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Message of despair

23 Nov 2000

Billy Elliot, general release

Petty bourgeois protest shows need for workers' independence

16 Nov 2000

Sectarian hypocrisy

09 Nov 2000

Harry Paterson, who is in the process of being expelled from the Socialist Party, condemns the SP's counterposing of its 'new mass workers' party' to the reality of the Socialist Alliance

CPGB and revolutionary defeatism

09 Nov 2000

Mark Fischer has developed an interesting analysis of revolutionary defeatism (Weekly Worker October 12). Unfortunately, his approach seems to be that there is only one principled and monolithic approach to the question. In actuality the Marxist approach has undergone constant change and modification. Crucially there has been a continual tension between the possibly competing conceptions of defeatism and defencism.

London Socialist Alliance and Nader

09 Nov 2000

For the first time in decades, a candidate from the left of the two main parties has made an impact on the race for the White House. In key states - particularly Oregon and Florida - Nader may have polled enough to swing the vote for president between George W Bush and Al Gore. The unprecedented deadlock was in no small measure brought about by the presence of a third candidate.

Sixty-day deadline nears

26 Oct 2000

Petty bourgeois revolt and the politics of Blairism

Chameleon Ken's union-basher

26 Oct 2000

Dialectical collapse

19 Oct 2000

Edward Upward The coming day and other stories Enitharmon 2000, pp151, £7.99

Tories go to pot

12 Oct 2000

After the fuel blockades

28 Sep 2000

Blair's black September

After the fuel blockades

28 Sep 2000

Painting things red

Anger everywhere

21 Sep 2000

Left misreads Europe fuel protests

Petrol protests: Jacobin rage

14 Sep 2000

New Labour confronts its gravest crisis. There can be no doubting the seriousness of the situation triggered by the current wave of protests. Not only have petrol pumps run dry, but the government has assumed emergency powers to ensure deliveries of fuel...