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Less than gorgeous

12 Jan 2006

Is it possible for working class politicians to utilise an established cultural form, designed for a completely different purpose, in order to bolster an oppositional message? Lawrence Parker takes a look at Galloway in the Big brother house

Special effects imitation

05 Jan 2006

Jeremy Butler is not impressed by the remake of the universally celebrated film 'King Kong': it lacks symbolism and deeper meaning

Comforting old haunts

05 Jan 2006

Lawrence Parker takes a closer look at Montague Rhodes James, whose ghost stories will have enlivened many comrades' Christmas

Church and state against women's rights

05 Jan 2006

Will Italy's Rifondazione Comunista risk upsetting their coalition partners-to-be by defending women's rights? Anne Mc Shane reports from the struggle over abortion rights in Italy

Optimism and escape

15 Dec 2005

Jeremy Butler reviews The lion, the witch and the wardrobe, which has led to the opening of a new front in the war of words between christianity and its critics

Climate change: setting our sights sky high

08 Dec 2005

Respect national council member Elaine Graham Leigh was one of the organisers of the December 3 demonstration for action against global warming. She spoke to the Weekly Worker about the need for a democratic mass movement and for socialists to play a leading role

Stop climate change

08 Dec 2005

Eco-socialist lite

01 Dec 2005

Martin Eckersley looks at the left press' coverage of climate change, which owes more to environmentalism than Marxism

The Best of times

01 Dec 2005

Lawrence Parker remembers George Best

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

A world to save! A world to win!

01 Dec 2005

Jack Conrad looks at climate change and the programme that communists should advance

Gay rights 'shibboleth'

24 Nov 2005

Was it just an oversight that gay and lesbian rights did not feature in Respect's election manifestio? Apparently not, as the debate at conference showed. Peter Manson reports

Three activists

17 Nov 2005

Christopher Mitchell G8: can you hear us? Tuesday November 15, BBC4, 9pm

Cloth crap?

10 Nov 2005

Lawrence Parker confesses to liking Trinny and Susannah's TV programme What not to wear

The only answer is revolution

10 Nov 2005

The book 'Marx's ecology - materialism and nature' by John Bellamy Foster does much to reclaim a lost tradition of ecological thinking in Marxism. As CPGB comrades in London draw towards to the end of an extensive series of seminars based on this work, Mark Fischer spoke to the author about the relationship of red and green