This is the third of four brief selections of my writing published on Luna17 and Counterfire this year.
The posts here all engage with contentious issues of one sort or another: from whether socialist newspapers are still viable to problems with the National Secular Society, from the limits of the Occupy movement's most famous slogan to the political degeneration of Christopher Hitchens.
A mass movement we can learn from: the record of Stop the War (February)
Renewing the radical left (September)
Christopher Hitchens: an alternative view (December)