WeeklyWorker

Issue 1352 - 17 June 2021

Lots of grassy knees

Is the English football team in the grip of a Marxist conspiracy? Paul Demarty considers the ‘taking the knee’ controversy

Letters

Liberal Stalinist; Social con-trick; Essence appears; Uncle Sam; Left populists; Depressing

Fascism needs definition

Marxism strives for clarity and telling the truth. Jack Conrad replies to Hasan Keser and Daniel Lazare

Evans’s Zionist enforcers

Supporting Israel will become a requirement for sitting councillors, prospective candidates and staff members. Graham Keene digs the dirt on the first ‘training session’

The Gerard Coyne danger

Stan Keable reports on debates on the Unite election, the Chatham House left and our criticisms of the LPM fraction

Down but not out

A master schemer and skilled rabble-rouser, with well cultivated US links. But above all going with the flow of history was key to Netanyahu’s success. No wonder Moshé Machover thinks it is far too early to write off this flawed and deeply unpleasant man

Paralysis of ruling elite

The linkage between a frozen constitution, democratic decline and sexual rigidity is subtle yet powerful, argues Daniel Lazare

A post-Covid-19 reckoning

Despite the presence of social democrats in his government, Mario Draghi is more than willing to preside over an anti-working class offensive, writes Toby Abse

From G7 to D11

Carbis Bay was more about creating a US-led anti-Chinese alliance than vaccinating the world or saving the planet, maintains Eddie Ford

Highlights of ‘democracy’

Not only are the candidates useless: the pundits are worse. Yassamine Mather reports on the presidential election campaign, as it enters its closing straight

Online Communist Forum

Sunday June 20 5pm, 'Free speech and the law'

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Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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