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The modern Janus

17 Nov 2005

Respect purports to have something for everyone. In terms of programme, argues Jack Conrad, that means the attempt face two ways at the same time

Communists tell it as it is

10 Nov 2005

We fight not for some halfway house, for diplomatic peace or for a federal non-aggression pact, writes Ian Mahoney. We fight for principled unity

Vote for class independence

28 Apr 2005

Mike Macnair revisits the question of the popular front

Strikingly modern

31 Mar 2005

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Communist Manifesto: Jack Conrad of the Communist Party of Great Britain

The spectre of communism

31 Mar 2005

On December 12 of last year, the Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) and the Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) organised a joint day school on the significance of the Communist manifesto of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. It was held in the apt venue of the Marx Memorial Library in London and the majority of the 60 or so present were from the CPGB and TKP.

Declining capitalism

31 Mar 2005

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Communist Manifesto: Hillel Ticktin, editor of Critique

A primary programmatic document

31 Mar 2005

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Communist Manifesto: Mercan Koklu of the Communist Party of Turkey

Respecting programme

05 Feb 2004

Jack Conrad contrasts the approach of the Bolsheviks to the tawdry attempts at self-justification by the opportunists in Respect

Socialism: the final shibboleth

29 Jan 2004

Manny Neira attended Sunday's Respect launch. He reflects on soul music, and soul selling

Socialism, reform and revolution

22 Jan 2004

Chris Jones of the Revolutionary Democratic Group looks at the role of class struggle in shaping the politics of the 21st century

Britain at the crossroads

22 Jan 2004

The Democracy Platform of the Socialist Alliance has issued an alternative declaration for Respect

Deep factional roots

15 Jan 2004

The special congress of the Mornign Star/CPB will decide whether the organisation will opt for an electoral coalition with other trends on the left, or doggedly remain tied to the auto-Labourism of its British road to socialism programme. Alan Rees takes a look

Keep quiet about the 's' word

08 Jan 2004

The Socialist Alliance executive has reneged on the decision taken in December to engage with the Respect Unity Coalition on the basis of fighting "for it to adopt a working class and socialist platform". Marcus Ström reports.

For a workers' party

18 Dec 2003

The SA Democracy Platform - supported by the CPGB, the Alliance for Workers' Liberty, the Revolutionary Democratic Group and a bloc of individuals - has just issued this programmatic document

Put socialism at core of coalition

11 Dec 2003

Nick Wrack, chair of the Socialist Alliance, has issued a statement welcoming the Respect coalition's draft declaration of principles and announcement that it is to contest the European and Greater London Authority elections in June 2004