WW archiveIssue 1179
16 November 2017
Drum beat of war
Beirut is now the focus of the burgeoning Saudi-Iranian rivalry, writes Yassamine Mather
The political saga involving Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Iran continues to make headlines and we are nowhere near a resolution of the situation. In the meantime, the war in Yemen - scene of another proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia - is entering a more dangerous phase. Some 10,000 Yemenis have died in the fighting, while Yemen’s population is suffering from Saudi sanctions, which are stopping food and medicine from getting in - and stopping the Yemenis from getting out.
Free tickets; Safest space; Patel’s secret; Conflagration; Catalonia; Dystopian; Discredit; What next?
Could the FLA develop into a fully-fledged fascist movement? That depends on the scale of forthcoming crises and the response of the left, argues James Harvey
Mike Macnair looks at the implications of the ‘Pestminster’ scandal
Moshé Machover, recently reinstated into the Labour Party following his summary expulsion, addressed a meeting organised by the CPGB and Labour Party Marxists on November 12
It is not anti-Semitic to refer to the mutual praise exchanged between the Nazis and Zionists. Tony Greenstein examines the AWL’s political schizophrenia
From Solidarity November 8 2017
As the resignations and scandals pile up, Paul Demarty wonders how long this dysfunctional government can last
Robbie Rix is glad someone is