WW archiveIssue 911
26 April 2012
Like looking for a needle in a haystack
Peter Manson calls for critical support for Ken Livingstone, for Labour anti-cuts candidates and for all those standing on a left, working class platform
The left - both inside and outside Labour - was given a boost by the victory of George Galloway in the Bradford West parliamentary by-election on March 29. We in the CPGB certainly hope that this will feed into a general resurgence in class-consciousness, reflected in the election of militant working class activists.
Reinvention; On other foot; Never again; Incapable; Nice cup of tea; Off the cliff; Deluded; Three cheers; World to win
From the killing spree by a lucid yet paranoid Anders Breivik to the increase in private and public suicides in austerity Europe Paul Demarty asks, what is capitalism doing to our minds?
The United Left Alliance conference this weekend comes at an important juncture in Irish politics. Anne Mc Shane takes a look.
PayPal or cheque - Robbie Rix doesn't care how you do it. But please donate!
The tax row between Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson reveals the limits of Labour's individual moralism, argues Eddie Ford
The left must organise on the basis of genuine democratic centralism, argues Ben Lewis
Michael Copestake reports on HOPI's successful weekend school
Maciej Zurowski interviews Freerk Huisken - until his recent retirement a lecturer at the University of Bremen - about his new book
The far-left in France underwhelms as the hard-right advances and the mainstream parties sit about equal after the first round of voting in the general election. Jean-Michel Edwin takes the scene apart.