WeeklyWorker

Issue 1401 - 30 June 2022

Summer of discontent

Workers in other unions have been inspired by the RMT. James Harvey argues for coordination, unity and political organisation that goes beyond Labourism

Letters

Bankruptcy; Tipping points; Clarity; Wrong again; Abuse; Women’s rights; Fishing

Mick Lynch meets the media

We cannot rely on the ‘balance, fairness and objectivity’ of the enemy’s press and television - we need our own full-spectrum alternative, argues Paul Demarty

Working long and hard

David Graeber’s bullshit jobs thesis is plain wrong. Capitalist social relations are driving up hours and ruining people’s health, writes Michael Roberts

The party question is key

After the Supreme Court ruling, the left is debating strategy and tactics. But the key must be establishing a party and the best place to begin is breaking the DSA from the liberal wing of the bourgeoisie, argues Matthew Strupp of the Marxist Unity Group

Democracy in America?

The latest attack on abortion rights shows the danger of worshipping the constitution, writes Daniel Lazare

The meaning of character

When it comes to the Marxist programme, there are still some on what passes for the left today who will not - cannot - grasp basic, straightforward propositions. Whether that is due to a lack of elementary political education, the idiocy of isolation or factional animus is an open question. Jack Conrad replies to Andrew Northall

To play the king

Despite two by-election defeats and partygate, Eddie Ford does not write off Boris Johnson quite yet

The squeeze

Linda Carr reports on the 2022 CPGB Summer Offensive

Online Communist Forum

Sunday July 3 5pm - 'A week in politics'

Communist University Summer 2022

'War & peace', August 13-20

One day left!

Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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