WW archiveIssue 801
21 January 2010
Quake: no act of god
Millions around the world were appalled at the death and devastation in Haiti. James Turley puts the calamity into context
As readers will know, just before 5pm local time on January 12, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti. Its epicentre was very close to Léogâne, a well-populated town not far from the capital, Port-au-Prince.
Funny jive; Base motives; Already renegade; Not Leninist; Sex and power; Infantile; Here and now; Green bubble
Dave Craig considers the prospects for the Republican Socialist Convention
Robbie Rix thanks our online donors, and looks forward to more
An open letter to Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition from the CPGB
Oppose the ban on Islam4UK, writes Eddie Ford
In his rejection of practice that prioritises cooperation over competition, Hans Werner Henze conspires with a system he claims to oppose, writes Gordon Downie
The Labour Representation Committee has just published a list of Labour candidates that it will be actively supporting in the coming general election. It is a starting point, argues Ben Lewis
The CPB has pulled out of Tusc, reports Peter Manson. Where does that leave the coalition?
Ben Lewis reviews Martin Empson's Marxism and ecology: capitalism, socialism and the future of the planet Bookmarks, pp32, £1.50