WW archiveIssue 689
20 September 2007
Leave it to the Taliban
Phil Kent reports on the day school on Afghanistan, organised by the Stop the War Coalition
The Stop the War Coalition day school on Afghanistan succeeded only in filling at most a third of room 101 at the University of London Union on September 15. The main forces behind the STWC - namely the Socialist Workers Party and Communist Party of Britain - were unable to mobilise their own comrades, let alone many independents, indicating that their strategy of never-ending rallies and protest marches is running into the sand.
Beam me up; Little Herberts; Hug a hoodie; Harassment; All very well; Conciliation; Regroup; Vendetta; SWP mindset; Change of cats; Change of mind
The proposed UCU boycott of Israeli universities is an ineffective weapon, argues Hillel Ticktin.1 This is the first in a series of articles on the issue which will feature various writers
Exactly how and when Respect will meet its end is impossible to tell, writes Peter Manson. But, judging by what the SWP leaders are saying, it is not long for this world
Here, the CPGB introduces its motions to conference - if you support them, sign up now!
A group of workers in Iran Khodro, the country's largest car plant, issued this statement on September 17
Lawrence Parker reviews Nigella Express (BBC2 Mondays, 8pm)
How should communists respond to any upsurge in industrial action? Last month's POA dispute offers some useful lessons. Jack Conrad examines the arguments
Yassamine Mather comments on the speculation about possible 'shock and awe' attacks by Israel and the United States on Iran's nuclear installations and other strategic targets
Marxists should not be afraid to call a spade a spade, writes Mark Fischer
The only thing certain in the current turmoil in the global financial system is more uncertainty, says Jim Moody