WW archiveIssue 956
04 April 2013
Feminism: The world of women, like the world of men, is divided
Paul Demarty calls for the unity of men and women in the fight for the self-liberation of the working class
"So this is the little lady who started this great war,” Abraham Lincoln is supposed to have quipped to Mary Beecher Stowe. I seem to have started a rather lesser war all of my own and frankly I see every reason to continue the fight. Hence, in this article, I shall reply to my critics and in passing make a stab at answering a highly controversial question, a question that has tortured the far left since at least the 1970s: what is to be the relationship between Marxism and feminism? Is it to be a happy and equal union, a no-holds-barred battle of irreconcilable enemies, or perhaps a group marriage with ideological representatives of all other oppressed groups?
Just names; Masculinism; Bogey Bowler; Lenins levity; Solid feet; SWP, SWP, SWP; Anti-imperialism; Greens left me; Joined up
The cuts to housing benefit are cruel and irrational, says Michael Copestake
Weekly Worker editor Peter Manson provides an update
What can we expect from the Peoples Assembly? Dave Isaacson looks at the June 22 build-up
Wasp might be able to sting the SACP/Cosatu bureaucracy. But, asks Peter Manson, can it become a mass party capable of leading a socialist revolution?
US provocation in the Korean peninsula has the potential to destabilise the entire region, argues Eddie Ford
What position should communists take on next years referendum? Sarah McDonald urges a boycott
Janice Sheldon reviews: Kate Gould, 'Exposing phallacy: flashing in contemporary culture', Zero Books, 2012, pp74, £9.99
The Left Unity appeal has gathered a promising level of support, but runs the risk of repeating past mistakes, argues Harley Filben
Last months target was missed, but Robbie Rix knows we can make up the difference