Pushing ahead

Howard Roak

I am away from our office this week, so I am afraid that I cannot provide readers with precise figures for this week's running total for the Summer Offensive, our annual two-month fundraising drive. However, the last seven days have seen something like £1,100 added, taking us to somewhere in the region of £5,400.

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Letters

Rotten answers; True equality; Rotten bloc; Unity call; Climate change; Tool of Tehran; No apology

Diminished horizons, modern-day echoes

Lawrence Parker reviews John Callaghan: Cold War, crisis and conflict: the CPGB 1951-68 (Lawrence and Wishart, 2003, pp256, £15.99)

Battle lines drawn

Tommy Sheridan has launched a Bonapartist power-grab. This weekend's national council looks set to ratchet up tensions even further, writes Peter Manson

Bonapartist demagogy in barbed financial appeal

Tommy Sheridan's no-holds-barred letter to Scottish Socialist Party members and below the official diplomatic response distributed by national secretary Allan Green

Not fit for purpose

In the panic over sex crimes, communists emphasise the need for treatment, not revenge. Eddie Ford comments

Unholy alliance

What is the link between Zionism and anti-semitism? Tony Greenstein explains that there is a closer connection than many modern Zionists would care to admit

Unity and the SSP

Is working class unity helped by a separate Scottish Socialist Party and the strategy for an 'independent socialist Scotland'? The following exchange took place recently on the Socialist Alliance internet discussion list between Bob Goupillot - a member of the Republican Communist Network (Scotland), one of the SSP's smaller platforms - and Jack Conrad. Things kicked off when comrade Goupillot defended the SSP after a posting by Jim Gilbert

Pushing ahead

Howard Roak

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