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Faith schools too hot for SWP

12 Jan 2006

The left must takes this issue seriously, says Michelle Euston. After all, faith schools are envisaged in the government's white paper on education as a wedge to break up comprehensive education system

Domination theology

12 Jan 2006

Paul Greenaway reviews Richard Dawkins's The root of all evil? (Channel 4, Monday January 9 and 16, 8pm)

Say no to faith schools

01 Dec 2005

Michelle Euston disagrees with Socialist Resistance's takes on faith schools and says that Marxists must take a stand on the issue

Why did they do it?

28 Jul 2005

Eddie Ford examines the motivation of the London bombers - who were neither simply 'mad' or 'evil', nor can the war on Iraq explain their actions

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

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

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.

Bible myths and modern Israel

18 Dec 2003

Jack Conrad looks at archaeological wars and bible myths

Radical christianity and social resistance

18 Dec 2003

The CPGB's Communist University 2003 was addressed by Ray Gaston, vicar of All Hallows church, Leeds, and a member of the Socialist Alliance. This is an edited version of his speech

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

Finding common political ground

27 Nov 2003

Tina Becker spoke to Salma Yaqoob at the European Social Forum in Paris

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.

Karl Marx and religion - part 4

29 Mar 2001

In the last of a series of articles, Michael Malkin outlines the attitude of communists to believers