WW archiveIssue 936
01 November 2012
US elections: The more effective evil
Barack Obama hardly represents a rampart against Republican extremism, as some on the left still maintain. Jim Creegan looks at the state of play in the final week of the election campaign
When in March a reporter asked an advisor of Mitt Romney if the Republican presidential candidate was not tacking too far to the right in the primaries to win the presidential election, Eric Fehrnstrom replied that the post-primary campaign would be “like Etch a Sketch - you can shake it up and we start all over again”.
Definitions; Tea pots; Sorry; Wrong again; Read it; Day of action; No deportations; Up yours; Rebuild tax; Good job
Whilst the UK economy is officially no longer in a recession, writes Eddie Ford, it remains in deep trouble
Esen Uslu reports on a travesty of justice
Is there no alternative? Mark Fisher, author of Capitalist realism, criticises neo-anarchism and outlines his perspectives
If past form is anything to go by, Silvio Berlusconi will not serve a day of his latest jail sentence, writes Toby Abse
Simon Wells reviews: David H Price, 'Weaponizing anthropology: social science in service of the militarized state', AK Press (Counterpunch series), 2011, £12, pp208
David Cameron once liked to pose as a compassionate Conservative, writes Paul Demarty. But no longer
Get your wallets out, it's Robbie Rix.