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Slogan wars

01 May 2003

Jack Conrad discusses the problems of the left when it comes to opposition to an attack on Iraq

Armchair generals, or Saddam's leftwing allies

13 Mar 2003

Many on the left entertain an agenda - overt or covert - of defending the Ba'athist regime of Saddam Hussein. Jack Conrad takes them to task

Distortion, slush and chauvinism

21 Jun 2001

Michael Bray (director) Pearl Harbor 182 minutes, general release

Turkey in crisis

12 Apr 2001

Hands off Iraq

22 Feb 2001

For a working class-led people's revolution against Saddam Hussein

Rabid reaction

30 Nov 2000

Israel's pogrom

19 Oct 2000

All socialists, all defenders of the rights of the oppressed, must stand unconditionally with the Palestinian people of the West Bank and Gaza strip, and their co-nationals in Israel proper, against the murderous ethnic terror of the Israeli state. Socialists should demand, as a starting point, the immediate withdrawal of Israeli troops from the occupied territories, and the disarming and repatriation of the gangs of armed Jewish settlers that have encamped in these territories, whose very presence constitutes a violation of Palestinian sovereignty.

Heart of darkness

21 Sep 2000

Mehdi Kia of the Organisation of Revolutionary Workers of Iran discusses the crisis dividing the theocratic regime in Teheran and the significance of the recent 'reformist' election victories

Nader builds third force

14 Sep 2000

Green-blue challenge to big two