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Prometheanism and nature

19 Jan 2006

Technological Prometheanism and capitalism's profit-driven degradation of nature: Jack Conrad puts the case for revolutionary Prometheanism and sustainability

Victims and victimisers

19 Jan 2006

Eddie Ford takes a look at the latest round of hysteria over 'nonces' and 'perverts' in the educational system

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)

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

Stop climate change

08 Dec 2005

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

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