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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

State of emergency against youth revolt

10 Nov 2005

While France explodes, the left pontificates. Peter Manson exposes the narrow-mindedness of economism

Working class unity - not multiculturalism

27 Oct 2005

The rioting that broke out in the Lozells area of Birmingham over the weekend of October 22-23 offers a disturbing insight into the fragmented nature of many working class communities in this country - and the pathetically inadequate response of the left. Eddie Ford reports

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

End the drugs war

19 May 2005

The established parties continue to criminalise millions of casual drug-users and unfortunately, Respect does not stand out of the crowd. Dominic Smith instead calls for the legalisation of all drugs

Women only and class

07 Oct 2004

Women's liberation is not only a task for women, writes Elaine Harrison - and argues against women-only organisations