WW archiveIssue 961
09 May 2013
Left Unity: The spirit of ’45?
What do we hope will come out of the May 11 Left Unity conference? Following Nick Wracks speech at the April 27 London Communist Forum, Jack Conrad replied for the CPGB. This is an edited version of his response
Nick Wrack says he agrees with much of the CPGB’s Draft programme and for my part I agree with much of what he is saying.1 So we can call this a discussion rather than a debate, because I am genuinely interested in achieving a convergence of viewpoints.
Pretend mass; Unity debate; Reminder; Thanks, Maggie; Workers war; Solidarity
In April, the CPGB applied for observer status at Left Unitys May 11 gathering. Here is the exchange of letters that resulted
Ukips success at the county council elections reflects its voters prejudices, but also long-term alienation from official bourgeois politics, argues Paul Demarty
Ukips anti-EU nationalism is mirrored by the CPB. Michael Copestake takes a look
Over the weekend of May 4-5 Israel launched air raids against targets in Syria. Yassamine Mather and Moshé Machover, two members of the Hands Off the People of Iran steering committee, discuss the issues raised by this latest development
Ben Lewis reviews: Kevin Callahan, 'Demonstration culture: European socialism and the Second International, 1889-1914' Troubador Publishing, 2010, pp324, £24.95
Contributions have reached a worrying stand-still, writes Weekly Worker editor Peter Manson
Far from making a fetish of the revolutionary moment, Karl Korschs seminal Marxism and philosophy is focused on preparation for revolution, writes Lawrence Parker
As Stuart Hall reminds us, writes Eddie Ford, bourgeois society and its institutions are far less safe for women and children than any far-left group
Robbie Rix thanks a mysterious comrade...