theory

Police: enforcers of class rule

The police do not exist to ‘protect and serve’ the population at large.

Reginald Banks  ·  11 July 2021

Marxism and elections

By Dave Stockton May 4, 2015 To understand how classical Marxists developed their tactics towards elections, we need to understand their analysis of the class nature of the state and […]

Workers Power  ·  04 May 2015

Revolution and counter-revolution in the Arab Spring

  A. Revolution and counter-revolution in the Arab world 1. The third anniversary of the outbreak of the Arab Revolutions provided little cause for celebrations. Events in Egypt, Syria and […]

Workers Power  ·  19 August 2014

The Great Unrest: Organising the Rank and File 1910-1914

In this timely commemorative article, Dave Stockton looks at the lessons from the great working class struggles before World War One. Part two will follow next month.   We have […]

Workers Power  ·  12 May 2012

Marxism and the state

By Simon Hardy Many people think that the police in Britain are somehow neutral in political matters. But recent events have exposed the real nature of the police force. This […]

Workers Power  ·  30 May 2011

The Gramsci Enigma

Many on the left look to Antonio Gramsci to provide political theory about working class organisation and strategy. In this article from 1986 Andy Cleminson and Keith Hassell critically examine […]

Workers Power  ·  19 May 2011

Royal Wedding celebrates all that is wrong with the system

“For richer, for poorer?” A sick joke at our expense, writes Joana Ramiro

Workers Power  ·  29 April 2011

The problem of autonomism

Luke Cooper discusses the growing phenomenon of autonomism in the anti-cuts and student movement  

Workers Power  ·  26 April 2011

Socialism: the transition to communism

Karl Marx was not the first to condemn capitalism for the poverty and inequality that it creates, neither was he the first to fight for a society in which poverty […]

Workers Power  ·  19 April 2011

Introducing Workers Power

WORKERS POWER is a Marxist organisation committed to building the strongest possible resistance to cuts, imperialist occupation in the Middle East, racism, sexism, environmental destruction and war. We fight for solidarity […]

Workers Power  ·  25 March 2011

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