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What's principle got to do with it?

02 Feb 2006

At the 'Defy section 9' conference in Manchester, the comrades from the SWP again tried to prevent the meeting from taking principled positions on the question of immigration, reports Dave Isaacson

Hijab: the protests ...

22 Jan 2004

Though we are critical, the OFWI still deserves the support of all socialists for its political opposition to the oppression of women through the imposition of sharia law in Iraq, says Manny Neira

Face up to the fight

22 Jan 2004

John Hutnyk reviews: Tariq Mehmood, 'While there is light', Manchester, 2003, Comma Press, pp220, £7.95

In their own words

22 Jan 2004

Doaa Al-Rani (19) took a leading role in the protests. Though not an MAB member, she led the chanting, rallying a group of women around her

Unsure what to think

15 Jan 2004

Alliance for Workers' Liberty sits on the fence

Jacques Chirac's Lutte Ouvri�re policemen

08 Jan 2004

'Marxists' front for the oppressors of Muslims, writes Peter Manson

Headscarves and the secularism of fools

18 Dec 2003

Under the guise of defending secularism in education, the French establishment is launching a cynical attack on muslims, young muslim women in particular, which, not accidentally, also strikes at the basic freedom of all.

Women's rights, political islam and secularism

04 Dec 2003

Radical Iranian writer Chahla Chafiq shared a platform with Salma Yaqoob at last month's European Social Forum. The two sharply disagreed over the role of islam in politics. Afterwards she spoke to Peter Manson

Combating religious hatred and chauvinism

20 Nov 2003

On Saturday November 8, Awaaz South Asia Watch held its first conference in Camden Town Hall. This activist organisation was set up in the wake of last year’s Gujarat state-inspired pogroms against muslims in western India.

European Social Forum: 'Anti-semitism' smear flops

20 Nov 2003

Bernard-Henri Lévy has accused Tariq Ramadan of antisemitism. Not so, writes Alan Fox

New England fights back

31 May 2001

Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group presents his views on Oldham, Britishness and race

Open the borders

22 Jun 2000

The tragic deaths of 58 Chinese illegal migrants underlines the urgent need for the left to make free movement and the ending of all border controls a basic demands, says Alan Fox

Their anti-racism and ours

15 Jun 2000