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“The Legacy of Che Guevara”

An icon of socialist revolutionary movements and a key figure of modern pop culture worldwide, Che Guevara is a martyr to some, and a violent thug to others. As a young medical student, Che was radicalised by the extreme poverty, hunger and disease he saw whilst travelling around South America, leading to his studies of […]

“Where Is China Going?” – Daniel Morley Sums Up

Daniel Morley from Socialist Appeal sums up our meeting “Where Is China Going?”, touching on topics including: Possibility of revolutions in “Third World” countries, which have very underdeveloped means of production The need for revolutionary parties The role of trade unions Effects of the toppling of the Chinese regime, and how it would parallel Egypt […]

Myths of Marxism

Cambridge graduate and editor of marxiststudent.com Ben Gliniecki had the formidable task of having to counter as many misconceptions about Marxism as possible in an hour. He began by addressing one of the most common objections to socialism, that selfishness is an inherent part of human nature. Ben explained how there could not be such […]

Utopian Left? Not So Fast

By Raj Patel (@Patellian) By now you’ve probably seen the viral video of Brand vs. Paxman, the call for revolution vs. the status quo. You may have even read the commentary1 why many – particularly feminists – should be hesitant to jump on the so-called ‘Brandwagon’. But I, like many others, can set my skepticism […]