Defeat the liquidators

Communists should give a guarded welcome to the decision of the LCR to launch a new revolutionary party, writes Peter Manson

The liquidationist minority of the Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire was comprehensively defeated at last month’s congress. The majority thesis, which won 83% support amongst the 300 delegates, set a timetable for the establishment of a new party which will aim to “regroup the anti-capitalist and revolutionary forces” by the end of the year. According to the agreed thesis, it will be a “party of resistance, for a break with the system, for socialism”.

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Consolidating gains

The second annual conference of Communist Students took place in Manchester on February 16. John Jo Sidwell reports

No platform and the BNP

Is 'no platforming' an unshakable principle or a tactic? Ted North reports on the discussion among Communist Students

Facing up to the fascists

Jim Grant and David Isaacson take issue with Jack Conrad on anti-fascist strategy

Politicising the Olympics?

The renewed furore over China's hosting the 2008 summer Olympics says more about the bourgeoisie than Beijing, argues James Turley

I did it for my community

Tower Hamlets councillor Ahmed Hussain has defected from Respect-SWP to the Conservatives, making them the official opposition on the council. He spoke to Jim Moody

Fighting against the odds

In the third article in his series on the Roman empire, Chris Gray looks at the efforts of Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus to defeat the landowning oligarchy

Time to say goodbye

Why does the SWP not break its links with holocaust-denier Gilad Atzmon? Tony Greenstein has more evidence of his anti-Jewish racism

From SWP to Cameron's Tories

Jim Moody asks if rank and file SWP members will challenge their leadership on its electoral follies

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