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June 2013 - In this issue...
Charlie Kimber argues the People's Assembly is welcome, but that we need to address the role of trade union leaders and the Labour Party if we are to successfully challenge austerity.
Ukip's breakthrough in last months council elections confirmed the rise of the racist, populist party. Tash Shifrin looks at their emergence and how we should respond.
Mark L Thomas responds to supporter of the Left Unity project, Ed Rooksby, from last month's Socialist Review.
A centre-left government was elected in Denmark in 2011 amid hopes of real change. Jorn Andersen looks at what happened next.
Ian Birchall responds to Alex Callinicos's Is Leninism Finished which was featured in February's Socialist Review. He also looks at a history of factions within the IS and SWP.
Columns and opinion this month...
This month's book reviews
Borderline Justice by Frances Webber
A History of Future Cities by Daniel Brook
Eddie the Kid by Leo Zeilig
Invisible by Hsiao Hung-Pai
Democratic Transition in the Middle East edited by Larbi Sadiki, Heiko Wimmen and Layla Al-Zubaidi
Beyond the Fragments by Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal and Hilary Wainwright
The Case of Eddie Gilfoyle by The Eddie Gilfoyle Support Group
Classic read: Alone in Berlin by Hans Falluda
Art and Culture
Tate Modern, London, until 20 October
Graves Gallery, Sheffield, until 14 September
Trafalgar Studios, 3 August
A brief round-up of some of the best things Socialist Review read on the web last month
"Storytellers are a threat" said the late Chinua Achebe. This Guardian podcast reflects on his life through some of his greatest tales.
This graphic and moving piece on Gongchao looks at the experiences of the Hong Kong dockers who have been on strike continuously since the beginning of April.
Following the death of Hugo Chavez, the election of his successor Nicolas Maduro was much closer than many anticipated. In this insightful piece for Venezuela Analysis Tamara Pearson asks why many voters switched sides and didn't just abstain.
Michael Roberts' feature in this magazine last month - What's wrong with the Keynesian answer to austerity - provoked a ripple of debate. He responded to some of the critics on his blog
From the archive...
Sally Campbell argues that only socialism can bring women's liberation.
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