WW archiveIssue 502
30 October 2003
Galloway's expulsion: possibilities and pitfalls
The expulsion of left MP George Galloway from the Labour Party has provided the left with another asset which could help towards the organisation of a credible alternative to New Labour and Blairism.
As shown by the ‘British politics at the crossroads’ rally at Friends House in London on October 29, the expulsion of left MP George Galloway from the Labour Party has provided the left with another asset which could help towards the organisation of a credible alternative to New Labour and Blairism. Attended by an audience of nearly 500, the meeting also heard Ken Loach, Linda Smith, John Rees, Bob Crow, George Monbiot and Salma Yaqoob.
Wrong url; "Zionist' AWL; Right of return?; Activity only; Anti-SWP ranting; Anarchism; SSP untruths; SSP omission; Labour link
Comrade Margaret Manning resigned from the EC on October 6 - and has attempted to keep this matter a 'private concern'. Martin Blum thinks not
Mehdi Kia and Ardeshir Mehrdad of 'Iran Bulletin-Middle East Forum' look at the pressures on the islamic republic and call for a democratic solution from below
Paul Burrell's book 'A royal duty' has unleashed yet another crisis for the beleaguered British Royal family. Jack Conrad comments
The Scottish Socialist Party's national council met in Stirling on Sunday October 26 with around 150 delegates and observers in attendance. Sarah McDonald reports
Liam O Ruairc responds to Mike Macnair
Phil Hamilton looks at George Monbiot's website
The Alliance for Workers' Liberty has been embroiled in a heated debate within its own ranks over its attitude to Zionism. Jem Jones has the latest
John Keys reports about the unofficial strikes by postal workers that have broken out all over London and nearby areas
Phil Kent reports about the school organised byt the newspaper 'Resistance'
Josh Fontes reports about the Australian left
Sooner or later the Socialist Workers Party faces a choice between strategically counterposed perspectives which have developed within the ranks of its leadership, argues Mike Macnair
On Thursday October 23 Network Rail announced that it was to take all track maintenance work back in house - effectively renationalising the majority of rail maintenance contracts. Bill Stanley reports