Jamie Lewis


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“Marielle’s death was not just more of the same”

The assassination of Marielle Franco marks a new phase in Brazil's political repression of the left.

University picket lines – a place of learning

Footage from Goldsmiths college picket line where staff and students talk about their experience of striking so far.

Video: what is rank-and-file trade unionism?

Ian Allinson looks at rank-and-file worker organisation - the alternative to a reliance on bureaucrats to cut deals with management.
Solidarity with university strike

Read the new bulletin on the UCU strike!

Introducing USS Strike Bulletin, a collaborative online project exploring the bigger questions around neoliberalism in Higher Education.

These Walls Must Fall: solidarity with Yarl’s Wood detainees

A photo report from the Yarl’s Wood hunger strike solidarity demonstration in Manchester, 8 March 2018
UCU strike news

Update: what’s new in the UCU strike?

We look at the latest developments in the wave of strikes that has taken employers by surprise across the higher education system.
UCU pensions dispute strike

UCU strike: dispatches from the picket line

Striking academic workers and their student supporters report on the ongoing nationwide action in defence of pensions.

A critical week lies ahead in the West Virginia teachers’ strike

The West Virginia teachers' strike marks the return of the mass strike to the US in 2018.
Chinese trade unions

Justice for the eight comrades

Chinese leftists are facing state repression for standing with the country’s working class.

Hacking the Spectacle: an interview with Darren Cullen

Cullen uses the language of advertising to make art taking aim at militarism and consumerism


Capitalism’s life source: the domestic and social basis for exploitation

Tithi Bhattacharya responds to questions about her new book on social reproduction theory.

Living with depression under capitalism

Kate Bradley writes about depression, austerity and the ambivalent role of state services.
Socialist views mental illness

The politics of mental health

Hazel Croft argues that, while reducing stigma is a good start, we also need a more radical approach to mental health

Video: Redskins – A flame that can’t be dimmed

This ten minute film pays tribute to the revolutionary rock and soul band Redskins. 

Modernity, Modernism, Revolution (1): The Classic Forms of Uneven and Combined Development

In this first of five pieces, Neil Davidson explores Trotsky's history of combined and uneven development and how it helps us understand capitalist modernity.