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About Alex Doherty

Alex Doherty is a co-founder of New Left Project. You can follow him on twitter @alexdoherty7

Articles by Alex Doherty

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Mandela and Cuba: another memory hole

Recognition of the role of Cuba in aiding the ANC whilst the western powers backed apartheid is hardly serviceable in maintaining the conventional Cold War narrative. Hence the media's impressive avoidance of the context of the Castro-Obama handshake and its significance. 

Reconsidering the failure of the anti-Iraq war march

Ten years on from the largest public demonstration in British history, NLP’s Alex Doherty spoke to Ian Sinclair, author of the new book The march that shook Blair: An oral history of 15 February 2003.

British and American empire: patterns of power

Despite its claims of 'exceptionalism', the US empire is following in the footsteps of Britain and other European imperial forebears. Alex Doherty interviews the author of new book,'Patterns of Empire'.

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