The 2016 issue of the journal of the Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School is available now. Every issue is packed with comment, reviews, analysis, debate and articles about the theory of Marxism and the history of the British working class and labour movement. 


EDITORIAL: Marj Mayo outlines the journal's role in analysing present class struggles, including the political transformation that has been taking place within the Labour Party. The current edition features international perspectives on working class movements, as well as a focus on education and on the work of the library itself.

Commentry & Analysis

Jeremy Corbyn: Reflection on his first 100 days as Labour leader - A review of the struggles of pursuing a different kind of politics in the face of media adversary and internal opposition.

Keith Ewing: The European Union and collective bargaining - An analysis of the implications of the TTIP agreement for the EU and the USA, with a relevant historical comparison.

Jonathan White: ‘Marx's Civil War in France’ - A piece on how The Paris Commune truly inspired Marx's ideological theories to grow and further shape the revolutions of the future.

Prakash Karat: ‘The Modi Phenomenon in Indian Politics’ - A review of the challenges faced by the Indian left to challenge the neoliberal agenda of the Modi government.

Pauline Conroy: ‘Women in the Revolutionary Decades: Ireland at the turn of the 20th century’ - A look into the forgotten history of women's involvement in the 1916 Easter Rising and the importance of women to wider social and political movements of the early twentieth century.

Additional Info

  • Price (exc: postage): 10
  • Number of pages: 156

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