In Gadget Consciousness, Joss Hands unpacks some of the ways social media helps and hinders collective consciousness and activism, finds Peter Stäuber Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Do not be fooled: Trump is the problem

European governments are frightened by Trump’s behaviour but even more frightened of upsetting relations with the US, argues Lindsey German Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
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Our world is burning

As the wild fires rage, Laura Morales gives a personal view of the situation in Australia Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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No war with Iran: Glasgow protests against Trump’s belligerence

Over 200 people gathered at Buchanan Steps on Monday 6th January to say no to US imperialism, reports Vladimir Unkovski-Korica Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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New year, same struggle: French strikes move into second month

As mass strikes continue into 2020, the movement is on a knife-edge, reports John Mullen from Paris Counterfire Daily  More...