WW archiveIssue 507
04 December 2003
On the crest of a wave
Mark Fischer discusses with George Galloway his attitude to the Labour Party, the prospects for the new Respect coalition and the importance of democracy
What are your thoughts on the Labour Party now? Should people keep up the fight in its ranks?
Glynn Robbins; Daft enough; Unholy alliance; Israeli nation; Natives resting; Anarcho record; Non-ideology; Nationalist myths
Ian Donovan examines the rise and rise of Paisleyism and what it means for the Six Counties
Party aggregate: the first item on the agenda concerns the behaviour of John Pearson, a CPGB member from Manchester. There is a motion demanding his immediate expulsion.
Mike Macnair takes issue with Dave Craig on republicanism. Dave Craigs article, Republican slogans and the CPGB, which shows a remarkable lack of understanding of the arguments CPGB comrades have been putting forward
There was nothing remotely progressive in the defeat of Jacobitism, argues Dave Douglass, in this response to Neil Davidson of the Scottish Socialist Party's Socialist Worker platform
Marcus Strom reports on the new Respect coalition's progress
Around the web with Phil Hamilton: Democratic Unionist Party
Ananda Samaddar saw George Galloway speak in Newcastle
Radical Iranian writer Chahla Chafiq shared a platform with Salma Yaqoob at last month's European Social Forum. The two sharply disagreed over the role of islam in politics. Afterwards she spoke to Peter Manson
Phil Kent reports on a 'British politics at the crossroads' rally