WW archiveIssue 989
05 December 2013
Left Unity: Making a safe space for left ideas
Peter Manson reports on the official founding of the latest unity project
Up to 450 comrades turned up at the Royal National Hotel in central London for the founding conference of Left Unity. As we had predicted, the attempt to cram several days’ business into six hours left organisers with an impossible task. Nevertheless, given what the outcome was expected to be, communists should, by and large, be pleased with their efforts.
Free association ; Not Marxist ; Barbaric ; PCS scabs? ; Sikh fairness ; Wounding
Text of Jack Conrad's contribution to the Platform debate at Left Unity's conference
Following the Left Unity founding conference, Preston organiser and Communist Platform supporter Robert Eagleton asks what attitude the left should take to the role of youth
Harley Filben on the approach taken within Left Unity
Paul Demarty looks at the constitutional fallout for Left Unity post-conference
CPGB comrades have been discussing Left Unitys founding conference and the deal with Iran. Michael Copestake reports
Hillel Ticktin examines the balance of forces and the quandary of the ruling class
The absence of any serious leftwing political force leaves the working class in the unenviable position of choosing the butcher, writes Toby Abse
Daniel Harvey reviews: Stuart Hall, Doreen Massey, Michael Rustin (eds) 'After neoliberalism? The Kilburn manifesto', Soundings, 2013
Eddie Ford dissects the bourgeois media's hysteria over left wing 'cults'
As we approach the end of 2013, Robbie Rix asks our readers to help us go out on a high