The Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group promotes a new book on recent unrest in the country
“The job of the grassroots is not simply to get Labour elected and to defend it in government. Rather, it’s the other way round: the job of the Labour Party must be to serve the movements that will transform the economy, society and politics."
Norman Thomas, vice-chair South Thanet CLP, reviews People Get Ready! Preparing for a Corbyn Government, by Christine Berry and Joe Guinan, Or Books, £12.
Van Gogh’s time in London shaped his determination to reflect the harsh realities of life for the many.
“Nothing better illustrates the immorality of Britain’s relationship with the Gulf states than its support for the Saudi war on Yemen, much of which consists of aerial bombardment”. Mike Phipps review AngloArabia, by David Wearing, published by Polity
reviews Utopia for Realists, by Rutger Bregman. Published by Bloomsbury, price £16.99.
Michael Roberts is an unapologetic Marxist. All Marxists are aware that capitalism will not just collapse; it must be overthrown. But the system’s weakness provides the labour movement’s opportunity to transform society and get the fetters of the capitalist system off our backs.