Issue 1306 - 02 July 2020
Please note that, because of the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to suspend printing the Weekly Worker, which will remain online-only until the end of the crisis.
Sinking ship; Dead horse; Left wind; Tide comes in; Antidote; Morality plays; Reading killings; Total mess; Marxist obstacle; Then and now
Oppose calls for reinstatement
We must defend Rebecca Long-Bailey against false charges that she helped spread an ‘anti-Semitic conspiracy theory’, writes David Shearer of Labour Party Marxists. But why was a so-called ‘socialist’ willing to sit in Starmer’s shadow cabinet?
Holding the fort
At last a new government has been formed. James Harvey looks at the whys and wherefores
New bloodbath looms
We still do not know if or when it will happen, but the annexation of parts of the West Bank is not a contingent outcome, but the logical conclusion of Zionist colonialism, argues Paul Demarty
Toppling over a cliff
It is not just Trump’s fault that cases of Covid-19 are soaring, writes Daniel Lazare
Recolouring the past
Jesus was not white, that is for sure. But then nor was he a Christian, says Eddie Ford. He was an apocalyptic revolutionary who hated the Roman empire and its collaborators
Get to your posts!
Global savings glut?
Michael Roberts reviews Matthew Klein and Michael Pettis’s 'Trade wars are class wars'
Next supreme leader
Yassamine Mather explains why attempts to ‘root out corruption’ are not taken seriously
Online Communist Forum
Sunday July 5, 5pm 'Black Lives Matter: the uneasy denouement'
Gallant: Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly worker fighting fund