The transitional programme: reformist banality of a supposed revolutionary profundity
The Chatham House rule, safe spaces, noplatforming, and other such self-imposed barriers to socialism
Louis Bonaparte’s 1851 self-coup: the army, universal suffrage and referenda
Party and programme
The Programmatic Bankruptcy of the Left
Growth, ‘degrowth‘ and planning
The dead end of intersectionality
The Tory interpretation of history
Individual liberty and class power
After the Brexit vote
Left Unity and “safe spaces”
Imperialism, anti-imperialism and Lenin
Against Keynes and Keynesianism
The Greek elections and the question of government participation
Why bourgeois law isn’t “just”
On the CPGB’s draft programme
Permanent Revolution: Myths and Reconsiderations
Why the age of bureaucratic centralism and the confessional left wing sect needs to end
A panel discussion with Mike Macnair (CPGB); Moshe Machover (Israeli socialist) and Hillel Ticktin (editor of Critique) held at Communist University 2010.
The Labour Party: still a bourgeois workers’ party?
There is much debate on today’s far left about the nature of the Labour Party.
Has the rise of New Labour and Tony Blair ensured that the party ceases to be a ‘bourgeois workers’ party? What does that term even mean?
Mike Macnair of the Communist Party of Great Britain tackles these questions by tracing the history of the Labour Party up to the present day.
To read more that Mike has to say on this question, check out two articles he wrote in the Weekly Worker:
Labour: Still a bourgeois workers’ party?
Making and unmaking Labour:
This talk was given along with a series of others at the Communist Party of Great Britain’s annual Communist University, held in London from August 8-15.
The Asiatic social formation
A panel debate on the origins, social form and nature of the medieval Rus between:
Mike Macnair (CPGB)
Hillel Ticktin (editor of Critique)
Boris Kargalitsky (Institute of globalisation studies, Moscow)
France 1968: Could the working class have taken power?
David Broder and Mike Macnair speak on France 1968.
Mike Macnair introduces his new book “Revolutionary Strategy: Marxism and the challenge of left unity” to an audience at Communist University 2008.