The trouble with terrorism – weekly briefing

Lindsey German on the assassination of David Amess and recent US strikes Counterfire Daily  More...

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By admin On Saturday, October 16th, 2021
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How do we put out the flames? Bad science and good sense on the climate crisis

Elaine Graham Leigh weighs up the solutions and non-solutions on offer to deal with the climate emergency. Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Saturday, October 16th, 2021
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The morality of Squid Game: Review

The brutal Squid Game is a huge hit. Lucy Nichols argues this is because people recognise the brutality in their everyday lives Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Friday, October 15th, 2021
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Dissenting POWs: From Vietnam’s Hoa Lo Prison to America Today – book review

Dissenting POWs charts the record of US prisoners in Vietnam who opposed that imperialist war, in a vital contribution to the anti-war movement in the present, argues John Clarke Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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‘A new world is struggling to be born’: Pamela Fitzpatrick on Starmer, poverty and the mood for change

Pamela Fitzpatrick discusses with Shabbir Lakha current Labour leadership, the targeting of socialists in the Labour party and what the left can do to counter it Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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No Platform: Free speech for all?

We reprint below an article written by Lindsey German in 1986 over when and how ‘no platform’ should be supported by socialists. While it refers to contemporary issues then, we feel that in the light More...

By admin On Thursday, October 14th, 2021
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‘O if we could only be a proletarian swarm of rats’ – Europa review

This year’s London Film Festival opened with ‘Europa’, a rediscovered treasure of inter-war avant-garde cinema. Tom Griffiths assesses the film’s significance.   Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
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A fatal policy: The Covid Report and deliberate deaths

A parliamentary report exposes the deliberately cruel nature of the government’s disastrous pandemic response, argues Jamal Elaheebocus Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
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Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Heroine of the Nigerian Motherland

Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978), a leading anti-colonial activist and women’s organiser, left an important radical legacy which should be remembered, argues Tayo Aluko. Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
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Unwelcoming the warmongers: Liverpool keeps up the pressure

Hundreds mounted yet another protest against the arms fair on Merseyside on Tuesday. Alan Milne reports.  Counterfire Daily  More...