WW archiveIssue 894
15 December 2011
Europe and the delusions of leftwing nationalism
David Cameron's veto is a dangerous blunder, argues James Turley - so why does the left reproduce Tory stupidity on the EU?
The abiding reaction among the more serious elements of the British bourgeoisie to David Cameron’s use of the veto to scupper an emergency European Union treaty is, quite frankly, one of baffled incomprehension. Even against the background of the Tories’ inbuilt Euroscepticism, and Cameron’s realignment of the party with the far-right cranks of the Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists in the European parliament, there is much head-scratching to be seen - what on earth was the PM thinking?
Twice wrong; Hopping mad; Main enemy; Enemy's enemy; Naked Clarkson; Swap gear; Full-on M-L; Cementing unity
Robbie Rix wants some Christmas presents: donations please!
Tony Greenstein reviews Gilad Atzmon 'The wandering who?' Zero Books, 2011, pp203,
Italian workers are determined to defend their pensions, writes Toby Abse
How did self-declared anarchists come to support the Nato bombing of Libya? David Douglass reports
Education targets become ends in themselves, argues Michael Copestake
Mike Macnair reviews Ian Birchall's 'Tony Cliff: a Marxist for his time' Bookmarks, 2011, pp664,
Despite the deepening rift between the Tories and Liberal Democrats over Europe, writes Eddie Ford, both are committed to further attacks on the working class