WW archiveIssue 855
03 March 2011
Middle East comes to Midwest USA
Jim Creegan reports on the class struggles in Wisconsin
Having read into so many past events promises of fundamental change that were never fulfilled, socialists should proceed with extreme caution regarding the possibilities of recent happenings in the Middle East. The present juncture does, however, put the ability of Marxists to rein in their wishful-thinking tendencies to an exceptionally severe test.
Million march; Pentacle plan; Critical 'yes'; UnMarxist; Better slogans; ESA nightmare
Robbie Rix asks readers not to take the Weekly Worker for granted
Communists oppose western meddling in Libya, writes Eddie Ford. Rather it is the masses themselves who must overthrow the Gaddafi regime
Andrew Coates unravels Slavoj Žižek's 'communist hypothesis'
The pop singer says LGBT people were 'born this way'. Maciej Zurowski is not so sure
The ULA will hope to be at the centre of an extra-parliamentary movement against the cutbacks, writes Pat Corcoran
David Cameron's gun-toting trade tour is a much-needed reminder of imperialism's real interest in the Middle East, writes James Turley
Paul B Smith concludes his call for a renewed Marxist culture