Below are some suggested background readings for each session at Keep Left 2017.
150 years on: Reading Marx’s Capital in the 21st century
Trump and China: Imperialism and the new world order
Racism, sexism, homophobia: Can Marxism explain oppression?
Erdogan’s Turkey, the Kurds and the Middle East crisis
Imperialism and sectarianism in the Middle East
Revolution and counter-revolution in Syria by Joseph Daher
Refugees, racism and the politics of borders
Why the working class can change the world
Science and sexism: is gender hardwired?
Sexism, psychology and pseudo-science (Review of Delusions of Gender)
Ford exposes a sexist society, but how do we fight it? (Review of Fight like a girl by Clementine Ford)
Teaching, testing and the crisis in education
Russia 1917: when workers shook the world
Russia 1917: when workers took power by David Glanz
Corbyn, The Greens and the crisis of the political mainstream
The Comintern 1919: the hope of international revolution
Noam Chomsky, anarchism and power
Anarchism: A Marxist criticism by John Molyneux
Noam Chomsky in perspective by Anthony Arnove