Issue 1274 - 08 November 2019
Our attitude towards a Corbyn government
With the Tory election campaign mired in difficulties, Jack Conrad considers what is still an outside possibility.
1924, not 1921; Mere hyperbole; Trafficking; Adobe scandal; Grenfell election
Cure worse than the disease
The left should have no truck with clampdowns on the ‘abuse’ of politicians, argues Paul Demarty.
‘Correcting’ capitalist inequality
Keynesian proposals for ‘tax justice’ are not the answer, writes Michael Roberts.
Reactionary by nature
The case of the 39 migrants from Vietnam who froze to death in the back of a refrigerated lorry, when trying to enter Britain, has once again highlighted the need for a principled working class response.
Second Arab spring?
As demonstrators once again take to the streets, Yassamine Mather looks at the issues involved.
Reason to be proud?
While apartheid is long gone, writes Peter Manson, what do we say about the ‘rainbow nation’ that has replaced it?
Keeping firm on basic principles
Hands Off the People of Iran has issued the following statement on its decision to remove John McDonnell as its honorary president
Given up on liberation
Many militants are coming round to the view that, as well as the enemy being the Israeli occupation forces, there is an enemy within too. Lorna Anderson reports.
Far right conquers ‘red Umbria’
Toby Abse explains the continuing decline of the Italian centre-left and the complete marginalization of the far left.