WW archiveIssue 678
21 June 2007
Who killed off the movement?
Torab Saleth of Workers Left Unity Iran points the finger at the SWP for its pro-Tehran apologetics
Have you ever wondered what happened to the mass anti-war movement which in London alone brought out almost two million people before the invasion of Iraq in February 2003? How come no such huge response is at hand when we are faced with a similar plan for Iran?
Anarchist mine; 36 billionaires; Irrelevant; Pieces of 28; Mod cons; Consensus; Popular beat; Halfway Marxist; Two years; Defining terms; Obsession; Defending Loach; Tactical error
As of June 16 the two dominant forces on the German left, the Linkspartei.PDS and the WASG, formally ceased to exist and joined forces to create the new left party, Die Linke. Ben Lewis reports from Germany
As far as most people are concerned, the question raised by the Labour Party's deputy leadership election was not 'Who will win?' but rather 'Who cares who wins?' Mary Godwin comments
The process of imposing a European Union constitution has resumed, writes Jim Moody
AJ Byrne reviews Andy Stern's Getting America back on track: a country that works
CPGB makes no concrete suggestions for actually building a Marxist party, argues Phil Sharpe of the Democratic Socialist Alliance
Superheroes like Batman and Spiderman mean lucrative movies and reviews in The Times and The Guardian. Yet the very first superhero, Superman, was invented by two working class teenagers during the depression. Mike Belbin looks at the development of the genre and what it may tell us about its makers and audiences
The Communist Party's annual fundraising drive begins on June 23. Howard Roak looks at the possibilities