Monthly Archives: October 2015

Refugees and the end of liberal Europe

In so far as it was ever a reality, the era of a liberalising Europe with diminished national tensions and ethnic conflict is over. The structures of official Europe – that is the European Union, the eurozone and their capitalist, … Continue reading

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Imagine… but not too much

In the course of preparing material for something else, I spent a bit of time surveying left and progressive interventions over the forthcoming referendum in Britain on membership of the EU. Let’s put to one side, for a moment, the … Continue reading

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The enemy is capital and its states – that’s why we should oppose the European capitalist project

What is the meaning of the extraordinary intervention by the president of Portugal in usurping parliamentary powers and denying the right of the Socialist Party to form a government? It has certainly demonstrated again the incompatibility of the euro with … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s carnival of reaction

“Even the dead will not be safe from the enemy if he wins…” Walter Benjamin’s typically prophetic words spring to mind on hearing the latest blasphemy from Benjamin Netanyahu. There has long been a deranged, hard right pro-Israeli revision of … Continue reading

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