Weird in Watford

Howard Roak updates us on the progress of this year's fundraising drive

As we near the halfway mark of the Summer Offensive, we are maintaining a decent enough pace. This week has seen £1,390 added to our overall total, taking us to £6,810. Not brilliant. But we always pick up speed in the second half of the campaign, so if we can get to something like a third of our £30k target within the next week, we would be well on course.

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Letters

Stop killing gays; Cycle track; Correction; Distorted logic; Intellectual; Hunger strike; Cult figures; Poisoned chalice; Rotten memory; Glorious victory; Iconoclastic

A pox on both their houses

The split between the two wings of the Scottish Socialist Party continues to widen. Peter Manson examines latest developments

Nation in a state

World cup: does England's footballing performance reflect the national condition? Lawrence Parker investigates

Zionism and the holocaust

Tony Greenstein continues his examination of the unholy alliance between anti-semitism and Zionism. With the coming to power of the Nazis the collaboration reached new depths

Rehabilitation, not irrationality

Blair's speech exposes the government's bankruptcy on crime, says Eddie Ford

Wind that shakes the establishment

Anne Mc Shane reviews Ken Loach's The wind that shakes the barley

No future in the past

Jack Conrad questions the romantic image of prehistory presented by green thinkers

Weird in Watford

Howard Roak updates us on the progress of this year's fundraising drive

Weekly Worker 631 is also available in PDF format