WW archiveIssue 1163
13 July 2017
New horrors beckon
What will follow the ‘liberation’ of Mosul? Yassamine Mather is not optimistic
On July 10 Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi declared that Mosul was “liberated”. Just “one or two pockets” are still controlled by Islamic State. He arrived in the devastated city to salute Iraqi military forces - and give himself a much needed popularity boost.
Predictions; Incoherent; Standby; Wake up; Galvanise; Quaint; SWP school; Peaked; Grow up; Forgotten 50%
‘Justice’ march wrong-footed the mainstream left, writes Esen Uslu
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu decided on his ‘Justice’ march in response to the 25-year jail sentence imposed on Enis Berberoğlu, one of the CHP MPs for Istanbul.
Neither a million-strong demonstration nor mass strikes would in themselves be likely to bring down the Tories, argues Mike Macnair. But, with the government weak and wobbly, the real question is what happens after a general election. Greece holds plenty of negative lessons
We live in strange times. Eddie Ford looks at the G20 summit in Hamburg
The G20 only confirmed the sluggish nature of the global economy, writes Michael Roberts
The SWP’s movementism leaves it politically adrift where it really counts, writes Peter Manson
On July 8 a team of comrades from Labour Party Marxists attended the Durham Miners’ Gala. James Harvey recounts some of his impressions of this year’s ‘Big Meeting’
Paul Demarty takes a look at the right’s latest moans - and notes SPEW’s continued refusal to join the battle on the side of the Labour left
Peter Manson reports on the CPGB's Summer Offensive