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Allying with the nationalists

02 Mar 2006

Nick Rogers looks at the key issue before this weekend's SSP annual conference

Basra quagmire

23 Feb 2006

Yassamine Mather (Iran Bulletin Middle East Forum and Critique) calls for solidarity with the Basra oil workers

Hidden controversy

23 Feb 2006

Dave Landau, a representative of the Jewish Socialist Group, attended the Unite Against Fascism conference on February 18

Banning bad ideas

23 Feb 2006

David Irving's conviction for holocaust denial and three-year sentence in an Austrian prison is not good news for communists and democrats, say Tina Becker and Eddie Ford. It is in our own self-interest to oppose anti-free speech laws and proscriptions, as sooner or later they will be used against us

Oppose all blasphemy laws

16 Feb 2006

Communists fight for the complete separation of church and state, says Eddie Ford

SWP and freedom of speech

16 Feb 2006

Michelle Euston reports on the Socialist Workers Party's rally 'Socialists and the Movement' in London, while Ted North attended the event in Sheffield

Islamophobia: no! Free speech: yes!

16 Feb 2006

Peter Manson analyses the furore over the Danish cartoon controversy

No to war, no to mullahs

09 Feb 2006

Yassamine Mather (Critique and Iran Bulletin Middle East Forum) comments on the situation in Iran

Marching towards self-organisation

09 Feb 2006

Emily Bransom reports on a new website set up by disgruntled soldiers

Democracy in the dock

09 Feb 2006

Fight the BNP but defend freedom of speech too - Eddie Ford comments

Learn military art

02 Feb 2006

From VI Lenin, 'The military programme of the proletarian revolution' (1916 - www.marxists.org)

Freedom of speech still in danger

02 Feb 2006

While Blair's defeat over religious incitement is to be welcomed, the new law could still be wielded against the working class, writes Peter Manson. That is why it is appalling that George Galloway and Respect were New Labour's only allies in the Commons

Fight for soldiers' rights

02 Feb 2006

Emily Bransom comments on demands by disgruntled British soldiers to form their own 'armed forces federation'

No champion of the oppressed

02 Feb 2006

Socialists should not celebrate Hamas's victory in the Palestinian elections. Women and secular forces will very likely be the first to suffer, says Katherine Quinn

History of Hamas

02 Feb 2006

An examination of Hamas's roots, both historical and political-theological, reveals beyond doubt that its anti-Zionism and anti-imperialism is programmatically counterrevolutionary, argues Eddie Ford. Or, to put it more starkly, in Hamas we encounter a reactionary ideology of the oppressed