A missed opportunity

Eddie Ford laments the republican speech Jeremy Corbyn did not make

In case you spent last week in a deep underground bunker, on April 21 Elizabeth Windsor enjoyed her 90th birthday - showing that with the best medical treatment available, and a little bit of luck, you can reach such an age nowadays without it being regarded as a minor miracle. Communists look forward to a time when everyone can reasonably expect to live to such an age, or even older, whilst retaining a sufficient quality of life.

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Letters

Disappointment; Republicans; Simple; Weird; Busted flush; Exploitation; Hypocrisy

Slurs, lies, innuendos

Defend Malia Bouattia and Naz Shah, urges Tony Greenstein

Society of abundance

What is our vision of socialism? Hillel Ticktin outlines the basic features

Rising to the heights and beyond

What is art and can it survive? Paul Demarty investigates

Better bad unity than bad disunity

Jack Conrad examines the German question in light of the perspectives of the Marx-Engels team

Consistent, realistic, verifiable

Fred Moseley Money and totality Brill, 2016, pp436, £102

Establishment reaches a deal

The Irish working class needs its own party, writes Anne McShane

Another target

Robbie Rix aims to hit it

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