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The original hard copies of Marxism Today, The New Reasoner and Universities & Left Review can be viewed at the Marx Memorial Library.

Hard copies of the articles from Soundings are available from Lawrence and Wishart

 


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The Ken Sprague Fund commemorates the life and work of Ken Sprague. Ken was particularly renowned for his work as a cartoonist and poster designer. The aim of the Fund is to encourage young artists to use their art in the furtherance of social justice, peace and tolerance.

Links

Activist Network
ActivistNetwork is a non profit making organisation that seeks to promote the
values of peace, equality and social justice.The website is intended as a practical
resource for all radical individuals, groups and organisations.

Amnesty International

A worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized
human rights.

Association of Progressive Communications (APC)
An international coalition of progressive computer networks.

BUBL Information Service
Information Service, Centre for Digital Library Research, Strathclyde University.

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
CND campaigns non-violently to rid the world of nuclear weapons and other
weapons of mass destruction and to create genuine security for future
generations.

Compass
A new membership-based pressure group, whose goal is to debate, discuss and
develop the ideas, vision and action needed to develop a more coherent and
radical programme for a centre-left government.

Gaian Economics
An internet showcase for a group of researchers who agree that the major
problems facing humanity have their root in our economic system and recognise
the need to develop a new kind of economics.

Institute for Global Communications (US)
IGC is about advancing the work of progressive organisations and individuals for
peace, social justice and sustainability through strategic use of the Internet.

International Institute of Social History

Labour Research Department
Independent research organisation publishing news and information for trade
unionists.

New Internationalist
The New Internationalist workers' co-operative (NI) exists to report on the issues of
world poverty and inequality; to focus attention on the unjust relationship between
the powerful and powerless worldwide; to debate and campaign for the radical
changes necessary to meet the basic needs of all; and to bring to life the people,
the ideas and the action in the fight for global justice.

Progress

An independent organisation for Labour party members and trade unionists

The Radical Activist Network
The Radical Activist Network was formed at the beginning of 2004 by a group of
activists largely drawn from the movements against war, racism and corporate globalisation.


Reporting the World

Towards an ethical framework for reporting conflicts in the 21st century. A guide to
best practice created by journalists, for journalists.

Statewatch

Monitoring the state and civil liberties in the European Union.

World Development Movement

The World Development Movement (WDM) tackles the underlying causes of
poverty. Lobbying decision makers to change the policies that keep people poor,
researching and promoting positive alternatives, and working alongside people in
the developing world who are standing up to injustice.

World Socialist Movement

The collaborative work of socialists around the world

ORGANISATIONS & THINK-TANKS

Catalyst
Catalyst is a new campaigning think tank for the labour movement and the left,
committed to developing and promoting practical policies for the redistribution of
wealth, power and opportunity

Communist History Network Newsletter (CHNN)

a twice-yearly publication concerned with all aspects of current historical research
into the life and work of communists and communist parties across the world.

Demos

An independent think-tank, whose aim is to create an open resource of knowledge
and learning that operates beyond traditional parties, identities and disciplines.
Visit The Greenhouse the Demos weblog.

Emotional Labour Research
Bringing together academic staff from a range of disciplines with a research
interest in the field.

The Fabian Society

the UK's only membership based left of centre think tank.

Institute for Public Policy Research
UK's leading think tank

Institute of Race Relations (IRR)
the IRR is at the cutting edge of the research and analysis that inform the struggle for racial justice in Britain, Europe and internationally. It seeks to reflect the experiences of those who suffer racial oppression and draws its perspectives from the most vulnerable in society.

Lipman-Miliband Trust
one of the very few charities able to respond to the needs of those engaged
in socialist education

New Economics Foundation
nef is an independent 'think-and-do' tank that aims to challenge mainstream
thinking on economic, environment and social issues.

New Local Government Network

An independent think tank that seeks to transform public services, revitalise local
political leadership and empower local communities.

New Policy Institute
UK site for statistics on poverty and social exclusion

The New Politics Network
An independent political and campaigning think tank, concerned specifically with
issues relating to democratic renewal and popular participation in politics.

Partito della Rifondazione Comunista di Londra
London branch of Italian Comunist Party; Comunisti a Londra

Policy Network

Promotion and cross fertilisation of progressive policy ideas among centre-left
modernisers.

Signs of the Times
An independent, self-financed collective which exists to provide a space for the free
circulation and exchange of ideas on the left, outside the confines of the academy
and not limited by party loyalties or sectarian ideologies.

Socialist History Society
The Socialist History Society was founded in 1992. Its members include many of Britain's leading socialist and labour historians, both academic and amateur. The SHS holds regular events, public meetings and one-off conferences, and contributes to current historical debates and controversies. The society produces a range of publications, including the journal Socialist History. It can sometimes assist with individual student research.


MAGAZINES AND JOURNALS

Chartist
Magazine that aims to promote debate amongst people active in radical politics
about the contemporary relevance of democratic socialism .

Communist History Network Newsletter (CHNN)

a twice-yearly publication concerned with all aspects of current historical research
into the life and work of communists and communist parties across the world.

Dissent

A quarterly magazine of politics and culture - US

IMC
Indymedia is a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of
journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.

Media Lens

correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media

Le Monde Diplomatique
English version of international affairs magazine

NewFormations
Britain's most significant interdisciplinary journal of culture, politics and theory.

New Left Review
A key journal of the international left

New Statesman

Weekly magazine of the left

Q-News
A monthly colour magazine published from London, which contains articles
relevant to Muslims today, covering religion, politics
and lifestyle issues.

RadicalPHILOSOPHY

a journal of socialist and feminist philosophy.

Red Pepper
Independent magazine of the green and radical left.

Socialist History
Journal of the Socialist History Society
Socialist History is published twice-yearly and features articles, book reviews, debates and correspondence on all aspects of socialist cultural and political history. Each issue is organised around a particular theme.

Soundings
Soundings pioneers thoughtful, critical ideas on culture, society and politics. Recent highlights have included Zygmunt Bauman on socialism, Sue Gerhardt on love, Bilkis Malek on rethinking segregation, Andrew Gamble on the Cameron Tories.

Tribune
Magazine of the labour movement left

Z-Net
US radical webzine and forum

LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES

Internet Archive
offering free access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

Resocialising Europe conference


Marx Memorial Library
The Marx Memorial Library is the place for books, pamphlets and periodicals on all
aspects of Marxism, the science of Socialism and history of working-class
movements.

Marxist Internet Archive

Digital library of Marxist or Marxism related material.

TUC Library Collection The Union Makes Us Strong
TUC history on line

The Working Class Movement Library
The Working Class Movement Library (WCML) is a collection of English language
books, periodicals, pamphlets, archives and artefacts, concerned with the
activities, expression and enquiries of the labour movement, its allies and its
enemies, since the late 1700s.

The Working Class Movement Library Bookstore

The Working Class Movement Library is a charitable foundation. The books we are
are offering on this site are made up of mostly duplicate material that has been
donated to the library. All proceeds go towards the continued maintenence of the
library and its collections.

CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

Rethinking Social Democracy
A successful conference was held in April 2004 on Social democracy, culture and
society: historical perspectives Visit the website for more information and details of
future conferences.

Source of Radicalism

(International Centre for Labour Studies)

 

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